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"There is no good in most of their secret conferences, apart from the one who enjoins charity and kindness and peace-making among people, whoever does that, seeking the pleasure of Allah, we shall bestow on him a great rewards"
(TM Qur'an An-Nisa: 114)

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The Month of Rajab: Merits and Precepts: Taqi UsmaniTopic: Excerpts - Other
Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. Lailatul-mi'raj SHABE MERAJ MIRAJ This month was regarded as one of the sacred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum) in Islamic Months: Merits and Precepts By Mufti Taqi Usmani | which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet . It is ...
Published: Friday 23 May, 2014
The Reward for Abstaining from HarāmTopic: Excerpts - Other
The Reward for Abstaining from Harām BISMILLĀHIR RAHMĀNIR RAHĪMGlory to Allāh and Salutations on the Holy Prophet Muhammad Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wasallam. A pious student was once studying in Delhi and would sleep in a nearby Masjid. One night, a young woman was on...
Published: Wednesday 07 May, 2014
Hadhrat Zaid bin Su'na (RadhiAllāhu ‘anhu)Topic: Excerpts - Other
BISMILLĀHIR RAHMĀNIR RAHĪM Glory to Allah and Salutations on the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wasallam). THE SUBLIME AKHLĀQ OF RASULULLĀH (SALL-ALLĀHU ‘ALAIHI WASALLAM) The Conversion to Islām of Hadhrat Zaid bin Su'na (RadhiAllāhu ‘...
Published: Tuesday 11 March, 2014
Forthcoming Book COMMENTARY ON THE ABRAHAMIC PRAYERTopic: Excerpts - Other
Of all the supplications recited by Muslims around the world, perhaps the most oft-repeated are the supplications connected with the five daily prayers, among which is the closing supplication called the al-Salat al-Ibrahimiyya, or the Abrahamic Prayer, which extols our master Muhammad Seal of the P...
Published: Friday 20 December, 2013
Fiqh-us-Sunnah : Volume 2 - Fiqh 2.105 - 2.154Topic: Excerpts - Other
Fiqh 2.105 - 2.154 Fiqh 2.105: Different ways of offering salatul Khauf: -1- If the enemy is not in the direction of the qiblah, then the imam should lead a group in the performance of one rak'ah after which he should wait until they complete the second rak'ah by themselves, and then, they sho...
Published: Tuesday 10 December, 2013
Guidance from the Holy Qur'an By Syed Abul Hasan Ali NadwiTopic: Excerpts - Other
It is the Qur'an alone which enriches us. Let us present before you some gems gleaned from the treasure-house that is the Qur'an. Its wealth suffices for the whole of mankind. Only the Qur'an can enrich the super-rich, might rulers and flourishing business tycoons. It can change their fortunes. Rath...
Published: Thursday 12 September, 2013
AL-MIQDAAD IBN `AMR (Radhi Allahu Anhu)Topic: Excerpts - Other
The First Muslim Cavalryman His companions said about him, "The first cavalryman to strive in the way of Allah was Al-Miqdaad Ibn Al-Aswad, our hero, and Al-Miqdaad lbn `Amr was one and the same person." The story behind this was that Al-Miqdaad Ibn `Amr was in alliance with Al-Aswad lbn Abd Y...
Published: Tuesday 27 August, 2013
SA’IID IBN `AAMIR (Radhi Allahu Anhu)Topic: Excerpts - Other
Greatness Under Worn-out Garments Does any of us know this man or have any of us ever heard his name before? Most probably, the majority of us, if not all, have not heard his name mentioned before. I imagine that you wonder, who is Sa’iid Ibn `Aamir? Well, you are about to embark on a journey bac...
Published: Friday 23 August, 2013
ABU DHAR AL-GHIFAARIY (Radhi Allahu Anhu)Topic: Excerpts - Other
The Leader of Opposition and an Enemy of Wealth Cheerfully and happily did he turn toward Makkah. Indeed, the difficulty of his journey and the hard, burning desert sand made him suffer pain. However, the goal he was striving to reach made him forget his pain and filled his soul with joy and deli...
Published: Monday 01 July, 2013
Earlier Scholars Better grounded : Imam Al-ShatibiTopic: Excerpts - Other
The second condition is that the books of the earlier scholars in the intended discipline be studied, because they were better grounded in the discipline as compared to the later scholars. The basis of this statement is experienced and reports. As for experience, this is what is witnessed whatever t...
Published: Monday 11 March, 2013
An Excerpt From The Book:The Life of Muhammad(SAW) -Abdul HameedTopic: Excerpts - Other
Muhammad's heart was perturbed by the sad lot of the human race. He would reflect for hours. Given to solitary musing, he was wont to pass long periods in retirement among the hills and ravines in the neighbourhood of Mecca. Of these one in particular was his favourite resort - a cave of Hira, i...
Published: Monday 04 March, 2013
Islamic History : 632 - 633 (Death of the Prophet(S) to Abu bakrTopic: Excerpts - Other
From A Chronology of Islamic History by H.U. Rahman , Ta-Ha Publishers. By now, the Prophet(saws) has united a larger part of Arabia than anyone had done before, and pagan cults died out as the number of converts to Islam increased everywhere. He led a Pilgrimage to the Ka'aba in the months of Marc...
Published: Friday 25 January, 2013
The Way of MuhammadTopic: Excerpts - Other
It was with a certain reluctance that I agreed to a new edition of this early work of mine, and this only after some minor editing to remove errors which I can now perceive. The original intention of the work was to show that it was possible to grasp the meaning of Islam in terms of the European exi...
Published: Sunday 13 January, 2013
Malcolm X's (Malik El Shabazz) Letter From the Hajj to HarlemTopic: Excerpts - Other
An Excerpt from: The Autobiography of Malcolm X With the assistance of Alex Haley, Penguin Classics, Paperback 512 Pages “Never have I been so highly honored.  Never have I been made to feel more humble and unworthy.  Who would believe the blessings that have been heaped upon an American Negro?  A ...
Published: Monday 10 September, 2012
The Muslim and His Wife: Islamic View of Marriage and WomanTopic: Excerpts - Other
The Ideal Muslim The True Islamic Personality - As Defined in the Qur'an and the Sunnah by Dr. Muhammad 'Ali al Hashimi, Translated by Nasiruddin al Khattab Revised by Ibrahim. Kunna and Abu Aya Sulaiman 'Abdus Sabur, Source Chapter 4 The Muslim and His Wife Islamic View of Marriage...
Published: Friday 30 December, 2011
Your best companion is a book. Best FriendTopic: Excerpts - Other
Your best companion is a book An activity that brings about joy is for you to read a book and develop your mind through the acquisition of knowledge. Al-Jaahiz, an Arab writer from centuries ago, advised one to repel anxiety through the reading of books: "The book is a companion that does not p...
Published: Tuesday 06 September, 2011
Muhammad Hamidullah, The World Famed ScholarTopic: Excerpts - Other
Muhammad Hamidullah, the world famed scholar who knew 24 languages and wrote 170 books in 22 languages, lived in France for about 50 years. His greatest contribution is the translation of the Holy Qur’an into three languages — English, French and German. He was an authority on Islamic and internat...
Published: Tuesday 23 August, 2011
Sabr & Shukr -Patience & gratitude, Maulana Ashraf Ali ThanviTopic: Excerpts - Other
(Chapter 23) of How To Live As A Muslim | HAYAATUL MUSLIMEEN Maulana Thanvi Sabr and Shukr Among the attributes essential for man’s spiritual as well as worldly progress and prosperity are Sabr (patience) and Shukr (gratitude). The conditions and circumstances which occur to man, be th...
Published: Friday 20 May, 2011
Cure For Worries By Mufti Taqi Usmani Discourses on Islamic WayTopic: Excerpts - Other
Cure for Worries By Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani From Discourses on Islamic Way of Life ( Vol:10) All praise for Allah. We praise Him and seek His help and His forgiveness and we believe in Him and rely on Him. We seek refuge with Allah from (the evils of our selves and the vices of our deeds...
Published: Thursday 17 March, 2011
Questions to ask a prospective husbandTopic: Excerpts - Other
Questions to ask a prospective husband When choosing a partner, there are numerous issues which may lead to friction and conflict. Following the principle that prevention is better than cure, it seems wise to air these issues before a match is finalized. Some of the issues may appear trivial or m...
Published: Thursday 10 March, 2011
Malfoozat: Anecdotes and Quotes of Maulana Thanwi (RA)Topic: Excerpts - Other
Anecdotes and Quotes of Maulana Thanawi (RA) Category: SOUND The following are from 'Malfoozat', a book of anecdotes by Hakim ul-Ummat, Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanawi (ra): When a woman attains nisbat-e-batini, she acquires a lofty and a wonderful pedestal. Once during a drought, people went t...
Published: Wednesday 01 December, 2010
A Young Muslim’s Guide to the Modern World, IntroductionTopic: Excerpts - Other
A Young Muslim’s Guide to the Modern World SEYYED HOSSEIN NASR A Young Muslim’s Guide to the Modern World, by one of Islam’s greatest contemporary scholars, was written specifically for Muslims, and in particular young Muslims, urging them to become familiar with their religion and to gain an unde...
Published: Tuesday 02 November, 2010
The Intentions of Marriage By Al Habib Aydrus, Kitab an-niyatTopic: Excerpts - Other
“Kitab an-niyat كتاب النيات (book of intentions)” by Al Habib Muhammad bin A’lawi al-A’idarus (Sa’d) The Intentions of Marriage The following are intentions one should have when entering into marriage. The intentions were composed b...
Published: Tuesday 21 September, 2010
The Ethics of Disagreement in Islam: Taha Jabir Al-Alwani. The MTopic: Excerpts - Other
Chapter One: The Malaise of Discord The contemporary Muslim world is afflicted by numerous diseases which have spread to almost every aspect of its being. Moral torpor and intellectual paralysis, subversion from within, subjugation from without, the absence of justice and fair dealing, exploitation...
Published: Thursday 03 June, 2010
TEN WAYS OF AVOIDING THE HARM OF JINN & PROTECTING ONESELF AGAINST THE DEVILS FROM The Jinn & Human Sickness: Remedies in light of the Quraan & Sunnah HB,376PP, Dr. Abu'l-Mundhir Khaleel ibn Ibrahim Ameen, Darussalam Publishers 1. Seek refuge with Allah from the traps of the devils 2. Re...
Published: Wednesday 26 May, 2010
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