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Long Journey to the Truth... Imam Siraj Wahhaj's Story

Long Journey to the Truth... Imam Siraj Wahhaj's Story

In this video, Imam Siraj Wahhaj recounts his long journey to Islam. In this journey, we see the impact of important figures and events like the assassination of Malcolm X, Louis Farakhan and the Nation of Islam group, and the transformation of the group later by Warith Deen Mohammed. Imam Siraj follows his story with …

How Prophet Adam Survived Satan's Deceit

How Prophet Adam Survived Satan's Deceit

The enmity of Satan to Prophet Adam and his progeny is very ancient, going back to the very time of creating Adam (peace be upon him). Satan deceived our father and enticed him into disobeying Allah for the first time. Adam forgot the command not come close to the forbidden tree; he ate the fruit. …

Withe Tears in Eyes, Taxi Passenger Repents (Story)

With Tears in Eyes, Taxi Passenger Repents (Story)

I used to work as a taxi driver in the period between 2004 and 2008 as a temporary work until I could find another job. One day, while driving in the streets of Alexandria, Egypt, and listening to the voice of Sheikh Mishari Ar-Rashid reciting some verses of Surat Al-Hadid (Qur’an, Chapter 57) a man …

Repentance and Asking for Forgiveness- Any Difference?

Repentance and Asking for Forgiveness- Any Difference?

We may now ask the question: when is the best time during the course of the day to seek forgiveness? There is of course no special time to seek the forgiveness of Allah. But perhaps one of the best occasions is the early hours of each day, which the Quran…

How Do I Repent for Repeated Sins?

How Do I Repent for Repeated Sins?

What to do with repeated sins? There’s no question about it. We all sin. The best of us though is the ones who repent and turn back to Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala.  But what about a sin one commits repeatedly? Even after repenting every time? What should one do when in this situation? Join sheikh …

Isn’t it Time? A Story of Repentance

Isn’t it Time? A Story of Repentance

The story goes that one day Al-Fudayl was climbing a wall, either to meet the woman or to watch a caravan and plan a robbery when he heard verse 16 of chapter 57 being recited. It was as if God was speaking directly to him and asking “isn’t it about time…

The Door of Repentance Is Wide Open

The Door of Repentance Is Wide Open

It is never too late for a true Muslim to repent to Allah, and to shed tears for the wrong doing he has committed. If one manages to escape the punishment of mortals, he will not for sure escape the punishment of Allah in the Hereafter. So, it is better to start a new leaf; …

5 Conditions to Get Your Repentance Accepted

It was reported by Ibn `Umar that Allah’s Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “O people, seek repentance from Allah. Verily, I seek repentance from Him a hundred times a day.” (Muslim) The term tawbah (Arabic for ‘repentance‘) is an Arabic Quranic term which means “a retreat” or “a return”. Examining the Quran …

Energy Abates After First Week? Rekindle the Passion!

Energy Abates After Ramadan's First Week? Rekindle the Passion!

After the first week of Ramadan, the high curve of spirituality and the great zeal and passion that mark the first days Ramadan starts to abate. We start to lag behind when the time of prayer comes; our attention and focus during Salah vanish. During this dryness, our keenness to recite and reflect on Qur’an …

Does Ramadan Expiate Major Sins?

Does Ramadan Expiate Major Sins?

The closeness we experience to Allah in Ramadan is unlike the closeness we experience throughout the year. So that’s your greatest opportunity to just shed a tear! Why you’re standing up looking for Laylatul Qadr? You shed a tear and you really make…



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