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“If NOT For Him or Her”

Have you ever say something like this before: “If it hadn’t been for him I wouldn’t have made it!”? One of the common mistake people make is saying: “If not for him/her, I wouldn’t have been here’. Or ‘If Allah wills and she will’ and ‘Had it not been for Allah and you, this wouldn’t have happened’ or ‘ Had it not…

Can A Muslim Wear An Amulet?

A Mindful Talk! Have you been given an amulet (tira, rings, “holy” water, bante, etc) by any alfa, pastor, etc and you still have them? Do you believe it brought your destiny to pass? The wearing and using of amulets these days is becoming too common. Let me tell you of a hadith which was narrated from ‘Uqbah ibn ‘Aamir al-Juhani that…

TRUTH BE SAID: IMAGE OF ALMIGHTY GOD?

By Lekan Yakub As Muslims, all our affairs should be directly or indirectly evidenced from the Qur’aan and Authentic sunnah of prophet muhammad (peace be upon him). having that in mind, our topic of discussion should center on these two revelations. In the Noble Qur’aan, Allaah says: “No vision can grasp Him, but his grasp is over all vision…”[Noble Quran 6:103] “There…

DARE TO KNOW THE MEANING OF: “ISLAAM”

By Lekan Yakub Many a time you offen hear the word “Islaam” in the media, but do you really care to know the true meaning of the word as different from what the mediad portrayed it to be? The word “Islaam” is an Arabic word which means “submission to only the will of Allaah, our Creator in peace”. This word has same…

How do we relate to non-Muslim relatives?

As part of our Islamic mentoring activities on www.rafeeqee.com, we would like to share this article on how to relate with non-Muslims and we hope this becomes beneficial in sha Allaah. Kindly share with others. How do we relate to non-muslim relatives? Dr Aisha Hamdan offers practical advice to converts. For those who have studied, pondered, and struggled with the idea of…

General Islamic Principle: Important Observation Muslim Women

Assalaamualykum dear reader, The questions and answers below are from the general Islamic principle which all Muslim women must know and note as regards their five daily prayers. Kindly remember to share with friends and family. Is it Permissible for a Woman to Pray Without Socks or With a Short Garment? Questioner: Our teacher, many women go to the masjid for prayer…

Our Need for Divine Inspiration

People need a divine message to show them Laws of God that will guide them to the right path. Indeed, a divine message is the inspiration and the light of the world, without which the world would certainly be lifeless and man would be plunged into the darkness of ignorance and misguidance! It is for this reason that Almighty God calls His…

15 Tips to Earning Reward from Allaah

1- Avoid Things that Allah has forbidden, including the great sins as well as continually performing the lesser sins, and perform what Allah orders us to perform: The prophet peace be upon him said: “Allah has recorded the good deeds and the evil deeds. Then he made them clear: He who has intended a good deed and does not do it, Allah…

Prophet Muhammad’s [peace be upon him] Letter to Heraclius (Caesar) – The Roman Emperor [MustRead!]

It was narrated on the authority of Ibn ‘Abbas who learned the tradition personally from Abu Sufyan. The latter said: I went out (on a mercantile venture) during the period (of truce) between me and the Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him). While I was in Syria, the letter of the Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) was…