10/22/2013 11:37:01 AM
It is reported from Tariq Ibn Shihab (Radhi Allaahu Anhu) that the Prophet (may Peace Be Upon Him) said:
They asked: "How was that possible, oh, Messenger of Allah (may Peace Be Upon Him)?" He replied:
"Two men passed by a people who had an ido
10/13/2013 03:29:37 AM
What is Ethics?
Ethics may be defined as the set of moral principles that distinguish what is right from what is wrong. Ethics has a twofold objective: it evaluates human practices by calling upon moral standards; also it may give prescriptive
10/11/2013 10:59:21 AM
By Sister S Bemath
Vision cannot encompass this beautiful sight (the Ka'bah). Each glance return with a greater delight! Glory be to ALLAH TA'ALA for making the Ka'bah the rendezvous of the Ummah, for making Hajj the key expression of solidarity a
10/03/2013 09:59:32 AM
The following graphic shows some of the things that we have in common with our animal friendsand some of the differences that humans can only envy. Respect!
"And among HIS signs is the creation of the Heavens and the earth, and of whatever l
09/29/2013 11:49:11 AM
It was inquired of the Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam): O Messenger of Allah! Which associates of ours are the best? He said: One whose sight reminds you of Allah, whose conversation adds to your knowledge, and whose action
09/22/2013 13:04:00 PM
Yusuf Estes was raised in a strong Christian home, he was educated in Texas, became successful in music business, owning stores, TV shows and used his talents to promote faith in God, while doing some preaching from the Bible.
In 1991 he tried to co
09/17/2013 11:48:59 AM
The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: When Eeman (faith) enters the heart, the heart opens up to Islam. At that he was asked: O Messenger of Allah, is there a sign by which this may be recognized? He (sal Allahu alaih
09/16/2013 10:17:11 AM
If a person has been wronged by someone, Allah accepts the dua of that person against the person who has wronged them. This wrong could be in respect to ones rights, oppression, persecution, slander or any other type of wrong that a perso
09/15/2013 12:23:33 PM
In Islam, mistreating an animal is considered a sin. The Quran and guidance from the Prophet Muhammad, as recorded in hadith, give many examples and directives about how Muslims should treat animals.
The Quran describes that an
09/14/2013 11:08:17 AM
I wear my hijab
Not for my father
Not for my brother
Not for any other Than ALLAH
I cover myself for ALLAH,
No one makes me
No one forsakes me
No one rejects me
No one subjects me
My modesty is for ALLAH,
Commanded in Qu'ran
09/12/2013 10:52:45 AM
Aisha (radi Allahu anha) asked the Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam): O Messenger of Allah, will anybody rise with the martyrs? He (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: He will rise with them who remembers death twenty times a day. [Ihy
09/11/2013 11:17:08 AM
Statistics - Thank you ABC News :
09/08/2013 12:15:53 PM
The life of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), the last and final messenger of Allah (the God in English). It is the study of his life and all that is related to him.
The life of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) with Shei
09/05/2013 10:57:04 AM
There was a man named `Abd Allah who loved Allah and His Messenger so much that the Prophet (peace be upon him) had to declare about him: "Indeed, he loves Allah and His Messenger." [Sahîh al-Bukhârî (6282)]
09/04/2013 11:28:44 AM
Rasul Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wasallam) said: He is successful who has accepted Islam, who has been provided with sufficient for his wants and been made contented by Allah with what He has given him. [Muslim]
Nowadays when people say, So
08/14/2013 12:43:49 PM
The Pure Water
The Quran & Hydrologic Cycle / Water Cycle
Plain Water Is A Great Health Food
07/28/2013 12:06:03 PM
Keith L. Moore
Professor Emeritus, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Toronto. Distinguished embryologist and the author of several medical textbooks, including Clinically Oriented Anatomy (3rd Edition) and The Developing Human (5
07/27/2013 10:04:18 AM
" O people, if you have any doubt about resurrection, (remember that) we created you from dust, and subsequently from a tiny drop, which turns into a hanging (embryo), then it becomes a fetus that is given life or deemed lifeless. We thus clarify thi
07/22/2013 12:06:51 PM
07/19/2013 11:34:47 AM
These days when most of us who are overweight, many people have tried different kinds of fasting.
Some will drink only juice for a day, or eat only fruit, or stay away from any sugar or starches, or leave alcohol for a period of time.
Yet, it seems
07/17/2013 09:22:15 AM
"Allah is He Who created you in (a state of) weakness, then gave you strength after weakness, then after strength gave (you) weakness and gray hair. He creates what He wills. And it is He Who is the All-Knowing, the All-Powerful." Quran 30:54
06/23/2013 10:16:36 AM
The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: (Ihsan is) to worship Allah as though you see Him, and if you cannot (achieve this state of devotion), then (know that) Allah sees you. [Sahih Bukhari]
Angel Jibreel (alaihis sal
06/15/2013 12:24:21 PM
Arabia, during the time of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (s), was a country without any central authority. It was a country far from the civilised nations of those days.
At the time Prophet Muhammad (s) was spreading Islam; asking people to turn away
05/08/2013 10:36:59 AM
"This is the creation of ALLAH. Now show me what others beside HIM have created. Nay, but the wrongdoers are in manifest error."
04/25/2013 10:15:08 AM
Abdullah ibn Amr ibn al-Asr, narrated that the Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) said,
Command your children to make salah when they become seven years old
This does not mean that parents can only start teaching their chil
04/21/2013 10:30:21 AM
This article serves as a reminder both to myself and to Productive Muslim followers of the need to master time and make the most of our journey through dunya. The following hadith shows us how important this is, and in fact the importance placed upon
04/12/2013 09:48:27 AM
Subahanallah, In this picture, we can see how the parents taking care of its baby. The mother is helping to pull the baby UP, the Father is trying to push the baby UP!
Today most of the Human parents are busy with their own life, the child is neglec
04/08/2013 11:22:48 AM
A doctor entered the hospital in hurry after being called in for an urgent surgery. He answered the call asap, changed his clothes & went directly to the surgery block. He found the boys father pacing in the hall waiting for the doctor. On seeing
03/08/2013 10:16:17 AM
..it may be that you dislike a thing which is good for you and that you like a thing which is bad for you. Allâh knows but you do not know. [Quran 2:216]
03/05/2013 07:41:53 AM
Islam gives guidance about all aspects of life, including matters of public decency. Islam has no fixed standard as to the style of dress or type of clothing that Muslims must wear. However, some minimum requirements must be met.
Islam has two sou
02/26/2013 05:13:07 AM
Dr Millar, one of the mathematics scientists who converted to Islam, amazed me with his observation when he tried to read the Quran expecting that he would read things concerning the Prophets wife, his companions or a story about his life. Instead
02/23/2013 09:18:12 AM
The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: Allah (subhana wa taala) does not accept the prayer which is performed without purity. [Muslim]
The people of a suburb of Madeenah, Quba, were very particular in cleanliness for p
02/22/2013 07:58:59 AM
She is the one who walks down the street
Looking at nothing else but her feet
Covered from head to toe
Ignoring the hateful stares as she goes
Not like those who are a mess
With parts of thier skin showing
However this Musli
02/19/2013 22:04:06 PM
Spend (in charity), out of what We have granted you, lest death comes to any of you and (remorsefully) he says, My Lord, if only you grant me an extension, (a little more time), I would give (my wealth in) charity; and I would be righteous! [Qu
02/19/2013 20:44:04 PM
At the root of our actions and thoughts, is our Iman. What we do, who we are and how life is going for us has a deep connection with the level of our Iman. Other than La Ilaha Illallah, how much do we nourish our Iman?
5 Reasons Why We Should Take
02/14/2013 23:24:36 PM
The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: The most perfect among the Mumineen in Emaan are those with the best character and the best among you are those whose character with their wives is best. [Mishkaat]
We learn from thi
02/12/2013 02:51:10 AM
There was an old man who would come out every morning on the steps of his front porch, raise his arms to the sky, and shout, "Praise be to God!"
One day an atheist moved into the house next door. Over time, he became irritated at the little old ma
02/10/2013 21:46:35 PM
02/08/2013 23:32:55 PM
A Muslim wrote a letter to the editor of the Jammat newspaper and complained that it made no sense to go to Mosque every Friday.
"I've gone for 30 years now," he wrote, "and in that time I have heard something like 3,000 sermons. But for the life of
02/08/2013 09:27:24 AM
The Day Angel Israfil blows the trumpet of light
The day full of astonishing sight
Everything trembled by the fright of Allahs might
Blazing fire holding the fierce heat intensely tight
With the Garden of Paradise drawn extremely nigh
02/07/2013 22:15:31 PM
If you engage with Interest based bank loans, you will end up as a bank's slave.
"O you who believe ! fear ALLAH and give up what remains of interest, if you are truly believers." #Quran 2:278
02/05/2013 21:09:24 PM
The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: On the Day
of Qiyaamah Allah Taala will say, Let that person stand who has a
right over Me. None beside those will stand who forgave the faults of
others in the world. [Rooh
02/04/2013 09:00:31 AM
The study co-author Simon Lee of the University of Nottingham in the U.K sayIt's a promising new lead. We are looking in an unusual place, and to my knowledge no one else is looking there". "That's what we need in terms of finding new antibiotics,
02/03/2013 07:53:05 AM
I am Israel- I came to a land without a people for a people without a land. Those people who happened to be here, had no right to be here, and my people showed them
02/01/2013 20:56:36 PM
At present there are numerous sects in the Ummah. The followers of every sect believe themselves to be on the true path and rejoice in their respective outlooks on Islam. As far as madhab and actions are concerned every sect is quite different from a
01/31/2013 10:59:22 AM
From the moment man opens his eyes to this world a great order surrounds him.
01/29/2013 22:37:09 PM
In today's times, most people tend to be careless about avoiding the harms of the tongue, which are widespread among the people. The following are some of the most common harms:
Talking about what does not concern you:
This is a common practice, ev
01/26/2013 23:50:03 PM
The extent to which human ignorance can be regarded as excuse to exempt a person from sin and accountability in matters of Islamic Law is a matter that scholars have explored in depth. It is also matter about which they have expressed widely divergen
01/20/2013 09:22:35 AM
The Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: When Allah loves someone then He tests him: as for whoever is content Allah will be pleased with him; and as for whoever is discontented Allah will be displeased with him. [As-Suyuti; al-J
01/15/2013 21:53:32 PM
The following incident took place when Muhammad Ali's daughters arrived at his home wearing clothes that were not modest. Here is the story as told by one of his daughters:
When we finally arrived, the chauffeur escorted my younger sister, Laila,
01/13/2013 23:18:28 PM
Umm Salamah (Radhi Allaahu anha) narrated that the Prophet (pbuh) used to say after the dawn prayer,
01/06/2013 05:22:21 AM
Capitalism, the system
01/01/2013 07:39:32 AM
The Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) said,
12/23/2012 19:41:09 PM
1) When you see a person who has been given more than you in money and beauty, look to those, who have been given less.
2) A Muslim who meets with others and shares their burdens is better than one who lives a life of seclusion and contemplation.
12/22/2012 20:16:59 PM
As a daughter:
(1) The Quran ended the cruel practice of female infanticide, which was before Islam. Allah has said: And when the female (infant) buried alive (as the pagan Arabs use to do) is questioned: For what sin was she killed. (Quran
12/20/2012 20:08:29 PM
How nice it would be if the people keep thinking "the next moment is my end" the world would be a better place to live.
12/15/2012 09:38:53 AM
The Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: The glance is a poisoned arrow of Shaitaan. Whoever lowers his gaze for Allah, He will bestow upon him a refreshing sweetness which he will find in his heart
12/11/2012 05:59:42 AM
Children are easily influenced by their surroundings. These days, it is extremely difficult to expose our children to an ideal Islamic environment given the influences from media, friends and even other members of the family.
With television, radio,
12/09/2012 02:58:24 AM
we see the beautiful monuments man made of bricks and stones, we love to see
take pictures and make memories! Nevertheless, nobody cares to turn back and
look the alive man begging struggling for life! Moreover, never think that we
will be quest
11/25/2012 07:34:53 AM
Prayer, which is an important connection with Almighty Allah, is demanding in the sense that we demonstrate
11/18/2012 10:43:49 AM
No matter how productive or positive a person is, they can face a temporary inability-to-be-productive-error which makes us indulge in many common social mistakes such as not wanting to maintain good relations with people around us.
It was n
11/16/2012 10:12:38 AM
Paris Square covered by Muslims and non-Muslims who have chosen this way to protest Israel holocaust in Gaza.
Story of Jerusalem
30 Little Known Facts About Israel
11/12/2012 02:30:34 AM
Did You Know...?
The heart beats 2 1/2 billion times during a person's life?
Arteries, vessels & capillaries would reach 100 thousand miles if stretched out end to end?
On average, the heart pumps 75 gallons of blood an hour for a lifetime of 70 pl
11/11/2012 01:30:54 AM
Islam calls to LA ILLAHA ILLALLAH (There is no deity but God)
It doesn't call to Nationalism.
Yes we have tribes and Allah, Almighty has beautifully described the reason for tribes and groups of people -
"O mankind! We created you from a sin
11/08/2012 09:20:45 AM
As human beings, we have an innate sense of morality. No matter what religion, race or colour we are, certain qualities serve as the moral standard.
We admire justice, bravery, honesty and compassion. Also, we abhor those who demonstrate treachery
11/07/2012 07:44:37 AM
Its a classic movie scene, almost cliche: a grown child leaving home as his parents standby watching. The mother, usually weeping, is being consoled by her husband. Today's children think that it was the parents who were losing in these situations
11/06/2012 10:11:56 AM
The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: Undoubtedly, Allah loves those rulers who keep the company of scholars (Ulama) and He hates those scholars who maintain ties with rulers. Because when scholars frequent the rulers then the
11/01/2012 07:58:58 AM
God has granted intellect to human beings. The intellect entails responsibility. The more intellect a person has the more he/she is responsible.
When the intellect is missing, the responsibility is also not there. Little children are not held resp
10/28/2012 20:28:49 PM
The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: When the son of Adam wakes up in the morning, all of his body parts humble themselves in front of the tongue and say, Fear Allah with regards to our rights! Our wellbeing depends on you. If you remain upright, so shall we. If you become crooked, so shall we. [Ahmad]
We have been warned against uttering something callously without contemplating its consequences.
How many women have been divorced by their husbands merely due [..]
10/27/2012 20:31:50 PM
Sunan of 'Eid-ul-Adha
The word Eid according to the Arabic language refers to a day which returns and in which the people gather.
Actions on the day of Eid:
1. The Takbeeraat. This is done from the night before the Eid prayer (from Sunset). It must be known that there is nothing authentic from the Prophet (sallAllahu alayhi wa sallam) concerning the manner in which it is done.
However, it is narrated that both Ibn Masuud and Ibn Abbas (radhiAllahu anhu) did the Takbeerat in a [..]
10/24/2012 01:37:38 AM
When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in an Australian country town, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value.
Later, when the nurses were going through his meager possessions, They found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and distributed to every nurse in the hospital.
One nurse took her copy to Melbourne. The old man's sole bequest to posterity has since appeared in the Christmas editions of magazines around the [..]
10/21/2012 12:06:02 PM
It is related that when Prophet Dawud (AS) supplicated, he would say, Oh Allah, the One who provides sustenance for baby crow in it's nest
When the crow chick first hatches from it's egg, it appears white (and featherless). Hence, the (parent) crow does not recognize the chick and due to the difference between their colors, he abandons it. Out of His Generosity, Allah then sends to it a type of worm that is attracted to the smell of it's beak and crawls over it. The chick devours it an [..]
10/14/2012 11:11:11 AM
When that time comes, it is too late,
To take back all those words of hate.
To reflect on all the things you did wrong,
To wish you hadn't listened to that last song.
Death can catch us all by surprise,
Remember that the next time you tell your lies.
Remember that the next time you're at the club,
Or when you eat meat from Mr.Sub.
Is this how you want to be resurrected on Judgement Day?
Being brought up to your Lord in such a shameful way?
No one is garunteed to live until to [..]
10/12/2012 22:45:14 PM
We, as his followers of prophet Muhammad (pbuh), have the easy part which is to seek and adopt his gentle qualities and high moral standards into daily practice - The Prophet's Mosque in Madinah
10/09/2012 11:24:56 AM
Allah says, "That they may witness things that are of benefit to them" [Quran 22:28]. The benefits of Hajj are both worldly and religious (spiritual). With regards to the religious benefits, the one who goes for Hajj earns the pleasure of his Lord and comes back with all his sins forgiven. He also earns immense reward that he cannot earn in any other place; one prayer in the Sacred Mosque in Makkah, for instance, is equal to a hundred thousand prayers elsewhere, and Tawaf (circumambulation of th [..]
10/07/2012 05:42:51 AM
The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: Inquire after your relatives so that you can perform Silah Rehmi. Without doubt Silah Rehmi creates love among relatives, abundance in wealth, and increase in
10/06/2012 11:57:43 AM
10/04/2012 22:54:07 PM
Allah tells us in the Quran that as far as He is concerned the count of months is twelve (9:36) and that it has been that way since He created the Earth. He tells us that four of the twelve months are sacred and that we shall not wrong our souls by fighting during these Sacred Months.
The Sacred Months have been tampered with and alternated by those who do not truly follow the word of God, the Quran (9:37), the four Sacred Months are Zhul-Hijja, Muharram, Safar, and Rabi I ( [..]
10/03/2012 11:32:37 AM
Why is it that when the Muslims of the 21st century hear that there has been an earthquake in Indonesia, Pakistan or a Tsunami along the borders of Asia but do not feel pained? When they hear of such atrocities or sufferings happening to their beloved Muslim brothers and sisters across the world there is no shared grief or significant compassion? Why is it that today when we hear that our Muslim brothers and sisters around the world are being tortured mercilessly, their land and
10/02/2012 00:55:41 AM
Companion was riding behind the Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) when his mount stumbled, so he said: May Allah destroy Shaitaan. The Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: Do not say this, for it makes Shaitaan grow in stature so much that he becomes as great as a house. Say, In the name of Allah, for this makes him as insignificant as a fly. [Abu Dawud]
Shaitaans shrinking happens as a result of the blessing of saying In the name of Allah.
A scholar was expoun [..]
10/01/2012 20:14:16 PM
Philip Khuri Hitti (1886 - 1978)
Each and every aspects, not only what he said but also what was his posture when he said that is also available to us today, even after 14 centuries. No one till to date is able to point a better person than him to follow. He was the best of the human being who said "Follow Me".
Even his worst enemies never called him a liar, they said "O Muhammad, we do not call you liar, But we deny "Him" who has given you a "Book" (Quran) and inspired you with a "Message"
10/01/2012 11:32:35 AM
Allah (God) Almighty, is most merciful and compassionate, without any doubt. Yet his actions can not be fully comprehended by our incompetent minds. What simplifies this issue is that we all agree that Allah is fair, just, wise and knowing. That means whatever he-Almighty- does, is with a legitimate purpose although we may not be able to understand, just why.
09/29/2012 23:25:50 PM
"Say (O Muhammad SAW): "Come, I will recite what your Lord has prohibited you from: Join not anything in worship with Him; be good and dutiful to your parents; kill not your children because of poverty - We provide sustenance for you and for them; come not near to Al-Fawahish (shameful sins, illegal sexual intercourse, etc.) whether committed openly or secretly, and kill not anyone whom Allah has forbidden, except for a just cause (according to Islamic law). This He has commanded you that you ma [..]
09/29/2012 01:33:00 AM
This article was published on 'The Guardian' 17th
09/27/2012 06:49:00 AM
The Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) taught us to ask Allah: O Allah! Make my heart such that it hopes only from You and remove from it any expectations from anyone other than You, so that I dont hope for anything from anyone other than You. [Tareekh al-Khulafa lil-Suyooti]
Allah is a personal pronoun which means that entity which possesses all the perfect attributes and is free of all defects.
I should work on my heart so that it hopes for good only from Allah (azza wa- [..]
09/25/2012 03:13:23 AM
Adhan a miracle? Yes!
*Amazing as it sounds, but fortunately, for the Muslims of the world, it is* an established fact.
09/19/2012 03:59:58 AM
Islam completes the long chain of guidance from God to humanity. Meticulously preserved and thoroughly documented, Islams message has a familiar resonance, owing to its shared history and common values, with Abrahamic religions. Additionally, Islam reiterates a return to basic principles of faith: belief in one God, righteous living, and faith in the afterlife. This brochure introduces the central themes of Islam and its core components with a special focus on our purpose in life and the al [..]
09/12/2012 12:21:10 PM
The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: O Umar! You are a strong person. Do not jostle through the crowds to reach the black stone lest you injure the weak. If you find an opening, then touch it, otherwise simply face it and utter Tahleel and Takbeer (laa ilaaha illallaah and Allaahu akbar). [Musnad Ahmad]
On one occasion the Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi was a sallam) noticed that Umar (radi Allahu anhu) was making Tawaf around the Kaabah and as he wished to touch the bla [..]
09/10/2012 20:28:32 PM
Q. Do you claim that Islam is a religion of PEACE?
A. Of course. The very name Islam means PEACE.
Q. Then how is it that there have been so many wars in Islamic history?
A. Islam seeks global peace. But vested interests place hurdles in this way. So Islam has to fight to remove these hurdles. It is a sort of defensive offensive, not a war in the usual sense.
They (infidels) wish to extinguish Allahs Light with blowing their breath. And Allah shall (in any case) bring His Ligh [..]
09/09/2012 12:01:58 PM
There were only 15 minutes left before Salat-ul Isha.
He quickly made Wudhu and performed Salat-ul Maghrib.
While making Tasbih, he again remembered his grandmother and was embarrassed by how he had prayed.
His grandmother prayed with such tranquillity and peace.
He began making Dua and went down to make Sajdah and stayed like that
09/08/2012 12:44:32 PM
The Prophet states in a Hadith: There are two blessings in which most people are in great loss: good health and free time. Most unfortunate is he who does not recognize these blessings and bounties and is not thankful for them.
Many of us have had or have good health and free time. However how many of us can answer with a true heart that we used these two blessings the way that they are meant to be used or have showed appreciation towards the Almighty the way we should have?
The Almi [..]
09/03/2012 21:57:42 PM
09/02/2012 00:52:25 AM
This world where in
is a cage more like a zoo we live in
we should be a hive that thrives to make honey and work as a team
but we kill our selves each year and point
08/21/2012 11:58:45 AM
Let's spread Rasoolullah's (pbuh) words around the globe, update your status on social media
Moderation is one of the attributes of prophethood (Tirmizi).
One who believes in Allah and the life Hereafter must avoid sitting around a table where alcohol is being served (Hakim).
Calling bad names to a believer is sin and fighting with him is tantamount to disbelief (Bukhari).
Good company is better than seclusion and seclusion is better than bad company (Nisai).
One who controls his tongue [..]
08/12/2012 09:56:05 AM
The Prophet (??? ???? ???? ????) said: "Fear Allah and treat all your children fairly." (Book -Muslim)
Treat Your Children Fairly So That They Can Treat Their Future Children Fairly ! And Good Parents Are The Best Example For Their Children !
08/09/2012 09:38:27 AM
Zakat occupies an important position in Islamic law and the Islamic social system. It is not given as a favour nor as a gift but is rather as a duty where the amount is calculated in accordance with divine instruction. It is a major Islamic duty either given by the individual or collected by the state in order to fulfill a particular social service. The one who gives it does not hold favour for doing so, and the beneficiary does not have to beg for it; the Islamic social system could never be ba [..]
07/31/2012 20:10:34 PM
07/29/2012 00:50:29 AM
FASTINGfrom dawn to duskis an act of worship done for Allah. The Abd draws closer to His Lord by staying away from things he loves and desires like food, drink and sex. As a result, he achieves a sense of truthfulness in faith and completeness in his servitude to Allah, thereby increasing his love for Allah and longing for the reward Allah has prepared for His true slaves.
This is because the person who fasts gives up what he likes and desires only for the sake of something that is more [..]
07/17/2012 10:10:54 AM
1. Ask Allah to enable you to reach Ramadan and to get the most out of it as the Salaf (early generation of pious people) used to do.
2. Intend to fast every day with Iman and pure intention seeking the reward from Allah alone. The Prophet peace be upon him said, Whoever fasts in Ramadan with Iman and seeking reward (from Allah) his past sins will be forgiven. (Bukhari)
3. Read the whole Quran at least once as the Prophet peace be upon him did.
4. Have Suhoor as the Prophet peace be upo [..]
07/15/2012 12:40:41 PM
The earth rotates on its axis at one thousand miles an hour; if it turned at one hundred miles an hour, our days and nights would be ten times as long as now, and the hot sun would then burn up our vegetation during each long day, while in the long night any surviving sprout would freeze.
Again, the sun, source of our life, has a surface temperature of 12,000 degrees Fahrenheit, and our earth is, just far enough away so that this 'eternal fire" warms us just enough and not too much! If the su [..]