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The Heaven of this World

The Heaven of this World From al-Wâbil as-Sayyib min al-Kalim at-Tayyib Translated by Micheal Abdur-Rahmân Fitzgerald and Moulay Youssef Slitine I heard the Shaykh of Islâm, Ibn Taymiyyah – may Allâh sanctify his soul – say, ‘Truly, there is a Heaven in this world, [and] whoever does not enter it, …

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The Crime of Concealing Knowledge

The Crime of Concealing Knowledge conceal crime By Br. Khalid El-Gharib Embracing and conveying the knowledge of revelation is an obligation and sacred trust upon the scholars and the inheritors of the Message. A great reward is promised for those who teach people the knowledge of revelation. Conversely, a severe …

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Strangeness and the Strangers

Strangeness and the Strangers By Imam Ibn ul Qayyim al Jawziyyah Adoptted by Ammar ibn Abdullah al-Hindi Based on a booklet by ibn Qayyim entitled al-Ghurbathu wa al-Ghuraba “Islam began as something strange, and it shall return to being something strange, so give glad tidings to the strangers.” The Meaning …

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So You Want The Mercy Of Allah!

So you want the Mercy of Allah I was speaking to a young man recently and during the conversation I heard him say, “I don’t make dua’ anymore.” I asked him, “Why not?” and he replied, “I made dua’ for some things and I never got them so I just …

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Seeking Allah’s Forgiveness

Seeking Allah’s Forgiveness by Ahmad Farid Forgiveness is being shielded from the harmful consequences of wrong actions, and the veiling of them. Seeking forgiveness is mentioned again and again in the Qur’an, and in some places it is a command, as in His saying, Glorious and Exalted is He: “And …

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Requirements of the Journey

Requirements of the Journey One of the best ways of mutual support (in righteousness and piety) is to help one another on the journey of migration to Allah and to ar-Rasool (peace be on him) with hands, tongues and hearts, and by teaching, educating and caring. A person having the …

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