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Apr05

The bounty of sacrifice

By: Haqqseeker Source: MuslimVillage Abu ‘Abdullah Waaqidi says: Once, while I was suffering from some financial constraints, the occasion of ‘Eid arrived. My slave girl came to me and said: “Eid has arrived and we don’t have any money.” So, I went up to a friend who was a businessman, explained to him my situation and requested a loan from him. He took out a bag of 1200 silver coins and gave it to me. I had hardly reached home when a Hashemite friend came to me expressing his need for a loan due to a delay in his returns. I went to my wife and told her what has happened. She asked me: “What have you decided?” I replied: “I will share the bag of coins between the two of us.” She said to...

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Feb19

Jesus’ (pbuh) Second Coming: An event of cosmic significance

By: Shaykh al-Islam Mawlana Shabbir Ahmad ‘Uthmani (Translated by Zameelur Rahman) Source: IlmGate Qutaybah ibn Sa’id narrated to us: Layth narrated to us [and] Muhammad ibn Rumh narrated to us: al-Layth informed us: from ibn Shihab: from ibn al-Musayyab: that he heard Abu Hurayrah say: Allah’s Messenger (Allah bless him and grant him peace) said, “By Him in Whose hand is my soul, the Son of Maryam (peace be upon him) will soon descend among you as a just judge. He will break crosses, kill swine and abolish jizyah, and the wealth will pour forth to such a degree that none will accept it.” (Sahih Muslim) His statement “the Son of Maryam will soon descend among you” to the end [of the...

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Jan23

Being the best neighbour

By: Sana Gul Source: productivemuslim.com Aisha raḍyAllāhu ‘anha (may Allāh be pleased with her) reported: “I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace be upon him, say, ‘Jibreel, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, kept on recommending that I treat neighbors well until I thought that he would order me to treat them as my heirs’ “[Bukhari]. “And worship Allah and do not ascribe any partner to Him … the neighbor who is near of kin, the neighbor who is a stranger … Indeed Allah does not like anyone who is a swaggering braggart” (Quran chapter 4, verse 36). A neighbor is one who lives near or next to another. Al-Hasan was asked about the neighbor and said, “The term ’neighbor’...

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