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Personal development

How to achieve ‘productivity’, ‘nobility’ and ‘piety’

‘There is no intelligence like planning, there is no nobility except with good character’ and there is no piety like restraint’ (Bayhaqi) Good planning for...

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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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Alhamdulillah for my family – Hafsa Hussain (8yrs)

In my small family, alhamdulillah I am blessed with two supportive parents who are always the ones to help me with everything such as...

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Bored of being bored? Signs you are wasting your most valuable asset

As we enter our third period of lockdown, it's inevitable boredom will set in for many of us. Research shows boredom can actually reduce...

Alhamdulillah for my family – Hafsa Hussain (8yrs)

In my small family, alhamdulillah I am blessed with two supportive parents who are always the ones to help me with everything such as...

How to achieve ‘productivity’, ‘nobility’ and ‘piety’

‘There is no intelligence like planning, there is no nobility except with good character’ and there is no piety like restraint’ (Bayhaqi) Good planning for...

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...

Mixed

The Prophet(SAW) will never rest Islam is his questI bet you have a blown mind Because the Prophet was so kindAlthough his enemies were near and...

History

Tuḥfat al-Aṭfāl – translation of the classical tajweed primer

The poem Tuḥfat al-Aṭfāl, authored by the Egyptian scholar Sulaymān Ḥusayn al-Jamzūrī , has been memorized, taught and kept alive by countless individuals since its authorship...

Az-Zubayr Ibn Al-Awwam – life of a legend

Az-Zubayr Ibn Al-Awwam was the sixth companion promised Paradise, from the 10 promised Paradise (Ashara Mubashara).Lineage to the Prophet SASMother’s side – his...

Dhul Hij’jah – The Month of Hajj

Dhul Hij’jah – The Month of HajjDhul Hij’jah is one of the sacred months since ancient times. Allah made it sacred the day He...

Personal Devleopment

The nature of insaan

Loans for Luxury

Taking loans for luxury - to buy designer wears, the latest phone or a fancy car - has become a destructive addiction today. It was...

Palestine through our eyes- slideshow and personal notes

A few weeks ago I travelled with a friend to Al Aqsa and I wanted to share a few thoughts about my motivation, the experience and some personal highlights of visiting the holy land. This article and presentation outlines our story and learnings.

Characteristics of a believer – Yahya ibn Muadh

Yahya ibn Muadh gathered the characteristics of the believers as follows It is to be full of modesty, and to be harmless too.To be full...

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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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