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Islamic spirituality

How prayer benefits a believer’s soul

Source : Harun Yahya / 14 Aug 2014

Hundreds of thousands of people are born every day. They all start a new life with a magnificent creation of eyes, hands, ears, hearts, brains and all their other organs. Allah causes a person to grow in the mother’s womb from a tiny cell; nerves and veins soon cover the entire body. The heart starts beating, the liver and kidneys gradually form. The bones form in a most glorious manner. Allah expects just one thing from the person created with such great care through a combination of hundreds of thousands of details over the course of nine months: Sincerity.

 

The one who seeks knowledge

Source : Islamic Children Study / 04 Aug 2014

In the name of Allah, The most Gracious The most Merciful. All praise is due to Allah

{And We have indeed made the Quran easy to remember then is there any that will remember?} Soorat-ul-Qamar: 17

 

Night of Power (Laylat al-Qadr)

Source : Soundvision.com / 26 Jul 2014

Laylatul Qadr (the Night of Power) is described in the Quran as: {better than a thousand months} (Al-Qadr 97: 3)

Any action done on this night such as reciting the Quran, remembering God, etc. is better than acting for one thousand months which do not contain the Night of Power.

 

Types of Siyam

Source : Nabulsi / 21 Jul 2014

The first type of Siyam is the Siyam of common people; it is the Siyam of the mouth (refraining from eating and drinking), the second type is the Siyam of the believers; it is the Siyam of the limbs (abstaining from committing sins) and the third type is the Siyam of the Muttaqeen; it is leaving everything and turning to Allah only.

 

Racing to do good

Source : Saudi Gazette / 18 Jul 2014

When we receive a special guest we try to make sure that we look our best and that our houses are clean. We request that the table is laid with our most expensive cutlery and dinner set, that the best meal is prepared, and that the house is spick and span in anticipation of the guests’ arrival.

 

Ramadan spiritually energizes Muslims

Source : Arab news / 26 Jun 2014 

The holy month of Ramadan comes to the Islamic world every year to remind the Muslim faithful on the need to return to Allah by following His teachings in all walks of their lives in order to achieve peace in this world and the Hereafter. 

 

Visiting the Hair of the Messenger of Allah

Source : Darul Iftaa / 24 Jun 2014

Question :

What is the ruling on seeking blessings through the righteous (tabarruk)? Also, what is the ruling on visiting and seeking blessings from the hair of the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him)?

 

The Status of Salah

Source : Ilm Gate / 20 Jun 2014

It should be remembered that in Salah, one communicates with one’s Lord, therefore, one should consider how one offers his/her Salah. Allah ta’ala has commanded us to establish the Salah. Establishment means to carry out Salah and all its constituents (including it’s pre-requisite: wudu [ritual ablution]) very carefully. Although the command will apply to the Salah in general, however, one should be extremely particular about the following points:

 

The Significance of the Night of Bara'ah

Source : Agencies / 12 Jun 2014

Sha'ban is one of the meritorious months for which we find some particular instructions in the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam. It is reported in the authentic ahadith that Prophet Muhammad, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam, used to fast most of the month in Sha'ban.

 

The Body is a Blessing

Source : Sacred-Texts / 05 Jun 2014

An important part of our knowledge of God arises from the study and contemplation of our own bodies, which reveal to us the power, wisdom, and love of the Creator. His power, in that from a mere drop He has built up the wonderful frame of man; His wisdom is revealed in its intricacies and the mutual adaptability of its parts; and His love is shown by His not only supplying such organs as are absolutely necessary for existence, as the liver, the heart, and the brain, but those which are not absolutely necessary, as the hand, the foot, the tongue, and the eye. To these He has added, as ornaments, the blackness of the hair, the redness of lips, and the curve of the eyebrows.

 
 

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