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SubhanAllahi Wa Bihamdihi

Revive a Sunnah: Say “SubhanAllahi Wa Bihamdihi”

It is said that there is a statement that is light on the tongue, but heavy on your scale of good deeds, and that is “Subhan Allah Wa Bihamdihi”. Many of us search for ways that we can use to earn the pleasure of Allah (ta’ala). We fast the month of Ramadan with sincerity, we […]

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7 hidden ways of committing shirk

7 Hidden Ways of Committing Shirk

When you hear the word ‘shirk’, what comes into mind? Associating partners with Allah (ta’ala). And if someone were to ask you as a practising Muslim if you are guilty of this very grave sin, my guess is that you will wholeheartedly say no. But are we free from shirk? Are we sure that in […]

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Women Honored in the Holy Quran Part 7: Women and Their Rights in Islam

This final article of this series highlights the rights and roles of women in the Holy Quran.  Women’s right to be rewarded by God: …Never will I waste the work of a worker among you, whether male or female…(3:195) Whoso does that which is right, and believes, whether male or female, We will surely grant […]

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Al Wakeel: The Ultimate Trustee

Do you have a problem that you’re worried about? Have you done the best you possibly could to solve it? But even then, do you still find yourself to be nervous, you heart agitated and anxious? If you have answered all these questions in the affirmative (especially the last one), there’s only one solution available […]

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A Great Oath in Surat al-Waqiah

“So I swear by the setting of the stars.” (56:75) The objects that Allah choose to take oaths by in the Quran are very relevant. There’s always a purpose for choosing that specific object. What’s the purpose of choosing star-placements as the object of the oath in this passage? Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan mentions three […]

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Five Lessons from Surah Zilzal

Surat al-Zilzal or Surat al-Zalzalah, the ninety-ninth surah of the Quran, discusses the Day of Judgment in a beautiful and vivid way. Here are some points we can draw from it. The earth was always meant to shake. “When the earth is shaken with its [final] earthquake.” (99:1) Note the pronoun ‘its’ going back to […]

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