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Don’t think that if you are married to a man like pharao that you can’t worship Allah despite the difficulties you face .

Don’t think that if you have no husband like Maryam , that you can’t  be chaste and worship Allah. 137 more words

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The Sacred Months

Allah سبحانة وتعالى informed the believers in His Book when He said:

إِنَّ عِدَّةَ الشُّهُورِ‌ عِندَ اللَّـهِ اثْنَا عَشَرَ‌ شَهْرً‌ا فِي كِتَابِ اللَّـهِ يَوْمَ خَلَقَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْ‌ضَ مِنْهَا أَرْ‌بَعَةٌ حُرُ‌مٌ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ الدِّينُ الْقَيِّمُ ۚ فَلَا تَظْلِمُوا فِيهِنَّ أَنفُسَكُمْ

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"Work! for everyone is facilitated for what he was created." Sharh al-Mubaarakfoori

‘Ali narrated:

بَيْنَمَا نَحْنُ مَعَ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم وَهُوَ يَنْكُتُ فِي الأَرْضِ إِذْ رَفَعَ رَأْسَهُ إِلَى السَّمَاءِ ثُمَّ قَالَ

“We were with the Messenger of Allah and he was scraping the ground, when he raised his head to the heavens, then said:

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The story of the two sons of Adam: Tafsir al-Sa'di

Allah سبحانه وتعالى informs us of one of the stories of earlier times in surah al-Maa’idah when He says:

وَاتْلُ عَلَيْهِمْ نَبَأَ ابْنَيْ آدَمَ بِالْحَقِّ إِذْ قَرَّ‌بَا قُرْ‌بَانًا فَتُقُبِّلَ مِنْ أَحَدِهِمَا وَلَمْ يُتَقَبَّلْ مِنَ الْآخَرِ‌ قَالَ لَأَقْتُلَنَّكَ ۖ قَالَ إِنَّمَا يَتَقَبَّلُ اللَّـهُ مِنَ الْمُتَّقِينَ ﴿٢٧﴾ لَئِن بَسَطتَ إِلَيَّ يَدَكَ لِتَقْتُلَنِي مَا أَنَا بِبَاسِطٍ يَدِيَ إِلَيْكَ لِأَقْتُلَكَ ۖ إِنِّي أَخَافُ اللَّـهَ رَ‌بَّ الْعَالَمِينَ ﴿٢٨﴾ إِنِّي أُرِ‌يدُ أَن تَبُوءَ بِإِثْمِي وَإِثْمِكَ فَتَكُونَ مِنْ أَصْحَابِ النَّارِ‌ ۚ وَذَٰلِكَ جَزَاءُ الظَّالِمِينَ ﴿٢٩﴾ فَطَوَّعَتْ لَهُ نَفْسُهُ قَتْلَ أَخِيهِ فَقَتَلَهُ فَأَصْبَحَ مِنَ الْخَاسِرِ‌ينَ ﴿٣٠﴾ فَبَعَثَ اللَّـهُ غُرَ‌ابًا يَبْحَثُ فِي الْأَرْ‌ضِ لِيُرِ‌يَهُ كَيْفَ يُوَارِ‌ي سَوْءَةَ أَخِيهِ ۚ قَالَ يَا وَيْلَتَىٰ أَعَجَزْتُ أَنْ أَكُونَ مِثْلَ هَـٰذَا الْغُرَ‌ابِ فَأُوَارِ‌يَ سَوْءَةَ أَخِي ۖ فَأَصْبَحَ مِنَ النَّادِمِينَ

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'Instant inner én outer taqwa!'

Ik kwam Nilou in het bloggerswereldje weleens tegen, maar ik verloor haar na een tijdje uit het oog. Later kwam ik weer op haar blog terecht, en toen zag ik wat moois: Nilou was inmiddels hoofddoek gaan dragen.  343 more words

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"A Believer Eats With One Part Of Seven" (Ramadan Prep Pt 2)

FASTING101

-Background
• The linguistic meaning of fasting is to abstain
• Fasting is Siyaam, verb is saama, yasoom (conscious choice not to involve one’s self in certain things) 487 more words

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"Consult your heart": Clarification from Ibn Rajab

In his famous collection of 40 comprehensive ahaadeeth, Imam al-Nawawi brings the following two connected hadeeth in the same section:

عَنْ النَّوَّاسِ بْنِ سَمْعَانَ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنْهُ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه و سلم قَالَ: “الْبِرُّ حُسْنُ الْخُلُقِ، وَالْإِثْمُ مَا حَاكَ فِي صَدْرِك، وَكَرِهْت أَنْ يَطَّلِعَ عَلَيْهِ النَّاسُ” رَوَاهُ مُسْلِمٌ .

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