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Feeling Empty? What Can Fill the Void?

Feeling Empty? What Can Fill the Void?

What is missing is something that we already have, but we tend to belittle. We lost sight the joy of being human and connecting with ourselves, laughing with family and friends, enjoying nature, a simple meal, and the little things that play a big role in our life.

Inspiring Teenager: Story of Ferdous

After hearing the news of his death, I called my Arabic teacher and told him, “Ustadh, do you remember Ferdous, the brother who I lived with for a few days in the other apartment?”He could not recall at first but then replied, “Oh you mean that brother who was constantly reciting the Quran?” Two years …

Discovering One’s Flaws

Ibn`Atta': Discovering One’s Flaws

In his well-known book, Al-Hikam (Words of Wisdom), sheikh Ahmad Ibn `Ataa’illah As-Sakandari says: “Trying to discover the flaws within you is better than trying to discover the worlds hidden from you.” One may start his journey to Allah the right way. But unfortunately, he might feel self-conceit or feel that he is doing Allah a …

Get Rid of Sorrow

Why do you look so sad? What is the point of sorrow in your life? Are you living your life or just surviving? People may laugh and play, but does that mean they don’t harbor sorrow and regret? If all the world continually grumbled about their problems, the world would be overcome with sorrow and …

Prayer and Positive Psychology - 7 Keys to Happiness

Prayer and Positive Psychology - 7 Keys to Happiness

The moment we raise our hands and surrender to God, we acknowledge that everything is in His power, and we depend on Him– the Most Merciful who intends nothing but good for us— to make things easy for us and help us attain ultimate, everlasting bliss in the Hereafter.

How Your Thoughts Influence Your Spirituality

How Your Thoughts Influence Your Spirituality

Thinking positively and having positivity are of vital importance for our spiritual development. Due to bad experiences or the societies we live in, many of us have learned to be suspicious, skeptical and doubtful towards the world and towards people.

Meditation and spiritual comfort in Islam

Meditation and Spiritual Comfort in Islam

Meditation is the road of surrender which ultimately leads to an overwhelming sense of protection, harmony and peace. Through the art of meditation, we come to realize what the word ‘surrender’ entails and what it means to fully let go of oneself in the hands of the Divine Will.

Your Guide to Allah's Mercy and Forgiveness

Your Guide to Allah's Mercy and Forgiveness

The abundance of Allah’s rahma or mercy will not come without pure actions. Pure actions, however, when performed, will make you deserving of Allah’s mercy. This, in turn, will enable you to earn the delights of janna and His pleasure. Seeking Allah’s Mercy The Qur’an proclaims: {Call on Him with fear and longing. Surely, Allah’s …

Tips from the Prophet's Life to Conquer Laziness

Tips from the Prophet's Life to Conquer Laziness

Laziness is a disease of the heart which can paralyze the potential of a person. In the modern era of fast-food, high-speed internet, 4G data on our phones, it’s difficult to live an active lifestyle and beat procrastination. What are some tips from the life of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) on …

All You Need to Know About Worship in Islam

All You Need to Know About Worship in Islam

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.



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