Leadership and Modesty

Humble leaders become successful and, more importantly, attain the pleasure of Allah Subhanahu wa Taʿala. Modesty means ‘not to hold high esteem of oneself,’ and ‘not to belittle others.’ It is ‘not to be conceited’ and ‘not to consider oneself superior.’ Arrogance, esteeming oneself better than others, showing off and being conceited are all bad habits. Our Prophet Sallallāhu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Allah (swt) told me that you should be so humble towards one another that no one should boast to anyone else.” “Whoever is arrogant, Allah will bring him down low and whoever is…

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The Principles of Happiness

By Ahmad Masud The only true happiness, not only in the hereafter but also in this world, is to be found within the boundaries of the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Uqba bin Amir’ul Juhani relates: “We set out for the Tabuk campaign. One night, the Prophet (PBUH) was sleeping. He did not wake up till the sun had risen. When he woke up, he said: ‘O Bilal! Did I not say to wake us for the Morning Prayer?’ Bilal answered: ‘O Messenger of Allah, what happened to you…

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The Companions in Torah and Gospel

How were the companions of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) praised in Torah and Gospel? “And he (Prophet Muhammad) came from among thousands of sacred (his family and companions).” This referred that all of his family and companions were clean from all disgraces and shames and they are saints and sacred. While they were going to bed, they were becoming happy with calling the Name of Allah. They will be victorious on world Empires of their time. They will be busy with Takbirs and prays, They will achieve lots of bounties…

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Devotion Beyond Comparison

Sahaba is the Arabic word for “Companions”. In Islam, the term “Sahaba” is used often to refer to the companions of our Prophet (pbuh). The companions are the people who lived during the time of our Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and witnessed his conversations. As a matter of fact, the word “Sahaba” shaped and found its real meaning by the acts of Companions. It means devotion, determination, being the shining and also guiding star in the sky, fighting against disbelief in solemnity, sacrificing all belongings for the sake of Allah and…

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Mus’ab (ra)

To be rich in very early years of youth… To be powerful enough to live the luxury at the top level… To be admired  by virtue of intelligence and beauty… And turning down all those things offered and choosing Islam to serve till death… This can only be “being Musab Ibn Umayr.” With the acceptance of Islam; the elegant, well-dressed youth would, henceforth, be seen only in coarsest of attire. Leaving all the luxury and comfort behind he used to enjoy was not hard for him but the separation with…

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