NABI MUSAA AND SHAITAAN


Hazrat Musa (A.S), History & Biography

On the occasion when Nabi Musaa (alayhis salaam) was on his way to Mount Tur to observe I’tikaaf of 40 days, to commune with Allah Ta’ala, and to receive the revelation of the Tauraah, he met an old man sitting on a rock crying profusely. Pitying the old man, Nabi Musaa (alayhis salaam) enquired of the reason for his grief.

The old man replied that he was Shaitaan and he was crying because Allah’s mercy extended on all beings except him. Although he too was Allah’s creature, he is being excluded from Allah’s mercy, hence he was shedding so many tears. Nabi Musaa (alayhis salaam) promised to raise the matter with Allah Ta’ala on Mount Tur.

November 22, 2010

The Rights of the Husband


Bahishti Zewar, Fiqh, Part 4-Nikah (Marriage) in Islam

Allah Ta‘âlâ has given great rights to the husband and has attached a lot of virtue to him. Pleasing the husband and keeping him happy is a great act of ‘ibâdah and displeasing him or keeping him unhappy is a major sin.

1. Rasûlullâh sallallâhu ‘alayhi wa sallam said: “The woman who offers her five times salât, fasts in the month of Ramadân, protects her honour and respect, and obeys her husband has the choice of entering jannah from whichever door she wishes to enter from.” This means that from the eight doors of jannah she can enter through whichever door she wishes without even having to knock on that door.

September 26, 2010

In the Name of ‘Love’…


Beliefs & Practices, In the Name of Love

Allah SWT has revealed Islam as a complete and perfect religion. Thus accordingly, it has its own unique traditions as well as its very own celebrations. Islam’s festivals are so sublime and fulfilling that not only do they consider human temperament but also assure a Muslim’s advancement in the Afterlife. If they are a means to derive pleasure, these festivals also pave ways for us to gather happiness in the Hereafter.

February 8, 2010

DUA FOR AWAKENING IN THE NIGHT


Duas, Remedies from Holy Quran

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وَإِذْ جَعَلْنَا الْبَيْتَ مَثَابَةً لِلنَّاسِ وَأَمْناً وَاتَّخِذُوا مِنْ مَقَامِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ مُصَلًّى وَعَهِدْنَا إِلَى إِبْرَاهِيمَ وَإِسْمَاعِيلَ أَنْ طَهِّرَا بَيْتِي لِلطَّائِفِينَ وَالْعَاكِفِينَ وَالرُّكَّعِ السُّجُودِ (125)

Remember We made the House a place of assembly for men and a place of safety; and take you the Station of Abraham as a place of prayer; and We covenanted with Abraham and Isma’il, that they should sanctify My House for those who compass it round, or use it as a retreat, or bow, or prostrate themselves (therein in prayer). (2: 125)

November 19, 2008