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AFFINITY

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Among the most dominant attributes of the created world engendered by the cosmic play of complementary opposites are affinity and balance. If this harmony is disrupted on a...
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THE MOST PROSPEROUS WAY TO GET TO KNOW THE PROPHET (PBUH)

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The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) would be better known by reading him from the hearts than reading about him from the books. In other words it is...
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WE DO NOT CHANGE A GOOD DEED OF HEREAFTER FOR THE ENTIRE WORLD

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When Moses (a.s) learned that Pharaoh was coming to kill him, he immediately set out for a journey to Midian without taking any food with him. For...
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PRAYING IN CONGREGATION

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Social training is one of the most important principles of Islam. And the first lesson for the Muslim starts with praying in congregation. This is the most...
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SMILING

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Life in this world continues with its ups and downs. Human soul is like a guest house. Not just sorrows and afflictions but also happiness and goodness...
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MINOR ABLUTION, MAJOR ABLUTION OF THE BODY, ABLUTION WITH SAND OR EARTH IN THE ABSENCE OF WATER (DRY ABLUTION)

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1. Minor Ablution (Wudu) Obligatory Requirements (Fardh) of Minor Ablution: 1. Washing the face....
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TO LIVE ONE’S FAITH WITH A PASSION

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Faith is the light of the intellect, the polish of the consciousness and the harmony of the emotions in the heart. Passing happily from this temporary world...
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FAITH AND WORSHIP

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During the caliphate of Omar, a Muslim army was sent against the Romans in the Qaysariyye district of Damascus. Abdullah bin Huzafe was in that army. The...
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HAPPY FAMILY LIFE

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Allah Almighty made the attribute of oneness exclusively for Himself, and created the rest of creation in pairs. He placed the law of attraction between the opposite sexes in...
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THE PROPHET’S SMILE

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Smile can be described as laughing by showing only a small part of the teeth. This was the smile of the Messenger of Allah (pbuh). His...
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SPIRITUAL FORESIGHT (FIRASAH)

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Firasah is a light with which the Lord awards the hearts of His beloved servants. In other words, it is the transpiring of an incisive intelligence, genius,...
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HUMILITY

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Tawadhu’ (humility) is to be humble and to be aware of one’s nothingness before Allah. A person may have been given knowledge, position and property. However, he...
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FEAR AND HOPE

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One of the distinguishing traits of those believers who have attained to perfection in their faith, is their fear of Allah that is born of...
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THE ORIGIN OF SUFISM II

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The essence of Sufism consists of uplifting our spiritual dimension to a certain degree of maturity and making it receptive to the knowledge and love of the...
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THE ORIGIN OF SUFISM

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In addition to His innumerable blessings, Allah, glory unto Him has granted human beings a unique quality, an extremely precious and subtle quality at that. The Almighty...
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DECLARATION OF FAITH AT THE LAST BREATH

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Being able to say the Declaration of Faith that is, َ“There is no deity but Allah” (Kalimah-i-Tauhid) at one’s last breath is a great good fortune of...
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THE MOST PROSPEROUS WAY TO GET TO KNOW THE PROPHET

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The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) would be better known by reading him from the hearts than reading about him from the books. In other words it is...
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THE TRUTH OF FRIENDSHIP

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Love is like a stream which flows between two hearts. Those who love always remember their beloved with both their hearts and minds. They offer whatever they...
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BE A FRIEND NOT A BURDEN

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Someone told Junaid al-Baghdādī (q.s): “We don’t see real brotherhood anymore. What happened to the old brotherhoods?” Junaid (q.s) replied: “If you are looking for a brother...
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THE HUMILITY OF OUR PROPHET

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The Messenger of Allah says: “Allah the Almighty revealed to me that “Be so humble toward each other that none of you should transgress his limits and...
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WASTEFULNESS IN FAITH AND WORSHIP II

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Someone asked Prophet Jacob (pbuh) “O wise prophet whose heart is enlightened! Though you perceived the odor of Joseph’s shirt from Egypt, why did not you see him while...
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WASTEFULNESS IN FAITH AND WORSHIP I

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All the bounties that Our Lord has granted to His creatures are the apparent symbols of His compassion, mercy and love. These Divine bounties have been bestowed by the...
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WASTING TIME II

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Human beings will feel obliged to think about how they should live this life on earth when they start contemplating with their souls the exhibition of divine power...
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WASTING TIME

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All the blessings a human being receives, with or without making an effort, are blessings from Allah Almighty. He is the One who creates the blessings from nothing and...
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THE UNIQUE ROLE MODEL

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It is only possible for a believer to reach the supreme state of humanity if they perfect their spiritual attributes by taking a share in the exemplary life...
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MANNERS AND MEASURE WHEN SERVING OTHERS

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O wayfarer! Do not think your knowledge is the reason for the mi’râj It is none other that service and adab that has taken the...