This inspiring talk takes you in a journey to the beautiful, blissful gardens of Paradise, Jannah. Sheikh Kamani, as he describes Jannah, elaborates on some necessary steps to win it. How to turn fear of Hell fire, the opposite of Jannh, into a positive force that draws us closer to Allah and maximizes our chances …
With this prayer we can show how much we care about our brothers’ problems and how much we want to help our sisters in Islam. It is an extremely beautiful way that Allah has given us to show that we care about our Muslim family.
There was never a time when the Prophet Muhammad asked, “Why me?” When he was put through a test in his life, he didn’t have the attitude that Allah was out to get him. He always trusted that whatever was happening was for a reason, and that the wisdom of Allah was greater than his wishes.
One thing that really helps me in forgiving others is to remind myself of my own shortcomings, and the times that I’ve messed up by hurting others or my own self. Yet I still hope and expect that Allah will forgive me, because He is the Most Merciful.
Dr. Lara has been a Muslim for 30 years when he was searching for spiritual meanings. He met a woman who shared Islam with him and his wife. He explains we can show people what it is like to be Muslims, not tell them what it is like.
With negative pressure from some fellow Muslims, the daily media pressure, and all the challenges of learning about Islam, many new Muslims find themselves more stressed than ever before. Which can lead them to wonder where is the peace promised in Islam?
In a very beautiful hadith it is narrated that `Ammar ibn Yasir (may Allah be pleased with him) led a group in Salah and he made it short. After he finished, made the after-prayer dhikr, and walked out the masjid. Some people followed him and said, “You led us for a too short prayer. Why …
Sometimes I wonder if our ancestors experienced the same levels of stress and anxiety we experience today. It seems as if high anxiety is a mark of living in modern times where we are aware of and on guard against every microbe, every fanatic, every state that holds the potential to destroy us…
Worship in Islam trains the individual to lead a life in perfect obedience and submission to his Creator, thereby wiping out all evil from his life and enabling him to lead a life fully dedicated to the service of God.
Pour your heart out. Say what you want. Ask for what you desire. Cry if you must. He is listening; you are not alone. The peace that follows is impeccable. When you are constantly praying and talking to God, your trust in Him distinctively increases. The closer you are to Him, the more you realize how dependent you are upon Him.