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Make way for the change…

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين If the Prophets’ complained to Allah SWT alone every single time, what makes us think we can live without doing that? What makes us think we’re stronger than them? And what makes […]

The Reality of Death

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين The reality of death does not hit an individual unless someone close to him experiences death or has a near-death experience himself. Something of the latter sort happened to me last night. […]

“تضرع (taDuru’) is so important that…”

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين And We have already sent [messengers] to nations before you, [O Muhammad]; then We seized them with poverty and hardship (health-wise etc.) that perhaps they might humble themselves [to Us]. [Surat’l An’aam, […]

The First Thing that Extinguishes…

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين إذا لم يكن من الله عون للفتى ***** فأول ما يقضي عليه اجتهاده If there is no assistance of Allah سبحانه و تعالى for the young lad ***** then the first thing […]

Personal Recommendation: Lisaan ul Quran [Arabic Grammar E-books]

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين Learning the language of the Qur’an made easy. This book teaches Arabic grammar by using examples from the Qur’an. Explanations are in English. Prepared by teachers of Madrasa Ayesha Siddiqah in Karachi, […]

What could be a Better Compensation?!

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين “How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?” William Shakespeare  ~ I have lots of good memories attached to Surat at-Taghabun. Whenever I needed […]

The One whom Allah SWT has Protected against the Shaytan

Narrated Alqamah: I went to Shaam (and asked: “Who is here?”) The people said, “Abu Ad-Darda.” Abu Darda said, “Is the person whom Allah has protected against Satan, (as Allah’s Apostle said) amongst you?” The sub-narrator, Mughira said that the person who was given Allah’s Refuge through the tongue of the Prophet was ‘Ammar (bin […]