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Where Is Your Paradise?

If Life is a Prison, Where Is Your Paradise?

This world is imperfect. It is not the soul’s true home. It is a testing ground where the body gets sick, disaster strikes, and where we are constantly disappointed. The disbeliever makes an imperfect heaven in this life, refusing to strive for the perfect one.

Can I Give Zakah to a Prisoner

Can I Give Zakah to a Prisoner?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.  Dear questioner! Thank you for this question, which reflects a true desire to increase your knowledge of Islam. In fact, Islam establishes zakah to act as a sign of social …

Get to Know Surah Yusuf - with Brother Nouman

Think of it: If Yusuf was not in prison, and he did not meet those two prisoners, then a drought would have happened, regardless, but there would not have been someone to give the suggestion that Yusuf gave…

Now I Have My Role Model

I saw that the Muslim character was firm on the truth and knew how to carry himself as a true believer of God. They were people who were in stressful positions but who were content with what was decreed for them, with no worries, with full trust in the Creator.

Physically Confined But Spiritually Free

The words shook my very soul such that I decided not to go to my meeting the next morning. I prayed for forgiveness of my sins and bad conduct; I prayed for guidance and mercy from the God I had turned my back on. I decided then and there that I wanted to dedicate my life to doing good and pleasing God.

Discover Yourself

The happiest and most fortunate people are those who are always intoxicated with ardent desire for the worlds beyond. Those who confine themselves within the narrow and suffocating limits of their bodily existence are really in prison, even though they may be living in palaces.

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