In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate


The beauty and wonder of learning Quran

By: Source: via The Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, received the revelation of the Quran from Jibreel (Gabriel), may Allaah exalt his mention, and conveyed it to people as it was revealed to him from His Lord. He urged his companions, may Allaah be pleased with them, to learn and memorize it. A number of companions competed in memorizing and learning it, such as Ubayy Ibn K`ab, `Abdullaah Ibn Mas`ood, Zayd Ibn Thaabit and Mu’aath Ibn Jabal, may Allaah be pleased with them. The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, was proud of them and said: “Learn the recitation of Qur’an from four:`Abdullaah Ibn Mas`ood, Saalim, the freed...

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Are you in need? Just ask Allah!

By: Jinan Bastaki Source: VirtualMosque “Is He [not best] who responds to the desperate one when he calls upon Him…” (Qur’an, 27:62) For whatever problem we have, whatever difficulty we find ourselves in, we have the most powerful weapon to ward off the pain that plagues us. It is the weapon of du`a’. We know with certainty that Allah is Al-Mujeeb (The Responsive). We have read many articles telling us about the importance of du`a’, but in order for our du`a’ to be truly meaningful, we must accompany that du`a’ with a certain brokenness in the heart. This brokenness is the feeling of utter need, submission and surrender to Allah, and realizing that truly it is only He who can get us out of...

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Top 10 tips to avoid wasting food

By: Zaufishan (edited and updated by MuslimVillage) Source: A Muslim’s diet is above ordinary – we are “meat-eating vegetarians” which means if it’s not halal food (lawful in Islam and preferably organic), we practice temporary vegetarianism. Muslims are blessed with grocery stores and local markets therefore life in Britain does not require us to grow our own crops – although, if we did, that would be exciting and nurturing. As an eco-Muslim I have learned to grow my own tomatoes and other herbs, which, with a little know-how is a productive step to improving our lifestyle. Muslims believe that God has created this planet in harmony, an equilibrium, where there is enough...

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