#BookGem, Ibadah

The Value of Time


"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

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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 🥳💫

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VIRTUES OF ARAFAH DAY


BISMILLAH-RAHMAN-IR-RAHEEM The day of Arafah is the day the Prophet ﷺ gave the farewell sermon and the day our deen was perfected - Allah ﷻ completed Islam as a religion. ‘This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion. [Qur’an 5:3].… Continue reading VIRTUES OF ARAFAH DAY

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SIGNIFICANCE OF EID-AL-ADHA: LESSONS FROM PROPHET IBRAHIM عَلَيْهِ ٱلسَّلَامُ SACRIFICE


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM Alhamdulillah for witnessing the month of Dhul- Hijjah - one of the scared months in Islam. 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. Qur'an 9:36Qur'an 9:36 The month of Dhul-Hijjah… Continue reading SIGNIFICANCE OF EID-AL-ADHA: LESSONS FROM PROPHET IBRAHIM عَلَيْهِ ٱلسَّلَامُ SACRIFICE

Reflections

The journey so far…


Alhamdulillah! Re-reading the article on Self-reflection this morning brought my awareness to the fact that it’s exactly one year ago that the first post was published on this blog 😊 THIS IS A TEAM ACHIEVEMENT. I wished we could have generated more content and I know that we could. We had big plans when we… Continue reading The journey so far…

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IMAN DIP…WHAT TO DO?


BISMILLAH-IR-RAHMAN-IR-RAHIM   AS SALAM ALAIKUM WARAMATULLAH WABARAKATU.   What is Iman? Iman (Faith) is the first pillar of Islam which is an integral part of our religion. It is the cornerstone which upholds the other pillars. A person must have Iman in order to fulfill the other pillars of Islam (Prayer, Zakat, Fasting and Hajj)… Continue reading IMAN DIP…WHAT TO DO?

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MAKING THE MOST OF THE FIRST 10 DAYS OF DHUL HIJJAH


 S SALAM ALAIKUM WARAMATULLAH WABARAKATU    The Prophet (SAW) said ‘No good deeds done on other days are superior on these (first ten days of Dhul Hijjah).’ Then some companions of the Prophet said not even jihad? He replied, ‘not even jihad, except that of a man who does it by putting himself and his… Continue reading MAKING THE MOST OF THE FIRST 10 DAYS OF DHUL HIJJAH

Reflections, Stories

THE ROLE MODELS: THE YOUTHS IN THE CAVE


AS SALAM ALAIKUM WARAMATULLAH WABARAKATU Role models have a huge impact on us and how we view ourselves. They are people whose behavior and character we try to emulate, because we admire and aspire to be like them in a certain way. The Prophet (SAW) is the perfect role model for humanity, as Allah (SWT)… Continue reading THE ROLE MODELS: THE YOUTHS IN THE CAVE

The nafs

PERSPECTIVE: POSITIVE MINDSET


AS SALAM ALAIKUM WARAMATULLAH WABARAKATU The Prophet (S.A.W) said:  “Allah the most High said: ‘I am as MY slave thinks (expects) I am. [Sahih Bukhari]. (click for commentaries).  This Hadith illustrates that Islam promotes having positive mindset. Applying this principle to the creation of Allah (S.W.T) helps us to think positive of people and of… Continue reading PERSPECTIVE: POSITIVE MINDSET

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SELF-REFLECTION


As Salam Alaikum Waramatullahi Wabarakatu I am excited to start my first blog with this topic- self-reflection. I really do not know how to introduce this article other than to start with the conventional saying: look at yourself in the mirror, and ask yourself is the person you see who you want to be? We… Continue reading SELF-REFLECTION