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The Likeness of Ramadhaan and Prophet Yusuf

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

This write-up, by the great scholar Ibn al-Jawzi, is very interesting. The author co-relates the Story of Yusuf and his 11 brothers with Ramadhaan and the other 11 months of the year.

“The month of Ramadan to the other months is like Yusuf to his brothers. So, just like Yusuf was the most beloved son to Ya’qub, Ramadan is likewise the most beloved month to Allah.  Continue reading

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June 5, 2017 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

A Ramadhaan Gift :)

Alhamdulillah, this file is made and completed today by the grace of Allah.

For the content and the way it is being made – this du’aa is a delight to listen/read/understand/make.

I hope the Arabic script and the colour-coded translation will help readers in more than one way, Inshaa’Allah. Continue reading

August 1, 2013 Posted by | Du'aa - General, E-books, Islamic Months: RAMADHAN, Ramadan Gift | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

A du’aa from the bottom of a Believer’s heart

Young man he was. Always of caring and helpful nature. Would get upset at the slightest sight of oppression.

One day he sees two men fighting. He sides with the oppressed. In a bid to stop fighting, he gives a blow to the oppressor. The person falls dead.

He was a very sensitive youth. He feels sorry for his unintentional killing.

The king who was greatest oppressor would not leave this youth. How dare someone kills a man of the ruler’s clan. He  orders that the ‘killer’ be arrested and brought in chains.  Continue reading

May 3, 2013 Posted by | Du'aas - Qur'anic, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Water and Prophet Musa: The connecting factor!

Dear sisters and brothers in Islam, Assalamu Alaikum. Bismillah.

1. Musa was born at a time when mass slaughter of the baby boys was going on in Egypt. The cruel King in the name of Phir’oun had decreed that every single baby boy born among the Bani Israel must be killed.

Meanwhile, Allah put a thought in the mind of a blessed mother. Continue reading

December 1, 2011 Posted by | Prophets of Islam, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The Story of Prophet Yusuf: Plot, Themes and Characters

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem.

This article by Mustansir Mir is an excellent one to understand the different elements mentioned in the blessed Story of Prophet Yusuf, alaihis salam.  Continue reading

March 30, 2011 Posted by | Prophets of Islam, Qur'anic Stories, Surah Yusuf | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment