September 7, 2020

    SANDCASTLES

    When you walk along the beach, a common sight is that of children and sometimes adults, building sandcastles. They scoop…
    September 7, 2020

    INTRODUCTION

    INTRODUCTION TO THE ISLAM AND SOCIETY RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS People are placed in our lives for a reason. Whether as…
    September 7, 2020

    HUMAN RIGHTS AND HYPOCRISY

    What is it that we are standing up for when we talk about human rights in Islam? Lately, it seems…
    September 7, 2020

    WHO AM I AND WHY AM I HERE? PART 2

    The continuous transmission of the message Throughout the history of mankind, Allah SWT has been sending us His messages and…
    October 26, 2020

    PART 5 – CHARACTERISTICS OF A HYPOCRITE

    Hypocrisy occurs when one outwardly claims to be Muslim but his heart secretly harbours disbelief in various degrees. Hypocrisy is…
    July 1, 2020

    THE PURPOSE OF RAMADAN

    Someone once sent out a question on why we fast during Ramadan.
    September 11, 2020

    NUH AS [PART 2]

    THE GREATEST FLOOD IN HUMAN HISTORY After almost a millennium of trying to spread the message of Allah, Nuh AS…
    September 11, 2020

    IS HUMANITY DEAD?

    Random acts of Mercy Narrated by Abu Hurairah (RA): “The Prophet of Allah SAW kissed Hasan ibn ‘Ali while Aqra’…
    September 7, 2020

    THE PHILOSOPHY OF DE-CLUTTERING – PART 4

    Eliminating the negative Marie Kondo, the Japanese tidiness guru, introduced the concept of eliminating things which do not “spark joy”…
    September 11, 2020

    ACCOUNTABILITY OF THE LEADERS

    There is no such thing as diplomatic immunity or royal immunity in Islam. Everyone is accountable to each other, and…
    September 1, 2020

    PART 41 – HOLDING TO THE ROPE OF ALLAH

    Reported by Jabir bin `Abdullah (RA): The Messenger of Allah (SAW) said, “The dearest and the closest of you to…
    September 14, 2020

    THE COMPANION OF THE TWO GARDENS

    Surah Al Kahf contains four main stories: Musa (AS) and Al Khidr; the The People of the Cave; the Companion…
    September 2, 2020

    THE MAN FROM SURAH YA-SEEN

    Little personal detail is told of the man from Surah Ya-Seen. Yet, Allah SWT loved him to the extent that…
    September 14, 2020

    PEOPLE OF THE DAM

    Allah reminds us many times in the Qur’an against the perils of being arrogant with our wealth and our achievements,…
    September 7, 2020

    WHO AM I AND WHY AM I HERE? PART 5

    The Sunnah of Allah Allah’s method will never change. Allah has sunnan (precedent) or a fixed way of doing things:…
    August 26, 2020

    GOING FRUITY

    Fruits generate taste and joy. For every joy and pleasure in this duniya, Allah allows it to be done to…
    September 1, 2020

    PART 26 -TRAITS ALLAH DOES NOT LOVE

    Allah has also warned us against behaviour that He does not love. Naturally we should strive to avoid having these…
    September 11, 2020

    COMMERCIALISATION OF ISLAM

    Something is causing confusion within the ummah at the moment, and we can summarize it as the commercialisation of Islam.…
    September 11, 2020

    YUSUF AS – PART 3

    SEVEN AFTER SEVEN While Yusuf AS was serving his indefinite sentence in prison, forgotten by all, the King of Egypt…
    October 23, 2020

    PART 3 – WHY WE NEED RELIGION

    Which religion? Religion is a set of convictions which one practices in order to connect with our Creator and please…
    September 1, 2020

    PART 29 – THE SACRIFICES OF THE MUHAJIREEN AND THE ANSARI

    The early Muslims made monumental sacrifices for Islam, and one of the clearest examples is the emigration or Hijrah. The…
    September 11, 2020

    THE TRAGEDY ABOUT GOING OLD

    As children, we could not wait to grow up, and we were impatient for the next party to get the…
    September 7, 2020

    PROJECT SMILE!

    WHAT IS PROJECT SMILE? Linguistically, “barakah” means increase. It is a hidden and intangible blessing which Allah can bestow upon…
    September 7, 2020

    MARRIAGE: BETWEEN MIRAGE, REALITY AND RESPONSIBILITY

    Marriage: between mirage, reality and responsibility What is the common goal? Whenever there is a union between two people, the…
    September 11, 2020

    BEHIND EVERY TYRANT LEADER

    Behind every successful man is a woman, so the saying goes. Today, we witness multiple regimes of dictators and oppressors…
    September 14, 2020

    DHUL-QARNAYN

    The final story in Surah Al Kahf is in relation to Dhul-Qarnayn. This story, including the story of the People of…
    September 1, 2020

    PART 15 – AVOIDING THE GAPS

    If we do not fill our thoughts with Allah, then the chasm in our minds will be occupied by Shaitan…
    September 7, 2020

    SHOULD I MARRY FROM THE SAME RACE?

    The world is more diverse today than ever before. Society is no longer homogeneous and with more fluid borders, ease…
    September 7, 2020

    PART 3 – SWEETENING THE PAIN

    Most of us will tolerate our job conditions if we are well paid. Even if we tried to complain, others…
    September 11, 2020

    HUD AS

    THE LAND OF GIANTS Narrated Abu Huraira (RA): The Prophet (SA) said: “Allah created Adam, making him 60 cubits tall…

    Daily Hadith

    Reported by Abu Hurairah (RA): The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “The upper hand is better than the lower one (i.e., the spending hand is better than the receiving hand); and begin (charity) with those who are under your care; and the best charity is that which given out of surplus; and he who asks (Allah) to help him abstain from the unlawful and the forbidden, Allah will fulfill his wish; and he who seeks self-sufficiency will be made self-sufficient by Allah”.
    [Al-Bukhari].

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