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lessons from jibril

Lessons from Jibril

In one of the most seminal hadith, Abu Hurairah narrated: One day while the Prophet (ﷺ) was sitting in the company of some people, (The angel) Jibril came and asked, ‘What is imaan (faith)?’...


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Mental Health Issues and Islam

Mental Health Issues and Islam

  By the soul and the One who perfected it And inspired it of good and evil Successful is the one who purifies it, And failure is his who corrupts it. (91:7-10)...


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Protecting our Children from Atheism

Protecting our Children from Atheism

Why Belief has to be Coupled with Thought Indeed, in the creation of the heavens and the earth and the alternation of the day and the night are evidence (of the existence of God)...


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The Essence of Eid al Adha

The Essence of Eid al Adha

The Essence of Eid al Adha Anas ibn Malik (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated: When the Messenger of Allah (peace be on him) came to Medina, the people had two days on...


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the nafs vs the truth

(2:58-59) The Nafs vs The Truth

The Battle between Self Interest and Truth And remember We said: “Enter this town and eat of the plenty therein as ye wish; but enter the gate with humility, in posture and in words,...


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(2:45-46) How to Tame the Nafs

(2:45-46) How to Tame the Nafs

How to Escape the Clutches of the Nafs  Seek help through patience and prayer. It is indeed exacting, but not for those who are humble in their hearts, (45) Who bear in mind that...


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Hajj Reflections 3 - Ikhlas and Taqwa

Hajj Reflections 3 – Ikhlas and Taqwa

Makkah Al Mukarramah: The time and the place Allah Almighty described the Ka’ba: ‘The first house established for mankind is the one at Bakka; blessed, and guidance for all people. (3:96) The majesty of...


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Will Allah Accept my Deeds?

Will Allah Accept my Deeds?

  What Makes One Deed Acceptable to Allah but Not Another? ‘And say: Work; so Allah will see your work and (so will) His Messenger and the believers; and you shall be brought back...


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