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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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Verily, After Hardship Comes Ease By Shaykh ‘Aaidh Al-QarniTopic: Excerpts - Other
Verily, After Hardship Comes Ease By Shaykh ‘Aaidh Al-Qarni At a time in which the Muslims are beset with trials from every periphery, it is a time when Muslims should continue being Muslims, only better Muslims. I would say to my dear brothers and sisters in Islam “don’t be sad”; if y...
Published: Wednesday 07 April, 2010
Understanding Islam and the MuslimsTopic: Excerpts - Other
This page was incorporated from the book, Understanding Islam and the Muslims, prepared by The Islamic Affairs Department, The Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Washington DC., Consultants The Islamic Texts Society, Cambridge, UK, 1989. What is Islam ? Islam is not a new religion, but the same truth th...
Published: Friday 04 December, 2009
Islamic Jurisprudence According to the Four Sunni Schools -Topic: Excerpts - Other
Translator's Preface: Islamic Jurisprudence According to the Four Sunni Schools - Given the specialized nature of the material contained in the present work, I encountered inevitable translation-related difficulties at times, but as Providence would have it, I was given an invaluable consultant in ...
Published: Wednesday 15 July, 2009
The False Growth Cycle Inherent in the Credit-based EconomyTopic: Excerpts - Other
The False Growth Cycle Inherent in the Credit-based Economy Together with some Historical Illustrations Modern economists are obsessed with the idea of 'growth' – credit growth, money growth, economic growth – the list goes on. But the questions we must ask are: Is this growth sustainable? Is the...
Published: Thursday 18 June, 2009
Speaking Plainly In Berlin, Germany :Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi .Topic: Excerpts - Other
Islam The Only Way by Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi It is the first occasion on which I have the privilege of addressing the mighty German nation to convey to them the message of Islam in this great city of Berlin. I am fully conscious of the heavy responsibility that rests on my shoulders and the delic...
Published: Wednesday 04 March, 2009
Easy Good Deeds: Teaching Religion, To Learn & Fear of AllahTopic: Excerpts - Other
Extracts from "Easy Good Deeds" by Mufti Justice Mohammad Taqi Usmani, Translated by Jamil Naqvi Hence, whenever one gets a chance to teach others, particularly one’s own wife and children, any aspect of religion, one should avail it and continue doing this good deed because it is a perpetual sourc...
Published: Thursday 06 March, 2008
Conferring Sanads - Maulana Ashraf ‘Ali ThanwiTopic: Excerpts - Other
(Etiquette for Teachers and Students, compiled by Mufti Muhammad Zayd Mazahiri Nadwi from the writings of Maulana Ashraf ‘Ali Thanwi)
Published: Monday 25 February, 2008
Islamic Commercial Law An Analysis of Futures and Options IntrodTopic: Excerpts - Other
Mohammad Hashim Kamali Islamic commercial law has often been singled out as the most important area of contemporary research in relevant Islamic studies and has, in terms of overall priority, been given an even higher rating than research in applied sciences and medicine. This is due to the critica...
Published: Wednesday 31 October, 2007
The Fiqh us-Seerah By Shaykh Muhammad al-GhazaliTopic: Excerpts - Other
Someone may ask whether the world today is in need of Islam. Our answer to that is if the world is in need of knowing Allah and preparation to meet Him and give an account for what was done in this earthly life them it must have Islam. Material advancement cannot substitute one bit for adherence of ...
Published: Sunday 28 October, 2007
Abu Dharr Al-Ghifari By: Abdul Wahid HamidTopic: Excerpts - Other
From 'Companions of The Prophet', Vol. 'The earth does not carry nor the heavens cover a man more true and faithful than Abu Dharr.'
Published: Thursday 18 October, 2007
Major Collections of Hadith (Glossary of Islamic TermsTopic: Excerpts - Other
The 'sound six' are Sahih al Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, the Sunan of Abu Dawud, the Sunan of an Nasai, the Jami of at Tirmidhi and the Sunan of Ibn Majah.
Published: Friday 07 September, 2007
Gai Eaton: Choice and Responsibility in the Modern WorldTopic: Excerpts - Other
Introduction to King of the Castle If, by some strange device, a man of our century could step backwards in time and mix with the people of a distant age he would have good cause to doubt either their sanity or his own. Mountains, forests and the blue sky
Published: Wednesday 04 July, 2007
Asma Al-Husna: The Most Beautiful Names of AllahTopic: Excerpts - Other
99 Names of Allah And Allah's alone are the attributes of perfection; invoke Him, then, by these, and stand aloof from all who distort the meaning of His attributes. Al A'Raf 7:180, tr. Asad
Published: Thursday 21 June, 2007
The Story of Dala’il al-Khayrat by Sheikh Nuh Ha Mim KellerTopic: Excerpts - Other
The Story of Dala’il al-Khayrat by Sheikh Nuh Ha Mim Keller http://www.dalail.co.uk/dalail.htm Dala’il al-Khayrat, the most celebrated manual of Blessings on the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) in history, was composed by the Sufi, wali, Muslim scholar of prophetic descent, a...
Published: Tuesday 19 June, 2007
The means of developing Khushoo': Shaykh MunajjidTopic: Excerpts - Other
The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: ‘The worst type of thief is the one who steals from his prayer.’ He said, ‘O Messenger of Allaah, how can a person steal from his prayer?’ He said, ‘By not doing rukoo’ and sujood properly The one who does not do rukoo’ properly, and p...
Published: Tuesday 22 May, 2007
The Process of Self Development (The Goal in Life)By Khurram MurTopic: Excerpts - Other
Our personality comprises not only the physical body but also the mind and the heart, feelings and attitudes, character and behaviour. Proper nurturing and development of these elements of the personality will achieve desirable goals. When goals are desirable, the process of aspiring to, working tow...
Published: Friday 18 May, 2007
Idris Tawfiq's book Gardens of Delight By Halima ColumboTopic: Excerpts - Other
A Garden of Delight By Halima Columbo Freelance Writer — UK Idris spoke with affection of his past as a Roman Catholic priest that shaped the person he is today "The sweet, beautiful, and gentle message of Islam touched my heart and we should allow it to to...
Published: Wednesday 18 April, 2007
Some Smaller Surah of the Qur'an (in arabic )Topic: Excerpts - Other
Abu Ad-Darda’ (RA) narrated that the Messenger of Allah (SAW) said, “Is one of you not able to recite a third of the Qur’an every night?” They (the companions) said, “How can he (a person) recite a third of the Qur’an?” The Messenger of Allah (SAW) responded, ‘Qul Huwallahu Ahad’ (Surah Al-Ikhlas) i...
Published: Friday 09 March, 2007
The Highest Position in Paradise (Al Wasiilah)Topic: Excerpts - Other
From Chapter Three: Description of Paradise The Final Day – Paradise and Hell In the Light of the Quran and Sunnah Dr. `Umar Al-Ashqar, IIPH The highest position in Paradise was mentioned. It is al-Wasilah, which is the position of the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu `alaihi wa sallam
Published: Friday 23 February, 2007
Time in the Life of a Muslim (Dr. Yusuf al-Qaradawi) Self-InventTopic: Excerpts - Other
It is necessary for an individual to pause at the end of each day that has passed, in order to check himself and run through his achievements: What has he done in the course of the day? Why has he done it? What has he omitted? Why has he omitted it? How excellent it would be if this self-critici...
Published: Wednesday 10 January, 2007
Allaah's Blessing in day-to-day assignments.(Shah Ismail ShaheedTopic: Excerpts - Other
From 'Taqwiyaat ul-Eemaan'(Strengthening of the Faith) Allaah the Exalted has taught His slaves the norms of respect to the effect that they should remember Allaah while performing their everyday worldly chores and pay Him their tributes for the enhancement of their Faith and to secure Allaah's b...
Published: Friday 01 December, 2006
THE SICK NATIONS OF THE MODERN AGE: Sayyid Abul A'la MaududiTopic: Excerpts - Other
The whole of mankind----Muslims as well as non-Muslims, and the peoples of the East as well as the West----are today beset with a grave evil: their lives are governed by a culture that was born in crass materialism and as now totally steeped in it. The practical policies as well as the theory of thi...
Published: Friday 17 November, 2006
Riyaa:Hidden Shirk By Yasir al-Qathi, (Edited By Bilal Philips)Topic: Excerpts - Other
Riyaa= "to perform acts which are pleasing to Allah, with the intention of pleasing other than Allah". Thus riyaa originates in the heart. [O Allaah, we seek refuge in you from committing shirk knowingly, and ask your forgiveness for (the shirk that we may commit unknowingly']
Published: Tuesday 14 November, 2006
Introduction By Shaykh Ahmad Jami :The Call to the Believers inTopic: Excerpts - Other
Excerpt from The Call to the Believers in the Clear Qur'an: [(Nida' al-Mu'min fi 'l-Qur'an al-Mubin By Shaikh Ahmad Fathu'llah Jami,translated from the Arabic by Muhtar Holland 'O you people, I am only a mortal human being. The Messenger of my Lord will soon come to me, so I shall respond. I a...
Published: Thursday 02 November, 2006
The Golden Age and Decline of Islamic Civilisation: IntroductionTopic: Excerpts - Other
Muslim civilisation sprang into existence soon after the birth of Islam (7th century C.E). It lasted for a large part of the middle Ages, and began to collapse in the 13th century following the loss of the centres of Islamic power and civilisation: Cordova (1236), Valencia (1238), Seville (1248), an...
Published: Friday 13 October, 2006
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Ibn Al-Jawzi is reported to have said: 'Whoever does not read the stories of the Salaf (righteous people of the past) and the path that they tread, he can never tread that path. It is befitting for a person to know and understand that the nature of an individual (character) is like that of a thief. If a person only lives with the people of his time, his nature will steal from them and will become similar to their nature. But if he reads the lives of the Salaf, his nature will become like theirs and he will learn from their character'.       Talbis Iblee