بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Indeed, in the creation of the heavens and earth, and the alternation of the night and the day, and the [great] ships which sail through the sea with that which benefits people, and what Allah has sent down from the heavens of rain, giving life thereby to the earth after its … Continue reading Nurture that wonder
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم So remember Me; I will remember you. And be grateful to Me and do not deny Me. [Al Baqara: 152] After mentioning His favours upon us, Allah asks us to do His dhikr which will elevate us to the point where Allah will remember us and mention us. So how can … Continue reading What is Dhikr of Allah?
When the hypocrites were invited to believe in Allah, they asked shall we believe as the fools have believed? Who are these people whom the hypocrites labelled fools? They were the Saabiqoon al Awwaloon, the first of the firsts.
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Alif, Lam, Meem. This is the Book about which there is no doubt, a guidance for those conscious of Allah [Al Baqara: 1,2] Sura Al Fatiha was our conversation to our Rabb, our prayer to Him to grant us the guidance. To grant us a map so we may navigate through … Continue reading Condition to Receive Guidance
Many non-Muslims who are genuinely interested in studying Quran and Islam often face a few challenges. This article is an attempt at making things clearer for our fellow brothers and sisters who are trying to study the Quran and Islam. The first question is which is the most authentic translation in English? We believe that … Continue reading How to Approach the Study of Quran – A Guide for Non-Muslims
When we decide to love Allah and obey Him, then Ikhlas is to stick to this decision, and obey Allah even if it is against our very own inclination. Even if it is against our inner feelings, against our own wishes.
If you see a person who has a bucket of paint thrown over them, what is the first thing you will notice about him? Will you notice his face, his clothes or any other detail about him first? Or will the first thing you will notice is that this person is drenched in paint?
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم This is the Book about which there is no doubt, a guidance for those conscious of Allah [Al Baqara ,02] The word Allah uses here is al-muttaqeen. For the students of Arabic, muttaqoon or muttaqeen is a noun. There is no equivalent noun in English for this word so it has … Continue reading Al-Muttaqoon
Alhamd is a powerful word. It means both praising and thanking. Arabic has separate words for both praise and thanks (gratitude) but alhamd combines both of these. It is a praise which arises out of gratitude.
Shaitan offers us is instant gratification, even if it is less. And what Allah offers us is infinite yet it is not for instant grabs. We have to wait to get it, sometimes wait until we die.