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Stories of the Prophets: A Lesson in Tawheed

“And I have not created man and Jinns except to worship Me.” (Qur’an 54:51) Our foundation as Muslims is built upon the belief in Allah (ta’ala). As this verse points out, the only reason why we are created is to worship Allah (ta’ala). Everything that a Muslim does should be for the pleasure of Allah […]

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Being a True Servant of Al-Haqq

Being a True Servant of Al-Haqq

The name, Al-Haqq, is one of the ninety-nine beautiful names of Allah (ta’ala) and it means “The Truth”. Allah (ta’ala) mentions the name in the Quran, and in one place, He says: “For that is Allah, your Lord, the Truth. And what can be beyond truth except error? So how are you averted?” (Quran 10:32) […]

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Psychological Wisdom in the Holy Quran: Part 1

The Holy Quran contains psychological wisdom that promotes our mental health. The Holy Quran encourages us to be optimistic, purposeful, rational, responsible, realistic, patient and compassionate. Part 1 of this article explores the Quran’s psychological wisdom related to optimism, purpose, and rational thinking. Verses That Encourage an Optimistic Attitude The Holy Quran encourages us to […]

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Getting Your Children Interested in Quran through Stories

The unadulterated speech of Allah, the actual word of God, the truth embodied in a Book known as the Quran is what our Master has revealed as His final revelation to the world. In many Muslim houses, the Quran gathers dust and is simply seen as a wonderful piece of art that lets others know […]

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Dhul Hijjah

5 Beneficial Acts of Worship to Do in Dhul Hijjah

The month of Dhul Hijjah is one of the most sacred and blessed months in the Islamic calendar. It is the month of Hajj and the month of Eid al-Adha. This is the month in which the Messenger of Allah (Peace be upon him) has said: “There are no days more beloved to Allah that […]

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Understanding Hadith – ‘its not complicated!’

My brothers and sisters in Islam and in humanity, please lend me a few minutes. I promise you will take something of benefit insha’Allah from this one! Think about this – you opt for a subject in your school or college, a subject you are totally naive to, say chemistry. You get the textbook and […]

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