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Feb17

Etiquette with the Quran

By: Imam Muhammad ibn Ahmad Qurtubi Source: Masud.co.uk In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. By Him we seek Assistance. It is unlawful (haraam) for someone not in the state of wudu to carry a Qur’an, even by a trap or in a box , or touch it, whether it’s writing, the spaces between its lines, its margins, binding, the carrying strap attached to it, or the bag or box it is in. The opinion expressed in Fiqh al-Sunnah that it is permissible to touch the Qur’an without ritual purity is a deviant (shadh) view contrary to all four schools of jurisprudence (fiqh) that is Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi’i and Hanbali and is impermissible to teach (except to teach that...

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Feb13

The etiquette of the mosque

By: Moulana Muhammad bin Haroon Source: Al-Miftah The illustrious Tabi’ee (student of the Companions); Sa’eed ibnul Musayyab (Allah have mercy on him) said: “One who is seated in the Masjid, is actually seated in the company of Allah Most High.” (Tafsir Qurtubi, vol.6 pg.560) The renowned Mufassir (commentator of Quran) Imam Abu ‘Abdillah Al-Qurtubi (Allah have mercy on him) has listed the following etiquettes of the Masjid: DO’S in Masjid: 1.1. Upon entering the Masjid, one should greet the people with Salam. This only applies when those present are not offering salah, or reciting Quran. If they are occupied in the above, one should not greet them. 1.2. If there is no one...

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Jan28

7 ways to deal with anxiety and worry

By: Jamiatul Ulama Source: Jamiatul Ulama While in a small boat in the middle of the ocean, the sky suddenly darkens, and the winds start to pick up. Suddenly, a downpour falls heavily onto your head and shoulders, filling the tiny boat with water. As the boat capsizes, you find yourself surrounded by the seemingly never-ending ocean. You feel completely vulnerable and unprotected. As you try to get your bearings, a wave crashes over you, submerging you under water. Then another. Then another. You can barely catch your breath and you’re sure you’re not going to make it out of there. Anxiety and constant worrying can feel like you’re drowning in a sea of never-ending problems. You may be...

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