Ibadah, Reflections, The nafs

PERSPECTIVE OF A MUSLIM


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

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ETIQUETTE OF MAKING DUA


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM "And your Lord says. "Call upon Me; I will respond to you." Indeed, those who disdain My worship will enter hell [rendered] contemptible." (Ghafir, 40:60) "And to Allah belong the best names, so invoke Him by them" (Al-A'raf, 7:180) Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said: “Du’ā (supplication) is worship. Your Lord stated: ‘Supplicate to Me and I will… Continue reading ETIQUETTE OF MAKING DUA

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BARAKAH ACTIONS


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Barakah means blessing. Barakah comes from Allah  عَزَّ وَجَلَّ. 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… Continue reading BARAKAH ACTIONS

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A promise from Allah


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 سُبْحَانَهُ وَتَعَالَىٰ! Give up something for the sake of Allah  سُبْحَانَهُ… Continue reading A promise from Allah

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WHAT IS YOUR EXCUSE?


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 reflect… Continue reading WHAT IS YOUR EXCUSE?

True life stories

DUA OF AN OPPRESSED


This post explores a true life story of sister Bee who made a dua against her oppressor. Indeed the Prophet ﷺ informs us to 'beware of the supplication of the oppressed, for there is no barrier between it and Allah'. At the end of narrating the story Azeezat highlights what she learnt from it. Join the conversation by reading and sharing your thoughts on the story. Do you think sister Bee was right in making this dua?

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TRUE LIFE STORIES


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM I hope you are excited as we are Introducing a new category into the blog. It’s called TRUE LIFE STORIES. 💯 The aim of adopting this initiative is for us to be able to relate with others. Learn from what people have gone through - their challenges and how they reacted in light of… Continue reading TRUE LIFE STORIES

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MUHARRAM: THE MONTH OF ALLAH


This post delves into the Month of Muharram: The Month of Allah ﷻ . It explores the merits of fasting on the Day of Ashura as mentioned to us by The Prophet ﷺ . It further explains why the Day of Ashura is important and touches upon what should be avoided on Ashura Day.

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THE SACRED MONTHS


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM ‘Indeed, the number of months with Allah is twelve [lunar] months in the register of Allah [from] the day He created the heavens and the earth; of these, four are sacred. That is the correct religion, so do not wrong yourselves during them.’ At-Taubah, 9:36 The ending of the above verse is a warning… Continue reading THE SACRED MONTHS

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EID MUBARAK عيد مبارك 💫


It was recorded in a Hadith that Yawm-un-Nahr (The Day of Sacrifice) is the most virtuous day to Allah. The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “The greatest Day of Hajj (Yawm al-Hajj al-Akbar) is the Day of an-Nahr (Slaughtering).” (Abu Dawud) The companions of the Prophet used to say to one another on the day… Continue reading EID MUBARAK عيد مبارك 💫