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The Story of Barakah: A Woman of Paradise

The Story of Barakah: The Prophet's African Mother

Would you like to hear about the first person in the entire universe, who physically touched the Prophet (peace be upon him) before anyone else? She is Barakah. She’s the first one to lay hands on the Prophet Muhammad when he was born. An Ethiopian lady…

A Blessed Life and a Continuous Impact

A Blessed Life and a Continuous Impact

In his well-known book, Al-Hikam (Words of Wisdom), sheikh Ahmad ibn `Ataa’illah as-Sakandari says:  How often has a long life brought about so little, and how often has a short life brought about so much. If someone’s life is blessed, he will reach, in a short time, bounties from Allah that cannot be expressed in …

Barakah - How Can We Obtain Blessings in Ramadan?

Barakah - How Can We Obtain Blessings in Ramadan?

We know that Ramadan is a month full with barakah or blessings. For every obligatory act of worship, we are being rewarded seventy times more than in any other time of the year. Every sunnah or nafl worship is given the same weight as an obligatory act…

Blessing

Is There Blessing in Time?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger In this fatwa: 1- Yes, there is blessing (barakah) in time in the same way as there is blessing in the Divine Providence. …

Long-term Good- Barakah in the Light of Quran & Sunnah

Long-term Good: Barakah in the Light of Quran & Sunnah

In order to attain barakah in life, it stands to reason that a believer should firstly strive to please Allah, in every aspect of it. They should strive to keep their faith pure, and their actions righteous; aiming for sustained, gradual increase in both.

Qur’an

Gathering to Read the Qur’an: Sunnah?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- The Qur’an is the source of guidance, mercy, illumination, and healing for the faithful at all times. 2- There …



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