• A Brief Insight into Taswwuf / Tazkiyah

      Sufism, also known as tasawwuf or tazkiyyah, is a practise that involves building a close relationship with Allah through worship & remembrance, zikr.   At the heart of Sufism is sincerity of intention. It focuses on the purification of the soul & of keeping away from anything that distracts a person from the obedience, …

  • Muslim parents, WAKE UP!

    Not so long ago I was in a (so called) Muslim country. I met a person who was from the upper class citizens- I actually got to spend a lot of time with him. After my time with him my heart was left in tears and I was left shocked and shaken; not because of …

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  • Become a beliver

    Why don’t we devote ourselves entirely to Islam? Why do we not become practicing Muslims with totality? Why do we have to bring into our lives the western cultures that hideously keep us distant from our faith?   It’s a shame that in this day and age two particular groups of people have come into …

  • The Islamic Turban

    With regards to the tail of the turban and where it should be left to hang, many styles have been reported from the messenger of Allah peace be upon him and his companions, may Allah be pleased with them.   1. Between the shoulder blades. The most common and authentic style is to let the …

  • How to keep heart clean

    Why is jealousy so prevalent? Why is hatred so predominant? Why is there so much friction between families? Why is such evil rife amongst us? Why have we lost our family values? Or most of all, why have we lost our Islamic values? The simple answer to these questions is lack of cleanliness of our …

  • harms of porn

    Unfortunately we find more and more Muslims indulged in pornography (printed or visual material containing the explicit description or display of sexual organs or activity, intended to stimulate sexual excitement), and this trend is on the increase. Individuals as young as 13 up to adults well over 60 are trapped in this vicious vice which …

  • The Islamic Turban

    The Sunnah actions of the messenger of Allah are divided into two types:   Sunanul-huda: These are those sunnan which the messenger of Allah peace be upon him taught as being an integral part of Islam. Examples of this are Azan, Iqamah, and offering the compulsory Salah in congregation. These actions are close to wajib …

  • Kisi ka dil mat dukhao - by Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad Naqshbandi

    Don’t hurt someone’s heart (feeling) a lesson given by Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad Naqshbandi reminding us how we at time neglect the rights of others around us. We should aim not to hurt anyone’s feelings. Full transcript below. English Translation The shaykh starts off with a few verses of a poem. He then goes on to say …

  • Blessed Days 0f Dhul-Hijjah

    The Great month of Dhul-Hijjah is upon us, thousands and thousands of fortunate Muslims have embarked on the great journey of Hajj.   For those of us that are not going for Hajj, these first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah also hold great value.  Ibn Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him) narrates that the Messenger …


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