What makes you really happy in this life? Your big house, career, money, family…? We can find happiness in everything around us but happiness in this world is temporary and quickly passing. In Islam, real happiness is found in bonding with our creator, worshiping Him, and being grateful to Him.
The Qur’an has four essential aims: explaining and proving Divine Existence and Unity, the Resurrection, Prophethood and Divine worship and justice. All its explanations and injunctions, and its accounts of the histories of previous peoples, are to establish those four principles in people’s minds, hearts and practical lives. To this end, since nature is the …
There are clear rules in Islam about who should not be killed during war. Even a tree shouldn’t be destroyed. Allah does not like the oppressor.
It is just the believer and Allah. The believer starts the day with Allah. The believer looks forward to a break at work to spend with Allah. The believer wishes to repent to Allah.
“Satan’s plan is to sow enmity and hatred among you with intoxicants and gambling, and to hinder you from the remembrance of Allah and from prayer. Will you not then give up.” (Surat Al-Ma’idah 5:93). In this Qur’anic verse, Allah blocks all the avenues to the wrong. Therefore not only committing the sin but also facilitating or spreading it is an equally big sin.
In this counseling answer: “It is important to try and remain on the true path, that of the fitrah on which we were born. We will face challenges and tests in attaining this, but it can be done by doing all we can to stay close to Allah and seeking His pleasure, using our blessings as a …
Just as a traveler tries not to overburden himself with unnecessary baggage, so too should the Muslim not be carrying too much of this world in his or her heart. That is, the Muslim should take from this world that which suffices him or her, and not be preoccupied by the thirst for more.
Far more than just copying cells for the purpose of duplicating human beings, cloning technologies are leading to exciting medical applications. Continuing the discussion of Part 1, this article explores therapeutic cloning advances in the Muslim World.
It is normal for us to get whispers from Shaytan and this leads us to have doubts sometimes. Allah will reward these doubts if you do not turn them into actions.
There are four beautiful promises from Allah in the Quran to all of us. Find out what they are and remember Allah never breaks his promises.