Category Archives: My Deen

Prophet Musa (’alayhisalam) said: ‘O my Lord, the people say things about me which are not (i.e. not true)!‘ So Allah revealed to him: ‘O Musa, I did not make that (privilege) for Myself, so how can I make it … Continue reading

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Would you love him any less?

Sayyidina Abu Dharr al Ghifaari (Radiallahu Anhu) was a special sahabi. The strength of his imaan is something we can only wish to aim for. He lived through the hardest times the Muslims went through, but when the times of … Continue reading

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Wonderful Winter

It’s been the coldest winter since a few years I think, and I’m really loving it.  Having a few days of down pour of rain was sooo pleasant.  And not to mention I get to wear my pretty sweaters daily. … Continue reading

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The Masjid of Hashim

Hashim ibn ‘Abdul Manaf, the great grandfather of Sayyidina Rasulullah (Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam) passed away in Ghazza. He was crossing through the land on trade in the year 497, and it was the same year his son ‘Abdul Mutallib was … Continue reading

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The Man and a Pretty Woman

My mother had told my siblings and I this story quite a while ago, and reading it again with the laysal ghareeb background made it a lot more eery.  May Allah safeguard us and make us steadfast.  Ameen! Wonder of … Continue reading

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Manners, people, manners!

The Prophet (Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam) said: “The most beloved of Allah’s servants to Allah are those with the best manners.” [Hadeeth – At-Tabaraanee] It’s sad how we’ve become desensitized to bad manners and how easily we are rude to people.  … Continue reading

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Look for two things…

“If you see a person walking on the water or flying in the air, don’t believe in him until you have seen two things: how he prays, and if he’s upon the sunnah.” [Imam Shafi’ee (Rahimahullah)]

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I really want that house…

Back when I was about ten years old, we used to visit model homes that were just built.  Some of them were just amazing.  They were sprawling.  The staircases were wide and spiraled.  The kitchens were huge, with stainless steel … Continue reading

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Lies, lies, and more lies?

The Messenger of Allah (Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam) said, “Truthfulness leads to righteousness, and righteousness leads to Paradise. A man continues to tell the truth until he becomes a truthful person. Falsehood leads to al fujuwr (i.e. wickedness, evil-doing), and al … Continue reading

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I never until today that…

…the dome of Masjid al Nabawi built so many years later after Sayyidina Rasulullah’s (Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam) death. There was no dome over the sacred chamber. There was in the roof of the mosque above the chamber a waist-high enclosure … Continue reading

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