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Speak a good word or remain silent

Source : Navedz.com / 23 May 2013

Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) relates that Allah’s Messenger (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “Anybody who believes in Allah and the Last Day should not harm his neighbor, and anybody who believes in Allah and the Last Day should entertain his guest generously and anybody who believes in Allah and the Last Day should talk what is good or keep quiet. (i.e. abstain from all kinds of evil and dirty talk).” [Sahih al-Bukhari, Book #75, Hadith #47]

 

Education in Islamic History

Source : LostIslamichistory.com / 22 May 2013

From the very earliest days of Islam, the issue of education has been at the forefront at the minds of the Muslims. The very first word of the Quran that was revealed to Prophet Muhammad ﷺwas, in fact, “Read”. Prophet Muhammad ﷺonce stated that “Seeking knowledge is mandatory for all Muslims.” With such a direct command to go out and seek knowledge, Muslims have placed huge emphasis on the educational system in order to fulfill this obligation placed on them by the Prophet ﷺ.

 

The Meaning of al-Ikhlas

By Muhammad Irfan Kas / 22 May 2013

{ قُلْ هُوَ ٱللَّهُ أَحَدٌ}

And from his narration on the authority of Ibn ‘Abbas that he said regarding the interpretation of Allah’s saying (Say: He is Allah, the One!): ‘(Say: He is Allah, the One!) the people of Quraysh asked the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him): “O Muhammad! Describe for us your Lord; is He made of gold or silver?” And so Allah revealed this surah to describe His attributes and traits, saying: say to Quraysh, O Muhammad: He is Allah, the One, He has no son or partner.

 

Why we Read Qur'an ?

By Muhammad Irfan Kas / 20 May 2013

Why do we read Quran, if we can’t understand a single Arabic word?

This is a beautiful story: An old American Muslim lived on a farm in the mountains of eastern Kentucky with his young grandson. Each morning Grandpa was up early sitting at the kitchen table reading the Quran. His grandson wanted to be just like him and tried to imitate him in every way he could.

 

War in Islam: Ethics & Rules

By Mufti Ali-Gomaa / 20 May 2013 

Islam as a complete system encompasses all aspects of life and places principles and methodologies which help people to face the challenges which they encounter on a daily basis. Islam managed to connect between worldly affairs and human behavior without turning a blind eye on the hereafter and the next world.

 

Imam Abu Bakr Al-Bayhaqi

By Shafiifiqh.com / 20 May 2013

Imam Al-Haramayn Al-Juwayni (rahmatullah ‘alayh) said of Imam Al-Bayhaqi:

ما من فقيه شافعي إلا و للشافعي علي همنة إلا أبا بكر البيهقي، فإن المنة له على الشافعي لتصانيفه فينصرة مذهبه و أقاويله

“There is no Shafi`i [faqih] except he owes a huge debt to Ash-Shafi`i, except Abu Bakr al-Bayhaqi, to who al-Shafi`i owes a huge debt  for his works which imposed al-Shafi`i’s school and his sayings.”

 

Bayah & the Importance of a Spiritual Guide/Murshid

 

By Muhammad Irfan Kas / 17 May 2013  

Pledging allegiance, also known as taking bayah or bayt, is a tradition from the times of Beloved Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him).

Once such example of this is when the Noble Companions pledged oath to him under the tree. In this incident, each Companion placed their hand in the hand of the Beloved Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him), and affirmed their faith in the oneness of Allah (tawheed).

 

What is Islam?

Source : WhatIslam.org.uk / 15 May 2013

1) What is Islam?

Islam is not a new religion, but the same truth that God revealed through all His prophets to every people. “Islam” simply means peace through submission to God. Islam is both a religion and a complete way of life.

 

Why a Scientist Believes in God?

Source : Missionislam.com / 14 May 2013

This article of Mr A. Cressy Morrison, former President of the New York Academy of Sciences, first appeared in the "Reader's Digest" (January 1948); then on recommendation of Professor C. A. Coulson, F. R.S., Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University, was republished in the "Reader's Digest" November 1960 - It shows how science compels the scientists to admit to the essential need of Supreme Creator.

 

Remember Me and I Shall Remember You

By Mufti Ali Gomaa / 14 May 2013

In our lives we encounter some hard days in which we find ourselves in deep need of resorting back to God and although the invocation of God in all times is the assured path of success and advancement, the human being always forgets about invocation. An Arabic poet once said,

The human was not called (insan) except for his forgetfulness (Nisyehi)…and the first forgetful (Nas) is the first human…

 
 

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