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Secrets of Fasting

The following notes are from a talk given by Shaykh Thaqib Mahmood in Luton. Any mistakes or oversights in the notes are completely my own. Introduction Allah swt has indeed blessed us by allowing us to enter the blessed month of Ramadan again, and it is due to the mercy of Allah swt and the d…

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Description of the Righteous

It is related that a devout worshipper by the name of Humam came to Sayedinna Ali رضي الله عنه (May Allah Ennoble his countenance) and asked him to describe the pious people so vividly that he could almost see them. Ali responded:Their speech is truthful; their clothing is moderate; and they walk wi…

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The Rajab Istighfar

It has been narrated: “Seek much forgiveness from Allah in Rajab because in every hour (of the month) Allah frees people from the Fire.” The following is a compilation of istighfar, known as Istighfar Rajab, compiled by Habib Hasan, the son of Imam Abdullah bin Alawi…

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Lady Ruqayya RA

Lady Ruqayya was born three years after her older sister, Lady Zaynab, when the Messenger of Allah (s) was thirty-three years old. Lady Ruqayya along with her sisters accepted Islam with their mother Lady KhadÏja (upon them all be peace). Lady Ruqayya was born seven years before the proclamation of …

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Lady A’isha RA

All praise is to Allah, Lord of the Worlds, and peace and salutations upon our master Muhammad, his Household and his noble Companions. Lady ʿĀ’isha (upon her be peace) was the youngest of the wives of the Prophet Muhammad s. She was born during the fourth year following the announcement of prophet…

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