By Sh. Mirza Yawar Baig from muslimmatters.org I wrote in my book, Islam for Beginners: ”It has been said that true bankruptcy is a full belly and an empty soul. Religion must be a matter of conscious choice.” So here’s a checklist to show us the state of our soul. 1. How much time do you … Continue reading Checklist for Spiritual Development
These are compilation stories which show how prophet Muhammad SAW (PBUH) responded to some circumstances and taught his followers to have tolerance towards people, even though they are disbelievers, and wrongdoing person. This kind of ethics is one of signs of His Prophethood. Read the rest of article at questionsonislam.com 1. He was a jew but … Continue reading Tolerant, An Exemplary Ethics of the Prophet (PBUH)
By Dr. Yasir Qadhi Forty is a special age. It’s the quintessential age of mid-life. It’s older than ‘young’, but younger than ‘old’. It’s an age where one has typically finished jumping all the hoops that society and education and starting a family require, and where one now looks forward to thinking about the major … Continue reading 10 For 20 at 40 – Ten Pieces of Advice I’d Give to My Twenty-Year Old Self Now That I’m Forty
"Indeed, Satan is an enemy to you; so take him as an enemy. He only invites his party to be among the companions of the Blaze." (Fatir 35:6) All praise and thanks are due to Allah. I stumbled upon this, pretty interesting story about how satan tricks a person and without ones realize that he … Continue reading Barsisa the Worshipper and Deception From Shaytaan (Satan)
All praise and thanks are due to Allah. It is said that among the students and mureeds (disciples who seek spiritual elevation / enlightenment through the attainment of purification of their soul from all evil desires and tendencies under the guidance of a spiritual guide who has in turn completely attained this purification and high … Continue reading Eight Advices of Life from Hatim Bin Ism
All praise and thanks are due to Allah. The Story of Ḥārithah ibn Al-Nu‘mān Hārithah ibn al-Nu‘mān was one of the companions of the Prophet, sallā Allāhu ‘alaihi wa sallam. He was an Ansārī (from Madinah) who participated in all battles, which the Prophet sallā Allāhu ‘alaihi wa sallam participated. However, Hārithah ibn al-Nu‘mān is … Continue reading What Made Harithah Ibn Al-Nu’man A Qur’an Reciter In Paradise?
All praise and thanks are due to Allah. "Say: are they equal, those who poses knowledge and those who do not?" Al-Zumar (39:9). Life is meant to be spent to learn about beneficial knowledge (for example: Fiqh (jurisprudence), Tafsir Qur’an or Ahadeeth, communication or public speaking skill, medical knowledge and so on) that will help … Continue reading Ten Useless Matters