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Found a Bad Friend. Let him get lost!

While writing about the Numbers in the Qur’an, I noticed that I missed one type that should have actually gone into the post, ‘Categories of Friends in the Qur’an’.

This lost ‘friend’ is actually a bad companion. And without knowing about him or her in the first place, you cannot brush him/her aside by saying ‘Get Lost’!

So let us first know who this 12th category of friend is, and then let us make every possible effort to distance ourselves from him or her, InshaaAllah. Continue reading

March 8, 2016 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Categories of Friends in the Qur’an

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There are Eleven Twelve Categories of Friends mentioned in the Qur’an.

Let’s know them first before making friendship with them, InshaaAllah.  Continue reading

February 9, 2016 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Truthfulness: An Islamic Perspective

In Surah al Waaqi’ah, Allah asks a simple question to all mankind: نَحْنُ خَلَقْنَاكُمْ فَلَوْلَا تُصَدِّقُونَ

And in Surah Tawba, Allah orders His Messenger thus: خُذْ مِنْ أَمْوَالِهِمْ صَدَقَةً

The meaning of the first ayah is, “We have created you, so why do you not believe? 

And the meaning of the second ayah is, “Take, [O, Muhammad], from their wealth a charity“.

Did you find something significantly common in these two verses? Continue reading

August 28, 2015 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

“We Wanna Crush Them Under Our Feet!”

Today, you look at them in high esteem. Tomorrow you will love to see them become the lowest of the low!

You take pride in following them. Later you will regret.

Today, they are your inspiration. Soon they’ll become the cause of your perspiration!

It will not take much time for today’s honour to become tomorrow’s disgrace!

So beware and take heed.  Continue reading

July 25, 2015 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

The question of intimacy!

The second next ayah with the address Yaaa Ayyuhal Lazeena Aamanu in Surah Aali Imran is Ayah No. 118.

For a Believer in Islam, the question of intimacy is vital for the welfare of Muslim Ummah.  What category for people are worthy of being taken as intimate friends? With whom a Muslim can share his inner secrets? Who are the those we can consider as close confidants?  Continue reading

June 14, 2013 Posted by | O You Who Believe!, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (6 Rabi al Awwal, 1434)

Tomorrow’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE masajid will be, Inshaa’Allah, on Friendship Matters!  Continue reading

January 17, 2013 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment