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Divine Wonder

Quench spirit’s thirst Satisfy soul’s hunger Read the noble Quran Be a part of divine wonder It has wisdom in orders It has knowledge in stories Peace is its message Having solution to worries With its beam wants do not wander With its shadow tongues do not waver Countless are its benefits A witness of Allah’s favor Read it once, twice or thrice It never loses its freshness Strange tales never become old As they stand proud in uniqueness Lives

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Pleasing Allah – Recite Qur’an

“The author of a book would be pleased to see you reading it and would pay attention to you. The Glorious Qur’an is the book of Allah سُبْحَٰنَهُ وَتَعَالَىٰ, He turns towards the one who recites it and becomes pleased with him.” Hazrat Maulāna Ashraf ʿAlī Thānwī رحمه الله

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Am I Grateful?

Am I truly grateful for each breath that I take, For each and every moment that I am awake? Do I thank Allah for my restful sleep, And for the dreams that cause me to weep? Am I honestly thankful to the Almighty One, For the early morning mist, the bright, rising sun? During Fajr prayer, I use my soft prayer mat, As Allah’s servant, do I appreciate that? Throughout the day, do I realise, That Allah, All knowing and

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Importance of Marriage

“And marry the unmarried among you and the righteous among your male slaves and female slaves. If they should be poor, Allah will enrich them from His bounty, and Allah is all-Encompassing and Knowing.” [24:32]

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Tafsir of Surah Ikhlas

Allah, The One, The Unique: A Tafsir of Surat ‘l Ikhlas delivered by Shaykh Riyadh ul Haq on Friday 25th May 2012 at Al Kawthar Academy, Leicester, United Kingdom. This small chapter speaks about the oneness of Allah and monotheism. It emphasises the importance of making religion sincere and exclusive for Allah in all deeds and actions. Its profound meanings and messages are the very foundation of faith and the Qur’an. Reposted from Nov 2012

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Virtues of Surah Kahf

“Virtues of Surah Kahf” by Shaykh Abu Yusuf Riyadh Ul Haq. The hadith related by Hakim and Bayhaqi, from Abu Sa`id (Allah be pleased with him), “Whoever recites Surat al-Kahf on Friday, light shall shine forth for him between the two Fridays”. [Ibn Hajar, Talkhis al-Habir] Hazrat Al Baraa said that when a man was reciting Surah Kahf with a horse tied with two ropes at one side. Suddenly a cloud overshadowed him, and as it began to come nearer

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Laylatul Qadr

What is Laylatul Qadr? Laylatul Qadr, also known as the Night of Power or Night of Decree, is one of the most significant events in the islamic calendar.  It was on this blessed night that the first verses of the Quran were revealed to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). (The Night of Power) Crowning Glory Laylatul Qadr is the crowning glory of the holy month of Ramadhaan. It is associated with the sending down of the Qur’an Majeed, the

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Tawakkul

The arabic word tawakkul [توكّل] means trust. Tawakkul is the sense is that the believer should have total trust in Allāh, One and Pure, free from all conceivable associations and ascriptions, not simply theoretically but in deeds too and in all states and conditions of one’s life. In a sound Ḥadīth, the Prophet ﷺ has said that this [Tawakkul] does not mean that one should abandon material causes and means when it comes to taking care of ones legitimate needs.

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