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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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Feb23

The consequences of loving the world and immoral conduct

By: Mufti Shuaibullah Khan Source: IlmGate Abu Hurairah (Allah be pleased with him) narrated that the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and grant him peace) said, “If the people of my community ever come to attach a lot of significance to this material world, the awe-inspiring effect of Islam will be taken away from them. And if they ever abandon the task of enjoining what is good and forbidding what is wrong, they will be deprived of the blessings of divine revelations. And if they start to curse one another, they will be degraded in the sight of Allah.” Deprivation of Awe and Reverence In this hadith, three types of crimes and consequently three punishments for them have been...

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Feb19

Starting the day with blessings

By: Jamiatul Ulama Gauteng (edited by MuslimVillage) Source: Jamiatul Ulama Gauteng This brief account gives us an insight into how the great scholar among the Companions (Allah be pleased with them all), Abdullah bin Masud began his day seeking the blessings of Allah Most High. Sayiduna Abu Wa’il (Allah be pleased with him) narrates that one day after performing Fajr Salaah he came to visit Sayiduna Abdullah bin Masud (Allah be pleased with him) and when they sought permission to enter, Sayiduna Abdullah bin Masud (Allah be pleased with him) immediately granted them permission. Sayiduna Abu Wa’il (Allah be pleased with him) says, “I thought to myself, let me wait a while before entering...

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