My Islamic Notes

List of Ayaat of Quraanic Du’aas that Begin with قل

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم  الحمد لله رب العالمين وصلى الله وسلم على رسول الله وعلى آله وأصحابه ومن اهتدى بهديه إلى يوم الدين With every new bit of information we learn about the Quraan, doesn’t that do something to your heart? It makes that poor thing flutter with happiness and soar into the skies of […]

Time Management – Sh. Musleh Khan

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم You and I are nothing more than hours and minutes. The first thing to remember in managing time is writing as much as you can as a talk is delivered. Imam Ahmad (R) has said that Ibn Ma’een (R) had been created to separate the liars from the truthful ones. He […]

Quotes from Sh. Kamal el Mekki’s Brave Talk

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (To the feminists)”Who said your role model is today’s man?” ‎”The easiest way to bully someone into submission is by re-evaluating how they think about themselves. You can’t bully someone who has ‘Izzah(God-given dignity) . And ‘Izzah only stems from a strong relationship with Allah SWT.” “Allah SWT has sent me […]

What is Sacrifice?

“We don’t sacrifice, we invest. It’s an investment in the Akhira.” – Sh. Alaa, OUC, May 2012

‘Ulema: “Divide your time into 3 Parts…” – Sh. Musleh Khan

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Scholars have said that divide your time into 3 parts: 1. Personal time: groceries, shopping, daily chores & responsibilities. 2. People time: time to accept invitations, socialize, be with family. Don’t seclude yourself, it is not within Islam to do so. 3. Religion time: time where it is you and Allah […]

Brief Advice for New Muslim Couples – Sh. Alaa

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم 1. The Boat Theory : you both are now in the same boat in this ocean called ‘life’. And there’s no smooth sailing in this ocean (life). That’ll be in Jannah inshaa’Allah. Even Prophet salalahu ‘alayhi wasalam had challenges in marital life. You have to work it together. You mustn’t compete […]

Surat’l Jinn, ayah 10: Why does Allah SWT use the passive voice? *edited*

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم In the Arabic language there’s the concept of active and passive ‘voice’. What does active mean and what does passive mean? Brief example: Active form would be: He helped. We know who helped here. Passive form: He was helped. We don’t know who helped him here. Notice: the active form has the […]