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Imam abu Hanifa on Thinking Good of Your Neighbour

Imam abu Hanifa asked, “Have you not heard the hadith of the Prophet (may God’s peace and blessings be upon him) wherein he said, “Think good of the believers (Zunnu bi’l-mu’minīna khayran)”?

read more 05.09.2013, Thursday

The Blessing of Serving Others

Folders / Others / Muhammad Hüdayi (Stuart R. Clark)

As God's Mercy extends to all of His creation, the entry point of our service begins with our fellow human beings. Where can we begin serving? What are the basics? Charity begins with your immediate environment.

read more 27.08.2013, Tuesday

How do you make people feel?

Folders / Others / Fatma Bayram

Was our Prophet not afraid that if he made them feel important and close to him,  that he would lose his respectability before them? Of course not.  Because he gained his respectability not from the table which he sat behind, but directly from his lofty station before Allah subhana wa ta'ala

read more 23.08.2013, Friday

The Qur'an from the Mouth of its First Addressee

Folders / Others / I. Hakkı Ünal, PhD

The Qur’an, which is a miracle in both its style and content, had the ability to deeply affect each person who heard it, because it was the most beautiful of words...

read more 20.08.2013, Tuesday

The Understanding of Prophethood in Judaism

Folders / Others / Eldar Hasanov

In the Jewish tradition as well, the institution of prophethood is amongst the basic institutions. This work addresses not the prophetic tradition in Judaism, but its conceptualization of prophethood in the abstract.

read more 20.08.2013, Tuesday

Fasting Six Days in Shawwal

Abu Ayub al-Ansari relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said, "Whoever fasts Ramadan and follows it with six days of Shawwal is as though he has fasted the entire year"

read more 14.08.2013, Wednesday

(Let Me Call) My Lord On Thee

This song, sung by Nader Khan, is the English translation of a poem written by Yunus Emre (1240-1320), one of the most famous Sufi poets who has made a great impact on the Turkish-Muslim culture. This poem is at essence an entreaty to God, by means of the intercession of those things and people that are deemed to be close to God Almighty.
 

read more 02.08.2013, Friday

Merits of Shaban

The Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) was asked why he was fasting so much in Sha`ban. He replied: “It is a month that people neglect, between Rajab and Ramadan. It is a month in which actions are raised to the Lord of the Worlds and I love for my actions to be raised while I am fasting.”

read more 11.06.2013, Tuesday

Shaykh abdulQadir alJilani on the Month of Shaban

‘A’isha, the wife of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace, and may He be well pleased with her), is reported as having said:

Allah’s Messenger (Allah bless him and give him peace) used to fast until we would say he was never going to stop fasting, and he would go so long without fasting that we would say he was never going to fast, but I never saw Allah’s Messenger (Allah bless him and give him peace) continue a fast from the beginning to the end of any month except the month of Ramadan, [apart from which] I never saw him do more fasting in any month than he did in Sha’ban.

read more 07.06.2013, Friday

Night of Ascension: The Basics

Lailat al Miraj is a Muslim holiday that commemorates the Prophet Muhammad's nighttime journey from Mecca to the 'Farthest Mosque' in Jerusalem where he ascended to heaven, was purified, and given the instruction for Muslims to pray five times daily.

read more 05.06.2013, Wednesday