In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

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Marriage as a means to wilaiya (sainthood)

By: Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (Allah have mercy on him) Source: The Wife The sawaab (reward) for the sabr (patience) a woman exercises over her difficulties in managing the home of her husband and fulfilling the rights of her husband and children sometimes is such, which makes her ‘reach’ Allah, Most High, very quickly. This, however, is conditional on her obedience to Allah, Most High – fulfilling His rights, the rights of His Rasul (Allah’s peace be upon him), as well as the rights of His Creation. Women who have a number of children, sometimes even a temperamental husband, together with many household chores and other responsibilities sometimes think that they...

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The secrets of supplication

By: Abu Hudhaifa Muhammed Karolia Source: ‘The Believer’s weapon’ is how the Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him) described du’a. ‘A slack bow’ is how Ibn-ul-Qayyim (ra) described the du’a that . . . People often wonder why their du’as are not accepted, especially when they hear or read the ayah: وَقَالَ رَبُّكُمُ ادْعُونِي أَسْتَجِبْ لَكُمْ “And your Rabb said: Call me, I will accept your call.” In fact, the Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him) is reported to have said, “Whoever is given du’a is (also) given acceptance because Allah, Most High, says: Call me, I will accept your call.” It is also narrated from the Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon...

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Getting close to Allah: 10 practical tips

By: Ahmad Afnan Source: It should be the desire of every Muslim to draw nearer and closer to Almighty Allah the most compassionate and the most merciful. By drawing closer and near to Allah we gain his help in every aspect of our lives in this world and to be merciful to us so that we may gain mercy in the hereafter in order to enter Jannah in the next world. When we call upon him he would answer our calls and when we ask of him for anything he would give it to us and when we draw nearer to him then our sincerity and intentions will enable us to become closer to him. So we should strive to draw nearer to Allah, the Glorified the Exalted, who is the majesty of honour and...

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