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The Sweetness of the Eyes

The Prophet, peace be upon him, said to his caller to prayer: «O Bilal, give us our rest in prayer». From this we know that prayer is what brought the Prophet relaxation and respite, just as it was the sweetness of his eyes.

Ibn Hajar al-`Asqlânî explains: "The 'sweetness of one's eyes' is the beloved that one hopes never to depart from to the bliss that this beloved brings and the happiness that it enriches one's life with. This is experience with prayer only by those who are reverently patient."

Prayer occupies a great status in Islam that is not shared by any other act of worship. This is indicated by the following:

1– It is the pillar of the religion, which cannot stand without…

The Sweetness of the Eyes

April Fool

Lying is an evil characteristic, which all religions and systems of ethics warn against and which man's innate common sense (fitrah) agrees that it is wrong. Those who possess chivalry and sound reason also say this. 

There is a never a day or a moment when sharee'ah permits a person to tell lies or to say whatever he wants based on lies. One of the things that have become widespread among the common people is the so called "April Fool's Day", where they claim that the first day of the fourth solar month is a day when lying is permitted without being subject to any shar'i guidelines. 

Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): 
"It is only those who believe not in the Ayaat (proofs,…

Mother's Day

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) told us that his ummah would follow the previous nations, the Jews, Christians and Persians, but this was undoubtedly not praise for their actions, rather it is by way of condemnation and a warning. It was narrated from Abu Sa'eed (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: «You will certainly follow the ways of those who came before you, handspan by handspan, cubit by cubit, until even if they entered the hole of a lizard, you will do so too», We asked, "O Messenger of Allaah, (do you mean) the Jews and the Christians?" He said, «Who else?» [Narrated by al-Bukhaari, 3269;…

Revival of Sunnah

The way to salvation is by following our Prophet's sunnah, and tracing his way of life. Let us start this journey by knowing more about the Prophet's life; what he used to do and say. Let our goal be to follow him (peace be upon him) and let our motto be: {And if you obey him, you will be [rightly] guided} [An-Nur:54].

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