Praise be to Allah Virtues of Seeking Knowledge in Islam The status of the seeker of Islamic knowledge is great in Islam. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala has praised knowledge and those who seek it, as He says (interpretation of the meaning): “Say: Are those who know equal to those who know not?’ Only they will… Continue reading How can a Seeker of Knowledge Organize His Time?
What do you when a year comes to an end? Do you sit back and reflect on the year gone by, pondering over your achievements and failures, or are you too excited for the next year that you can’t delve over the past? This is the most common behavior at the start of a new… Continue reading Time is Fleeting
By Dr. Salman Al-Oadah Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said: “Women are the full sisters of men.” [Sunan al-Tirmidhī (113) and Sunan Abī Dāwūd (236)] This authentic hadīth is the basis for the principle that equality between men and women is the default assumption for Islamic legal rulings. Whatever rulings apply to men apply equally to women. This applies to… Continue reading Concerning Women and Ramadan
The Fourth Quarter of Your Life Al-Hassan Al-Basri said: “O Son of Adam, you are no more than a few days. With every day that passes, a portion of you goes; it is only a matter of time before all these portions add up and you are gone.” If every day is a part of… Continue reading Ramadan and Time Robbers
We recently bid farewell to a year that will be a witness for or against us. We received a new year. A segment of man’s life has just finished and the more days pass by, the closer we draw to the Hereafter. Imam Hasan Al-Basree raheemullah said, “O son of Adam! You are but a collection of… Continue reading A New Hijri Calendar
Shaytan's Success in Misleading People In this ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala is warning us against Shaytan and advising not to make ourselves vulnerable to him. لَّعَنَهُ اللَّهُ وَقَالَ لاّتَّخِذَنَّ مِنْ عِبَادِكَ نَصِيباً مَّفْرُوضاً “Allah cursed him and he (Shaytan) said, ‘I will surely take from your slaves an appointed portion.” Cursing someone means they… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 118
What's the Ramadan dip? This is the low levels of energy you feel during the 12th - 18th nights of Ramadan, where you start losing the excitement and momentum that you had at the beginning of Ramadan and you feel so tired and lazy to keep up with night prayer, Qur'an recitation and even fasting.… Continue reading Experiencing Ramadan Dip?
We can make the most of our time in Ramadan (in sha Allah), if we manage our time properly. Here is a checklist that will help you accumulate as many blessings in these days as possible. Deed # 1 Waking Up Set your alarm at least one and a half hour prior to the… Continue reading Daily Routine During Ramadan