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The Love of ‘Ali for his brother, ‘Umar (may Allah be pleased with them)

January 29, 2015

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Abu as-Safar narrated: رُؤِيَ عَلَى عَلِيِّ بْنِ أَبِي طَالِبٍ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ بُرْدٌ كَانَ يُكْثِرُ لِبْسَهُ ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (may Allah be pleased with him) was seen wearing a cloak that he used to wear often. It was said:  يَا أَمِيرَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ ، إِنَّكَ لَتُكْثِرُ لِبْسَ هَذَا الْبُرْدِ ؟ ‘0 Amir al-Mu’mineen, you wear […]

Why are a lot of people being affected by Jinn these days

January 29, 2015

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In recent times their appears to have been a significant increase in the number of people who are being affected by Jinn. There are numerous causes of this but generally it is due to the fact that society as a whole is moving away from the correct worship of Allah and not even calling towards […]

Ruling on marriage, divorce and taking back (one’s wife) in jest / joke

January 29, 2015

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Narrated by Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) who said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “There are three matters in which seriousness is serious and joking is serious: marriage, divorce and taking back (one’s wife).” [Narrated by Abu Dawood, 2194; al-Tirmidhi, 1184; Ibn Maajah, 2039. […]

Broken ties of kinship and relationships

January 28, 2015

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Q. What is the meaning of silat al-rahm (upholding the ties of kinship)? A. Praise be to Allaah. Islam calls for the upholding of the ties of kinship because of the great effect that this has on achieving social cohesion and perpetuating cooperation and love among the Muslims. Upholding the ties of kinship is a […]

When the wings of the night spread, keep your children in

January 27, 2015

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Q. We have grown up being told that at Maghrib time children should not go out to play as this is the time the Jinn (spirits) and devils come out and that they will possess any children playing outside. Is there any basis to this? A. Praise be to Allaah. Yes, a number of saheeh […]

The Fruit of Sin

January 23, 2015

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Some of the salaf – may Allaah have mercy upon them – used to say: “From amongst the punishments of committing sins is that they lead to more sins and from the rewards of performing good deeds is that one performs more good deeds, so if a slave performs a good deed another good deed […]

While [Prophet] Musa (alaihis-salaam) was in a gathering Iblis came wearing a hooded cape

January 4, 2015

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‘Abdu’l-Rahiman Ibn Ziyad Ibn An’um said: ‘While [Prophet] Musa (alaihis-salaam) was in a gathering Iblis came wearing a hooded cape that changed in colors. When the devil came nearer he took off the cape and set it down and came to Musa saying: ‘Peace be upon you. Musa replied: ‘Who are you?’ He said: ‘I […]