BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM 5 months ago I wrote about RAMADAN PREP because the Sahabas used to prepare for this auspicious month 6 month in advance. Shaban is upon us (In Islam the day starts after Magrib) which gives us roughly 29/30 days to Ramadan. How well have we prepared? Many people are learning about the merits of… Continue reading Ramadan Prep 1442: A series on Action Plan.
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM The world we are in treats people based on their intellect. The education system grades is centered on intelligence. Certain professions are attributed to be for only the ‘intelligent’. Being called ‘smart’ ‘sensible’ ‘intelligent’ is something we all crave for, and aspire to have these titles added to our names. But this is a… Continue reading The Most Intelligent of People
“Allah intends for you ease and does not intend for you hardship.” (Qur’an, 2:185) Allah ﷻ has given us the gift of ease in every step of this beautiful religion. Let's have a look at one vital example. A condition of Salah is that a person performs wudu (ablution). Now we know that Tayammum is… Continue reading EASE IN RELIGION/WORSHIP
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Being a Muslim involves looking at the world in a very different way. The Prophet ﷺ tells us: ‘Wondrous is the affair of the believer for there is good for him in every matter and this is not the case with anyone except the believer. If he is happy, then he thanks Allah and… Continue reading PERSPECTIVE OF A MUSLIM
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM ‘And to Allah belong the Most Beautiful Names, so call upon Him by them’ (Qur’an 7:180) This post is based on a webinar I attended. It is supplemented by other readings. What is DUA? “Dua is a whispering conversation with Allah ﷻ, our Creator, Lord and Sustainer. We ask Him because only He can… Continue reading ETIQUETTE OF MAKING DUA
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Ramadan is an important month in the Islamic calendar. It is a month of mandatory fasting “Fasting is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you, that you may attain taqwaa.” (Quran, 2:183) Fasting in this month is one of the articles of Islam. The Reward for Ramadan is unknown to… Continue reading RAMADAN PREP 1442/2021
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Barakah means blessing. Barakah comes from Allah ﷻ. With blessings we are able to manage time efficiently, more productive and feel a sense of satisfaction in our life. With Barakah there is GROWTH AND INCREASE beyond expectation ((Khayr) more goodness with less). It also comes with a sense of CONTINUITY - the thing may not… Continue reading BARAKAH ACTIONS
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM This is an overdue post. It has been sitting in my word document for a long time 🙈 I enjoyed writing it and I pray you benefit from it!♥️ Alhamdulillah for being a Muslim. I believe we have it easy with identifying our life’s purpose for Allah ﷻ tells us in the Qur’an. Allah… Continue reading FULFILLING LIFE’S PURPOSE
A promise from Allah: giving up something for His sake! The Prophet, ﷺ said, “Verily, you will never leave anything for the sake of Allah Almighty but that Allah will replace it with something better.” (Ahmad) This is a guaranteed promise 💫 from Allah! Give up something for the sake of Allah ﷻ sincerely and… Continue reading A promise from Allah
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Please take time to watch the short video before reading and when you’re done keep on reading. The video is just 30 seconds long. https://youtu.be/Wh0PHLppHas Blind man reciting the Quran with brail. Now that you’re done watching, keep on reading 😊 I came across this video and it was really touching. It made me… Continue reading WHAT IS YOUR EXCUSE?