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Jan20

The nafs – ego/self

  By: Shaykh Osman Nuri Topbas Source: Osman Nuri Topbas Man gives directions to his life depending on the exact nature of the battle taking place in his inner dimension between the animal and lordly souls. When the lordly soul wins the battle, man becomes inclined towards good deeds and morality. But when the animal soul takes the control, man becomes inclined towards all kinds of sin and immorality. Man’s responsibility for his actions is based on his preferences and decisions between good and evil deeds. Since man is given a capacity to perform his actions in accordance with his free will, and thereby take his animal soul under control to a certain extent, he is liable for what he...

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Jan14

When in need ask Allah!

By: Jinan Bastaki Source: VirtualMosque “Is He [not best] who responds to the desperate one when he calls upon Him…” (Qur’an, 27:62) For whatever problem we have, whatever difficulty we find ourselves in, we have the most powerful weapon to ward off the pain that plagues us. It is the weapon of du`a’. We know with certainty that Allah is Al-Mujeeb (The Responsive). We have read many articles telling us about the importance of du`a’, but in order for our du`a’ to be truly meaningful, we must accompany that du`a’ with a certain brokenness in the heart. This brokenness is the feeling of utter need, submission and surrender to Allah, and realizing that truly it is only He who can get us out of...

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Jan12

Duas and works for protection

  By: Moulana Haroon Abasoomer (Allah protect him) Source: Al-Miftah.com In times of difficulty as well as ease, we are dependent on Allah Most High. When in prosperity, our Nabi (ﷺ) turned in appreciation to Allah. And when difficulty arose, he (ﷺ) 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 (ﷺ) was overwhelmed by the opposition of his people he recited the following du’a: رَبِّ إِنِّيْ مَغْلُوبٌ فَانْتَصِرْ Rabbi inni...

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