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Tarbiyah Programme in Dhul Hijjah

UPDATE: As per the official announcement the blessed month of Dhul Hijjah starts on 3rd Sept. Accordingly, the Day of Hajj (that is, Arafah Day) falls on Monday, the 11th Sept. and the first day of Eid al Adhaa will be Tuesday, the 12th Sept. 2016.  MABROOK and Baarakallaahu Feekum. 

Let’s proclaim the Takbeer….

“There are no days on which righteous deeds are more beloved to Allah than these ten days” 

So said Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam about the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah. Continue reading

September 12, 2015 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months, Personality Development | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Education and Three Types of Nafs

‘Nafs’ lexically means, soul, the psyche, ego, self, essence, heart or mind.

A closer look into the Islamic concept of the nafs highlights the intricate and complex composition of the inner self.  They are considered to be a single entity, although its state may change.  There are three types of nafs’ that are mentioned in the Qur’an, Nafs al-Ammara Bissu (the commanding soul) (Ch. 12:53), Nafs al-Lawwama (the Soul that Blames) (Ch. 75:2) and the Nafs al-Mutma`inna (the Soul at Peace) (Ch. 89:27).  Continue reading

May 23, 2012 Posted by | Human Soul | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Ramadhaan: A School for Training the Soul

Ramadhaan is the month of piety and fasting. It helps one control oneself and make a commitment to piety. The verses about fasting in the Chapter Al-Baqarah commences like this: {O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous} [Quran 2:183]. This is why fasting in Ramadhaan disciplines and trains Muslims. Continue reading

July 23, 2011 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ramadhaan: A Call for Return and Reform

Of this month, Allaah Says (what means):

“The month of Ramadhaan [is that] in which was revealed the Quran, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion. So whoever sights [the new moon of] the month, let him fast it; and whoever is ill or on a journey – then an equal number of other days. Allaah intends for you ease and does not intend for you hardship and [wants] for you to complete the period and to glorify Allaah for that [to] which He has guided you; and perhaps you will be grateful.” [Quran 2: 185] Continue reading

August 10, 2010 Posted by | Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment