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25
Jun
2018
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Umar ibn Khattab RA once asked Ibn Ka’ab RA the definition of taqwa. In reply Ibn Ka’ab RA asked, “Have you ever had to traverse a thorny path?”  Umar RA replied in the affirmative and  Ka’ab RA continued, “How do you do so?” Umar RA said that he would carefully walk through after first having collected all loose and flowing clothing in his hands so nothing gets caught in the thorns hence injuring him.....
posted by ummi taalib on 25th June 2018 - 1 comment
5
Jun
2018

From a talk by Shaykh Qamaruz Zamaan Ilahabadi

 اقْرَأْ بِاسْمِ رَبِّكَ الَّذِي خَلَقَ   “Iqra’ bismi Rabbikal ladhee khalaq”
“Read: In the name of thy Lord who createth” [Qur’an – Surah Alaq: verse 1]
Points towards [u]His ma’rifat (knowled....
posted by ummi taalib on 5th June 2018 - 0 comments
30
Apr
2018
“If you dislike them, then it is quite likely that you dislike something and Allah has placed a lot of good in it.” [Surah An-Nisaa’: verse 19]

Though addressed to men in regard to their wives (i.e. do not divorce them for something you dislike in them), this is a beautiful part of human relationship, not just in marriage but as a general principle which can be applied to our spouses, children and families.Sometimes we do not like something about a person but maybe in that Allah t....
posted by ummi taalib on 30th April 2018 - 0 comments
2
Apr
2018
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Ibn Majah, ad-Daraqutnee and others. It was also related by Malik in al-Muwatta [/i][/i] 

This Hadith of our Prophet    صلى الله عليه وسلّم  tells us we should not be the cause of any harm and nor should it be reciprocated. It is not just physically harming people but includes every form of har....
posted by ummi taalib on 2nd April 2018 - 0 comments
30
Mar
2018
And that it is He who makes laugh and weep [53:43]
[center]Jannah is prepared for those who control their anger and forgive others. Forgiving others is a way to diffuse anger and forgiving others become easy when you relalise this, that when someone hurts you and makes you cry, it was actually Allah ta’ala Who wanted it so. (Aalimah S Ahmed)

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posted by ummi taalib on 30th March 2018 - 0 comments