Daily Archives: January 14, 2013

Ultimate Victory will be for the believers but only after succeeding in Trials

72218_islampeace1.wordpress.com_n“Or think you that you will enter Paradise without such (trials) as came to those who passed away before you?”

[Soorah al-Baqarah (2): 214]
Every believer will have to go through the tests of Eeman in order to attain victory in this world and Paradise in the Hereafter.

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Istikharah (The Prayer for Seeking Guidance)

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Introduction to Salaat al-Istikharah

A spiritually immense prayer, endowing the Muslim with tranquility and restfulness. A prayer in which a servant if concerned with an affair or is faced with a worldly problem or intends to do something recommended or obligatory in which he has a choice, or when two recommended or obligatory actions conflict each other – which one should he do? Which one should he put forward?

He should pray two Rakahs of al-Istikharah prayer, then make a Duâaa specified by our noble Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wa-sallam), seeking guidance form his Lord and seeking the counsel of his Creator and by it actualizes his servitude to Him, built upon the truthfulness of his certainty and his assurance in his Lord. Read the rest of this entry