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The Inner Secrets of Fasting

Indeed, the fast is only virtuous due to two significant concepts. Firstly, it is a secret and hidden action thus, no one from the creation is able to see it. Therefore showing off cannot enter into it. Secondly, it is a means of subjugating the enemies of Allah. This is because the road that the enemies (of Allah) embark upon (in order to misguide the Son of Adam) is that of desires.. ... more

Essential Productivity Lessons from Volunteering

When most people think about volunteering there seems to be a rather bleak outlook on it, either for reasons of no monetary incentive for those who give up their time, or for it not being widely accepted as ‘proper work’. ... more

The ISOC Delusion

The purpose of this article isn’t to criticize the genuine passion to do something good, or to demotivate anyone from Islamic activism, but rather encourage myself and everyone else to get our priorities correct in achieving any aim. ... 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 Virtue of Night Prayer

Nigh prayer...Importance, facilitating steps to it and the ranks of the righteous forefathers in it. ... more

The secret of a smile

She came to me with a smiling and bright face, inviting me to a religious ceremony that is held up every year. The best sheikhs and lecturers are invited to deliver lectures in that ceremony. The things that attracted my attention were her young age, the smile of contentment in her eyes, and ...

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