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Tag Archives: Personality & Manners

10 Life Principles a Muslimah Needs to Follow Every Day

10 principles to live by

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” The most positive women I know were not those who had no problems in life, but who were able to stay calm during them and reaped benefits from them. Our Islamic history gives us numerous examples of women who were …

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Improve Your Manners Series – Hadith Quickie 5

Improve your manners series 5

Bismillah Allah ‘s Apostle said, “Whoever loves that he be granted more wealth and that his lease of life be prolonged then he should keep good relations with his Kith and kin.” Allah (subhanahu wa ta`ala) out of His infinite Wisdom has made it incumbent upon us to maintain our …

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Improve Your Manners Series – Hadith Quickie 4

Improve your manners series 4

Bismillah Narrated Jubair bin Mut`I’m: That he heard the Prophet (salallahu aleyhi wasallam) saying, “The person who severs the bond of kinship will not enter Paradise.” Allah (subhanahu wata’aala) is Al-Hakeem, the Most Wise. None of His actions are done without a great wisdom behind it. He is also Al-Qadeer, the …

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Should I Forgive or Take Revenge?

Should I forgive or Take Revenge?

Fudayl b. Iyad (d. 187 AH) advised his student as follows:  “If you ever hear someone complaining about his brother in faith, tell him: ‘My dear brother, forgive him, for forgiving will bring you Allah’s blessings.’ If he responds, ‘I cannot see myself forgiving him! My heart only wants revenge, …

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Relationships with our Enemies from an Islamic Perspective

Relationships with our enemies from an Islamic perspective

Bismillah A lot of people come to believe that Muslims cannot be friends with non Muslims. Even our Muslims brothers and sister find themselves in confusion with this matter. First, one must understand who are the enemies of Islam, then why. Is it through ignorance or do they know the …

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Improve Your Manners Series – Hadith Quickie 3

Hadeeth 3

Bismillah Narrated ‘Abdullah bin ‘Umar: My father, seeing a silken cloak being sold, said, “O Allah’s Messenger (salallahu aleyhi wasallam)! Buy this and wear it on Fridays and when the foreign delegates pay a visit to you.” He said, “This is worn only by that person who will have no …

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Improve Your Manners Series – Hadith Quickie 2

Manners in Islam - Hadith 2

Bismillah  Narrated Asma’ bint Abu Bakr (radiAllahu anhu): My mother came to me, hoping (for my favor) during the lifetime of the Prophet (salallahu aleyhi wasallam). I asked the Prophet (salallahu aleyhi wasallam), “May I treat her kindly?” He replied, “Yes.” Ibn ‘Uyaina said, “Then Allah revealed: ‘Allah forbids you …

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The Different Stages of Nafs and How to Strive Towards the Best

The Different Stages of Nafs and How to Strive Towards the Best

Bismillah When Allah subhaanawata’aala creates a human, He infuses Ruh in them. Ruh is the spirit or soul of a person which is breathed into a person when they are in the womb, to breathe life into the developing foetus. The status of Ruh (Soul) is such as is mentioned …

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15 Islamic Ways to Stop Being a People Pleaser

15 ways People Pleaser feat

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” “I don’t know the key to success but the key to failure is trying to please everybody” This one lined quote summarizes it all. Let’s face it, you can’t please everybody at the same time. There’s a lot at stake, …

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Improve Your Manners Series – Hadith Quickie 1

Manners in Islam - Hadith 1

Bismillah The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said, “It is one of the greatest sins that a man should curse his parents.” It was asked (by the people), “O Allah’s Messenger! How does a man curse his parents?” The Messenger (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said, “The …

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