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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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Blessings in Disguise…

  By Abu Muhammad Yusuf The journey of life often encompasses difficulties, challenges, trials and tribulations. With the right frame of mind and positive attitude we can come out of each “dark tunnel” better, stronger and wiser. We have a choice on how we respond to life’s “storms.” Either we …

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12 Principles of Happiness

1. Live within the parameters of your day. Tomorrow is yet to be born. Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam said: “In the morning, do not expect to live until the evening, and in the evening, do not expect to live until the morning.” (Bukhari)   2. If your heart is struggling to rest, …

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The Excellence of Greeting / Salaam

• Anas ibn Malik radhiyallahu anhu said, “When the people of Yemen came, Rasulullah sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam said, “The people of Yemen have arrived and they have gentler hearts than you. They are the first to offer the handshake (in greeting).” • Al-Bara’ ibn ‘Azib radhiyallahu anhu said, “Part of …

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Goodbye to Depression

Every second person complains of stress, anxiety and depression. There are three main causes for this:  1. We have shifted our focus from Allah Ta`ala towards our abilities and resources, and towards people around us. Thus, when everything around us fails us, we lose hope in life and sink into …

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Modesty

Natural Instinct of Modesty Eroded Say: (O Muhammad) My Lord has certainly forbidden the Fawaahish(evil and shameful deeds) whether committed openly or secretly, sins(of every type), unjustified oppression, joining partners(in worship) with Allah for which He has given no authority, and saying things about Allah of which you have no …

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Smile

Laughing moderately can act as a cure or as therapy for depression and sadness. It has a strong influence on keeping the soul light and the heart clear. Abu Darda’ (may Allah be pleased with him) said, “I make it a practice to laugh in order to give rest and …

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Humility

  Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) reported Allah’s Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him) as saying: There was a dispute between Hell and Paradise and it (Hell) said: “The haughty and the proud would find abode in me”. And Paradise said: “The meek and the humble …

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