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Surah al Kahf presents Two Types of Hearts

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

In Surah al Kahf, Allah subhanahu wa Ta’aala mentions two groups of people with two contrasting attitudes emerging from two types of hearts. Subhanallaah.  Continue reading

March 6, 2017 Posted by | Reflections, Surah al Kahf | , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

As the Mother of All Months is Near…

Two things I thought of sharing with you all.

One, a short and insightful reading on the Meaning of the word ‘Ramadhaan’.    

Two, a Jumu’ah Speech on the topic Is your heart ready for Ramadhaan?  Continue reading

May 31, 2016 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Islamic Personality Development Model

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuhu.

I made this as part of the Action Plan for my school’s Islamic Studies Department. Thought of sharing this with you all. Who knows, someone somewhere may find it beneficial or get motivated even. Baarakallaahu feekum. Continue reading

December 14, 2015 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Personality Development | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

A Sound Heart Makes Life Meaningful

العقل السليم في الجسم السليم ‘A sound mind in a sound body’ is a popular proverb of a bygone era.

The modern version is الجسم السليم في العقل السليم ‘A sound body in a sound mind’.

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March 28, 2015 Posted by | Heart and the Qur'an, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

What am I losing When I Don’t Understand the Qur’an?

A simple way to make one realize the importance of learning to recite the Qur’an with understanding. Have a look at the presentation, Inshaa’Allah.

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September 10, 2014 Posted by | Understanding the Qur'an | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Being h e a r t l i n e with Allah!

The interest and involvement one finds in staying and working online cannot be found when you work offline. For when you are online, you are connected to, served by or available through a system.

Connecting with one’s heart is to be online with Allah.

Even though the terms online and hotline were not specifically used in 7th century as they are used and understood now in the computer-savvy 21st century but the fact remains that the Qur’an recognized its importance 14 centuries ago!  Continue reading

July 13, 2013 Posted by | Du'aas - Prophetic, Du'aas - Qur'anic, Heart and the Qur'an, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 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

Heart check-up!

Heart is crucial for life. And it is very much crucial for living a conscious Islamic life. Presenting this post in the form of picture images, I pray to Allah to bestow peace and tranquility upon us, and especially on all those who happen to be the victims of oppression. Aameen.  Continue reading

March 28, 2013 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Is your Heart Ready for Ramadhaan?

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem.

Ramadhaan is fast approaching, evoking excitement and much anticipation about this holy month.  Continue reading

July 6, 2012 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Three Quick Lessons

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem

I found this explanation on Ayah number 11 of Surah At-Taghaboon, short and meaningful.  Continue reading

June 2, 2012 Posted by | Reflections, Surah al Taghabun | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Remedies of the heart are within the Qur’an

Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem.

Allaah Almighty Says in the Quran (what means): “We send down of the Quran that which is healing and mercy for the believers.”[Quran 17:82] And also (what means): “O mankind! There has come to you instruction from your Lord and healing for what is in the breasts and guidance and mercy for the believers.” [Quran 10:57] Continue reading

October 1, 2010 Posted by | The Healing | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Heart and the Qur’an

Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem

The more important part of your ‘person’ is your inner self. This inner self the Quran calls the qalb or the ‘heart’. The heart of the Prophet  was the first recipient of the Quranic message:

Truly it has been sent down by the Lord of all the worlds, the Trustworthy Spirit has alighted with it upon your heart [O Prophet], that you may be one of the Warner … (Quran 26:192-194)

You will therefore reap the full joys and blessings of reading the Qur’an when you are able to involve your heart fully in your task.

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June 26, 2010 Posted by | Heart and the Qur'an | , , , , , , | 3 Comments