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The Virtue of Remembering Allah

Allah the All-Mighty has said: “فَاذْكُرُونِي أَذْكُرْكُمْ وَاشْكُرُوا لِي وَلَا تَكْفُرُونِ”. البقرة 152 “Therefore remember Me. I will remember you. Be grateful to Me and never show Me ingratitude” – Al-Baqarah 2:152 And He said: “يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اذْكُرُوا اللهَ ذِكْرًا كَثِيراً”. الأحزاب 41 “O you who believe, remember Allah with much rememberance.” – … Continue reading

Fiqh of Entertainment

Lecture by Abu Mu’awiyah Ismail Kamdar | Transcribed by Sameera Attitude of People Towards Entertainment We need to begin by first examining the attitude of people towards entertainment.  Among those who live a worldly life without any attachment to the religion, their understanding of entertainment is that this is what life is all about.  Many … Continue reading

The Issue of Slavery in Islam

First of all, it is useful to recall why the institution of slavery is thought of or remembered with such revulsion. Images of the brutal treatment of slaves, especially in ancient Rome and Egypt, provokes sorrow and deep disgust. That is why even after so many centuries, our conception of slaves is of men and … Continue reading

Tawakkul: Reliance upon Allah

by Jinan Bastaki Developing Our Relationship with Allah “[He is] the Lord of the East and the West; there is no deity except Him, so take Him as Disposer of [your] affairs.” (Qur’an, 73:9) Have you ever had that feeling of anxiety in your heart? What if it doesn’t work out? What if you never … Continue reading

The Ahdaaf of the Islaamic ‘Aqeedah

The Ahdaaf of the Islaamic ‘Aqeedah are the noble objectives and purposes established as a result of adhering to it. They are numerous and diverse. Amongst them are the following: First: Establishing the Sincere Intention and Worship to Allah (Ta’aalaa) Alone, because He is the Creator Who has no partner. Thus, the intention and worship … Continue reading