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Coffee: History and Health Benefits

Source : Agencies / 06 May 2014 

Coffee gives people a quick "wake up" call, and the ability to prepare for the day. A large number of folks reach for the dark, rich brew, and look forward to sipping that much needed morning beverage while preparing for the day. Coffee has brought joy to homes for years, and even centuries.

 

Do you eat the sunnah way?

Source : Agencies / 06 May 2014
 
WASHING THE HANDS BEFORE AND AFTER THE MEAL
 
“Whoever wishes goodness and richness of his home to increase should wash his hands before and after the meal.” (Ibn Majah)
 
The benediction of meal is washing the hands before and after the meal. (Abu Dawud)
 

Secrets of the Soul

Source : Sacred-Texts / 05 May 2014

A person in whom the desire for this knowledge has disappeared is like one who has lost his appetite for healthy food, or who prefers feeding on clay to eating bread. All bodily appetites perish at death with the organs they use, but the soul dies not, and retains whatever knowledge of God it possesses; nay, increases it.

 

Alhamdulillah – The Perfect Praise

Source : SuhaibWebb / 03 May 2014

As Muslims, the phrase “Alhamdulillah” اَلحَمْدُلِلهis an integral part of our deen; we are taught to say it from both the Qur’an and Sunnah and most of us have this phrase in our everyday vocabulary, not to mention we read it every day in Suratul Faatihah. ‘Alhamdulillah’ is an amazingly deep word, which would take pages upon pages to explain properly in English (which has been done by the scholars) but the explanation that follows is very brief so that we can convey the core of what this phrase really contains.

 

Belief in Life after Death

Source : Islam Religion / 02 May 2014

Everyone is scared of dying and rightly so.  The uncertainty of what lies beyond is frightening. It may be that of all religions, Islam, provides the most graphic details of what comes after death and lies beyond.  Islam views death to be a natural threshold to the next stage of existence.

 

Sincere love towards creations

Source : islam.ru / 01 May 2014

Sincere love towards the creations of the Almighty Allah can be expressed through many ways, such as mercy, compassion, financial assistance for the poor and orphans.

 

Rajab, One of the Sacred Months

Source : Agencies / 30 Apr 2014

Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the World; and may His blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad Shalallahu ‘alaihi wasallam and upon all his Family and Companions.

Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. This month is regarded as one of the sacred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum) in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him).

 

Give Good Tidings to the Patient

Source : SuhaibWebb / 29 Apr 2014

It is one of those unavoidable facts of life: sometimes we find ourselves in situations we don’t want to be in. Often, we have to do things or resist doing other things. The Qur’ān and Ḥadīth mention such occurrences, and also elaborate on our response to them. Thus the following verse:

 

Fear Allah wherever you are

Source : IslamToday / 29 Apr 2014

The fear of Allah 

The Arabic word for the “fear of Allah” is taqwâ . It comes from the root word meaning “to protect from something, to prevent”. Indeed, a person exhibits the fear of Allah by seeking to prevent Allah's punishment by carrying out what Allah has commanded of him and abstaining from what Allah has prohibited him. 

 

How to Perform the 5 Obligatory Prayers

Source : Darul Fatwa / 25 Apr 2014

There are five (5) prayers which must be performed by the Muslims and are called “obligatory” prayers. They are Dhuhr (Noon) prayer, ^Asr (afternoon) prayer, Maghrib (sunset) prayer, ^Ishaa' (Nightfall) prayer and Fajr (Dawn) prayer. It is a great sin to neglect performing any of these obligatory prayers. Among the merits of performing the obligatory prayers is that one’s small sins, which may be committed between prayers, are forgiven. The Prophet , may Allah raise his rank, said what means:

 
 

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