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Allah Al Hayy

Where is Allah al-Hayy?

It was a heavy monsoon season. Rain beat against the drawing room windows as Ibtisam sat with her cousin Silvy, sipping green tea, with her tabby cat purring on her lap. They were having a general conversation about marriages, about how difficult it was, how the selfishness in one spouse could make life hell for […]

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Hakam

Allah al-Hakam (The Judge)

The word ‘hakam’ denotes a judge, and also an arbitrator, or one who settles disputes between two people or groups of people. The former meaning is found in the following ayah: “[Say], “Then is it other than Allah I should seek as judge (hakam) while it is He who has revealed to you the Book […]

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Saying JazakAllah Khairan

Saying ‘Jazakallahu Khairan’

Islam is not just a religion. It teaches us much more than that. It teaches us, among other things, the etiquettes of interacting with others. Saying ‘Jazakallahu Khairan’ is one such etiquette. Saying ‘Jazakallahu Khairan’ We say this phrase when someone does something good to us, helps us in some way. Instead of merely saying […]

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Tawba Istighfar

Tawba & Istighfar (Repentance & Forgiveness)

Allah (SWT) created human beings with a weak nature. It’s our duty to seek sincere tawba (repentance) and perform istighfar (forgiveness) as frequently as possible, Insha’Allah. It’s inevitable that we are tempted and fall into sins, and Shaytan is always inciting us towards performing sins. The Prophet (SAW) said, “Every son of Adam commits sin, […]

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Aisha Bint Abubakr

Aisha Bint Abu Bakr: An Exemplary Believer

She is our mother, and we are proud of her. Aisha Bint AbuBakr (RA) was the daughter of the closest companion of Prophet Muhammad (SAW), Abu Bakr. Abu Bakr was such an exemplary believer that he got the title of Al-Siddiq during his lifetime, and of course, after the Prophet’s (SAW) death, he became the […]

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Studying Quran

Virtues of Studying the Quran

The Quran is a Book of Guidance. It is an essential manual that tells us how to live on this earth in the best way and how to be successful in the Hereafter. It is not sufficient to recite it; we need to understand it too. Studying the Quran includes reciting, memorizing, studying its message […]

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