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Dr. Qadhi: Scholars Humility vs. Arrogance of the Ignorant

Dr. Qadhi: Scholars Humility vs. Arrogance of the Ignorant

If studying knowledge makes you despise, curse, and belittle your brothers and sisters then your fanaticism towards the people shows how very little knowledge you really have! The more one studies knowledge the more humble and tolerant of other people and opinions one should become. Similarly, the more ignorant a person is the more arrogant, …

Islamic Prescription for Racial Discrimination (Part 1/2)

Islamic Prescription for Racial Discrimination

{I am better than him: You created me from fire and You created him from clay} (Saad 38: 76) This was an infamous racist statement made by Satan, or the Devil, in his arrogance and disobedience to Allah. The story of Satan and Adam is a clear demonstration of how dangerous racial superiority can be …

God's Name Al-Mutakabbir: Does it Mean He is Arrogant?

God's Name Al-Mutakabbir: Does it Mean He is Arrogant?

Allah is Mutakabbir in the sense that His divine sublimity is Infinite, He is great, the one whose divine greatness is Infinite. Thus ‘Al-Mutakabbir’ (the Sublime) is God, the king, Whose sovereignty never perishes, the Great, in Whose Kingdom nothing happens except by His leave, the One, the Omnipotent.

4 Lessons from 4 Stories in Chapter Al-Kahf

What lessons can we take from chapter Al-Kahf? Every time we read the chapter, we will find new lessons. In this article we will look at the four stories, and extract three daily life lessons for us from each of the stories.

6 Steps for a Closer Relationship with Allah

6 Steps for a Closer Relationship with Allah

Allah gives us a personal one-to-one appointment to talk with him five times daily. It’s something many neglect, called prayer! If you are at work and are facing a problem, you would request a meeting with your manager…right? Of course you would! Apply this analogy with Allah…

Admitting Ignorance Leads to Knowledge

Admitting Ignorance Leads to Knowledge

Arrogance is a major barrier to discovering and embracing the truth. In this video, Dr. Mohamed Ghilan reflects on one verse that speaks about this barrier. He explains how admitting we know nothing is the way to learn and gain knowledge.

Why Arrogance Is So Dangerous

Arrogance can lead us to reject every single verse in Quran or guidance from Allah. It leads us to question Allah, why hasn’t Allah guided me? Why hasn’t Allah done this for me? All of this is some kind of arrogance.

Where Shall We Draw the Line between Confidence and Arrogance?

Where Shall We Draw the Line between Confidence and Arrogance?

In this counseling answer: As everything is from Allah (swt), we must acknowledge our blessing, and we should be grateful, not proud. Gratefulness and humility are the true qualities of a believing individual. When you start to feel proud, you should convert that feeling into being grateful and thankful. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, This is, …

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Should I Avoid Doing Good Deeds in Public?

Salam Brother/Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Regarding this topic, Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) has said: Actions are (judged) by intentions (niyyah), so each man will have what he intended. Thus, he whose migration (hijrah) was to Allah and His Messenger, his migration is to Allah and His …



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