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What is Islam?

What is Islam?

Islam is a universal meaning not bound to any group of people, nor even to any particular figure or event in history. It is another word for true religion itself, and is the direct relationship between any worshipper — human, animal or even inanimate — and the only Being worthy of worship: Allah.

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Islam: What’s in a Name?

Islam: What’s in a Name?

The goal is not to "make the world submit", as some misunderstand, but to invite each soul to its own willful surrender to the Creator alone, not to any human force or worldly desire. This is the true source of inner and outer peace, and is the most liberating concept ever taught to humanity.

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Reinterpreting Prosperity and Hardship

Reinterpreting Prosperity and Hardship

We may live in this world, and have all the goods and possessions of deception that anyone could dream of, but have completely failed at the object of our existence. And if the object of our existence is, as Allah tells us, only to serve Him, then it would follow that only that which brought us closer to that end...

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More Signs of Allah’s Mercy

More Signs of Allah’s Mercy

Falling into error, realizing the mistake, and seeking Allah’s forgiveness whilst hoping for His mercy, is spiritual growth that develops a person’s love for Allah. Allah loves those who constantly turn to Him seeking forgiveness.

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Get to Know Surah Al-Ankabut – with Brother Nouman

Get to Know Surah Al-Ankabut – with Brother Nouman

Why in a Makkan surah would Allah tell His Prophet and the Muslim community to deal with People of the Book kindly, and to engage in conversation with them? The reason for that is that they are about to leave Makkah, and they are about to go to Madinah. And when they go to Madinah they are going to be dealing with the People of the Book.

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Is Allah a Punishing God?

Is Allah a Punishing God?

There is not punishment if you want to call it of doing something that is not correct, and you have to fear that there is a consequence. If you fail your exams, if you fail your tests you may not get into college. If you don’t have a proper GPA, no college would want to accept you.

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Why Celebrate Eid?

Why Celebrate Eid?

The individual who succeeds in securing his spiritual rights and growth receives the ‘Eid with a victorious spirit. The individual who faithfully observes the duties, which are associated with the ‘Eid, is a triumphant one. He proves that he holds a strong command over his desires...

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