Bismillah-Rahman-ir-Raheem Below is an update on our NEW ABOUT Section, detailing what the purpose of this platform will be henceforth! It's also published on our About section so you understand what we stand for. Feel free to comment in the comment and share to invite others to benefit from this platform. CONTEMPLATE | REFLECT |… Continue reading UPDATE ON WHAT WE DO
Being content and pleased with what Allah Decreed is from the fruits of knowing (thamart-al-ma'rifa) the Lord because when you know Him you will be pleased and content (rida’) with what He Decreed (qada’). The bitterness of some of what He foreordained will be tasted by the contented, whereas the one who knows his Lord… Continue reading BEING CONTENT
Whoever wants to change and purify (tasjiya) his heart should endeavour to purify his deeds. Allah, the Most High, said:. “If only they had remained firmly on the straight path, We would have given them abundant rain.”[al-Jinn (72): 16] The Prophet (ﷺ) said narrating from His Lord, “If My slaves were obedient to Me, I… Continue reading Allah will not Change the Condition of a People Until they Change what is in Themselves
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM “Verily, We created man of the best stature (mould),” (Qur’an, 95:4) There are many versions out there on what self-love entails and I pray this piece contributes to the literature. The approach of this piece is not to provide a detailed explanation of what self-love is, but to create an avenue where you reflect… Continue reading Self-love: Have you been loving yourself the wrong way?
"Every person should be aware of the importance and value of time. So that he wastes none and benefits from every moment [of his life] to draw nearer and closer to Allah. Start with the best of words (qawl) and actions ('amat) then the lesser in virtue and so forth. The intention (niyya) to indulge… Continue reading The Value of Time
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM 25 Shaban 1442 Social Media fast. Yes! You heard that right! We all need a break from social media. Reduce the time you spend on it. Fasting is not purely abstaining from what you eat. It encompass what you see. What you hear. Etc. You don’t have full control of what you see on… Continue reading *#8 Action Plan: Social Media Fast.
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM 22 Shaban 1442 Planning is crucial. For about 3 years I have been planning how my Ramadan goes. Essentially write out acts of Ibadah and fit them into your time frame. This makes you conscious of time. Have time for Qur'an, seerah, tafsir, hadiths, lectures, cooking etc. Plan and it will serve you. Proper… Continue reading *#7 Action Plan: Plan your day.
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM 18 Shaban 1442 Yes, start writing out what you want to ask from your Rabb. Write what you want in this dunya and aakhira. When you write you are also able to know what you want. It makes it easier for you to supplicate. As you are preparing your dua list, you can incorporate… Continue reading *#6 Action Plan: Prepare A DUA List
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM 15 Shaban 1442 Why should you set Tahajjud into routine? The Prophet ﷺ informs us: the best Salat after the prescribed Salat is Salat at night.'' [Muslim]. (Paraphrased) so, performing Salah at night is highly meritorious! One of the characteristics of the righteous is that “They used to sleep but little by night [invoking… Continue reading *#5 Action Plan: Set Tahajjud into routine.
BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM 11 Shaban 1442 This may not require journalling. It is a straightforward action for you to engage in. We all commit sins - Abu Hurairah رضي الله عنه said: The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said, “By the One in Whose Hand my soul is! If you do not commit sins, Allah would replace you… Continue reading *#4 Action Plan: Seek for forgiveness. TAWBAH