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How can he complete what he starts?

February 14, 2018

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Q. My problem is that I cannot complete anything I start to do, whether I actually begin to do it or I just intend to do it, and whether this action has to do with my acts of worship or my worldly life. Halfway through, I always stop what I had started doing. I hope that […]

Virtues of Friday

November 15, 2014

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بـسـم الله والحـمـد لله والـصلاة والـسـلام عــلى رسـول الله ، وبـعـد Friday has many distinguishing features and virtues that Allaah has bestowed upon this day and not others. It was narrated that Abu Hurayrah and Hudhayfah (may Allaah be pleased with them) said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) […]

The way to rid oneself of self-admiration

November 12, 2014

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An-Nawawee said: “The way to rid oneself of self-admiration is to know that knowledge is a blessing from Allah (Subhana wa Ta’ala) and a complete favour. That belongs to Allah (Subhana wa Ta’ala) which He takes away, and that belongs to Him which He gives, and everything has an appointed time with Him, so a […]

Commentary on the hadeeth, “No one who has an atom’s weight of faith in his heart will enter Hell”

January 14, 2014

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Q. I have heard that no one who has an atom’s weight of faith in his heart will enter Hell, and that the one who has an atom’s weight of arrogance in his heart will enter Paradise. Is this true? A. Praise be to Allah. What is indicated by the texts of the Qur’an and […]

The virtues of Jumu’ah (Friday) prayer

November 15, 2013

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Q. I would like to know some of the ahaadeeth which speak of the virtues of Jumu’ah prayer. A. Praise be to Allaah. Many ahaadeeth have been narrated from the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) which explain the virtues of Jumu’ah prayer. For example:  1 – Muslim (233) narrated from Abu Hurayrah […]

Conditions of du’aa’ (Supplication) being accepted by Allaah

January 18, 2012

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Q. What are the conditions of du’aa’ so that the du’aa’ will be answered and accepted by Allaah?. A. Praise be to Allaah. There are many conditions of du’aa’, including the following: 1 – You should call upon no one except Allaah. The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “If you […]

Response to those who say that fasting on the day of ‘Arafah is not Sunnah

November 4, 2011

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Q. We have a Shaykh who says that fasting on the day of ‘Arafah is not Sunnah, and it is not permissible to fast on this day. I hope that you can answer this question, because this Shaykh distributes pamphlets which tell people not to fast on the day of ‘Arafah. A. Praise be to […]