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The World of the Jinn

The World of the Jinn Throughout history man has always had a deep attraction for the supernatural and the unseen. The existence of a world parallel to our own has always fascinated people. This world is commonly referred to as the spirit world, and almost every set of people have …

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The Six Pillars of Iman

The Six Pillars of Iman Just as Islam has five pillars (please recall tohe definitions of Islam and Pillar), so Iman (please recall the definition of Iman in all of its three necessary components) also has six pillars, taught to us by the Prophet (saws). These pillars are: Belief in …

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The Reality of Belief in the Messengers

The Reality of Belief in the Messengers By: Islam-QA Mankind’s need for the Messengers: The Prophets are the Messengers of Allah to His slaves; they convey His commands, and give them glad tidings of the delights that Allah has promised them if they obey His commands, and they warn them …

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The Jinn

The Jinn (something hidden or which cannot be seen) The above is the root meaning of the word Jinn. The existence of the Jinn is firmly established by the Qur’an and the authentic Sunnah and the consensus of the Scholars (Ijma’) It suffices to say that the word Jinn and …

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The Creation is in Need of Allah

The Creation is in Need of Allah By Dr. Saleh as-Saleh, “Man always looks for what benefits him and what protects him from harm. However, to accomplish this, man must be able to realize what is harmful. He must then know whom he should need, trust, and love so that …

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The Belief in Angels

The Belief in Angels by Abu Al-Hassan in Al Jumuah 8/2 Angels are beings created from light. A’isha (ra) narrated that the Prophet (saws) said: “Angels were created from light, Jinn were created from smokeless fire, and Adam was created from that which has been described to you (in the …

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Tawakkul

Tawakkul Whoever relies on Allah (has Tawakkul), He is sufficient for him.  (At-Talaaq 65:3) by Ayub A. Hamid Tawakkul is another attribute that results from a true Eeman in Allaah Subhaanahu wa Ta`aala and the hereafter and continual remembrance of both. It is an attitude that emanates from the conviction …

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Shirk (Polytheism)

Shirk (Polytheism) Polytheism is a belief in and worship of many deities. Islam considers shirk illogical and totally unacceptable when referring to deity. If there were in the heavens and the earth other gods beside Allah, there would be confusions in both (heaven and earth) but glory be to Allah, …

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Seeking Knowledge – The Way to Paradise

Seeking Knowledge – The Way to Paradise By Habib Ahmad “Allah will exalt those who believe among you, and those who have been granted knowledge to high ranks.” (Qur’an) “Seeking knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim (male and female).” (Hadith) THE VIRTUES OF KNOWLEDGE Allah (Most Exalted is He), Who …

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Qur’an Your Gateway to a New World

Qur’an Your Gateway to a New World If we are like most Muslims, we probably have a copy of the Qur’an somewhere in our home. We may not know where it is, but that is only because we never needed to look for it. Most often, it occupies the top …

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