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Is Tawassul Shirk?

By Ebrahim Saifuddin / 29 Mar 2013

In this day and age when Muslims are being attacked by people of almost all faiths, it is quite sad and disturbing that Muslims are busy attacking each other. Why is it that we, who belong to the Ummah of Muhammad ﷺ, have fallen so low that we take not a second before declaring each other of being from those who practice shirk or kufr?

 

10 Steps to a Happier Life!

By Ustahdha Bint Ahmad / 27 Mar 2013

Each and every human is in pursuit of happiness, whether it be a child, or an adult, a Muslim or a non-Muslim, and this is a true fact. In order to achieve this true happiness, one must comprehend what this emotion really is. Happiness is ‘feeling, causing, or giving pleasure’ and it is being ‘satisfied’ according to the Oxford dictionary. It is essential to understand the psychology of happiness so we know how much of it we have control over.

 

Power of “Istighfar” (A moving story)

Source : Iqrasense.com / 26 Mar 2013

This story about “Istighfar” is from the life of Imam Ahmed Bin Hanbal, who is considered as a renowned scholar of Islam and a famous theologian. Imam Ahmed is also considered to be the founder of the Hanbali school of fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) and is one of the most celebrated Sunni theologians, often referred to as the "Sheikh ul-Islam" or the "Imam of Ahl al-Sunnah."

 

Health Benefits of Green Tea

Source : Khilafatworld.com / 21 Mar 2013

"It is He Who rains water down from the sky. With that water, We bring out seedlings of all kinds, which We turn into dense green foliage and finally into thick clusters of grain. With that (same water) We produce date-trees and their heavy clusters of dates hanging low. We produce orchards of grapes, olives and pomegranates. They all appear similar and yet are different. Look at the trees when they bear fruit, and look at the process of its ripening. In it are indeed signs for a nation that believes! "[Quran 6:99]

 

O Allah, Protect Us from Ourselves

Source : Navedz.com / 20 Mar 2013

Anyone who looks around modern society will quickly notice the many blessings of technology and scientific advancement. As Muslims we recognize that these are blessings from our beloved Creator who provided us with the means to achieve peace and success.

We also see, as a result of people straying from God and His message, the ugly side of modernity.

 

Dua for Anxiety and Stress

Source : Makkah.wordpress.com / 13 Mar 2013

Here are some dua’a to make when under stress and experiencing anxiety. They are a means of dispelling fear, of seeking forgiveness of Allah, seeking His aid, protection and guidance. They are the words of the Messenger of Allah (sall’allahu alayhi wasallam) and hence anyone that sincerely makes these dua during times of great need Allah will always answer the dua of the sinere seeker. May they be of benefit to us all for there is not a time in the life of a believer when he or she does not need the protection, guidance and mercy of Allah.

 

What is Dua?

By Aisha Stacey / 6 Mar 2013

Dua– an Arabic word written here in English letters. Three small letters that make up a word and a subject that is large and breathtaking.  This word ‘dua’ could be roughly translated to mean supplication or invocation.  Although neither word adequately define dua.  Supplication, which means communicating with a deity, comes closer than invocation which is known to sometimes imply summoning spirits or devils.

 

Poem: Turning Back to Allah

By SisterZ / 28 Feb 2013

You've Recognised your sin/mistake,

So now Turn Back to Him (SWT),

Ready to Sacrifice and Leave that which,

Distanced you from your Lord (SWT),

Trusting that He (SWT) Knows Better.

 

Peaceful Nights

By Naiyerah Kolkailah / 27 Feb 2013

'O Allah, I submit my soul to You, and I entrust my affair to You, and I turn my face towards You, and I totally rely on You, in hope and fear of You.’

Allah, the Exalted, says: "Indeed, in the creation of the heavens and the earth and the alternation of the night and day are signs for those of understanding-who remember Allah while standing, sitting and [lying] on their sides" (Qur'an, 3:190-191).

 

Why our Dua'as are not answered?

By Umm Sahl / 22 Feb 2013

  1. 1. Praying to other than Allah: 

The Holy Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) taught his cousin Ibn ‘Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him,“ When you ask, ask of Allah; and when you seek help, seek help from Allah.“ (TIRMIDHI)

 
 

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