The Disease of Kibr

The Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam) said that no one who has even a mustard grain seed weight of kibr in his heart, no one who has this in his heart will enter Jannah. ... more

Following The Way of the Companions

In numerous places in the Qur'aan, Allaah praises and shows His pleasure for the Companions of the Prophet (Saw) and also for those who follow in their footsteps. ... more

Have You Prepared for the Hour?

This is the hour that each and every one of us will experience and must be aware of. This is the hour that is approaching us at every second of our lives. This will be the deciding time for us as our actions will come to an end. This is, in fact, OUR HOUR! It is the inevitable that every soul must taste. ... more

Iman and Character

Our behavior and manners are supposed to be derived from the Qur'an and Sunnah. ... more

Whoever Resembles a People is One of Them

The Prophet Muhammad (saw) said, "Whoever resembles a people is one of them." (Recorded by Abu Dawud) This is a very important principle in the Shariah. The famous scholar Ibn Taymiyyah once wrote that it is part of the goal of the shariah to distinguish those people who follow the straight path from all other people. ... more

Being an Example

The possibility of setting a good example is a wonderful opportunity to please Allah. It is an opportunity to follow the Prophet, peace be upon him, - the Prophet, peace be upon him, set an excellent example and we are supposed to follow his example by also setting an excellent example ourselves. ... more

Causes of Marital Discord that Can Be Traced Back to the Husband

Saalih ibn Ghaanim as-Sadlaan
translated by Jamaal ad-Deen Zarabozo

The husband himself may be the cause of the woman’s disobedience and rebelliousness. For example, he may be very stingy and miserly. He may also be very emotional and excitable. He may also be someone who is ...

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Late night Prayer

“Commentary on the Forty Hadith of al-Nawawi” - Jamaal al-Din M. Zarabozo, pp. 1100, 1101 ... more

Leisure Time or Lost Time?

Do we consider how much time we spend on activities that are not truly beneficial? ... more

Voluntary Deeds

Allah the Almighty has said, 'My servant continues to draw near to Me with supererogatory works so that I shall love him.' [Reported by Al-Bukhari] ... more

The Benefits of Trials and Tribulations

Ibn Rajab concludes that if the person truly realizes and understands the above, "he will know that the bounty that comes from Allah to a believer due to his trials is greater than the bounty that comes from Allah during his times of ease." ... more

Modernism in Islam

Jamaal al-Din Zarabozo


We can relate, ideologically, the modernist movement spreading these days to one sect in the past. This sect is called the Muta'zila, which is dated back to the third Islamic century. Although those people accepted the ...

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