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The sweetness of perseverence

By: Mufti Abdur-Rahman bin Yusuf Source: Zamzam Academy More often than not, local traditions and opinions held for generations cannot be changed in a short amount of time. It requires great amounts of patience, knowledge, tact and wisdom and above all time. Many of us, with youthful vigor and ‘ilmi zeal, sometimes want to change thing overnight and become greatly depressed when it backfires. The account below may prove useful for the more zealous or unrestrained among us whether parents, siblings, spouses, or friends that we may be spiritually enlightened.  اَلْأَنَاةُ مِنَ اللهِ وَالْعَجَلَةُ مِنَ الشَّيْطَانِ The Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “Calmness...

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12 signs of a true scholar

By: Mawlana Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhalawi (translated by M. Tayyab Bakhsh Badayuni with editing by Ismaeel Nakhuda) Source: Editor’s (Ismaeel Nakhuda) note – In his masterpiece, Ihya ‘Ulum al-Din, Imam al-Ghazali writes passionately about the evils of not acting on knowledge and the signs of the ‘ulama of the hereafter. A condensed version of this lengthy passage was rendered into Urdu by Shaykh al-Hadith Mawlana Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhalawi and produced in part two of Fada’il-i-Sadaqat, which was subsequently translated from Urdu into English by M. Tayyab Bakhsh Badayuni. These twelve signs have, under the instructions of Dr. Hanif Kamal, been edited and are now being...

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The absolute quintessential example (pbuh)

By: Osman Nuri Topbaş Source: Osman Nuri Topbaş (Official Website) Muhammad Mustafa (Allah’s peace be upon him) is the only prophet, and in fact, the only man in history to have every intricate detail of his life recorded. Only a limited account of the flawless conducts of other prophets, inherent with the resources of providing guidance for mankind and steering to what is good, have survived till today. But with an inner world of feeling thoroughly monitored, moment by moment, as it became actual in the simplest to the most involved of his words and actions, the ways of the Prophet of the Final Hour (Allah’s peace be upon him) have been thoroughly preserved as befits the most precious...

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