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The Birth (Mawlid) of the Prophet (SAWS)

Celebrating the birth of our beloved Prophet ﷺ has been a custom of Muslimcommunities ever since the time of the Companions. To celebrate and commemorate his birth is to ultimately show thanks and gratitude to…

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Remembering The Days of Allah

“And teach them to remember the Days of Allah.” Verily in this there are Signs for such as are firmly patient and constant, grateful and appreciative. {Quran 14:5)Quran commentators offer various interpretations for the notion…



The Friends of Allah (Awliyyah)

The Friends of Allah (Awliyyah) COURTESY: CHISHTI HABIBI SUFI ORDER WEB PAGETHE FRIENDS OF ALLAH (AWLIYYAH) AS DESCRIBED IN THE HOLY QUR’AN The devotion of the Awliya Allah The friends of Allah have been described…


Shariah and Tariqah: Revealed Law and Observance

Shariah and Tariqah: Revealed Law and ObservanceCOURTESY: DAWAT-E-ISLAMI WEB SITEShariah and Tariqah (Revealed law and Observance) are not two different or opposite things. Without obeying the Shariah (Revealed Law) one cannot approach Allah. Revealed law…


Dhikr: The Essence of Islam

Partial presentation from “at-Targhib wa at-Tarhib“by Ibn Hajar al-‘AsqalaniTranslated by: Aisha Bewley1. Encouragement to remember Allah often, secretly and openly, and to presevere in it; what is reported about someone who does not remember Allah…


Inner Meanings of the Qur’an

Inner Meanings of the Qur’anBy: Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri Nothing in existence takes place unless there is a reason behind it. Our scientific endeavors and technical achievements have all progressed because of the search for cause…


The Future of Islam

The Future of Islam… Allah never changes a favor [condition] which He has conferred upon a people until they change what is in their own selves, and surely Allah is Hearing, Knowing. – Qur`an [8:53]The…


The Prophetic Title: BEST OF CREATION

by Shaykh G. F. Haddad Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim One of the names by which the Prophet Muhammad is known – upon him blessings and peace – is Khayru-l-Khalq or “Best of Creation.” Other similar names…