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Creating a Blessed Home : A Reader

This reader covers various topics relating to creating and nurturing a happy and blessed home. A Blessed Home The Adab of Homes – Ustadh Tabraze Azam Prophetic Supplication For Moving to a New House Look At Everything as a Blessing from Allah and Nurture Gratitude How Not to Let Stress Get Your Down Is Seeking Counselling A Sign of […]

Iman Beyond the Masjid by Shaykh Ahmed Abdo

What is Iman beyond the masjid? Look to the Messenger of God, peace and blessings upon him, and he will light the way, says Shaykh Ahmed Abdo. If the light of the sinning believer was revealed the light would envelop the entire universe, what then of the light of the Muslim who is in obedience? […]

Find Islam Difficult? Here Are Some Easy Good Deeds, by Mufti Taqi ‘Uthmani

A common misunderstanding which deters people from the Islamic faith is the idea that Islamic teachings are difficult to practise. There are in fact, countless easy opportunities each day when we can amass reward for the Hereafter, but which we miss due to lack of knowledge. Mufti Taqi ‘Uthmani’s book, Easy Good Deeds is an invaluable resource […]

Can We Send Blessings to the Prophet While Picturing Him Before Us?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I was taught that when we say “assalamu alayka ayyuh al-nabi” it should be with the intention that our prayer is being conveyed by angels to the Prophet. (a) Is it permissible to believe that we are directly addressing the Prophet in the sense that his soul is present […]

Why & How We Send Blessings On the Messenger ﷺ

Shaykh Faraz details why and how we send blessings on the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) Allah Most High says, “I am near – I answer the call of the one who calls upon me (2:186).” Yet, many of us wonder: Are my du’as being answered? Is there a certain du’a I have to read for […]

Be Light: Three Keys To Being Ambassadors Of The Prophet – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani’s khutbah at Houghton Masjid, South Africa

Listen to Shaykh Faraz Rabbani’s jummah khutbah at Houghton Masjid, South Africa on 24th July 2015. While other Prophets were given “manifest proofs” (bayyinat) by Allah, the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) was himself sent as a manifest proof (al-bayyina) of the truth. “Those who reject (Truth), among the People of the Book and […]

The Reality of Bad Manners – From Imam al-Haddad’s “Two Treatises” – Immersing in the Sea blog

The Reality of Bad Manners – From Imam al-Haddad’s “Two Treatises” Read this following today in Mostafa al Badawi’s Introduction to Imam Haddad’s text, “Two Treatises, Mutual Reminding and Good Manners, and thought it was a powerful, needed reminder for myself. Posting to help keep the lesson close at hand. “It is bad manners of […]

AND MUHAMMAD IS HIS MESSENGER: The Obligation to Love the Prophet (PBUH) and the Significance of Sending Prayers Upon Him | Nur Sacred Sciences

AND MUHAMMAD IS HIS MESSENGER: The Obligation to Love the Prophet (PBUH) and the Signifance of Sending Prayers Upon Him | Nur Sacred Sciences It is reported that the Messenger of God (PBUH) said, “None of you truly believe until I have become more beloved to him than his father, his children and all of humankind.”  […]

Virtue of Sending Blessings Upon the Messenger of Allah – Imam al-Haddad

Virtue of Sending Blessings Upon the Messenger of Allah – Tasawwuf – Articles – Marifah.net – Knowledge and Realisation: “As for salutation upon the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, its virtue is great and benefit in this world and the hereafter for those who are excessive in it are […]

Shaykh Idris Watts “Praise Him!” // June 2010 // Radical Middle Way

Hamd – praise – is the cornerstone of our faith. We praise God for the gift of life, for guidance and for the opportunity to do good and spread mercy. Every breath we take and every step we make should be an occasion for joy and praise. Nobody praised God better than the most praiseworthy […]