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How to Deal With Bitter Criticism

Posted on July 17, 2013 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)


Those who are ignorant have uttered curses at Allah, the Exalted, the Creator of all that exists, so what treatment should we, who are full of faults, expect from people. You will always have to face criticism, which in its onslaught is like an interminable war; it shows no sign of ending. As long as you shine, give, produce, and have an effect upon others, then disapproval and condemnation will be your lot in life. Until you escape from people by finding a tunnel in the ground or...

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12 Tips For the Muslim Convert

Posted on July 10, 2011 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (2)

1. Practice Islam as much as you can

 

"He who loves my Sunnah has loved me, and he who loves me will be with me in Paradise."-The Prophet Muhammad (Tirmidhi)

 

As a new Muslim, you will have trouble keeping up with prayers every day, fasting during Ramadan, and the many other practices in this religion. The struggle that we face, with such a radical change in lifestyle, is difficult and will take some time. Awkward moments are bound to h...

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Top Ten Things Every Student of Knowledge Should Know

Posted on April 14, 2011 at 11:39 PM Comments comments (0)

Top Ten Things Every Student of Knowledge Should Know

By Ismail Kamdar - via muslimmatters.org

Many times young Muslims decide they want to become scholars and embark on the path of knowledge with little knowledge of what to expect. I was such a youngster who signed up for an alim course with no idea what an alim is o...

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10 Ways of Protection from Shaytan

Posted on April 30, 2010 at 8:44 AM Comments comments (0)

Imam Ibn ul Qayyim al Jawziyyah


Summarized from Bida’i` al-Fawa’id (304-30) :


1. Seeking refuge with Allah from Shaytan. Allah the Most High said, “And if there comes to you from Satan an evil suggestion, then seek refuge in Allah. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Knowing.” [41:36]


2. Recitation of the two soorahs al-Falaq and an-Nas, as they...

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How to Deal with Aggressive and Abusive People?

Posted on April 15, 2010 at 4:37 PM Comments comments (0)

Especially in the Cyberspace, we go through many situations like this where we have to interact/discuss/debate with aggressive people who have no problem whatsoever in using the worst of manners in debate. So how to deal with such people? 


1) Whenever in debate, ALWAYS have your trust in Allah that you will win. So when you writing down your points, tell Allah (even though He knows) that you're doing it for His sake, so that He should help you in this....

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Tips on how to benefit from our time

Posted on April 11, 2010 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Time and life that we are given is a great grace from Allah, if we didn't use it wisely we will never harm anyone but ourselves, as everyone is responsible for his own actions.


Time is the thing that disbelivers and disobedients will regret when they will realize that they wasted their time in this life in disobeying Allah. As Allah stated in Quran describing the attitude of such peoplewhen they will realize how they spent their life:


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A Hafidh's Tips in Memorizing Quran

Posted on April 7, 2010 at 8:16 AM Comments comments (2)

This is an experience of memorizing Quran for one of those who Allah granted to have the whole Quran preserved in their hearts.



Ok so people ask me how did you go about memorizing the entire Qur’aan brother Aboo Thaabit? From cover to cover? Was it not difficult? How can I do something like that? Well to be honest it is very easy and I’ll let you guys in on a secret.

Memorising the Qur’aan is extremly easy...

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Tips On How We Can Strengthen Our Patience

Posted on March 30, 2010 at 11:52 AM Comments comments (0)

 In the battle between reason/religion and whims/desires, we have the following “weapons” at our disposal: 



1. We should remember the glory and greatness of Allâh, and feel that He is too great to be sinned against as He is all-seeing and all-hearing. Whoever thinks of the greatness of Allâh will never be at ease in committing wrong actions.


 

2. If we claim to love Allâh, then we shoul...

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Tips for Memorizing the Qur'an

Posted on March 20, 2010 at 1:56 PM Comments comments (2)

Allah says in the Holy Qur’an (interpretation of the meaning):“Those who recite the Book of Allah, establish regular prayer, and spend (in charity) out of what We have provided for them, secretly and openly, hope for commerce that will neverfail” (Fatir 35:29)


Abdullah ibn Amr ibn Al-As may Allah bless him reported: The Prophet peace be upon him said,"The one who was devoted to the Qur'an will be told on the Day of Resurrection: `Recite an...

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How to deal with anger

Posted on March 8, 2010 at 6:18 AM Comments comments (0)

Anger is one of the evil whispers of Shaytaan, which leads to so many evils and tragedies, of which only Allaah knows their full extent. For this reason Islam has a great deal to say about this bad characteristic, and the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) described cures for this "disease" and ways to limit its effects, among which are the following:

 


(1) Seeking refuge with Allaah from the Shaytaan...

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