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The Quranic Rule on evil plots!

It is quite essential to understand the rules Allah has revealed in his final message the Holy Quran. Those are given as a gift for mankind from the creator presenting fundamental guidelines to understand the cause & effect of every single step we -human beings – make while living this life. A person needs to comprehend the fact that these rules are applicable regardless of time or place until the Day of Judgment. This is stated in the Book of Creator very clearly to eliminate any sort of doubt may raise: {you will not find any change in the law

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How Muslims Should Demand Their Rights

By His Eminence Shaikh Ahmed al Khalili, Grand Mufti of the Sultanate — A Muslim weights his deeds with the balance of piety to measures their harms and benefits and decides whether or not to embark upon done within lawful and reasonable limits. The common interest is — without a doubt — given preference over the individual interest, hence the claim of an individual’s rights is considered unlawful in Islam when it conflicts with the collective interest or undermines it, in which case the end never justifies the means. A Muslim has to contemplate both, the end and the means,

Impact Of Unfounded Rumours On Society

By His Eminence Shaikh Ahmed al Khalili, Grand Mufti of the Sultanate — Muslims are ordered not to speak of anything before verifying the correctness of what they intend to say and making sure that they aren’t telling falsehood; otherwise dire consequences will result from the spread of unfounded rumours. Allah the Exalted has laid a strong emphasis on this matter when He said: “There is not a word man utters but an observer is ready ‘to make note of it”. The Prophet, peace be upon him, said: “A man might speak a word without thinking about its implications, but

Respect: Beautifully Islamic Principle but Fading away Nowadays

Respect is a very important principle and quality that is highly emphasized by the religion of Islam, but it seems that it has started to fade away these days. The million-dollar question is why is it fading away? And if does exist, why does it exist with restrictions and double standards? This piece attempts at addressing the importance of respect in Islam, some types of respect, the consequences of disrespect, some of the strange phenomena invading the Islamic society clashing with this beautiful principle and rules for respect to have it as a way of life. Definition of respect Respect

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Respect: Beautifully Islamic Principle but Fading away Nowadays

Respect is a very important principle and quality that is highly emphasized by the religion of Islam, but it seems that it has started to fade away these days. The million-dollar question is why is it fading away? And if does exist, why does it exist with restrictions and double standards? This piece attempts at addressing the importance of respect in Islam, some types of respect, the consequences of disrespect, some of the strange phenomena invading the Islamic society clashing with this beautiful principle and rules for respect to have it as a way of life. Definition of respect Respect

The values of perseverance and self-reliance in Islam

Abstaining from work can only be blamed on Muslims rather than on Islam itself as it calls for perseverance and adherence to work, be it in this world or in the Hereafter. Allah the Exalted said in the holy Quran: (O you who believe (Muslims)! When the call is proclaimed for the Salat (prayer) on the day of Friday (Jumu’ah prayer), come to the remembrance of Allah [Jumu’ah religious talk (Khutbah) and Salat (prayer)] and leave off business (and every other thing), that is better for you if you did but know. Then when the (Jumu’ah) Salat (prayer) is finished,

Deceptive Perceptions about Teenagers (Part 1)

  I once wondered, how much of what we do and think is based on perceptions rather than reality? In fact, how much of what we have “learned” from parents and society is based on knowledge or solid experience? Those questions bothered me and got me thinking? What if we are deceived by our perceptions? What if reality is different from the world we perceive? The ever optimistic soul in me answered: “It would be a wonderful reality. If our perceptions were able to make our reality so beautiful, the knowledge will make our lives ever more enjoyable and much

Raising our kids Islamically: between myths and truth

  By Ahmed Al Matani The subject of raising kids Islamically is not an easy matter. It requires a lot of patience, determination, dedication and sacrifice and most importantly seeking Allah’s help. This article humbly attempts to shed light on some challenges facing parents to raise kids, wrong practices by parents as well as some tips that should help in having righteous and productive Muslim adults. Having kids is one of the blessings that every human being hopes to have. In the Holy Quran, Allah shows how important kids are to parents by saying, ” Wealth and children are an

Rituals and Worshiping

Servants and Slaves

Believers around the world have certain rituals to fulfil ,these rituals are usually commands from the Divine and they become a common practice on a daily basis .The practice becomes so common that we fail to ponder on the meaning and tend to focus only on the way to perform it . For Muslims around the world it is no different than any other faith in terms of performing repetitive rituals without really knowing the significance of these instructions from Allah Almighty .For any young Muslim  who is learning his first words of the Holy Quran would surely start by

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RITUALS AND WORSHIPING

Servants and Slaves

Believers around the world have certain rituals to fulfil ,these rituals are usually commands from the Divine and they become a common practice on a daily basis .The practice becomes so common that we fail to ponder on the meaning

The distinction between Rituals and Being a Muslim

In the name of Allah most Gracious Most Merciful ,all praise be to Allah The Lord of The heavens and Earth ,Peace and blessings be upon our beloved Messenger Muhammad who was sent as a guidance to all creations and

Fiqh al-Fiqh

When Almighty Allāh asked us to perform all rituals (‘ibādāt) such as offering prayers, giving zakāh, observing fasting, performing pilgrimage, and so on, He did not mean by that mere meaningless rituals, affecting nothing in one’s inner and outer behaviour.

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