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Every Cloud has a Silver Lining

  There was once a pious man, living (with his family) in the wilderness. They had a dog, donkey and rooster. The rooster would awake them for salaah, the donkey would be used to carry their water and grain etc., and the dog would guard and protect them.   One …

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Zina (Adultery/Fornication) Becoming Widespread Is One Cause Of Plagues

Question Can you confirm the source of this narration? إذا كثر الزنا كثر القتل ووقع الطاعون   Answer Imam Hakim (rahimahullah) has recorded this as part of a longer narration, as the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu). He has declared the narration authentic and ‘Allamah Dhahabi concurs. (Mustadrak Hakim, …

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15 Cures For Sadness

Posted by: Ustādh Ali Hammuda Everyone has a story of sorrow to tell. Whether the individual at hand is a thief or the subject of theft, a traitor or the subject of betrayal, single or married, rich or poor, healthy or otherwise, know very well that there is not a single …

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Don’t Be Sad

 Sameera Hameed Beautifully compiled video for anyone who is going through trials upon trials. The simplest and most straightforward explanation of a believer’s life: Perception of how one looks at things. Every trial is only a means to get closer to Allah SWT, to be purified to go to the …

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The Miracle of Positive Thinking

  By Sister Shahnaaz Bemath Thinking positive can work miracles. You may have been told to “guard your thoughts”, but felt the advice to be pointless. After all, your thoughts are private. How can they possibly affect someone else? The fact is, thoughts do seem to boomerang in some mysterious …

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The Gift of Me’raj

  On the twenty seventh of Rajab the Musjids will be full. People will gather to listen to talks being delivered regarding the great incident of Me’raj. After the talks are over, by and large we return home with the miracle of Me’raj and its message forgotten until the following …

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Too Many Choices

    In the modern industrialized parts of the world, the mantra is “to maximize freedom means to maximize choice.” In order for us to enjoy freedom, we must have more choice. Choice is not limited to material objects such as clothes, cuisine and gadgets, but also our subjectivity; our …

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10 Steps to Overcoming Envy

Abu Huraryah (ra) narrated that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “When one of you sees someone who has been blessed more than him in money or appearance, then let him look at someone lesser than him, whom he has been preferred over.” (Bukhari)  What is Envy? Envy is …

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