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Jan04

10 steps to deal with envy

By: Mentalhealth4Muslims Source: Mentalhealth4Muslims Abu Huraryah (ra) narrated that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “When one of you sees someone who has been blessed more than him in money or appearance, then let him look at someone lesser than him, whom he has been preferred over.” (Bukhari)  What is Envy? Envy is a puzzling and complex emotion. In Christianity, it is  known as one of the “Seven Deadly Sins”.  In Islam, there is hasad (destructive jealousy) where the envier wishes evil for others and to be happy when misfortune befalls them. Ghibtah, however, is envy that is free from malice, meaning the envier neither wants the loss of the blessing nor hating for it to remain...

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Dec17

Duas against Satan and insomnia

By: Jamiatul Ulama Gauteng Source: Jamiatul Ulama Gauteng وَقُل رَّ‌بِّ أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ هَمَزَاتِ الشَّيَاطِينِ ﴿٩٧﴾ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ رَ‌بِّ أَن يَحْضُرُ‌ونِ ﴿٩٨﴾ And say, “0 my Lord, I seek your refuge from the strokes of the Shaytaan, and I seek Your refuge from that they come to me.” (Quran 23:97-98) The word هَمَز (the infinitive of هَمَزَاتِ Hamazat translated above as ‘strokes’ ) means “to push, to press” and sometimes is also used to mean “to make a call from behind”. This is a very comprehensive prayer often invoked for protection from the guile and mischief of Shaytaan and the The Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and grant him peace) has...

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Dec12

Attaining happiness

  By: Ustahdha Bint Ahmad Source: IlmGate Each and every human is in pursuit of happiness, whether it be a child, or an adult, a Muslim or a non-Muslim, and this is a true fact. In order to achieve this true happiness, one must comprehend what this emotion really is. Happiness is ‘feeling, causing, or giving pleasure’ and it is being ‘satisfied’ according to the Oxford dictionary. It is essential to understand the psychology of happiness so we know how much of it we have control over. James Montier published his research into ‘The Pshchology of Happiness’ and learned that happiness was composed of three elements: About 50% of individual happiness comes from a genetic set point. That...

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