Having Good Thoughts(Husn al-Zann) of Allah in Testing times

Having Good Thoughts (Ḥusn al-Ẓann) of Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) in Times of Trial & Affliction Jābir b. ʿAbd Allāh al-Ansāri relates that he heard Allāh’s Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) say three days before his death: “None of you should die except whilst assuming the best about Allāh.“[1] As Muslims, we should always assume […]

Why is the Heart So Important in Islam? What will save us on the Day of Judgement? Are we favored based on our race or color? No. Then what is it? It is the place in our body which Allaah subhanahu wa ta’alaamade the location of the most valuable possession of a human being: emaan (faith). It is […]

Prophet Muhammad: A Mercy for all creation

Prophet Muhammad: A Mercy For All Creation Allah’s Messenger was the kindest of men in the same way as he excelled all others in courage and valor. Being extremely kind-hearted, his eyes brimmed with tears at the slightest sign of inhumanity. A Companion, Shaddaad bin ‘Aws reported the Apostle as saying: “Allah has commanded you […]

Virtues of the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah

Virtues of the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah ALL praise is due to Allaah, and may He render our Prophet Muhammad safe from every derogatory thing, and exalt his mention, and the mention of his household and Companions. Ibn Abbaas, may Allah be pleased with him, reported that the Prophet (sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam) […]

Kindness of Prophet Muhammad(saw)

The Kindness of Prophet Muhammad (saw)  By: Ali Zohery IslamiCity* – The Prophet Muhammad taught love, kindness and compassion to his people, and was seen to be the most loving, kind, and compassionate of all of them. The Quran mentions his kind and gentle behavior in these words: “O Messenger of Allah! It is a […]

Seven Reasons to Perform Hajj While Young

Seven Reasons to Perform Hajj While Young  By: Ibn Shaima SuhaibWeb.com* – “The feet of man will not slip on the Day of Resurrection until he is asked of five things: of his life as to how he spent it, his youth as to how he used it, his wealth as to where he got […]

What’s there to Forgive?

What’s there to Forgive? It is reported that Nabi Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam stayed up all night, standing until his feet became swollen. When He was asked, “Why are you doing this, when Allah has forgiven all your past and future wrong actions?” He replied,”Should I not be a grateful slave?” [Sahih Bukhari] A worshipper […]