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Allah is Al Qareeb, what more do you want?

As pointed out in the post Ramadhaan is Seeker’s Paradise Allah wants us to call upon Him more and more in the blessed month of Ramadhaan as the Doors of Paradise are open and He is ever-ready to bestow His infinite blessings. He has even reserved a Special and Exclusive Gate called Ar-Rayyaan to honour those who respond to His Call by observing fast in the month of Ramadhaan.

Even though the feeling that Allah is Near is more distinct in the month of Ramadhaan, the fact is that He is Near and closer to you than yourself not just in the month of Ramadhaan but also all through your life! Allah has conveyed this Good News to you through His glorious Messenger, Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam, through the medium of this noble ayah:

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July 10, 2015 Posted by | Asmaa ul Husna: Attributive Names, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Call to Success and Our Response

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Indeed, there is truth in this inspirational quote by Marva Collins: Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it. 

Hard work is very much essential to achieve success.

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June 26, 2015 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Building with a Difference

Dear readers, Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu.

I found this piece to be interesting and worth reading. Read on, Inshaaallah……

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April 14, 2015 Posted by | Ka'bah, Muqeet's (assorted), Reblogs | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

What the world is doing with Israeli atrocities in Gaza?

Ongoing Israeli Airstrikes Kill 14 In Gaza, Death Toll 121 reports Countercurrents.

Israel bomb hits disabled centre in Gaza says Al Jazeera

Israel targets Gaza mosque as death toll passes 120 reports The Hindu.

News – and Muslim News – such as the above do not matter!

Watching World Cup is more important than voicing concern for human life.

Who cares whether a Muslim is burnt alive or a mosque is destroyed in Gaza!

What the International community and Human Rights organisations are doing?

Where are the people who designed the slogan ‘War on terror’? Sleeping? or Pretending to sleep?

Stop hypocrisy and be a man. Be a human being.

Stop double-standards and show that you care. By stopping the aggressors!!

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July 13, 2014 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Rain, Rain, Come Again!

For people who live in a desert, Rain is something which is unusual. And this once-in-a-blue-moon thing is happening in the United Arab Emirates!

Man, however, is an extremist by nature. When there is no rain, he yearns for it. And when it rains, he becomes restless and shows signs of ingratitude.

As a Muslim we need to know that our Prophet sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam not only sought rain but when it rained, he also enjoyed it as much as he could.  Continue reading

November 22, 2013 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Islamic Perspective on Eclipse

Dear brothers and sisters, as Muslims we are obligated to know the Islamic perspective on this natural phenomenon even as we are encouraged to perform Salatul Kusoof, Prayer of the Eclipse. Continue reading

November 2, 2013 Posted by | Lunar/Solar Eclipse, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Weeping for Allah

In the post on Fearing the Merciful, long back though, we tried to understand an important reason why we need to fear the One Who is Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

Weeping is human. People weep for different reasons. On various occasions. In different situations.

Do we weep for Allah?

When was the last time you wept thinking of Allah’s grandeur, recalling your sins?

Weeping for the fear of Allah is a sign of a living heart.  Continue reading

September 16, 2013 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

‘Did he not reach Ramadhaan, fast and pray……?’

An amazing hadeeth on the merits of fasting and praying in Ramadhaan. This one hadeeth is worth a million Text books on Ramadhaan!! Read on……Inshaa’Allah. Continue reading

July 15, 2013 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Try this, feel the difference!

When we learn new things from the Qur’an and hadeeth and adopt them in our life by way of changing the routine, it surely brings a different kind of feeling and comfort.   Continue reading

September 12, 2012 Posted by | Du'aas - Prophetic, Salah: MeaningFULL | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Our Salah is Full and Full Meaningful!

Islam is so natural and meaningful that sparkling gems keep coming all along our path. We get enlightened and feel proud to be a Muslim. Today I read an amazingly sparkling piece and could not resist the urge to share with you all. Br. Nouman Ali Khan has enlightened us with some gems found hidden in the acts of our Salah. After reading this, I am sure the focus and concentration in our Salah would increase, Inshaa’Allah.  Continue reading

July 23, 2012 Posted by | Salah: MeaningFULL | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Sajdah Enhances Productivity

The Arabic word ‘Sajdah’, which is translated as ‘prostration’ comes from the root sa-ja-da which means ‘to throw oneself down’.When you prostrate before Allah, you literally throw yourself down.

Throwing oneself down is an amazing act of worship in Islam.

By throwing oneself down, a human being, in fact, elevates his/her status! Subhanallaah! 

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February 3, 2012 Posted by | Reflections, Sajdah and productivity, Salah: MeaningFULL | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments