How did the Muslims fall for amulets, magic, black magic, grave worshiping and other similar evils? In Surah al-Baqarah ayah 102, Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala shares the incident of fitnah of Haroot and Maroot. وَاتَّبَعُواْ مَا تَتْلُواْ الشَّيَـطِينُ عَلَى مُلْكِ سُلَيْمَـنَ وَمَا كَفَرَ سُلَيْمَـنُ وَلَـكِنَّ الشَّيْاطِينَ كَفَرُواْ يُعَلِّمُونَ النَّاسَ السِّحْرَ وَمَآ أُنزِلَ عَلَى الْمَلَكَيْنِ بِبَابِلَ… Continue reading How did the Muslims fall for the Amulets, Black Magic and Grave Worshiping?
Being Alone with a Non-Mahram Shaytan is always keen on tempting people and making them commit haram [unlawful] deeds. For this reason, Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala warned us: “O you who believe! Follow not the footsteps of Shaytan. And whosoever follows the footsteps of Shaytan, then, verily he commands al-fahshaa’ [indecency] and al-munkar [evil deeds] .… Continue reading Non-Mahrams: Precautions to Take
Originally written by Farzana Hussain. Feeling annoyed at someone? Never want to see them again? Not sure why they did what they did? Not able to get over the hurt and the pain? Upset? Confused? SubhanAllah, we all have these moments and we all feel hurt and upset by people we love; sometimes by people… Continue reading Enemy of the State
By Farzana Hussain Samosas, pakoras, chips, pizzas, couscous, pasta, garlic bread, chapattis, rice and much much more...yum... Ramadan the month of fasting or the month of feasting? SubhanAllah, we all like to eat; we all love food, yeah? It is a blessing from Allah, but subhanAllah that same blessing can be a curse... Whilst I… Continue reading Food, Glorious Food!
Originally shared by Sister Zohra Sarwari via a friend. We all know we have been put on this earth to worship Allah, and that worship involves tests. Perhaps one of the most testing of situations we all find ourselves in is when it comes to wealth; money. This is why the Prophet (PBUH) had said… Continue reading Money, money, money!