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Mar09

Fasting in the Month of Rajab

By: Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani Source: sunnah.org Fasting the months of Rajab and Sha`ban as a nafila or supererogatory worship is recommended, with the intention of following the Sunna of the Prophet (ﷺ) by which the merit of this fast has clearly been established. `Abd al-Rahman al-Jazai’ri in his book al-Fiqh `ala al-madhahib al-arba` (Islamic law according to the Four Schools) in the chapter entitled “Fasting Rajab, Sha`ban and the Rest of the Holy Months” states: Fasting the months of Rajab and Sha`ban is recommended (mandub) as agreed upon by three of the Imams, while the Hanbalis differed in that they said fasting Rajab singly is disliked, except if one breaks...

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Mar04

The secret to a tranquil heart

By: Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (Allah have mercy on him) Source: Yunuspatel.co.za Like the needle of the compass faces North when at rest, so the heart of the Mu’min faces in the direction of Allah Most High’s obedience and pleasure. In the obedience of Allah Most High do we find our peace, contentment and happiness. When a compass is moved or shaken, we observe how the needle is disturbed and begins to move restlessly this way and that way – as if agitated. When it is placed down, it continues to move about until finally it finds its rest in the direction of North. SubhanAllah! We should take lesson from this. When the heart of a Mu’min is shaken with sins, with disobedience to...

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Feb26

Dealing with difficulties: flee to Allah!

By: MuslimVillage (compiled and edited from various sources) Source: MuslimVillage When one faces hardships and tribulations it helps to be mindful of the potential blessings that can accompany them. Every hardship and suffering is, in fact, an opportunity and potential blessing. Allah the Exalted states in the Quran: “And We will surely test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives and fruits, but give good tidings to the patient. Who, when disaster strikes them, say, ‘Indeed we belong to Allah, and indeed to Him we will return.’ Those are the ones upon whom are blessings from their Lord and mercy. And it is those who are the [rightly] guided.”...

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