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How to focus better in prayer

By: Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb Source: A common complaint of many who seek reformation, is their lack of concentration in salah (prayer), and finding themselves wanting in the spirit of salah. They write or ask for some prescription to bring in that spirit and that love of Allah, Most High, through salah. The following guidelines will, Insha-Allah, assist in improving the quality of one’s salah: Men should try and reach the Masjid before the Azaan, so that they may with etiquette and ease, read the sunnah salah – and this should take them about 5 minutes. In the remaining few minutes before an obligatory (fardh) prayer, make istighfar (seek forgiveness), taubah...

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The benefit of fiqh is not just for scholars

By: Qays Arthur Source: MuslimVillage Our master Mu’awiya (Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and grant him peace) said, “Whomever Allah desires good by, He grants discerning insight regarding Religion.” (Bukhari) That statement alone from the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and grant him peace) is enough to inspire any sane person to devote himself, if not entirely then to some significant degree, to the pursuit of fiqh. But what is this fiqh that the Prophet (Allah bless him and grant him peace) spoke of in such magnificent terms? The term fiqh literally means insight or understanding. It is most often used today to refer to the science...

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The merit of Tahajjud prayer

By: Mufti Mackoojee Source: In the name of Allah, Most High Have You Milked the Cow This Morning? In a village where life turns around the soil and farms, it is important to milk the cow in the morning. Since there are no supermarkets around, the only way to have breakfast is to milk the cow. The milk itself on its own is one of the finest food on earth. In fact, the beloved prophet (Allah bless him with peace) appreciated milk almost on everything. Reported in Abu Dawood that the beloved prophet (Allah bless him with peace) said: ‘’When Allah fed you some food, then say: O Allah! Put barakah (blessing) in this food, but still give me better than this. But when Allah Ta`ala...

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