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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 …

Do You Know the Greatest Pleasure in Paradise?

Do You Know the Greatest Pleasure in Paradise?

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 …

Fear God

What Does it Mean to Have Taqwa and Fear God?

The fact that the fear of God is to seek to prevent God’s punishment by carrying out God’s commands and abstaining from His prohibitions. Consequently, a Muslim needs to have knowledge of these matters in order to fear God properly. An ignorant Muslim may have a sense of fear…

Taqwa - Should We Love God or Fear Him?

Taqwa - Should We Love God or Fear Him?

God-consciousness is the core of taqwa because God-consciousness is acknowledging, feeling, and realizing God’s presence at all times, and knowing that He is looking after you and knows what you are doing and even what your soul whispers to you.

To the Eyes That Weep

To the Eyes That Weep

If your heart is still broken by the last iftar of this month, turn to Him. Make time before you break your fast to be alone with Him and pour out your heart and soul to God. Tell Him all of your hopes for this month, and how you feel about not having been able to fulfill them.

Meaning Taqwa

What is "Taqwa" and How Can I Develop It?

Short Answer: Taqwa essentially means “awareness of God” or “piety,” but has sometimes been translated as “fear of God,” though not with the usual meaning of “fear.” In order to develop taqwa, one should remember Allah often, learn more about Him, repent often, fast often, remember death often, and work to increase your good deeds while decreasing your …

8 Ways Ramadan Enhances Your Taqwa

8 Ways Ramadan Enhances Your Taqwa

The purpose of fasting is not to make us hungry and thirsty, or to deprive us some of our comfort. The real purpose of fasting is that we practice taqwa.

We Fast For Taqwa

Why do we fast? We fast for Taqwa. We fast to bring ourselves closer to Allah and increase that relationship.

4 Toxins to Battle in This Ramadan (Exclusive Video)

It’s a series all about positivity and about making the most of this blessed month which is upon us. Although Ramadan is not the start of the year, I personally feel that it’s a stronger marker that a year has passed. Maybe you know exactly what I’m talking about…

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