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Prophet Muhammad SAW in the Light of Quran and Hadith

Mohammed (SAW) is not the father of any of your men, but (he is) the Messenger of Allah, and the Seal of the Prophets: and Allah has full knowledge of all things. (Holy Qur'an, Surah 'Ahzab, 33:40) "And We have not sent you, [O Muhammad], except as a mercy to the worlds." (Holy Qur'an 21:107)

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The Lessons of Decree from the Story of Prophet Adam AS

One of the most difficult aspects of Islamic teachings to grasp not only for non-Muslims or reverts, but also for born Muslims is the concept of Final Decree or how it is known in Arabic as Qadr. First thing to realize is that this can be explained in several ways and also we must understand that this can never be a short conversation whenever it takes place. The very concept of Predestination ...

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Allah SWT Cares About You

Allah (SWT) is Ar-Rahman. Do you know what that means? That means that is the pinnacle, the most extreme level, no Mercy is greater than His, unlimited form of Mercy, basically beyond imagination. One thing that comes from the term Ar-Rahman is that it is happening right now. It is one thing to say Allah (SWT) cares,Allah (SWT) loves us, Allah (SWT) protects, but it is an entirely different thi...

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The Purpose of Life

Humanity has progressed and evolved much over the centuries in the field of technological development including the sciences pertaining to all aspects of life, especially in the realms of sciences and studies that have to do with the medical and wellbeing of humans, still there are some questions that have gnawed at the very core of human beings since the dawn of time be it consciously or uncon...

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The Status of Parents in Islam

All religions and all societies have given parents an honorable status. From a purely material viewpoint, we find ourselves indebted to our parents, particularly our mother. She not only nourished us in her womb, but went through pain and suffering. She loved us even before we were born. She toiled when we were totally helpless infants. She spent sleepless nights caring for us. Our parents as a...

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Its Time We Get Our Priorities Straight by Nouman Ali Khan

The question is there is indication there might be alien life outside of planet earth, and the Qur’an might even have a hint or two about it. Yes, the ulema have talked about it under some ayaat. My response, first of all, is: “Who cares?” Why? Because we have such big problems right now, such really big problems in front of us, that we don’...

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Afflictions in the Noble Quran

1 – Allah the Most High said: "Who has created death and life that He may test you which of you is best in deed." [Al-Qur'an 67:2] Allah created the death, and created the life and whatever is in it from the afflictions and problems, to test us which one of us is better in deed than others. 2 – And the Most High sa...

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Quotes of Imam Ghazali

Imam Ghazali’s quotes can be found in many of his great works, one of the greatest of all time is the Ihyaulum al-din (Revival of the Religious Sciences). A lot of other quotes can be found in the open letter to his students entitled, My dear Beloved Son/Daughter, taken from the book YaAyyuhalwalad. Below are 30 quotes of Imam Ghazali categorized into different sections, it...

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Lessons from the Story of Prophet Yunus AS

The Story of Prophet Yunus (AS) is one of the most iconic stories in the Quran. Its importance is reflected by the fact that Allah (SWT) mentions it in Surah as Saaffaat, Surah al Anbiya, and Surah Yunus. What lessons are we meant to draw from the tale of Prophet Yunus? Anger is punishable! In this story, Yunus (AS) was living in Ninevah, in North...

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20 Hadiths on Good Character

1.. "Acquire knowledge, it enables its professor to distinguish right from wrong; it lights the way to heaven. It is our friend in the desert, our company in solitude and companion when friendless. It guides us to happiness, it sustains us in misery, it is an ornament amongst friends and an armour against enemies." (widely attributed to the Prophet Mohammed (pbuh)) 2.. ...

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