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  • The Bad Consequences of the Tongue
    on Jun 22, 2011 in Uncategorized
      THE BAD CONSEQUENCES OF THE TONGUE The Heart:    The most important part of the body is the heart as has been mentioned by our noble Prophet Muhammed – Sallallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam – in his saying, “Indeed th...
  • Muslim Schools: A View From the Inside
    on Jun 22, 2011 in Uncategorized
      Muslim Schools: A View From The Inside By Yahiya Emerick “Most parents send their kids here for reasons other than Islam, lamented the principal of a large Muslim school.    “A lot of our students have older brothers and...
  • Contemplation
    on Jun 22, 2011 in Uncategorized
      Contemplation Shaykh Muhammad ibn Salih al-`Uthaymeen Translated by Abu Rumaysah Allaah says,    “Who sees you when you stand up (for prayer), and your movements along with  those who fall prostrate.” (26:218-219)...
  • Seven Under the Shade of Allah
    on Jun 22, 2011 in Uncategorized
      The Seven Under the Shade of Allah (SWT) The Prophet  said: “There are seven whom Allaah will shade in His Shade on the Day when there is no shade except His Shade: a just ruler; a youth who grew … Continue reading →...
  • Companionship & Friendship in Islam
    on Jun 22, 2011 in Uncategorized
      Companionship and Friendship in Islam     There are friends who remain true and trustful under all circumstances and there are friends who remain with you only desiring the good. Islam urges to  have cordial relations with other...
  • Notes on Shukr
    on Jun 22, 2011 in Uncategorized
      Notes on a class on SHUKR thankfulness, gratitude.  The twin of Sabr. -As there is sabr in times of ni’mah, there is shukr as well.    - Quran: Nay, indeed it is Allah should you show ubudiyyah to, and … Continue rea...
  • Notes on Sabr
    on Jun 22, 2011 in Uncategorized
      Notes from a class on SABR   -an essential element in fulfilling our ubudiyyah to Allah (swt) - Rasulullah (saws) said:  Sabr is a source of light - In the Quran it says: [And practice sabr, for you are … Continue reading ͛...
  • Good Intentions Do Not Make the Haram Acceptable
    on Jun 22, 2011 in Uncategorized
      Good Intentions Do Not Make the Haram Acceptable By Imam Qaradawi  In all its legislations and moral injunctions, Islam lays great stress on nobility of feelings, loftiness of aims, and purity of intentions. The Prophet (peace be on him)...
  • Fear of Mistake in Knowledge and Guidance
    on Jun 22, 2011 in Uncategorized
      Fear of Mistake In Knowledge And Guidance: from the Characteristics of the Salaf From the morals and manners of the Salaf was that they would have terrible fear that mistakes would enter into their knowledge,  practice and in their …...
  • Most Dignified Among my Followers
    on Jun 22, 2011 in Uncategorized
      Taken from: The Beauty of the Righteous and the Ranks of the Elite, by Imam abu na’eem al Asfahanee, translated by al-Akili Iyyadh bin Ghanam narrated that God’s messenger (saws) said:  ” I was informed by the heavenly h...
  • Islamic Architecture in Umayyad DynastyIslamic Architecture in Umayyad Dynasty   The Umayyads established the first Islamic dynasty in Damascus, which is renown for a number of important accomplishments.   Under their leadership, Islam reached most parts of today’s Muslim...
  • Fes – Islam Story
    on May 19, 2011 in Uncategorized Fes - Islam Story
    Fes – Islam Story Fes is a symbol of Muslim excellence. Browsing through Burckhardt’s work on the city[1]one is struck by the crucial element that has marked Muslim civilisation in its glory days: the search for perfection; a search which...
  • Baghdad – Islam StoryBaghdad – Islam Story   Baghdad is the capital of Iraq. With a metropolitan area estimated at a population of 7,000,000, it is the largest city in Iraq. It is the second-largest city in the Arab world (after Cairo) and … Continue rea...
  • Damascus – Islam StoryDamascus – Islam Story   When he reached Damascus, the Moroccan traveller, Ibn Battuta (b. Tangier 1304; d. 1368-9) is struck by the dedication of its population to all forms and manners of religious charitable foundations. There were so m...
  • Carpet Art in Islamic Civilization – Islam StoryCarpet Art in Islamic Civilization – Islam Story The Muslim carpet has long been a luxury commodity sought by textile museums,rich collectors and wealthy merchants all over the world. The fame of the flying carpet of ‘Al’a Al-Din ad...
  • Architecture of Early IslamArchitecture of Early Islam The formative period of Islam is characterised by the foundation of Muslim Caliphate (state) and the establishment of the congregational mosque. This period witnessed the introduction of a number of design principles and r...
  • Islam in China – Islam StoryIslam in China -  Islam Story   The ‘Great Mosque of Guangzhou’ is also known as Huaisheng Mosque which means ‘Remember the Sage’ (A Memorial Mosque to the Holy Prophet) and is also popularly called the ‘Guangt...
  • Al Zahrawi – Islam StoryAl Zahrawi -  Islam Story   Medinat Al-Zahra is commonly associated with the name of Al-Zahrawi, the renowned Muslim surgeon invented the ‘forceps’ and the ‘catgut’. However its significance is in its beauty and the...
  • The Islamic City
    on May 19, 2011 in Uncategorized The Islamic City
    The Islamic City   Abstract Islam is seen by many scholars as an urban religion, which favours communal practice on individual worship. Although, piety is the only source of appraisal, it is widely accepted that most of Islam’s teaching is...
  • Art in Islamic Civilization Islam StoryArt in Islamic Civilization  Islam Story A sample of Hatip Ebru made by M. R. Kileci. The word marbling is in Turkish ebru (cloud, cloudy) or abru (Water face) (En Français ci-dessous). It is derived from the word ebre which … Continu...
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