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Love for the sake of Allah is one of the strongest bonds of faith

April 3, 2018

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Q. Is love for the sake of Allah and doing what is dictated thereby an act of worship that will bring one closer to Allah, may He be exalted? Is it equivalent to naafil (supererogatory) acts of worship or Hajj, as al-Hasan al-Basri said to someone: “O A‘mash, do you not know that going and putting […]

What are the Results of Pairing Faith with Righteousness?

March 19, 2018

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Praise be to Allah Allah, may He be glorified and exalted, says (interpretation of the meaning): “Whoever does righteousness, whether male or female, while he is a believer – We will surely cause him to live a good life, and We will surely give them their reward [in the Hereafter] according to the best of […]

How can a Muslim rid himself of Bad Attitude and acquire Good Attitude?

November 22, 2017

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Q. I have a very bad attitude; I am disobedient and defiant towards my mother and I often make her angry. Sometimes my manners and attitude are good, but most of the time they are bad. How can I improve my attitude and my manners? What are the things that will help me to be kind […]

Three Great Rivers for the People of Sins to Purify themselves in this World

March 17, 2015

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Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah, رحمه الله: “For the people of sins there are three great rivers with which they purify themselves in this world and if these do not suffice in purifying them, then they are purified in the river of Hell-fire on the Day of Judgment: 1. A river of sincere repentance 2. A river […]

Seeing Allaah in the Next Life

February 7, 2015

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Ar-Rabee’ Ibn Sulaymaan – may Allaah have mercy upon him – said: I heard Imaam Ash-Shaafi’ee – may Allaah have mercy upon him – saying, regarding the statement of Allaah the Mighty and Magnificent,  “No! verily they will be veiled from their Lord that day.” [83:15] ‘Through this He has taught us that there will […]

Seeking Refuge in Allaah from the Snatching of Shaytan at Time of Death

November 29, 2014

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The Prophet (salallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) said: Wa Aoodhubika an ya takhabaTani ash-Shaytan ‘indal Mawt (I seek refuge in you (Allaah) from Shaytan snatching me at the time of death.) [Sunan Abu Dawud (authentic)] According to a saheeh hadeeth narrated by al-Nasaa’i from Abu’l-Yusr, the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) used […]

Afdal Al-Istighfar: The most superior way of asking for forgiveness from Allah

November 10, 2014

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Narrated Shaddad bin Aus: The Prophet (ﷺ) said  “The most superior way of asking for forgiveness from Allah is:  ‘Allahumma anta Rabbi la ilaha illa anta khalaqtani wa ana `Abduka, wa ana ‘ala ahdika wa wa’dika mastata’tu, A`udhu bika min Sharri ma sana’tu, abu’u Laka bini’matika ‘alaiya, wa abu’u laka bidhanbi faghfir lee fa innahu […]