Saturday, February 27, 2021

Personal development

The grain of character – grit ( istiqaama )

Alhamdulillah, we have entered the month of Rajab and are less than 2 months till Ramadan. Many of us remember our first Ramadan ever...

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Strive for 5: Muhaasabah + goal setting in practise

As we enter another calendar year, it’s an opportunity for us to reflect on the year which has passed us. A year to review...

Don’t be defined by your labels – accept yourself and the world will accept you

Alhamdulillah, this week, we return to the masjid after our second national lockdown. What a blessing it is to return to the house of...

Contemporary quotes which reflect core Islamic principles

Iman requires action "Do what you can, where you are, with what you have." --Teddy Roosevelt"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years...

Speak truth to power – 4 role models remembered on Ashura

Alhamdulillah, we are in the season of Ashura which refers to the 10th day of this first month of the new Islamic year, Muharram....

Sincerity and good actions ALWAYS ensure success

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said,“A man intended to give charity, so he went out with...

Humour in islam – jokes 😉

Contrary to popular thought, humour and joking are permitted in Islam. Humour has the power of warming people's hearts and uplifting spirits providing a...

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50 Islamic assemblies and reminders

Attached 50 Islamic assemblies covering a range of themes relating to belief, manners, practises and special occasions.

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Be mindful of Allah and Allah will protect you

Imam Tirmidhi narrates in a hasan sahih hadith on the authority of Abdillah ibn Abbas (may Allah be pleased with both of them) who...

The countdown to Ramadan … from Rajab

When Rajab began, the Messenger of Allah (blessing and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “O Allah, bless us in Rajab and Sha‘baan,...

The Gambian Scholar who passed away in Sajdah

This has been my third trip to The Gambia on behalf of Ummah Welfare Trust. A small West African country once colonised by the...

Articles

A departure from sorrow and relief from anxiety – beautiful dua for us all

It is recorded with Imam Aḥmad, Saḥīḥ ibn Hibbān and other than them on the authority of ʿAbdullāh ibn Masʿūd (raḍi Allāhu ͑anhū) that...

Peaceful nature of the leader and Prophet of Islam

Ustadh Muhammad Rayhan Prophet Muhammad (May Allah’s Peace be upon him) serves as an example for the entire humanity for peace and harmony. Despite being...

The sad reality of racism

Over the recent days there has been an increasing amount of protests across the world, particularly America and most recently the UK in response...

The 7 Habits Of Happy Kids

Book Review By Hamza Naeem, Age: 10yrAt first, I didn’t want to read this book, but when my father started to read the book...

Qur’anic summary: Juz 2

Every holy book of Allah (ٰSWT) was revealed in the month of Ramadan according to a Prophetic narration.The Qur’an starts as a dua for...

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Attached 50 Islamic assemblies covering a range of themes relating to belief, manners, practises and special occasions.

History

Obituary: Haji Faizur Rahman Khan rahimahullah (1944-2019)

Haji Faizur Rahman Khan rahimahullah (1944-2019) – an epitome of khidmah (serving others) By loving son, Dr Mamnun Khanإِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ‎ “We belong...

Virtues and Rules of Sadaqatul Fitr ‘Sharing the Eid Smile’

 ‘Sharing the Eid Smile’ It is narrated from Ibn Abbas RA that the Messenger of Allah (Peace be upon him)  made Zakatal fitr (obligatory...

Umar Ibn Khattab’s (Radiallahu Anhu) brilliant letter to a Sinner

Imam Ibn Katheer reported that a man used to visit Umar Ibn Khattab (ra) from Levant (Syria/Jordan Area). Later on Umar (ra) noticed that he...

Personal Devleopment

Gems from Surah Al-Kahf – for the fathers

(وَأَمَّا الْجِدَارُ فَكَانَ لِغُلَامَيْنِ يَتِيمَيْنِ فِي الْمَدِينَةِ وَكَانَ تَحْتَهُ كَنْزٌ لَهُمَا وَكَانَ أَبُوهُمَا صَالِحًا فَأَرَادَ رَبُّكَ أَنْ يَبْلُغَا أَشُدَّهُمَا وَيَسْتَخْرِجَا كَنْزَهُمَا رَحْمَةً مِنْ رَبِّكَ...

Poem by a cranky old man

The crankiest old man in the entire nursing home had passed away. He was the one the nurses fought over having to take care of. They knew he was going to make their job virtually impossible. But as they were cleaning out his things they found this poem, and their hearts sunk...

Blessings of Sha’ban & 15th Night of Sha’ban

  By Mawlana Muhammad Rayhan | Sha'ban 1438, May 2017Sha’ban is the 8th month in the Islamic calendar. The Prophet (May Allah bless him) would...

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REMINDERS

Surah Ikhlaas, Falaq & Naas

These Surahs should be read three times in the morning & evening, three times after Maghrib and once after every other fardh prayer. The Prophet -...

Obituary: Haji Mohammed Rafiq rahimahullah (1930 – 2020)

Early life in KashmirBorn on the blessed Day of Ashura, our grandfather was brought up in Thothal, Mirpur, Kashmir. This was British India before...

Dealing with Calamities

Hardship, difficulties, trials, tribulations or calamities – whatever you may call them, the truth is we cannot run away from them. There are some...

Dua: O Allah, whatever blessing (Allaahumma maa asbaha …)

Whoever recites this in the morning has completed his obligation to thank Allah for that day and Whoever recites this in the evening has...

Blessings of Sha’ban & 15th Night of Sha’ban

  By Mawlana Muhammad Rayhan | Sha'ban 1438, May 2017Sha’ban is the 8th month in the Islamic calendar. The Prophet (May Allah bless him) would...

Dua: Allah is sufficient for me (HasbiyAllahu …)

Allah will grant whoever recites this seven times in the morning or evening whatever he desires from this world or the next. Audio:Transliteration: HasbiyAllahu laa ilaaha...

Dua: O Ever Living One (Yaa Hayyu Yaa Qayyoom)

Ibn ul Qayyim said "Remembrance endows one with vigilance (Sifat ul Muraaqaba) which opens the door of self reform. Entering it, the servant worships...

Rabi ul Awwal – The month of the Prophet (May Allah bless him)

This is the month where the best of all creation was born, the one who brought a guiding light for humanity, to come out...

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