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Feb09

A note on patience, resolve and success from the Quran

By: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Source: Seeker’s Guidance Surat ‘Ali `Imran – The Holy Qur’an – القرآن الكريم “Believers, be patient; outdo others in patience; remain resolute; and be mindful of Allah, in order that you may succeed.” [Qur’an, 3.200] Tafsir al-Jalalayn: O you who believe, be patient, in [performing] acts of obedience, in the face of afflictions and in refraining from acts of disobedience, and vie in patience, with the disbelievers, lest they be more patient than you; be steadfast, persist in the struggle; fear God, in all of your circumstances, so that you will prosper, [so that] you will win [(f: the Pleasure of Allah and) admittance to] Paradise and be delivered from...

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Feb07

Why not a simple nikah (wedding)?

By: His Eminence Shaikhul Hadith Maulana Yusuf Motala Source: Haq Islam Almighty Allah says in the Holy Qur’an: “O Mankind! Be dutiful to your Lord, Who created you from a single person (Adam) and from him He created his wife (Eve), and from them He created many men and women. Fear Allah through Whom you demand your mutual (rights), and (reverence) the wombs (kinship). Surely, Allah ever watches over you.” (4:1) “O you who believe! Fear Allah as He should be feared. And die not except in the state of Islam (as Muslims).” (3:102) “O you who believe! Keep your duty to Allah and fear him, and speak (always) the truth. He will direct you to do righteous good deeds and will forgive you your...

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Feb03

Al Aqsa: the third Haram

By: Jamiatul Ulama (edited by MuslimVillage) Source: Jamiatul Ulama Masjid Al-Aqsa has always been dear to the hearts of Muslims, but how much do we know about Islam’s third holiest site and its history? The Prophet (peace be upon him) advised: “None of you is a true believer until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself.” (Bukhari & Muslim) Abu Hurairah also quotes another hadeeth: “The believer is a brother of a believer, he safe guards his property for him, and covers his back.” So while the connection of brotherhood in Islam is essential and most of us are aware of it, let us also recall an important symbol of that connection: Masjid Al Aqsa....

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