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[20 Oct 2009 | No Comment | 1,545 views]
Do You Truly Understand Your Lord?

How often do we belittle Surah Ikhlaas thinking that it is just something small for children to memorize? This surah is actually equal to a whole third of the Qur’an. We might ask ourselves how this surah could possibly make up that much when it is only made up of four short ayat. The Qur’an is divided into three main categories: Tawheed, Ahkam (rulings), and stories. Surah Ikhlaas does a quick summary on the Tawheed category of the Qur’an because it gives us information about Allah.
What is the story behind …

Qur'anic Jewels, Tayybah Times »

[20 Oct 2009 | No Comment | 1,033 views]
The Reading Lamp

The Reading Lamp
Importance of T a f s e e r
Allah azza wa jal says in the Qur’an,
كِتَابٌ أَنزَلْنَاهُ إِلَيْكَ مُبَارَكٌ لِّيَدَّبَّرُوا  آيَاتِهِ وَلِيَتَذَكَّرَ أُوْلُوا الْأَلْبَابِ
“(This is) a Book which We have sent down to you, full of blessings, so that they may ponder* over its verses, and that men of understanding may remember.” [38:29]
It is the science of tafseer which is the fruit of ‘pondering over its verses’. Tafseer comes from the root letters fa seen ra, or fassara and means to explain, to discover, elucidate, to disclose (a hidden thing), …

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[30 Sep 2009 | No Comment | 1,007 views]
Following Through with Good Deeds..

Sr. Noor sent this to us last year.. رحمها الله تعالى وأسكنها فسيح جناته
As-Salaamu Alaykum waRahmatullahi waBarakatu
Taken from Ibn Rajab’s Lataa’if Al-Ma’aarif
Benefits obtained in conditioning oneself to fast after Ramadan

Fasting the six days of Shawwal completes the reward for fasting a full year.

Fasting these six days and previously fasting in the month of Shabaan (prior to Ramadan) is similar to the sunan ar rawaatib (voluntary prayers associated to each obligatory …

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[8 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 962 views]

The Strong Believer

Actions shows what’s in the heart so insha’allah this week we want our actions to speak about what’s in our hearts, May Allah purify our hearts and fill our hearts with His love, Aameen.

 
http://www.bakkah.net/articles/strongbeliever.htm

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[8 Apr 2009 | One Comment | 7,568 views]

Lectures

“And Few of My Servants Are Thankful…” by Shaykh Kamal el-Mekki

http://video.yahoo.com/watch/504767/2663762

“The Best Plan for Your Life” by Shaykh Yaser Birjas –

http://www.halaltube.com/yaser-birjas-the-best-plan-for-our-life

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[8 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 1,139 views]

The PPN Crew Shares Some Links

Recitations

Recitation by Shaykh Muhammad ibn Faqih

http://masjidomar.net/audio/faqih_quran/Faqih_01_Track_01.mp3

Surat al-Kahf by Salah Bukhaatir

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[8 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 1,754 views]
Re-examining our relationship with out Parents

Subhanallah! Most of us take our relationship with our parents for granted. We don’t realize how ill we treat them, how we disobey them, and how we fail to fulfill their rights properly. Maybe it’s because we’re all very busy here and there, but once we take the time to reflect on our relationship with our parents, it’s really sad because most (if not all) of us are lacking.

These two videos really put things in perspective though.

The first is a lecture from Sh. Yasir:

http://muslimmatters.org/2008/03/22/uncomparable-love-yasir-qadhi-khutbah-in-chicago-on-march-14-2008/

And the second, is a clip from …

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[8 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 860 views]
What You Might Not Know About Surah al-Kahf

Sharpen Your Pens. It’s Jum’ah!

I don’t know about you, but I love Fridays! The best day of the week and the day of “jumu3ah”, or congregation.

As we are heading for a very exciting second weekend ISA, and as some are already deep into their PPN reward-inducing work,

What about a second round of “sharing a special piece”?

Here’s a litte piece I wrote,

Scholarly Gems »

[8 Apr 2009 | One Comment | 1,065 views]
Excerpt from “The Best Plan for Our Life”

“Most of our programs today are based on “may Allah forgive us.” Which means, Allahu Ghafoorun Raheem [Allah is oft-forgiving, most- merciful]. “Whatever I do, Allahu Ghafoorun Raheem. I cannot do better than that.” Why?!

Why would you be so satisfied with this low standard when it comes to dealing with Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala? When it comes to dealing with your customers, you’re always looking for the best performance. By what? Looking for the best programs available in the market. Software, upgrade your systems. Hardware, you buy a new system. …

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[8 Apr 2009 | One Comment | 945 views]

by AbdurRahman Hijazi

 

 
Part 1

In one day of the days of Bani Ummayah, rahimahumullah, after the Khulafaa’-Raashideen, when Islaam used to be the dominant power in the whole Earth, when the Muslim country was the biggest country amongst all the others, and specifically in the city of the Prophet , in Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah, there was a gathering, a Muslim gathering, of some sahaba and some tabi`een, attending a wedding of two young but yet righteous Muslims. These two were Sohaila and Farrookh. Sohaila was the wife and Farrookh was the husband. …