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It's easy when you're in need...

I’m in bed with a headache. I reach out for the dua book ‘Fortress of a Muslim’ in search for a dua to put the slight pain to a stop. 425 more words

"If he was to die or be killed, would you turn back on your heels?": Ibn al-Qayyim

Ibn al-Qayyim, while speaking about some of the events of the Battle of Uhud, mentions the following points of great benefit:

ومنها : أن وقعة أحد كانت مقدمة وإرهاصا بين يدي موت رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ، فثبتهم ووبخهم على انقلابهم على أعقابهم إن مات رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم أو قتل ، بل الواجب له عليهم أن يثبتوا على دينه وتوحيده ويموتوا عليه أو يقتلوا ، فإنهم إنما يعبدون رب محمد ، وهو حي لا يموت ، فلو مات محمد أو قتل لا ينبغي لهم أن يصرفهم ذلك عن دينه ، وما جاء به ، فكل نفس ذائقة الموت ، وما بعث محمد صلى الله عليه وسلم ليخلد لا هو ولا هم ، بل ليموتوا على الإسلام والتوحيد ، فإن الموت لا بد منه سواء مات رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم أو بقي ،

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Good Deeds during the Days of Tashreeq


The Prophet (sallAllahu ályhi wasallam) said concerning the days of Tashreeq: “They are days of eating, drinking and remembering Allaah.” Dhikr (remembering Allaah) is enjoined during the days of tashreeq in several ways: 432 more words

Dhul Hijjah

"So remember Me; I will remember you. And be grateful to Me and do not deny Me": Tafsir al-Sa'di

In surah al-Baqarah, after Allah revealed the command of changing the Qibla and dedicating a number of ayaat from the first part of the second… 1,023 more words


Hardships Shape You; Difficulties Make You

In The Name of Allah, The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful.

Everyone should read the story of Ayub (Job) AS in the Qur’an and it’s Tafseer. 361 more words


Explaining the difference between being discontent/sabr/Ridaa & Shukr

Allah’s Decree and the Slave’s Pleasure With It – Shaikh Muhammad ibn Saleh al-Uthaimeen

It is obligatory upon us to believe in the Decree of Allah whatever it might be and be pleased with it (i.e., the Decreeing of Allah) but is it obligatory upon us to be pleased with what has been decreed? 1,202 more words


When I am afflicted with a calamity, I praise Allah four times

Ibn Rajab al-Hanbali reports that some of the salaf used to say:

قال بعض السلف : إني لأصاب  بالمصيبة فأحمد الله عليها أربع مرات : أحمد الله إذ لم تكن أعظم مما هي ، وأحمد الله إذ رزقني الصبر عليها ، وأحمده إذ وفقني الاسترجاع ، وأحمده إذ لم يجعلها في ديني

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Sayings Of The Salaf