For a Muslim, the Quran is the word of God; literal word of God communicated to His last Prophet and Messenger, Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), through Angel Gabriel. For a Muslim, this is the ultimate source of authority...
Until we can break these false attachments, we cannot empty the vessel of our heart. And if we do not empty that vessel, we cannot truly fill it with God. This struggle to free one’s heart from all false attachments, the struggle to empty the vessel of the heart, is the greatest struggle of earthly life.
The apparent thing that came out to us if we see pictures of these famous people, or heard their stories is that these people killed their bodies. But in reality what they were trying to kill inside of themselves was not their bodies. It was their souls.
Qarun was from the nation of Moses, he is from the children of Israel. Allah said that he became a transgressor and tyrant against all the people of Bani Israel and he was one of the most transgressors during the time of Moses.
The modern day media battle depicts Islam and Muslims as inherently threatening and issues a challenge to Muslims; how will we rise to the challenge in the age-old struggle between good and evil; truth and ignorance?
It is astonishing that some people who invoke God by this noble name live their lives in contention and hostility towards the world. Every aspect of their lives is full of strife, from within themselves, to their outward behavior, in their thinking, and with their families. How can such a person find peace with the Lord?
Relax guys. The deen doesn’t teach you to hate non Muslims. This faith came to bring dignity to all human beings. Allah says: We gave respect to the children of Adam. So every child of Adam (peace be upon him) has been given respect by whom? By Allah. How do you not give them respect?
What an individual has to remember is that he is answerable for his actions and God is watching over us all the time. God, exalted is He, keeps on reminding us that He is watching every action of ours and has informed all believers that He is All-Knowing and Wise.
How can we then say we stand no chance? It would be wrong to confuse people’s anger with the Almighty’s. His forgiveness is unparalleled.
The Arabic term ikhlas literally means purity, which is used in the Quran to refer to various things. For example, a verse mentions ...
Physical purity means cleanliness of the body, clothing and environment. According to Islam, Muslims should keep their bodies and clothing clean from any impurities, especially the body wastes of humans and animals. Islam insists on the use...
The heart of the believer is so illumined that he could almost know God solely by way of his own God-given nature and his own intelligence, though he had no fuel. Then the fuel of revelation reaches him, gives glad tidings to his heart and mixes with his own radiance.