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Causes for the Increase of Eeman

I selected some texts from the book ‘Causes behind the Increase and Decrease of Eeman’ by Shaykh ‘Abdur-Razzaak al-’Abbaad, most of them being already posted in this blog recently. I will state the topics and link them to their respective blog posts, also I will mention few other causes that result in the increase of … Continue reading

Beneficial Knowledge

Learning the Beneficial Knowledge Derived From the Book of Allaah and the Sunnah of His Messenger – sallallahu alaihe wa-sallam -. Ibn Rajab defines this knowledge, saying: “Beneficial knowledge is to define, accurately and meticulously, the texts of the Book and Sunnah and to understand them. It is to confine oneself in regard to this, … Continue reading

The Deen is Ease

Notes from Bukhari: Part I Imam al-Bukhari in his Sahih relates the following hadith (record of the words of the Prophet ﷺ, peace be upon him) in the chapter On The Deen Being Ease. It is related from Abu Hurayra that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said, “The deen is ease. Whoever makes the deen too hard for himself … Continue reading

The Concept of Time in the Qur’an

by Tushar Bhuiya A Muslim’s first source of guidance in life is the Qur’an, and so we turn to the Book of Allah for our initial inspiration in time management. Surah Al-Asr Most of us have committed to memory the beautiful, short surah: Al-Asr (Quran 103:1-3). Admittedly, we often choose to recite it in our salah because of … Continue reading

Belief in Al-Qadar

The Arabic word “Qadar” means the Divine Measure with which Allah has ordained and decreed with exact calculations for everything in creation, according to His Eternal Omniscience and His Sublime Wisdom that encompasses eternity. Faith and belief in Qadar comprises four aspects: 1. The belief that Allah has knowledge of everything in the universe with … Continue reading