The True Meaning of New Year

2015 has come and gone, and 2016 is finally here. Have we made the right New Year resolutions that will grant us the best outcome in dunya and akhirah?   Allah said in Surah Al-Baqarah, 2:200-201:   فَمِنَ النَّاسِ مَن يَقُولُ رَبَّنَا آتِنَا فِي الدُّنْيَا وَمَا لَهُ فِي الْآخِرَةِ مِنْ خَلَاقٍ وَمِنْهُم مَّن يَقُولُ رَبَّنَا […]

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 […]

Steps To Be Taken In Case Of Death (in Malaysia)

  “Every soul will taste death” Ali-‘Imran: 185   Death is inevitable. Every soul will definitely face death when the time comes. Do we know when our time will be? Are we ready to return to our Creator? Many a time, when we face this huge trial; i.e  when someone in our household passes away, we […]

Choose Your Friends Wisely

Nobody can live without having friends. However, the kinds of friends you befriend can make or break you. Here are the types of friends you may find in life, based on the explanation of Sheikh Muhammad bin Soleh Al-’Uthaimin (rahimahullah) from the book Sharh Hilyatit Tolibil ‘Ilmi. A Friend of Benefit | صديق منفعة 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, […]