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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 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…

Dua Jameela

What is Dua Jameela?

Short Answer: I have never heard or seen or come across the dua (supplication) you mentioned, and upon research, we learned that it is widespread in certain areas. However, this dua you mentioned has no basis in the Qur’an or in the Sunnah. Dua e Jameela is not authentic and shouldn’t be attributed to the Messenger (PBUH). Marriage is a test like everything else …

What Is Taqwa and What Is Its Reward?

What Is Taqwa and What Is Its Reward?

Salam Dear Reader, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Allah (SWT) says in the Noble Quran (as translated into English): {O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may [gain taqwa]} (Quran 2:183) So, what is taqwa? The …

Ramadan Is Not Just About Fasting!

Ramadan is not just about fasting and many people make this mistake. Ramadan is about achieving Taqwa (God consciousness). Mufti Menk reminds us! 8 Ways Ramadan Enhances Your Taqwa

4 Toxins to Battle in Ramadan (Exclusive Video)

4 Toxins to Battle in Ramadan (Exclusive Video)

Ramadan is a month which brings to a surface our inner reality; it is a chance to improve the way that we deal with our Lord and also how we deal with our fellow human being. This is the chance to improve our Character inside and out…

Meaning Taqwa

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

Short Answer: One of the fruits of fasting the month of Ramadan is to increase in taqwa, and fasting is not only limited to Ramadan, but optional sunnah fasting can also be done the rest of the year to get closer to Allah and increase in taqwa. Taqwa essentially means “awareness of God” or “piety,” but has sometimes been translated …

Ramadan - The School That Teaches Taqwa

Ramadan - The School That Teaches Taqwa

The school of Ramadan is a practical way for us to learn taqwa because we get used to leaving something that is permissible. And by getting used to leaving something that is beloved to us and is permissible for us to do is that it prepares us then to be…

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.

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 …



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