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A Good Sealing State: Husn al-Khatima

By Mufti Abdur Rahman ibn Yusuf The final state of a person at the time of death is what matters in the Hereafter. In this article, we discuss some of the causes for both good and evil sealing states, and how a person’s inner traits will dominate at the time of death. In a hadith […]

At the face of death

A heart-touching story… learn from it. This is something that is very personal and important to me. I hope that you will learn and benefit from it. Let me begin by saying “Bismillah.” When I first started University, I had met another Muslim brother. We had become good friends, but this friendship was not like […]

The Final Return

A police officer in a Muslim country wrote the following letter to a Shaykh describing the events that led to his return to Allah.  He recalls: Seeing accidents and crash victims was a normal part of my day, but one incident was different. My partner and I had parked on the shoulder of the highway […]

The Inevitable

By Aalimah Zafirah Mohammed Graduate of Darul Uloom Trinidad and Tobago All praises are for Allah who has given us life, the air to sustain us and has made us from amongst the best of mankind. Preparation! So much preparation. Everyday we prepare, either for a ceremony or a special occasion or just for our […]

The Realm after Death (Barzakh)

It is the belief (‘Aqeedah) of deen that after death, mankind will enter a realm before the day of resurrection, which is known as Aalam-e-Barzakh. There are many sects in Islam who claim to be Muslims but do not believe in Aalam-e-Barzakh.’ This is a grave misunderstanding on behalf of these people. Death is the […]

5 Things to Reflect Upon

O! You Muslims who are… Desirous to drive large, shiny cars, REMEMBER: You will be driven one day as a horizontal passenger. Wild and crazy over expensive clothes, REMEMBER: You will end up in just a ‘KAFN.’ Recklessly sacrificing everything to construct beautiful homes and palatial mansions, REMEMBER: the graveyard ‘PIT’ – one’s real home. […]

7 Wonders in Man

Man is aware about his inevitable death, yet he indulges in laughter and merriment. Knowing that this world will come to an end, man still hankers after it. Man knows that everything has been predestined yet he laments over the loss of something. Man has been warned and has the full knowledge about the fire […]