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2 Common Character Problems That Every Muslim Should Fix

2 Common Problems That Every Muslim Should Fix

Among the worst of problems that we find today among us, as Muslims, is poor manners. It is something that is hardly talked about seriously. And yet it can destroy our good deeds completely. The Prophet (peace be upon him) narrated to us what would happen to a man on the Day of Judgement.

12 Principles That Make a True Muslim

12 Principles That Make a True Muslim

Allah mentions some basic commitments of Muslims. Without fulfilling these commitments, no individual or group can succeed. Muslims have to live by these values and should invite humanity to these principles. These principles are not limited to one race…

7 Amazing Virtues of Good Character!

7 Amazing Virtues of Good Character!

Is it possible to improve your character? There are two types of people; some are blessed by Allah to have naturally a noble character and others have to develop it by training themselves with knowledge and effort. An example is people who are very calm…

Loving for Others What We Love for Ourselves

Loving For Others What We Love For Ourselves

My relationship with others tends to be what makes or breaks that sacred relationship with my Creator. When I have pure intentions towards others and I am genuinely trying to follow the “golden rule,” I feel I am also sincere in my relationship with Allah.

Avoid These 5 Negative Character Traits

Avoid These 5 Negative Character Traits

At times we feel as if we are doing Islam a service by being Muslim. Almost as if Islam would be worse off if we did not exist. This is a very terrible character trait. Islam is a gift of Allah to us, and He is free of any need.

The Prophet's Remarkable Simplicity and Modesty

The Prophet's Remarkable Simplicity and Modesty

Prophet Muhammad did not like to be treated like a person of great power or following similar to kings/rulers. He forbade people from standing up in his presence or from kneeling down to him in respect. And he lived in a simple house and ate simple food…

Physical Characteristics of Temperament

In the Qur’an, Allah describes man as being created from water (Surat As-Sajdah 32:8), which is cold and wet; earth (Surat Ali Imran 3:59), which is cold and dry; clay (Surat Al-A`raf 7:12), which is cold and wet; and a sounding clay (Surat Ar-Rahman 55:14), which is hot and wet as it is transformed, or hot and dry as …

Muhammad- A 21st Century Prophet? (Special Folder)

Muhammad: A 21st Century Prophet? (Special Folder)

The message and teachings of the Prophet (peace be upon him) are for every time and place; they are for everyone to benefit and learn from. So how can the teachings of the 7th century fit in the modern world of the 21st century?

Save Yourself - Episode 5

Save Yourself - Episode 5

In this episode Mufti Menk finishes the lessons from Surah Al Noor and moves onto Surah Furqan. This surah is very important and puts a lot of emphasis on the people around you. The people who are around you play an impact on you and your character.

If Muhammad Were to Live in Europe

The Prophet’s plan was to introduce a better example of active and conscientious citizens who would at least make people view Islam favorably. To a great extent the Prophet managed to achieve this goal and the existence of Muslims in Madinah was a valuable addition to the society.



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