Category: Manners with others

Love Your Brother for the Sake of Allah

In Islam, true friendships are bound by brotherhood and sisterhood bonds that are stronger than typical friendships. ... more

#6 The Sunnah of Smiling

The Sunnah of Smiling

How beautiful would it be if smiling was a characteristic of the Muslim community, for smiles can ease the pains that people live every minute. You don’t have to be free of problems and grief to smile, the Prophet () always smiled even though he was faced by one grief ...

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Deterring people from backbiting (Gheebah)

Definition of Gheebah:

When the Prophet  was asked about backbiting, he answered: «To mention your brother in a manner which he dislikes». Then he  was asked, “What if my brother actually has (this failing) that I made mention of?” The Prophet said: «If (that failing) is actually found in your ...

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"I Love you for the sake of Allah"

Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) relates that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: 

«Allah will ask on the Day of Judgment: “Where are those who loved each other for the sake of My glory? Today, on a day when there is no shade but Mine, I shall shade them with My ...

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A New Way to Treat Women

{Believers, it is unlawful for you to inherit women against their will, or to bar them from remarrying so that you may make off with part of what you have given them, except when they are guilty of a flagrant indecency. Consort with them in a goodly manner. Even if you are averse to them, it may well be that you are averse to something in which God has placed much good} [An-Nisaa':19] ... more

Calling to Islam in the best Manners

According to many scholars in this field, the term Da'wah (call to Islam) applies to conveying the message of Islam to non-Muslims and inviting them to Allaah. Non-practicing and lost Muslims need to be reeducated and motivated to become better Muslims; they already know Allaah Almighty and have been given the concept of Tawheed (monotheism). Some objectives of Da'wah are as follows. ... more

When Tempers Hit Boiling Point

Self-control helps one avoid physiological and psychological harm as well as gain great rewards from Allah for his patience. ... more

Interaction between Men and Women on the Internet: Some Guidelines

The following guidelines should be observed by Muslim men and women when interacting with one another on the Internet. ... more

Promises, Promises

As Muslims, our word should be our bond, and if we make promises, then we should also make sure that we keep them, for Allah says, "...Surely every promise shall be questioned about." [17:39] ... more

The Rights of Relatives

Everyone who has a tie of relation with you has certain rights upon you, in accordance with how closely they are related to you. ... more

Dont be Like a Dry Branch

Flexibility means neither acquiescence nor resistance. It means an openness to new approaches. ... more

Humble Yourself

As-salamu `alaykum wa rahmatullah

Al-Kirizi (a poet) once said:

‘And do not walk upon the earth except in humbleness,
For how many people underneath it are more exalted than you!
If you are in glory, goodness and strength,
Then how many have died that were more stronger than you.’

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