Warning against the dangers of extremism, Dr. Philips said, parents, teachers and religious leaders should make sure the youth were properly educated about religion. He explained that extremists use clever propaganda to lure the youths. “Without the proper knowledge of Islam, Muslims end up doing things that are against the very teachings of Islam”.
I believe there is no university with greater prestige than the natural university that Allah has provided for us; causing us to reflect on the connection between waves and the moon, ponder over the discipline of night and day, appreciate and enjoy the serenity of overlooking a mountain range. This hands-on approach of reflecting on the creation not only instills within us a greater sense of admiration, love and awe for our Creator, but also gives us the opportunity to extract countless lessons and reminders to improve our own life. In this article I give a personal intimate reflection between myself, a couple of date-seeds and our Creator.
Some of what we do is greater than other things depending on where Allah made us excel. It is like a farmer who is producing exotic fruits and he has some trees which are special which he reserves for himself and does not take to the market while some are standard marketable produce and others are below par than what he would want to send to market. Allah grants us special blessings in some areas and makes us deficient in others.
Do not let Shaitan steal even what you think is a bad day. Make it a success by giving it to Allah SWT who has given you a limited number of days with which he will test you and give you an opportunity to worship Him while purifying yourself. So take full advantage of all of them by having habits, patterns and strategies reinforced and implemented to deal with the troubles, the pain, the challenges and the strife when it comes.
Nobody has been safeguarded in history in the same way as Prophet Muhammad SAW. Nobody knows how Jesus Alayhi salam or Rama looked like. But ask a young Muslim schoolboy studying even in a Convent school run by Christian Missionaries, and he will tell you minute details about his Prophet SAW. Every act of his is kept alive in the memory of Muslims.
We live in an age where judging others has become the norm and mocking people for their mistakes has become a huge pastime. While some of us might do it unintentionally, others might fall into this out of ignorance or even arrogance. But how did our Prophet correct someones mistakes? Read more of this article to find out why our prophet was so successful in winning people's hearts.
Distress, anxiety, joys, fear, worries and happiness: different facets that make up this mesmerizing sojourn called “life”. There are moments where you relish the joys and happiness with every breath you take. And then, there are moments when the human soul, weak in its creation but as mighty as it thinks of itself, tries to shred realities and instead, buries itself into worldly deceptions. In this article, let us undertake a journey that would help us free our hearts from worries, let us perform tiny little acts that could weigh heavy on our scale of good deeds, helping us have an eeman high, in sha Allah.
In modern times we have become wonted to living on our own; as if God does not exist. Many of us feel that religion is no longer apposite, and that books of religious teachings have been replaced by modern books of science and progressive thinking. The Qur'an - Is it relevant today? Or has it gone into the oblivions of the past as have many other books.