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Dua for Exams & Studying

رَبِّ اشْرَحْ لِي صَدْرِي وَيَسِّرْ لِي أَمْرِي وَاحْلُلْ عُقْدَةً مِّن لِّسَانِي يَفْقَهُوا قَوْلِي Rabbishrah lee sadree Wayassir lee amree Wahlul ‘uqdatan min lisanee Yafqahoo qawlee “O my Sustainer! Open up my heart and make my task easy for me, and loosen the knot from my tongue so that they might fully understand my speech.” [Qur’an 20:25-28] These were the words of prayer Musa (alayhis Salam) uttered when he was going to see Pharoah to deliver his message. He was nervous

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Love for books and reading

In one of his books entitled Sa’id al-khatir an auto biographical memoir, he writes: I may state here my own cast of mind. I am never tired of reading of books and my joy knows no bounds whenever I find a new book. … It would appear to be an exaggeration if I say I had gone through 20,000 books during my student days.  I came to know of the courage and large heartedness, erudition and tenacious memory, piety, and

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Global Whispers of Durood

Amidst the constant stream of microwaves, radio waves, 4G, 5G and other signals saturating the air, the transmission of durood during this Jumuah surpasses them all by an overwhelming margin.

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Echoes of Devotion: A Durood Prayer

In whispers soft, our hearts align,Reciting Durood, a sacred sign.In reverence, we utter His name,Embracing peace, His love, our aim. Every Salawat, a heartfelt embrace,Beyond horizons, finding its place.To the noblest Prophet, it takes flight,Duroods echo, bathing the world in light. Blessings cascade, like gentle rain,Upon the Prophet, pure refrain.A bridge of light, from heart to heart,In every moment, never to depart. In every breath, a sacred plea,Durood, the key to harmony.In humble prayer, we find our way,In Durood’s grace,

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Sayyid al-Istighfar

Sayyid al-Istighfar: The Best Way of Seeking Forgiveness اَللّٰهُمَّ أَنْتَ رَبِّيْ لَا إِلٰهَ إِلَّا أَنْتَ ، خَلَقْتَنِيْ وَأَنَا عَبْدُكَ ، وَأَنَا عَلَىٰ عَهْدِكَ وَوَعْدِكَ مَا اسْتَطَعْتُ ، أَعُوْذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّ مَا صَنَعْتُ ، أَبُوْءُ لَكَ بِنِعْمَتِكَ عَلَيَّ وَأَبُوْءُ لَكَ بِذَنْبِيْ ، فَاغْفِرْ لِيْ فَإِنَّهُ لَا يَغْفِرُ الذُّنُوْبَ إِلَّا أَنْتَ. Allāhumma Anta Rabbī, lā ilāha illā Ant, khalaqtanī wa ana ʿabduk, wa ana ʿalā ʿahdika wa waʿdika mā’staṭaʿt, aʿūdhu bika min sharri mā ṣanaʿt, abū’u laka bi niʿmatika ʿalayya wa

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UnwaveringZikr

Constancy in zikr even without pleasure results in a closeness with Allah and the heart being wholesome. Shaykh Ashraf Ali Thanvi

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Allah Knows Best

Sometimes what you think didn’t work out for you,did in fact work out for you. Allah in His inifinite Wisdom knows best.

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Six Fasts of Shawwal

Abu Ayyub (R.A) reported that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, “Anyone who fasts Ramadan and then follows it with six from Shawwal, it is as he had fasted the entire year.” [Muslim]

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After Ramadan

The Holy month of Ramadaan came like seasonal rain and passed by. This rain did not water the plants and crops -it showered upon the hearts of believers. It is sad, but true, that the hearts of the majority of Muslims are stricken with spiritual drought and spiritual decadence. It is a drought caused by excessive indulgence in un-Islamic activities, immoral behaviour, unjust actions, unfair dealings etc. Drought caused by lack of rain destroys crops -drought caused by lack of

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