An effort in f a c i l i t a t i o n

For the end to be good, the means should also be good!

The next ayah addressing Muslims through the kindly address Yaaa Ayyuhal Lazeena Aamanu is also related to spending in the way of Allah but with a similitude that makes a thinking Muslim sit up and take stock of his/her  charitable deeds. This is Ayah No. 264 of Surah al Baqarah.

Islam doesn’t approve the slogan ‘Ends justify the means’!  Continue reading

May 25, 2013 Posted by | O You Who Believe!, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Great Fives in Islam!

They say “Good things come in small packages”.  As far as Islam is concerned “Best, Good and Great things come in small packages”.

Presenting a collection of the authentic ahadeeth/references that highlight the significant and superb teachings of Islam.

Disclaimer: I have collected Fifteen Fives from an ocean of Islamic teachings with the intention of inspiring myself and my dear readers so that ‘These Fives become our Faves”.  I do not, however, attach any holiness to Number Five. Wallahu ‘Alam.  Continue reading

March 26, 2013 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Different outcome for different people

By Sayyid Qutb 

In the name of Allah, the Lord of Grace, the Most Merciful

Alif. Laam. Meem. These are the verses of the Wise Book, – A Guide and a Mercy to those who excel in doing good, attend regularly to prayers, give in charity and are indeed certain of the Hereafter. These are on (true) guidance from their Lord: and these are the one who will prosper…..

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June 27, 2010 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment