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  • Honoring the Ordinances… Even While Sleeping - I

    I will tell you about something which is neither a part of imagination nor a claim without evidence. Rather, it is a real life story whose hero enjoys unmatchable morals and a resplendent biography. The fragrance of his life diffused because he honored the sacred Ordinances of His Lord. Therefore, Allah The Almighty Exalted his degree. He is Ibn Seereen,.. More

  • The qualities of those who love their Lord

    Loving our Lord is mandatory upon each of His slaves since the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, informed us that it is a characteristic of belief and a sign of enjoying the sweetness of faith.Anas ibn Maalik, may Allah be pleased with him, narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “One who attains the following.. More

  • Kindness to Neighbors

    “Choose your neighbor before choosing your residence,” is a widespread Arabic proverb that means that it is according to the value and merit of the neighbor that the price of the residence should be estimated. A good neighbor is a source of happiness. The Virtue of Being Kind to one’s Neighbor in Islam Islam considers the rights.. More

  • Our Highly Economical Home - II

    Methods to Economize on Electrical Appliances: Allah The Exalted has bestowed knowledge upon humans and as a result of this knowledge there are modern inventions that have made chores easier, resulting in greatly reducing human exertion, thereby freeing up time for other things. Therefore, electrical appliances should be maintained and well taken.. More

  • Our Highly Economical Home - I

    The economics of a Muslim home are based upon a group of values and foundations that distinguish it from any other home; and these are: * Faith that its wealth belongs to Allah The Almighty, and the members of the family are merely temporary trustees for it, Allah The Exalted Says (what means): {Believe in Allah and His Messenger and spend out of that.. More

  • Etiquettes with respect to the glorious Quran –I

    Introduction Allah, the Exalted, revealed the Quran, to be a beacon of light that cannot be extinguished. It is a methodology and way of life that is perfect in all respects. In it is strength that cannot be equaled or repelled. It is the foundation of Eemaan (Faith) and the spring of knowledge. Allah willed that the Quran be what quenches the thirst.. More

  • Etiquettes with respect to the glorious Quran –II

    Beautifying the Voice With the Quran You should strive to read the Quran in a nice sounding voice. One who was given a pleasant voice should strive as much as they are able. This should never resemble the style of music and songs. Al-Baraa' Ibn 'Aazib may Allah be pleased with him narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: "Beauti.. More

  • Etiquette related to dressing

    A Muslim acknowledges that Allah has ordered him to wear clothing in the verse (which means):"O Children of Adam! Take your adornment (by wearing your clean clothes) while praying and going round the Ka'bah, and eat and drink but waste not by extravagance. Certainly, He (Allah) likes not the extravagant."[Quran 7:31] Clothing is also a bounty.. More

  • The value of glorifying the Sacred City

    The importance of values lies in the fact that they are the criterion by which people, ideologies, actions, positions and subjects can be judged and measured; moreover, values decide the identity of the community; the values in a given community have a direct effect and influence on the manners and conduct which the members of that community adopt. Whenever.. More

  • Attire and adornment – I

    Allah Says what means: “O children of Aadam! We have bestowed upon you clothing to conceal your private parts and as adornment. But the clothing of righteousness — that is best. That is from the signs of Allah that perhaps they will remember.” [Quran 7: 26] One of the visible favours of Allah upon His slaves is that He has created.. More

  • Call yourself to account - II

    Being hard-hearted: A widespread disease is that of being hard-hearted, lazy, and lethargic towards performing acts of worship. Many people put off the idea of performing acts of worship and therefore delay them to a later time, and this is from the whispers of Satan, so that we would end up not performing them at all. Contrary to this were the Salaf,.. More

  • Call yourself to account - I

    Calling ourselves to account is what frees the soul from being captive to its desires and lusts; it frees it from the darkness of misguidance and maintains it upon the Straight Path. Allah encourages the Muslims to do this by saying (what means): “O you who have believed! Fear Allah. And let every soul look to what it has put forth for tomorrow…&.. More

  • Attire and adornment – II

    A Muslim is encouraged to adorn himself when going to the Mosque. The Messenger of Allah sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam said: “Whoever performs Ghusl (i.e., a ritual bath) on Friday, wears from the best of his clothing, goes to the Mosque, does not step over people’s heads (in trying to reach the front rows) and does not talk whilst the Imaam.. More

  • Etiquette towards animals

    Islamic guidelines: A Muslim considers most animals to be deserving of a certain level of respect as creatures. He shows mercy to them due to the mercy of Allah upon them. He also adheres to the following manners with respect to them, which are part of the etiquettes that Islam encourages Muslims to fulfill: 1. A Muslim feeds or gives water to an.. More

  • Gratitude - II

    Again, knowing and recognising the favors, as well as their source, is the initial step and it precedes thanking Allah. Recognising favors such as the favors of being able to move, walk, work, exercise, sleep, eat etc. all branch from the great favor of being healthy. The favor of being humans; the favor of being Muslims; the favor of being guided;.. More