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20
Oct
2018
The attraction between two objects is referred to as gravitational force. They are pulled towards one another. Even though the earth may be a hundred million miles away from the sun, it remains “attracted” to the sun.

Similarly, when a person has the Love of Allah ta’ala (to some extent) in his heart, or the desire to have the love of Allah ta’ala in his heart, his heart will automatically be attracted to those hearts in which the love of Allah ta’ala resides. These persons may be....
posted by ummi taalib on 20th October 2018 - 0 comments
21
Aug
2018
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[/b]Verse 86 of Surah Nisaa’ mentions تَحِيَّة which is in the context of a greeting. It is a prayer that Allah ta’ala keeps the person alive in peace.  

It is a deep and beautiful concept of conveying a prayer (Du’a) of peace till eternity unlike the various greetings of other cultures. The person making the Salaam is conveying to the other person that the....
posted by ummi taalib on 21st August 2018 - 0 comments
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