Understanding Trials & Tribulations

BEFORE WE BEGIN REMEMBER ALLAH’s MERCY:   عَنْ عَمِّهِ أَبِي رَزِينٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ ضَحِكَ رَبُّنَا مِنْ قُنُوطِ عِبَادِهِ وَقُرْبِ غِيَرِهِ قَالَ قُلْتُ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ أَوَ يَضْحَكُ الرَّبُّ قَالَ نَعَمْ قُلْتُ لَنْ نَعْدَمَ مِنْ رَبٍّ يَضْحَكُ خَيْرًا Abu Razeen (Radi Allahu Anhu) reported: The Messenger of Allah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam)… Read More Understanding Trials & Tribulations

[Removing Misconceptions, Part 4 ] Understanding Extravagance

Recently, one person at my University asked me this, “So how do I know if I am spending something will amount to extravagance and to what level should an expenditure be considered as an extravagance? Allah says in the Quran: Eat of their fruit when they ripen, but pay the due thereof on the day… Read More [Removing Misconceptions, Part 4 ] Understanding Extravagance

[Daily Info] The Virtues of Fasting in the Summer

Ibn Rajab has a section in ‘Lata’if al-Ma’arif’ (p. 272-273) about the virtues of fasting during hot days. “…And from the acts of worship whose reward is multiplied during the heat is fasting, and this is because of the thirst that one experiences in the mid-day heat. This is why Mu’adh bin Jabal expressed regret on his… Read More [Daily Info] The Virtues of Fasting in the Summer

[Daily Info] Jarir Ibn Abdullah (Radiyallahu Anhu) – The Second Yusuf

Jarir Ibn ‘Abdullah Ibn Jabir (Radiyallahu Anhu) was a popular leader of the tribe of Bajeelah from Yemen. What makes him so popular, aside from his looks, were his characters, his looks were not enough reason to be called A Second Yusuf but his characters filled the emptiness within. During the 10th of Hijrah, on… Read More [Daily Info] Jarir Ibn Abdullah (Radiyallahu Anhu) – The Second Yusuf

[Guidance Series] The Month of Shaban – Facts & Innovations

What is Sha’ban? The Origin of Naming The name ‘Sha’ban’ is taken from the word “Sha’bun”, which means ‘group’ or ‘party’. It was named as such, because previously, in this month, the pagans were divided into several groups, ready to set wars. The valid Hadiths regarding the month Sha’ban 1. From the authority of Aishah… Read More [Guidance Series] The Month of Shaban – Facts & Innovations