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Death

My Dear Son Live as long as you may, for verily you must die. Love whatever you want, for one day you will be separated from it. Do whatever you wish, for you will be repaid for it. (Dear Beloved Son, Ghazali) وعن (أبي هريرة) قال‏:‏ قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم‏: ‏ “أكثروا ذكر هاذم اللذات” ‏(‏‏(‏يعنى…

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World [Hijab / Mawlid] Day

Not to spark controversy, but I found a recent comment by Mufti Ismail Menk particularly interesting. Switch ‘World Hijab Day’ for ‘Mawlid’ and see what happens. I’ve done it below for your convenience! Thanks for the clarification, particularly given previous youtube posts :) (Source: https://www.facebook.com/muftimenk/posts/10152536565846971?fref=nf&pnref=story) World Hijab Day Mawlid World Hijab Day is not a celebration. It is…

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The Self

والنفس كالطفل إن تهملهُ شبَّ علــــى حب الرضاعِ وإن تفطمهُ ينفطــــم The self is like an infant; if you neglect its proper care, it will grow up still loving to suckle; But once you wean it, it will be weaned فاصرف هواها وحاذر أن توليــــــــــه إن الهوى ما تولى يصم أو يصـــــم So dismiss its…

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Gliding through paradise

Madinah; the most wonderful place on earth. You can just feel the peace from this video alone. May Allah shorted the time between now and our next return to the city of light! May He bless us to be buried in the blessed garden of paradise: Al-Baqee’. Ameen!

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Spring’s Gift

A response from those who love to those who mock by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf I envy the sand that met his feet I’m jealous of honey he tasted sweet Of birds that hovered above his head Of spiders who spun their sacred web To save him from his enemies I envy clouds formed from the…

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The Ruling

“…there were scholars who wrote in support of celebrating the Mawlid such as Al-Suyuti (May Allah have mercy upon him) and, at the same time, there were others who wrote against it. Thus, in my opinion, there is no need to drag this discussion out, nor continue to argue about it any longer. The Ruling:…

2014-11-06 19.20.09

Mawlid Musings 2014

By Rahat Siddique It’s my favourite time of year again! As per tradition, I will be posting a daily reflection related to the Prophet Muhamamad ﷺ to honour Rabi al-Awwal, the month of his blessed birth. The intention behind this is two-fold; firstly it allows me to learn more about the Beloved ﷺ with respect to…