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Friday: A day like no other

By |2019-01-17T09:13:45+00:00November 5th, 2015|Islamic General|

“O You who believe! When the call is given to the prayer of the day of Jummah then hasten towards the remembrance of Allah and leave all buying and selling.” (62:9) Friday serves as the weekly ‘eid’ for the Muslim community throughout the world. It is a day that reinforces the brotherhood of the community, [...]

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Passing the examination of life

By |2019-01-17T09:13:45+00:00November 5th, 2015|Islamic General|

If in any school, university, college or institute, questions of an examination are given or there is a paper ‘leak-out’, the examination is cancelled or reset. Allah Ta’ala has given us the final question paper consisting of three outwardly simple questions. The preparation time has also been given – i.e. our lives. The examiners are [...]

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The Glorious Qur’an: The Unbreakable Rope of Rescue

By |2019-01-17T09:13:45+00:00November 5th, 2015|Islamic General|

“And We sent down in the Quran such things in which there are a healing and mercy for the believers…” (17:82) The Glorious Qur’an serves as an inspiration to millions of Muslims who regard it as a boundless reservoir of guidance and hope. The Quran shapes our thinking and determines our values. It provides comfort [...]

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Backbiting and Slander

By |2019-01-17T09:13:45+00:00November 5th, 2015|Islamic General|

And why did you not, when you heard it, say? “It is not right of us to speak of this: Glory to God, this is a most serious slander“ (Quran 24:16) A commentary on one of the most destructive of major sins Islam is a religion of peace, love and compassion. Lies, suspicion, back biting, [...]

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Dua (Supplication) – The tool for asking what you want…

By |2019-01-17T09:13:45+00:00November 5th, 2015|Islamic General|

Trials, tribulations and challenges are part of every person’s life. However, to counter that, Allah has provided us a very powerful tool – and that is the tool of du’a or asking Allah for help and his mercy when we need it. And we need it all the time… However, to understand trials and tribulations [...]

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Importance / Power of Istighfar

By |2019-01-17T09:13:45+00:00November 5th, 2015|Islamic General|

Istighfar (Astaghfirullah) is the gateway of relief and happiness. Whenever you are in distress start reciting it and Insha Allah it will take you out of your anxiety and will put you in a peaceful situation and will give you happiness. • Istighfar removes anxiety and duas are answered. • Istighfar opens the door of [...]

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What can we do in 1 minute?

By |2019-01-17T09:13:45+00:00November 5th, 2015|Islamic General|

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “When I say ‘Subhaan Allaah, wa’l-hamdu Lillah, wa laa ilaah ill-Allaah, wa Allaahu akbar (Glory be to Allaah, praise be to Allaah, there is no god except Allaah, and Allaah is Most Great)’, this is more beloved to me than all that the sun [...]

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Five before Five

By |2019-01-17T09:13:45+00:00November 5th, 2015|Islamic General|

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Compassionate. All praise be to Allah, and may peace and blessings be upon the most noble of the Prophets and Messengers The Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) said: “Take benefit of five before five: your youth before your old age, your health before your sickness, [...]

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Your Heaven, Your Hell

By |2019-01-17T09:13:45+00:00November 5th, 2015|Islamic General|

A person once asked Prophet Muhammad, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam, “What is the right of the parent’s over their children?” He answered: “They are your heaven and hell.” [Ibn Majah].This beautiful Hadith answers in just three words (in the original Arabic) not only what but also why. We are to honor them, serve them, and [...]

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The Pond of Kauthar

By |2019-01-17T09:13:46+00:00November 5th, 2015|Islamic General|

On the day of Qiyamat – when mankind will be gathered on the plains of Mahshar – the masses will be overcome by thirst. On that day each Prophet (AS) will be at a designated pond of water, to quench the thirst of the believers of their respective Ummats. The largest pond of water with [...]

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