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The Ten Commandments in the Qur’aan

August 25, 2011

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Q. I’m trying to determine if there is anything in the Quran similar to the Ten Commandents in the Old Testament, particularly the line “thou shalt not kill.” i have been using search functions on several Quran translation sites to no avail.A. Praise be to Allaah. Thank you for your question, which shows an interest […]

The meaning of the word "Anwaat"

August 25, 2011

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Q. In the hadeeth of Abu Waaqid al-Laythi (may Allaah be pleased with him) itsays: “We went out with the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah beupon him) to Hunayn and we were new in Islam. The mushrikeen had a treeto which they would go and spend time (to seek blessings) and they usedto hang […]

Relationship between Knowledge and Taqwa

August 25, 2011

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Explanation of the Saying of Allah: “It is only those who have knowledge among His slaves that fear Allah” [Surah Fatir, 35: 28]This lofty Ayah indicates that those who possess knowledge about Allah, His Din (Religion), His Glorious Book, and the Sunnah of His Prophet have the most perfect fear of Allah (Glorified be He) […]

Opportunit​y for Repentance before a sin one commits is written by the scribes.

August 25, 2011

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إِنَّ صَاحِبَ الشَّمَالِ لَيَرفَعُ الْقَلَمَ سِتَّ سَاعَاتٍ عَنِ الْعَبْدِ الْمُسْلِمِ الْمُخْطِئ – أَوْ الْمُسِيء – ، فَإِنْ نَدِمَ وَاسْتَغْفَرَ اللهَ مِنْهَا أَلْقَاهَا ، وَإِلاَّ كُتِبَتْ وَاحِدَهً The occupier of the left; raises [and holds] his pen for six hours from the Muslim servant who has wronged or committed a mistake, so if he regrets and […]