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Attn: Muslim-Wife Series on New Blog

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين Asalamo’alaykum warahmatullah, Quick Announcement: Alhamdolilah I have begun a new series of posts on the possible ways of becoming a more God-fearing Muslim wife on my new women-only blog. Some people know […]

“…for what you seek will be facilitated by…”

Ibrahim bin Abdulwahid advised al-Maqdisi when he wanted to travel for knowledge: “Increase your recitation of the Qur’an and do not leave it; for what you seek will be facilitated to you by the amount you read.” [Dhail Tabaqat Al-Hanabilah, Ibn Rajab, 3/205]

Surat’l Hujraat Series: From Guidelines in Organizational Psychology to Household Rules, A Brief Beginning

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين Brief Introduction – Part I Surah’s Name Hujraat is the plural of hujrah which literally means room. It refers to one-room houses of the Prophet’s wives. Hujraat is mentioned only once in […]

“…you will be to me like Haroon to Musa?…”

Narrated Sa’d RA: Allah’s Apostle set out for Tabuk appointing ‘Ali as his deputy (in Medina). ‘Ali said, “Do you want to leave me with the children and women?” The Prophet said, “Will you not be pleased that you will be to me like Aaron (Haroon) to Moses? But there will be no prophet after […]

Learning from Surat’l Hujraat Series

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين Asalamo’alaykum warahmatullah, It has been on my mind for several weeks to do a series on the Surah most misunderstood: Surat at-Tawbah. It is the Surah which I passionately have fallen in […]

“…’Imraan was so enraged [at hearing this] that his eyes became red…”

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين Authentic sayings of the Prophet salalahu ‘alayhi wasalam come before Science, Rumi and any -ism! ~ Qataadah narrated, “We were sitting in a group with ‘Imraan ibn Husain and Bushair ibn Ka’b. […]

Twin of Surah al Kahf?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين Surah al-Kahf follows Surah al-Israa with which it is very closely related. According to Mawlana Amin Ahsan Islahi (1904-1997)  almost every Surah has a twin. All Surahs are arranged in pairs. Like […]