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May, 2022

  • 24 May

    Hazrat ‘Ammaar bin Yaasir (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Three

    On one occasion, Hazrat ‘Ammaar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) removed his kurta and a few people noticed black scars covering his back. When they asked him how he had received these scars, he replied, “The Quraish of Makkah would make me lie on the scorching stones of the desert. These are the …

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  • 24 May

    Hazrat ‘Ammaar bin Yaasir (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) – Part Two

    Hazrat ‘Ammaar bin Yaasir (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had no family or tribe in Makkah Mukarramah to protect him. Hence, the Quraish subjected him to different types of punishments and tortures. At the peak of midday, they would lay him onto the burning sand and beat him until he would fall unconscious. …

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  • 23 May

    Engaging in Deeni Efforts Solely for the Pleasure of Allah Ta‘ala

    Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: When engaging in the various efforts of deen, then one’s objective and goal should be solely to acquire the pleasure of Allah Ta‘ala and reward in the Hereafter. As for the different blessings that are promised (in the Qur’aan Majeed …

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  • 23 May

    The Orchards of Love – Part Forty – One

    The Two Great Bounties of Sabr and Shukr

    Allah Ta‘ala has created this world as an abode of trial and tribulation. In this earthly abode, a believer will be faced with various situations and conditions. Some situations will be in accordance to his expectation and desire, while others will be against his temperament and nature. At different times during his life, a believer will be tested with health and sickness, wealth and poverty, and prosperity and adversity. Allah Ta‘ala says in the Qur’aan Majeed, “He (Allah Ta‘ala) is the One who created death and life so that He may test you (and see) as to which of you is better in his actions.” (Surah Mulk v. 2)

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  • 21 May

    Seeking the protection of Allah Ta‘ala when hearing a dog bark

    When hearing a dog bark, one should seek the protection of Allah Ta‘ala from the evil of shaytaan. عن جابر بن عبد الله، قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: إذا سمعتم نباح الكلاب، ونهيق الحمر بالليل، فتعوذوا بالله فإنهن يرين ما لا ترون (سنن أبي داود، الرقم: 5103) …

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