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Ingratitude: how it causes misery and how to avoid it

  By: Source: “Allah set forth a parable of a town, which was once secure, content, its sustenance come to it abundantly from all quarters, yet it displayed ingratitude to the favours of Allah, so Allah made it taste the garb of hunger and poverty on account of the evil that its people so persistently committed.” (16:112) This verse sets forth a parable of a town whose people enjoyed security of person and property, they lived fulfilling and content lives, and they enjoyed abundant sustenance and financial prosperity. However, they displayed ingratitude to the favours of Allah, He transformed their position and subjected them to two adverse conditions; “He...

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The value of respect

By: Moulana Haroon Abasoomer (Allah protect him) Source: It is a famous statement of the ‘Ulama: “Those who succeeded did so through their adab (respect) and those who failed did so because of the lack of respect” (Adabul ikhtilaf fi masailil ‘lmi wad din, pg.192) قال الإمام الزرنوجي رحمه الله ما وصل من وصل إلا بالحرمة، وما سقط من سقط إلا بترك الحرمة (Ta’limul Muta’allim of Imam Zarnuji (rahimahullah), pg.46, ibid)   Here are a few examples of those who succeeded: Imam Abu Hanifah (rahimahullah) said: ما مددت رجلي نحو دار أستاذي حماد بن أبي سليمان إجلالاً له، وكان بين داره وداري سبع سكك “I never stretched my leg in the direction of the house of my teacher, Hammad ibn...

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Duas and works for protection from the hostile circumstances

By: Moulana Haroon Abasoomer (Allah protect him) Source: In times of difficulty as well as ease, we are dependent on Allah Ta’ala. When in prosperity, our Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) turned in appreciation to Allah. And when difficulty arose, he (sallallahu’alayhi wasalam) always turned only to Allah. In light of the recent rise xenophobic attacks and anti-Muslim sentiment, hereunder are some du’as from the Quran and Hadith that will be effective in such situations and which will -insha Allah- curb the violence, as such violence can easily over-boil… Quranic Du’as: When Nabi Nuh (‘alayhis Salam) was overwhelmed by the opposition of his people he recited the following...

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