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The Martyr will free you

Every act of the human being has a spiritual reality to it. All your decisions leave an impression on your soul. Narrations tell us that when we sin, a black dot appears on our hearts and when we partake in good deeds, a white dot appears. If we sin too …

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The Will of God

Whenever something happens that is beyond human control, it is common for religious people to ascribe that event to God. Even insurance companies (who are not exactly known as beacons of piety) typically refer to natural disasters for which no one can be held responsible, such as volcanoes, hurricanes and …

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Justice, Peace and Prophet Muhammad

Introduction  I begin with the Islamic greeting, as-salãmu ‘alaykum, which is a greeting of peace for all of you, for my sisters and brothers in faith as well as for my sisters and brothers in humanity. These words of courtesy expressed for non-Muslims as “sisters and brothers in humanity” are …

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Physical and Mental Necessities

Human being is the composition of two elements: body and spirit. These two elements are correlated and interacting. Man’s happiness depends totally on the soundness of these two elements each of which has its own desires and necessities. The physical necessities are the material factors that achieve growth, health, and …

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Disconnected Faith

We are accustomed with the thought that the faith we believe in and the world we live in are two separate states. It is generally assumed that if one leads an Islamic way of life then one will not be able to enjoy in this world. This leads to a …

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Orphans in Islam

The existence and thanksgiving of parents is generally not realized till the time when one becomes a parent too. Or sometimes till the time when one starts earning hard-earned money and becomes financially independent. In many cultures, the value of parents is never appreciated. However there is a group which …

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Poison Envy

The vice of jealousy is one of the fatal illnesses of ethics that can be destructive to its beholder in both his life and the after-life.  The difference between jealousy and envy is that jealousy involves a man desiring that a blessing be removed from his brother though he knows …

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Patience Against Sin

Naturally, human beings are possessed with desires and passions, which encourage as well as discourage them in doing certain acts. In reality these are instruments for performing all actions, efforts and endeavours by men in their live span. These are called instincts such as, love for self, love for children, …

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What Islam Brought for Woman

Woman had to undergo patiently the above-mentioned treatment (to read the full article please follow the link at the end), which imprisoned her in the dungeon of humiliation and disgrace. Consequently, weakness and inferiority became her second nature; she was brought up in this environment and lived and died in …

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The Gift of Rajab

It’s that busy time of year again. With all the end-of-year assignments, summer courses, and work in general, busyness is a tempting excuse to just do our daily obligations. Of course, Allah loves us too much to let us fall behind in good deeds – He has gifted us with …

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