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  • Diligence is the Way to Success

    There are norms and laws in the universe that man is not permitted to contradict. Instead, he should abide by them so as to enjoy a good life and eternal happiness in the Hereafter. One such norm is that if one works hard, he will find results; if one exhausts oneself a little bit, he can enjoy a long rest. Indeed reaping noble benefits depends on experiencin.. More

  • Motivation to repentance

    Sinning may be recognized as a hereditary trait, for who resembles his father and does no evil? But if the father is restored after failing, let the emulation of him be at both poles, of the negative and the positive. Adam, may Allaah exalt his mention, was struck with remorse and filled with repentance over his past deeds. Any of his children who follows.. More

  • Grave Consequences of Bad Manners

    The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, guided his Ummah (nation) to everything that is good and warned them against everything that is evil. Bad morals are among the things which the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, warned us against. They are detestable and indicate an unrighteous demeanor that usually arises from the unsoundness.. More

  • Steadfastness on the Truth

    People who abide by what is right are most resolute in terms of keeping to their words and beliefs, despite the afflictions they may experience – this is exactly what “steadfastness on the truth” symbolizes. Staying firm on what is upright has been a characteristic of the righteous since the initiation of the blessed propagation of.. More

  • Conceit - II

    Difference between confidence in Allah The Almighty and conceit Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allaah have mercy upon him, says, "He who has confidence in Allah The Almighty does what He has commanded him to and is certain that He will make him taste the fruit of his deeds. He is like one who plants a tree and seeds the land [awaiting the inevitable harvest]... More

  • Conceit – I

    There is no doubt that depravity is detrimental to both individuals and communities. When they deviate from noble morals and the disease of immorality becomes epidemic, they grow vulnerable to division and collapse that, in turn, threatens their very existence. Conceit is one such moral weakness that gravely afflicts the person as well as society at.. More

  • The believer does not curse

    When the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, guided the one who was seeking salvation to control his tongue, this was an indication of the grave dangers of the tongue, particularly when one gives it free rein. Getting used to abusing and cursing is one of the greatest dangers of the tongue. Many people think too lightly of this and therefore curse.. More

  • Justification is the Excuse of the Weak

    Who among us does not make mistakes? Who among us can dare claim that he is infallible? Every human is expected to make mistakes, and this is not in itself a defect, for the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “All the sons of Adam constantly commit sins, but the best of those who constantly commit sins are those who are constantly.. More

  • Humility – A Quality of the Ideal

    Allah The Almighty describes the believers in their namesake chapter, Saying (what means): {Indeed, they who are apprehensive from fear of their Lord * And they who believe in the signs of their Lord *And they who do not associate anything with their Lord * And they who give what they give while their hearts are fearful because they will be returning.. More

  • Conditions of Repentance

    Humankind is encouraged to seek the forgiveness of Allah The Almighty and repent sincerely for their sins and mistakes so that they may receive His Mercy. However, there are five conditions of repentance, which must be met for one's repentance to be accepted. First: The most important condition for the acceptance of one's repentance is that the act.. More

  • How to Cure Persistency of Sin

    Question Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. I am shameful to ask this question, but now it has come to a time that I feel that I need some personal, righteous guidance. Dear shaykh, I have read almost all fatwas regarding masturbation and many others, but I feel I want some personal attention please. I dearly love Allah and want to prove.. More

  • Avoiding Harms of the Tongue

    In today's times, most people tend to be careless about avoiding the harms of the tongue, which are widespread among the people. The following are some of the most common harms: ● Talking about what does not concern you: This is a common practice, even though the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “A sign of a person's.. More

  • Breaching covenants – a trait of the immoral

    Whenever a person makes a promise, he or she must fulfill it; if he or she commits him/herself to something, whether it concerns other people or Allah The Almighty, and then falls short of delivering on it, that is considered a breach of the pledge. The righteous believers never break their covenants, which is rather typical of immoral people and hypocrites... More

  • Bribery

    In Islam, bribery represents anything that is offered in order to obtain the invalidation of what is correct or an endorsement of a wrong action. Not only is this unlawful, it is a major grave sin, as Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And do not consume one another's wealth unjustly or send it [in bribery] to the rulers in order that [they might.. More

  • Honesty

    When one's Fitrah (natural disposition) is sound and free from subservience to desires, the characteristic of honesty presents itself. Commenting on the Quranic verse where Allah The Almighty says (what means): {Indeed, We Offered the trust to the heavens and the earth and the mountains, and they declined to bear it and feared it; but man [undertook.. More