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Allah Will Never Forget The Good We Do For Others

Even the smallest good we do cannot bypass Allah’s all-encompassing knowledge, and we should feel infinitely hopeful and heartened by this, writes Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said. “Allah Guides to His Light whom He Wills.”  (Surah An-Nur) In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Allah Most High said in the Qur’an, in Surah Ahli-Imran (195):  “And their Lord […]

The Role of the Sunnah & Religion in the Modern World – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad (Cambridge Muslim College)

“You have indeed in the Messenger of Allah an excellent example for him who hopes in Allah and the Last Day, and who remembers Allah much” (Surah Ahzab 33:21) Excellent of Examples: Our beloved Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) was sent to mankind as an “excellent example” for us all to follow. Undoubtedly emulating […]

The Muslim Standard of Excellence in Work and Life – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani shares seven principles principles for making our work an act of worship. These are seven principles understood clearly from the Qur’an and Prophetic Sunna: 1. Purpose Make your life, career, and work truly a means to seek Allah Himself. 2. Seeking benefit Seek Allah in work by seeking true benefit: for yourself […]

Ghazali: The Importance Of Character – emel – the muslim lifestyle magazine

Reflections Of Imam Ghazali – The Importance Of Character | Feature Articles | Features | February 2011 | emel – the muslim lifestyle magazine   Subscribe to emel magazine: www.emel.com   Imam Ghazali may have lived over 900 years ago, but in the true spirit of Islam his work, analysis and thoughts are as relevant today […]

A Vision for the Muslim Community – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani at the Muslims United for Change Conference 2009

YouTube – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani – A Vision for the Muslim Community: ” http://www.unitedforchange.com/ Lecture from United For Change event, “United Against Malaria,” 2009. It emphasizes the need for Muslim organizations (and individuals) to have a commitment to excellence, and to strive to uphold the best of standards and practices, as that is essential to […]

The Spirit of Cooperation: Al-Madinah Institute Contacts SeekersGuidance to Promote SeekersGuidance Courses

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful Allah Most High calls us to, “Cooperate in righteousness and piety,” [Qur’an] but humans naturally have a competitive spirit that makes this spirt of cooperation the exception rather than the rule in our relationships. And this is especially true at the organizational level.   A group […]

Characteristics of a Successful Muslim – Yahya ibn Mu`adh al-Razi

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful   Yahya ibn Mu`adh al-Razi (Allah have mercy upon him), one of the great imams of the spiritual path from the early Muslims (salaf), said:   “Glad tidings be to a servant who has: 1. Made their occupation worship (`ibada); 2. Neediness (faqr) their longing; 3. […]

A True Hajj – Amazing Explanation by Imam Junaid al-Baghdadi

It is said that the one who performs Hajj, or the ritual pilgrimage, comes back free of sins. But are mere actions enough? This story illustrates what makes a true Hajj. A man, whose life reflected no change after having performed Hajj, came to visit Imam Junaid al-Bagdadi. Junaid asked him: “Where are you coming […]