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The Poor and the Rich have chosen Five Things

November 5, 2014


Sufyan al-Thawri said: “The poor have chosen five things and the rich have chosen five others; The poor have chosen – serenity of the soul, – freedom from worries, – worship of the Lord, – ease of accountability and – the highest position. The rich have chosen – weariness of the soul, – preoccupation with […]

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) and the establishment of the Islamic society

December 17, 2013


Q. How and with degree of success was muhammed(s.a.w)able to establish a stable community in medinah 632ce? A. Praise be to Allaah. Undoubtedly the society that was established by the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) in Madeenah was an example of a stable and secure society. That was manifestly apparent from the […]

Six Stances for the believer during pre-decreed difficult times

November 15, 2013


When something pre-decreed happens to the servant, and it is something which he dislikes, then he must adopt six stances regarding it: 1. The stance of Tawheed:   And that Allaah is the One Who decreed it, willed it, and created it. Whatever Allaah willed occurs, and whatever He did not will shall not occur. […]

Poverty and its negative effects, and means of eliminating it in Islam

January 18, 2011


Poverty and its negative effects, and means of eliminating it in Islam Q. How can Islam fight poverty? ———————————– Praise be to Allaah.  Firstly:  Poverty is one of the calamities that Allaah has decreed should happen, either to a specific person or a family or a society. Poverty has negative effects on people’s beliefs and […]