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Archives: ForPurification of the Heart

When Blame is Magnified

Prepared by Abu Ibrahim J. Starling According to the Qurʾān, Sunnah, and scholarly consensus, sins are of  2 basic categories in the Islamic Law; minor sins and major sins.[1] While each sinful action is classified as either intrinsically minor or major the final ruling and consequential effect actually depends more on the offender than the…
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My Hair… My Makeup… My Wudu?!

Prepared by Abu Ibrahim J. Starling I’ve come to accept that doing hair and makeup is very complicated.  It’s also very costly.  It can take a lot of money to buy the products and a lot of time to use them.  There are 1000’s of tutorials and product reviews to be watched online which could…
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Advice to the Seeker of Knowledge

By The Great Scholar His Eminence Shaikh Abdul-Aziz ibn Baz (رحمه اللّه)   All praise is for Allah and may peace and prayers be upon His messenger, our prophet Muhammad, his family and companions.  To proceed: There is no doubt that seeking knowledge is from the most virtuous actions that draws one near to Allah,…
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Striving for Righteousness: Fulfilling the Purpose of Our Fast

The summary of a lecture given by Brother Tahir Wyatt in the Prophet’s Masjid on Friday, Ramadan 3, 1434H (July 12, 2013) Summarized by Randy Louis Fouse All praise be to Allah alone and without partner, and may our final messenger, Muhammad, be mentioned with due regard and granted mercy: All praise be to Allah,…
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Delights of this World

Ibn Al-Jawzi (may Allah have mercy upon him) said, “The most ignorant of people are those most gluttonous towards the delights of this world. These delights are of 2 types: permitted and prohibited. The permitted kind will not really bring about anything except you missing out on what is important in your faith. If it…
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Be Thankful for Blessings and Do Not Misuse Them!

By His Eminence The Great Scholar Abdul Azeez ibn Baz (رحمه اللّه) All praise if for Allah who is alone and I send salutations of peace and blessings upon the messenger of Allah, his family, and his companions. Allah has tested his servants with poverty and need similar to occurred in this country in the…
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Achieving Righteousness Part 2

Achieving Righteousness in One’s Thoughts and Actions in All Circumstances, Part 2 Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah (Click here for part 1) Conversely, all good is stemmed from good-thoughts.  If the seeds of good-thoughts, e.g. the thoughts of faith, fear, love, repentance, believing in the promise of Allah and hoping for His reward are planted in the…
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My Pledge as a Woman of Faith

My Pledge as a Woman of Faith In the name of Allah the Most Beneficent the Most Merciful It is Allah whom I praise and upon His final Prophet and Messenger whom I send prayers of peace and blessings.  As a woman of faith, I recognize that my Lord and Maker has honored me and…
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My Pledge as a Man of Faith

My Pledge as a Man of Faith In the name of Allah the Most Beneficent the Most Merciful It is Allah whom I praise and upon His final Prophet and Messenger whom I send prayers of peace and blessings.  As a man of faith I recognize that my Lord and Maker has honored me and…
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What to do When You Can’t Make Hajj

Dear Believer in Allah, It is very easy to feel sad these days when seeing others prepare to perform hajj and you are unable, either due to financial reasons, family obligations, or any other reason that may exist.  When perusing the book Lata'if Al Ma'arif by Ibn Rajab - may Allah bestow His mercy on…
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