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January, 2022

  • 3 January

    The Orchards of Love – Part Thirty – Eight

    Having the Heart to Forgive Hazrat Waa’il bin Hujr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was a famous Sahaabi of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) who hailed from the land of Yemen and was from the progeny of kings. It is reported that when he departed from Yemen to come to Madinah Munawwarah to embrace …

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  • 1 January

    Dua at the time of strong winds – 4

    At the time of strong winds, one should recite the following dua: اللَّهُمَّ لَقْحًا لَا عَقِيمًا O Allah, (let this wind be) a carrier (of rain and goodness), and let it not be barren (void of any goodness) عن يزيد بن أبي عبيد، قال: سمعت سلمة بن الأكوع، يرفعه إلى …

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December, 2021

  • 28 December

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Giving and Receiving Gifts – Part 10

    1. When one is offered a gift, one should not reject it as this will dishearten the person who had offered the gift. However, if there is a valid reason to reject the gift, (e.g. the gift is being given by a non-mahram girl to a boy or vice-versa, or …

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  • 27 December

    The Power of Du‘aa

    Hazrat Moulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (rahmatullahi ‘alaih) once mentioned the following: Du‘aa is an extremely great ibaadah and is the essence of all other ibaadaat. (The reason is that du‘aa is an expression of humility, and this is what is desired in all ibaadaat). However, from all ibaadaat, it is …

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  • 27 December

    Tafseer of Surah Asr

    بِسْمِ اللَّهِ ألرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ وَالْعَصْرِ ‎﴿١﴾‏ اِنَّ الْاِنسَانَ لَفِى خُسْرٍ ‎﴿٢﴾‏ إِلَّا الَّذِينَ اٰمَنُوْا وَعَمِلُوْا الصّٰلِحٰتِ وَتَوَاصَوْا بالْحَقِّ وَتَوَاصَوْا بالصَّبْرِ ‎﴿٣﴾‏ By the oath of time; indeed man is in loss, except those who have believed and done righteous deeds and they encouraged each other towards the truth and encouraged each other towards perseverance (and …

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