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Your Time is Your Most Valuable Asset

Work is the vocation of the living; idleness is death. Time idly wasted, according to Imam Ibn Al-Qayyim, is even more severe than death: “Wasting time cuts you off from Allah and the hereafter, whereas death cuts you off from worldly life and its people.” This world is people’s farm, whose yield they harvest in the hereafter; those who sow …

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The Importance of Ikhlās

During our life we go through different phases; we go to school, then we go to university, then we graduate and get jobs in which we get decently paid. What necessitates the accomplishment of them all is hard work and sincere dedication which pays off in the long run. However, at whatever point in life we may currently be, we …

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Do You Know That US Liberty Statue Represented a Muslim Woman?

With the current debate in the US about refugees from the Muslim world, it would be interesting to highlight some little-known facts about Lady Liberty. It might be shocking to many to know that the statue itself was originally intended to represent a female Egyptian peasant as a Colossus of Rhodes for the Industrial Age. People are more familiar with the …

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Imam Siraj: Happiness Takes Work

In this inspiring lecture, Imam Siraj Wahhaj speaks about the goal that each and every one yarns for; happiness. Sharing reflections on different -stories and real life stories, from the past and present and offers his prescription to achieve happiness. In this Video: -When the Prophet’s child died -Marrying a pretty girl is the answer? -Story of a famous singer …

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Deduct My Debt from My Zakah

The debt that is on you is deductible from the total Zakatable properties (including cash) if it is going to be paid out of them. But if it is going to be paid out of future income, it is not deductible. Example: you have cash 10,000 on which the hawl has passed and Zakah is now to be calculated. You also have …

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Entertaining Ourselves to Death

How your daily entertainment can affect your spirituality More often than not, you will find yourself mindlessly surfing through channels to fill up the free slots in your routine; or maybe to fill up the emptiness inside. For some, the best way to unwind is with a favourite show and a jar of cookies. And so it begins—the cycle of …

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Let’s monitor our hearts

Abu Bakr wasn’t poor like Abu Dharr or Abu Hurayrah, but he was better than them. He wasn’t perpetually tortured like Khabab and Bilal, or Sumayyah and Yasir, but he was better than them. He wasn’t severely injured in battle like Talha or Abu Ubaydah or Khalid, but he was better than them. He wasn’t martyred like Hamza or Umar …

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The Prostration is an Independent act of Worship-

No scholar or disciple of Fiqh can deny Imam Ash-Shawkani’s rank and status among the greatest distinguished Islamic Jurists. He reached a level of Ijtihad that few people have attained. Imam Ash-Shawkani has left behind a hoard of treasure in the science of Fiqh,Usul,Aqeedah, Minhaj and Hadith.   After looking at his study titled, ”بحث في أن السجود بمجرد من …

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Merits of Friday

Allah (swt) says: “O you who have believed, when (the Adhan) is called for the Salah on the day of Al-Jumuah (Friday), then proceed to the remembrance of Allah and leave trade. That is better for you, if only you knew. And when the Salah has been concluded, disperse within the land and seek from the bounty of Allah, and …

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I Want to Commit Zina

Mufti Menk gives some very strong advice about fornication.

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