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A Short Story about the Prophet Dawud (David)

A Short Story about the Prophet Dawud
After the death of Talut the Most High made Dawud (peace be upon him) a king and a prophet. When he reached 40 years of age, he set out for Bait al Muqaddas. During Dawud’s reign, the Israelites conquered Jordan, Sham, Palestine, Oman, Aleppo and Hamat. The Jabbars had been living in many lands. After running them out, the Children of Israel brought these lands to monotheism.

Halal but un-islamic, restoring the Ethical Core of Islam

Author: Sharif Hasan al-Banna | 28 Nov 2013

Performing Salah to Perfection

Performing Salah to Perfection – A Reason for the Descent of Material Blessings

By Shaykh Said Afandi Al-Chirkawi ad-Daghestani an-Naqshbandi

Describing the characteristics of God-fearing people, Allah says: “They are people striving to perform the five times daily prayers with hudhur, fulfilling all its foundations and conditions, performing each bow and prostration to the utmost, and are consistent in it.”

Do you truly rely on God?

By Jasser Auda | OnIslam | 16 Apr 2013

In his well-known book, Al-Hikam (Words of Wisdom), Sheikh Ahmad Ibn Ataa’illah As-Sakandari says: “Save yourself from worrying. Somebody else already took care of your affairs for you.”

Freedom of thought in Islam

Source : Harun Yahya | 19 Mar 2013

The world we live in contains societies with all kinds of beliefs. Muslims living in such a world must be respectful toward all beliefs they come up against, no matter what they may be, and behave forgivingly, justly and humanely. This responsibility placed on believers is to invite people to the beauty of the religion of Allah by means of peace and compassion.

Islam, Prophets and Mosques

By Dr. Spahic Omer / 12 Mar 2013

United by Islam - interview with Shaykh Said Afandi al-Chirkawi

You know how it happens: you are walking on the street, sunk in thought, taking no notice of the things around you, and all of sudden, as if you would wake up for an instance, you catch a phrase - a single phrase of a stranger, a single sentence out of somebody’s dialog. And it turns out to be the words that you were predestined to hear; the answer to the question that has been bothering you.

Modesty (haya): Inner and outer

By Christine Benlafquih | 12 Dec 2012

Muslims should possess both an inner and outer modesty. This is reflected in behavior, speech and appearance, and includes being mindful of God at all times.

For many people in the West, the modest dress of Muslims — particularly the woman’s head scarf, or hijab — has become synonymous with the concept of modesty in Islam.

The power of forgiveness

By Dr. Muzammil H. Siddiqi | 11 Dec 2012

God has granted intellect to human beings. The intellect entails responsibility. The more intellect a person has, the more he/she is responsible.

Prophet Muhammad's Rules of War

By Qasim Rashid | 27 Nov 2012

As the volatility between Israel and Gaza continues to transform, one constant remains: rising "collateral damage." Unrest in Israel traces back six decades but the concept of collateral damage stretches back several millennia. And while in modern times we are allegedly "more civilized," 11-month-old Omar Masharawi's funeral, three dead Israelis, and a horrifying 120 killed Palestinians, tell a different story.

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