admin on April 2nd, 2010

يَا بَنِي آدَمَ لَا يَفْتِنَنَّكُمُ الشَّيْطَانُ كَمَا أَخْرَجَ أَبَوَيْكُم مِّنَ الْجَنَّةِ يَنزِعُ عَنْهُمَا لِبَاسَهُمَا لِيُرِيَهُمَا سَوْآتِهِمَا ۗ إِنَّهُ يَرَاكُمْ هُوَ وَقَبِيلُهُ مِنْ حَيْثُ لَا تَرَوْنَهُمْ ۗ إِنَّا جَعَلْنَا الشَّيَاطِينَ أَوْلِيَاءَ لِلَّذِينَ لَا يُؤْمِنُونَ O Children of Adam! Let not Shaitan (Satan) deceive you, as he got your parents [Adam and Hawwa (Eve)] out of Paradise, [...]

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admin on March 28th, 2010

Disclaimer: I wrote this a whiiilleee back, so it’s a bit outdated Last weekend I entered an Islamic bookstore and took a deep breath, indulging in the sweet smell of new books. I love to read so much, and being in that doorway put my heart at ease. I walked to the nearest shelf and [...]

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admin on March 26th, 2010

It was just one of those days that make you want to crawl back into bed, put your covers over your head, and sleep until things just fix themselves. But I crawled out of bed, got dressed and moved on with my life. Why? Why didn’t I just sulk in my unhappy state? Because I [...]

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admin on January 17th, 2010

Bismillah, I came accross this story and decided to share so that we all can benefit. It is reported that Ibrâhîm b. Adham (d162H) – Allâh have mercy on him – once passed through the market of Basrah. People gathered around him and asked: O Abû Ishâq, Allâh the Exalted says in his Book. ‘Call [...]

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admin on May 3rd, 2009

Assalamu Alaykum, I came across some advice from the pious people of our past (Rahimahum Allah) for those striving to be Students of Knowledge. Hudayfah (radi-Allaahu ‘anhu) said: The Messenger of Allaah (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhe wa sallam) related two matters to us. I have seen one of them, and I am waiting for the other. He [...]

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admin on April 23rd, 2009

Assalamu Alaykum, Advice in Islam holds high status. We are commanded again and again to command good and forbid evil. I was reading up on advice and found some share-worthy information… In Tafsir Surat Luqman by Imaam Ibn Kathir He talks about the Ayah in which Luqmaan  (rahimahu Allah) advises his son to command the [...]

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admin on August 4th, 2008

Slit Wrists. Lay Back. Blood Flowing. Room Spinning. Black Spots. Red Stains. Pain. Numbness. Unconscious. Death. Suicide. What causes people to take the final step? The step that sends them plummeting to the world of death. Do they not know that once they do this…once they commit to death…they are to go to a place [...]

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