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Islamic Nasheeds ( poems )

Were Nasheeds created to distance people away from the Qur’an? Question: “Anashid were created by innovators to distance people away from the Qur`an.” Imam Shafi’i, ● [مجموع الفتاوى لإبن تيمية ١١\٥٣٢] What are your thoughts on this? Should we avoid listening to modern day anasheeds?   Answer: In the Name …

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Inside Information

‘Abdur Rahmaan bin Ziyaad bin An‘um (rahimahullah) reports: Once, while Nabi Moosa (‘alaihis salaam) was seated with some of his followers, Iblees arrived, clad in a cloth which continued to change colour. As he drew near, he removed the cloth, and thereafter approached Nabi Moosa (‘alaihis salaam). On meeting Nabi …

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Cleaning Your Inner-Self of Pride (Arrogance, Ego, Vanity)

Pride is like Shaytan’s Bride. Let it not take you for a ride! Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala says in Qur’an Kareem: When We told the angels, “Prostrate to Adam,” they all prostrated, except Iblees. He refused, was arrogant and was from among those who rejected. Surah Al-Baqarah Ayat 34 He (Allah) said, “What stopped you …

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Do You Want Good For Others?

Allāh’s Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said, “None of you [truly] believes until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself.”[1] In another narration it is reported that he said, “By the One in whose hand is my soul, a servant does not [truly] believe until he …

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A Sinner Will Eventually Be Exposed

Question Is this Hadith reliable? Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reported that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If any of you performs deeds in a solid rock that has no door or hole, his deeds, whatever they are, will come out [to the public].”   Answer Imam …

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Love for your Brother

It is undoubtedly an uncomfortable reality, but nevertheless it is the truth. This is in reference to the reality which states that not all those who meet Allah on the Day of Reckoning with Iman will be granted instant access to paradise. Certain deficiencies in Iman may mean that paradise will not be the …

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Cleaning Your Inner-self – Gossiping – Gheebah

  Backbiting Yet another kind of inner-filth that is commonly witnessed in today’s society is backbiting. Given below is a common scenario witnessed today: Two people are sitting somewhere, busy discussing something. Enters a third person and he is warmly welcomed by the first two. After some time the third …

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Are you a consumerist slave?

Consumerism is making our society a slave to the dollar. We are spending too much money on things we do not need. We are spending more money than we can afford. And we are spending our hard earned money for a lifestyle we cannot keep up with. This is the …

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Depression

By Shaykh Ash-Shuraym . If one takes a just and unbiased look at the current condition of mankind in general and the Muslims in particular, in an era where technology is at its most advanced and civilization is at its most developed in economic, medical, military and informational terms, they …

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