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Explanation of the Hadeeth of the Man who killed 99 men!

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

This is a beautiful compilation of explanations of the famous Hadeeth of the “Man who Killed 99 Men” explained by Imaam An-Nawawi, Muhammad bin Salih Al-Uthaymeen, and Salim Al-Hilalee.

This small book of 38 pages includes important fataawaa from Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah bin Baz about At-Tawbah plus Rulings on Repentance from Riyaadhus Saliheen.  Continue reading

February 17, 2017 Posted by | E-books | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Salat-ut-Tawbah

Have you heard about this prayer? If yes, alhamdulillaah. If not, then let us learn about it and practice it accordingly, Inshaaallah.

In this post, you will learn about Salatut Tawbah – the Prayer of Repentance – its status in Islam, the reason for its prescription, how and when can it be offered.

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July 2, 2015 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Salatut-Tawbah (The Prayer of Repentance) | , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Seeking Forgiveness in the Month of Forgiveness

It is as if just now Ramadhaan started, and see how fast we are in to its ninth day!  Truly, these أَيّامًا مَعدودٰتٍ limited number of days pass faster than we think! Subhanallaah!

Imaam Shafi’ said the truth when he compared life to an ice-cube. It melts quickly and in no time! One day death will strike us, and we will be no more!!

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June 26, 2015 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“Tell My Servants”, to do this and this, and I shall admit them into “My Paradise”!

Here is a collection of the verses of the glorious Qur’an in which Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’aala directs His last and final Messenger, Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam, to tell to His servants about Himself and His expectations so that His believing servants execute His commands in order to win His Paradise. 

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June 23, 2015 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

You turn, He turns, and success is yours!

The act of ‘turning to’ someone or something involves conscious participation on the part of the one who turns.  You cannot force a person to ‘turn to’ something when he is not ready or not willing to turn.

Or a person may be willing ‘to turn’ but his laziness may not let him do so. So you need to ‘put life’ into the person so as to make him active and lively.

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March 13, 2015 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Jumu’ah Khutbah on ARAFAH and EID AL ADHAA

Tomorrow (3rd Oct) is the Day of Arafah for Muslims living in UAE, Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries, UK, USA, Canada and many other parts of the world. (Those living in other places, please check out with your local community centers, if you are not sure of the Islamic dates)

Presenting here some download links on the Virtues of this Great and the Best Day.

Baarakallaahu Feekum.  Continue reading

October 2, 2014 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Qur’an of Fajr: In the stillness and serenity before dawn

Early Hours before dawn is the most productive time by all means.  Our glorious Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam, his noble companions and the pious predecessors of the Muslim Ummah used to value this time by indulging in great acts of worshiping one’s Creator. 

Allah mentions in the Qur’an that His righteous servants do give up sleep by arising from their beds to make du’aa, offer Qiyamul layl (Night Prayer) and seek forgiveness for their sins, one’s omissions and commissions.  Continue reading

March 11, 2014 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Quran of Fajr | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Be the Privileged Guest at this Banquet!

If someone very close and special to you invites you to a feast, you respond with eagerness.

You hardly miss a party hosted at star hotels wherein you are served with all mouth-watering dishes including kabab, briyani, haleem and all.

People in UAE grab the opportunity should they be invited by local Arabs because Arab dishes are amazing for any food connoisseur!

Do you know that on the Day of Arafah, Almighty Allah, the Lord of the worlds, hosts a Banquet you have never gone before!

A unique banquet wherein only unique and especially special dishes are served!  Continue reading

October 14, 2013 Posted by | Hajj related, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

An Amazing Ayah to Reflect Upon!

I was reciting Surah at Tawbah and this ayah caught my attention:  Continue reading

August 17, 2013 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Two Inspiring Verses…

As Ramadhaan is round the corner, Muslims the world over are excited to welcome the blessed month which will bring in its wake abundant blessings.

These two verses of the glorious Qur’an are refreshingly inspiring for any Muslim who wants to mend his affairs and get along the Right Path with renewed vigour and enthusiasm.  Continue reading

June 27, 2013 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Tawbatun Nasuha: Sincere Repentance

An excellent list of the characteristic features of true Believers in Islam is mentioned in Surah at-Tawbah.

I would like to start the series on Yaaa Ayyuhal Lazeena Aamanu by drawing inspiration from this beautiful ayah.

Tawbah is the first and foremost ingredient necessary for all reformation. Sincere Repentance is the stepping stone to achieving ultimate success.  Continue reading

May 15, 2013 Posted by | O You Who Believe!, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

A reminder unto myself!

These three aayaats from the Glorious Qur’an are a reminder and an eye-opener for a person like me. May Allah forgive our sins and accept our sincere ibaadah. Aameen.

May He let us live as true Muslims and may He take our souls in the state of Imaan, doing ahsanul ‘aamaal. Aameen.  Continue reading

March 24, 2013 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (1 Safar 1434)

Today’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE is centred around the topic ‘The Path to Paradise’.  Continue reading

December 14, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When the Giver and Forgiver is READY…..

Assalamu Alaikum. Dear brothers and sisters, What a motivation from the Lord of the Worlds!

As Ramadhaan is round the corner, we need to gear up to seek more and more forgiveness from Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala.  Continue reading

July 14, 2012 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Benefits of Istighfaar 2

Assalamu Alaikum, Bismillah…..

It is almost a co-incidence and a great help from Allah I would say that after posting on Istighfaar: Gateway to Blessings Unlimited, I was reading the Qur’an and I found this ayah which is related to the topic I was discussing there. Alhamdulillah Continue reading

February 16, 2012 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Istighfaar: Gateway to Blessings Unlimited!

Assalamu Alaikum. Bismillah….

Today I would like to discuss on the Significance of Istighfaar and its benefits. This we need to understand because many Muslims know only one side of the benefits of Istighfaar – the forgiveness of one’s sins – and (in most cases) we Muslims do not know the other blessings that come from Istighfaar.

Meaning of ‘istighfaar’:

The word ‘istighfaar’ comes from the Arabic root ghafara which means ‘to forgive’. ‘Istaghfara’ means ‘to seek forgiveness’. Istighfaar is ‘the Islamic way of seeking forgiveness from Allah, Who is one’s Creator, Nourisher and Cherisher.  Continue reading

February 14, 2012 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Sayyidul Istighfaar

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem.

Dear sisters and brothers, Assalamu Alaikum.

The du’aa (supplication) which is very popular in the name of Sayyidul Istighfaar is this: Continue reading

January 16, 2012 Posted by | Sayyidul Istighfar | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Three Ways of Seeking Forgiveness

Dear sisters and brothers, Assalamu Alaikum.  “Three Ways To Forgiveness” is an explanation by Ibn Rajab al Hanbali to the 42nd Hadeeth collected by Imam Nawawi. A very useful e-book. Download here

November 30, 2011 Posted by | E-books | , | Leave a comment