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Serious Consequences of Falling Short in Raising Children

May 22, 2017

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Q. My mother is not compassionate or understanding. Since we were small, she has treated us harshly and has never shown us an ounce of compassion, and we have grown up in this atmosphere. She has never supported me as a girl and has never taught me how to interact with suitors or with people in […]

Writing is the Key to Knowledge

February 14, 2015

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Ash-Sha’bi – may Allaah have mercy upon him – said: “If you hear anything, then write it down, even if you have to write it on a wall.”  [Kitaab Al-‘Ilm, 146]

It is Easy to Enter Islam

November 5, 2014

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Among the beauties of Islam is the fact that in this religion there are no intermediaries in the relationship between a person and his Lord. Entering this religion does not involve any special ceremonies or procedures that need to be done in front of any other person, nor does it require the consent of any […]

Correct Understanding of the Deen (Religion)

November 5, 2014

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Ibn ul-Qayyim al-Jawziyyah said: “Correct understanding is a light that Allah casts into the slave’s heart to distinguish between that which is – correctness and corruption, – truth and falsehood, – guidance and misguidance, – error and right approach. It is supplied by – good intent, – being adamant for the truth, – having taqwa […]

With the killing of al-Husayn, shaytaan caused the people to introduce Two Innovations [Ibn Taymiyah]

November 4, 2014

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Shaykh al Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullah) said: “Because of the killing of al-Husayn, shaytaan caused the people to introduce two innovations: 1. the innovation of mourning and wailing on the day of ‘Ashoora’, by slapping the cheeks, weeping, and reciting eulogies. … and … 2. the innovation of rejoicing and celebrating. … So some introduced […]

The Four Eyes

November 2, 2014

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It is reported that Khâlid b. Ma’dân – Allâh have mercy on him – said: There is not a person except he has four eyes: – two in his head with which he sees the matters of this worldly life, and – two in his heart with which he looks to the matters of the […]