Abu Hurayrah narrated: “Once the Prophet and I went out during the day. While on the journey, he did not talk to me and I did not talk to him. When we reached the market of Bani Qaynuqaa’, he sat in the front-yard of Fatimah’s house and asked: ‘Is Luka’ home? (i.e., ‘the small boy’ […]
What After Ramadan?
Ramadan is a level playing field wherein people compete with each other in good deeds and benevolence. During this blessed month, souls are trained in virtue and accustomed to dignity, they learn to disdain vices, sins and acquire all good attributes. Whoever witnesses this month without gaining any of its rewards […]
It’s a difficult moment when you are being told that your loved one will soon leave this world. It becomes even more difficult when you were assigned to take care of them going through that process. The process where you, as a son of Adam (Prayer and Peace of Allah […]
What are the Sunnahs of fasting?
Praise be to Allaah.Fasting is one of the greatest acts of worship, and the reward of the one who fasts, seeking thereby the reward of Allah, is not known to anyone except Allah. The Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “Allah, may He be glorified and […]
Significance of the month of Sha’ban
Question: What is the significance of month of Sha’ban and can we fast on 15th Sha’ban? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad may Allah exalt his mention is His slave […]
Who is in charge at home?
This is question that poses itself in an atmosphere where people have turned away from Allah The Almighty, and among families that do not know anything about Islam except its name and do not know anything about the Quran except its script. It is a question that poses itself in […]
SLEEP ETIQUETTE: SHIELDING SUPPLICATIONS
‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar instructed a person, that when he went to bed, he should say: “Allaahumma khalaqta nafsee wa anta tawaffaahaa [O Allaah, You created my soul and You will make it die.] Laka mamaatuhaa wa mahyaahaa [Its death and life belong to You.] In ahyaytahaa fahfath-haa wa in amattahaa […]
Almighty Allaah said: “Give full measure when you measure and weigh with an accurate balance. That is good and better in the end.” Soorah al-Israa (17):35. Almighty Allaah said: “O believers, when the call for prayer is made on Friday, come to the remembrance of Allaah and stop doing business. […]
THE SOUL OF THE BELIEVER
“Al-Baraa’ ibn ‘Aazib stated that the Prophet (PBUH) said, “When a believer is leaving this world and entering the next, angels with faces shining brightly like the sun descend from the heavens carrying a shroud and embalming fragrance from Paradise, and [then they] sit down within sight-range. The Angel of […]
Beware of What Causes Behavioral Problems in Children
There are several causes of behavioral problems and psychological disorders that befall our children, some of which afflict them throughout their lives — such as introversion, aggression and lying. Some of the following causes are fundamental to most of the problems: • Bad role models: A child could fall into […]