Corruption of Aqidah, Ibadah and Life

  Ramadhan has passed and left us. We pray that Allah has accepted our siyam, qiyam, lailatul qadr and all of the deeds we’ve done in the month. Ameen.   In the next 11 months, we hope to be given the opportunity to do more good deeds and to serve mankind with love, care and […]

Ad-Deen An-Naseehah

  Reported by Tamim ibn Aus ad-Daari (may Allah be pleased with him): The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “The deen (religion) is naseehah (advice, sincerity).” We said, “To whom?” He (ﷺ) said, “To Allah, His Book, His Messenger, and to the leaders of the Muslims and their common folk.” [Muslim]   The Prophet (ﷺ) said: “The […]

Rejoice in Following the Sunnah and Safeguard against the Desires

  Allah ‘azza wa jall said:   قُلْ بِفَضْلِ اللَّـهِ وَبِرَحْمَتِهِ فَبِذَلِكَ فَلْيَفْرَحُوا هُوَ خَيْرٌ مِّمَّا يَجْمَعُونَ Say, “In the bounty of Allah and in His mercy – in that let them rejoice; it is better than what they accumulate.” [Surah Yunus (10):58]   Narrated from Abdullah ibn Amru (may Allah be pleased with him), […]

Abdur-Rahman Ibn Sakhr (Radhi-Allahu ‘anhu): The Life and Times

We hear Abu Hurayrah’s name (May Allah be Pleased with him) being mentioned in many speeches, Friday khutbahs, in the books of hadith, sirah, fiqh and ibadah. He is from the Daws tribe that lived in the Tihamah region located along the Red Sea’s coast in southern Arabia. When the chieftain at-Tufayl ibn Amr returned […]

10 Advice For The Youth by Sheikh Abdur-Razzaq Al-Badr

O fortunate youth! These are wills that I shall advise you, an advice of love and compassion, that if you take it, it shall be the cause for your well-being and the reason for your victory, and your heedfulness in your world and your hereafter.   1. Guard Your Obligations It is obligatory upon you […]

Amanah

Narrated Ma’qil, he heard the Prophet (ﷺ) saying, “Any man whom Allah has given the authority of ruling some people and he does not look after them in an honest manner, they will not enter Paradise nor smell its fragrance.” Hudzaifah (r.a) also said, “Allah’s Apostle (ﷺ) related to us two prophetic narrations, one of […]

Book Review: The Fragile Vessels – Rights and Obligations Between the Spouses in Islam

The author laments that many Muslim marriages today are influenced by non-Islamic cultures and practices, thus his reason for writing four books that comprise the series The Muslim Family. His goal is “to promote true Islam that derives from Allah’s SWT Book, His Messenger’s SAW Sunnah, and the sahabah’s understanding… Our mission, then, is to […]

The Greeting on the Day of ‘Eid

It is not established from The Prophet’s (salallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) hadith, however it is established from The Companions (radhiallahu ‘anhum). From Jarir bin Nufair, he said: “When the Companions of the Prophet (radhiallahu ‘anhum) meet on the day of ‘Eid, they would say to each other: “Taqabbalallahu minna wa minka (May Allah accept from […]

5 Ways To Help Rectify Your Heart

  Rectification of the heart requires several things, and with Allah alone we seek protection.   1. Improving the Connection with Allah   Verily the hearts of men are in Allah’s Hands, as the Prophet (peace and blessings upon him) said in an authentic hadith: “Indeed the hearts are between two of Allah’s Fingers. He […]

10 Parenting Tips

Here are some tips on parenting in Islam, extracted from Sheikh Abdur-Razzaq bin Abdul Muhsin Al-Badr’s (Professor at the Islamic University of Madinah, Teacher at the Prophet’s Mosque, may Allah preserve him) lecture entitled “Tarbiyyatul Abnaa.”   Tip 1: Make Dua for Your Children Always make dua to Allah swt to guide your children to the correct path, […]