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Umar Mita -Rahimahullah- : First-Ever Muslim and Translator Of The Quran In Japanese!!

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Umar Mita -Rahimahullah- : First-Ever Muslim Translator Of The Quran In Japanese!!
Mita was born as Ryoichi Mita on Dec. 19, 1892 in a Samurai (warrior) Buddhist family of Chofu town in Yamaguchi, Japan. He graduated from the Yamaguchi Commercial College in March 1916, at an advanced age of 24, because of his ill health. He visited China and learned the Chinese language. There he came in contact with Chinese Muslims and liked their way of life. He was impressed because he saw no such community life in Japan. In 1920, when he was 28 years of age, he wrote an article “lslam in China” in a Japanese magazine called “Toa Keizai Kenkyu” (Far-East Economic Research Journal). This was the first impact of Islam upon him.

Takbeer, Brother Emmanuel Adebayor Took his shahadah

Adebayor after Islam:”I reverted to Islam with full conviction. There is nothing more important to me than Allah”.

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I remember a time in my life where I didn’t have big dreams..

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I remember a time in my life where I didn’t have big dreams. In fact, I wasn’t really dreaming at all. I lived day-to-day, looking for ways to meet my own needs of significance or love.

I had no idea what I really wanted in my life, and if I did, I was afraid to chart my own course to make it happen. The first day I realized that I was following the aspirations of those around me, instead of my own, I was in shock. I drove around for several hours, up and down the coast looking to get lost somewhere fast, with no direction to go in at all.

The drive was a good metaphor for my life. talk a lot about “dreaming big” and making big goals, but few people talk about the other side of that equation.

Most of us, as children have big dreams, expansive imaginations, and energy and hope that could fuel a spaceship to Mars.

The problem wasn’t the inability to dream big – the problem was about the beliefs, fears, and negative voices that became so loud, that the mind could no longer dream, or take action.

Dreaming big is exciting. Dreaming big, and making massive goals and never achieving them is depressing.

So what changed?

I did. I began to put myself into environments and experiences which would force me to stand on my own two feet. Instead of living through the accomplishments or success of others, I committed to creating my own.

Owning who I truly wanted to be. Not what a degree on the wall said, not what people expected, not what was comfortable and easy, like a costume I could slip into.

I wanted to own my vision, and with the help of Allah, seeking His pleasure, I starting taking those baby steps towards change.

This is where my coaching career began.

(continued via sister, Megan Wyatt)

Allahu Akbar, Subhan Allah, Amazing Revert Story with a powerfull msg to youths..

Allahu Akbar, Subhan Allah, Amazing Revert Story with a powerfull msg to youths..

I am a feminist and I converted to Islam – CNN

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(CNN) — I am a Muslim, but I wasn’t always. I converted to Islam in November 2001, two months after 9/11.
I was 21 and living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It was a bad time to be a Muslim. But after four years of studying, poking and prodding at world religions and their adherents, I decided to take the plunge.
http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/14/opinion/muslim-convert-irpt/index.html?sr=fb101414feministislam1pstorygallphoto

Questions and answers
I am the product of a Creole Catholic and an Irish atheist. I grew up Catholic, then was agnostic, now I’m Muslim.
My journey to Islam began when I was about 15 years old in Mass and had questions about my faith. The answers from teachers and clergymen — don’t worry your pretty little head about it — didn’t satisfy me.

So I did what any red-blooded American would do: the opposite. I worried about it. For many years. I questioned the nature of religion, man and the universe.

After questioning everything I was taught to be true and digging through rhetoric, history and dogma, I found out about this strange thing called Islam. I learned that Islam is neither a culture nor a cult, nor could it be represented by one part of the world. I came to realize Islam is a world religion that teaches tolerance, justice and honor and promotes patience, modesty and balance.

As I studied the faith, I was surprised many of the tenants resonated with me. I was pleased to find that Islam teaches its adherents to honor all prophets, from Moses to Jesus to Mohammed, all of whom taught mankind to worship one God and to conduct ourselves with higher purpose.

I was drawn to Islam’s appeal to intellect and heartened by the prophet Mohammed’s quote, “The acquisition of knowledge is compulsory for every Muslim, whether male or female.”
I was astounded that science and rationality were embraced by Muslim thinkers such as Al-Khawarizmi, who invented algebra; Ibn Firnas, who developed the mechanics of flight before Leonardo DaVinci; and Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi, who is the father of modern surgery.
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Here was a religion telling me to seek out answers and use my intellect to question the world around me.
Taking the plunge
It was 2001, and I had been putting off converting for a while. I feared what people would think but was utterly miserable. When 9/11 happened, the actions of the hijackers horrified me. But in its aftermath, I spent most of my time defending Muslims and their religion to people who were all too eager to paint a group of 1.6 billion people with one brush because of the actions of a few.

I was done being held hostage by the opinions of others. In defending Islam, I got over my fear and decided to join my brothers and sisters in the faith I believed in.

My family did not understand, but it wasn’t a surprise to them since I had been studying religion. Most were very concerned for my safety. Luckily, most of my friends were cool about it, and even curious to learn more.
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How I Came to Islam! – Brother Tareq McDonald

Abdul Rahim Green, How i came to Islam? – Amazing Journey

Brothers who Embraced Islam

A big guy, with a big heart, with a big smile MashaAllah had made the biggest decision of his life by accepting the true religion of all God’s Prophets – Islam

and this brother (in the middle) which before his name was Richard Now he is Yusuf, Alhmdllah

Masha Allah, He was Happily Embraced Islam and took the Holy Quran with the English Translation.

May Allah guide Him

Revert Story of Abdul Rahim Green to Islam [Ex Roman Catholic]

Assalam Alaikum warahmatullahe wa barakatuh, Dear brothers and Sisters in Islam

You should know this man.We are proud of him for being a Muslim and as one of the front men in the intellectual battles in spreading the TRUTH about Islam, all over the world. Now let’s cut out all the formalities and lets follow his great journey to Islam..shall we?


“Let me introduce myself and my background. I was born in Tanzania in Dar es Salaam.

My father at the time was a colonial administrator in the now defunct British empire. An empire that stretched once upon a time not that long ago over one third of the earth’s surface. Now the only thing left is some islands in the Falklands and that’s all that’s left there.

How things changed!
How the mighty empire have fallen! This is a lesson that Allah the Almighty tells us in the Qur’an to travel the earth and see the consequence. See what happened to people who came before you, who were mightier in power and strength and see what’s left of them. 
So anyway back to my father, a colonial administrator in Tanzania where I was born, and my parents named me Anthony Vatswaf Galvin Green. OK, I thought you were going to laugh! Vatswaf is a Polish name because my mother in fact is Polish. 
A Catholic Education
And being Polish she is a Roman Catholic. And she intended that me and my brother Duncan (Duncan Charles Alexander Green) would be raised up good Catholics. So almost from the day we were born we were enrolled in what is a very famous Roman Catholic boarding school. In fact it’s a monastic boarding school. That means it’s also a monastery; a place where monks live and teach. This school is called Ampleforth College. It’s in Yorkshire in the north of England. 
So when I was 2 years old we left Dar es Salaam.

My brother was born in London. When he was like 8 and I was like 10 we were sent off to boarding school. So from the age of 10 I was sent to the preparatory school of Ampleforth College. Before they sent us off to that school, I think that my mom decided it’s about time that she taught me some of the prayers of the Catholics and some of the things that they say she better prepare me a little bit for this life in the monastery, although she had married my father who was agnostic, which was not really allowed. She was only supposed to marry a Catholic but she went ahead and married my dad. Anyway, she considered herself not to be a very good Catholic but she was going to make up for it by sending me and my brother to the school. 
I remember one night she told me a prayer that’s used by Catholics quite often.

It’s one of the frequently used prayers when they have a rosary on which they count a series of prayers and the main prayer is called “Hail Mary”. It begins like this “Hail Mary mother of God, blessed art thou amongst women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.”

It was the first bit when I was a nine-year child hearing my mother say “Hail Mary mother of God”: 
I said to myself “How can God have a mother?” 
God is supposed to be without a beginning and without an end. How could God have a mommy? And I sat there thinking about this mother of God and I decided to myself that well if Mary is the mother of God, she should actually be a better God than God. These were the first questions that arose in my mind. 

Why Confess?
As I went to school and as I began to think more, study more and research more, I in fact had more and more questions. We used to have to go to confession. I think, as far as I remember, we had to do it a minimum of once a year. And the priest used to say “You have to confess all your sins, if you don’t confess all of them, then confession is no good and none of your sins will be forgiven”. 

Can you imagine?

School boys aged 10, 11 and all the way up to 19 or 20, do you think we will be confessing all of our sins?

Moreover confessing our sins to the very people who are our house masters; in other words they are in charge of us?                                                                      I assumed to figure that this was a huge spike conspiracy in order to control people by going to confess their sins. 
And then I used to ask them “Why?

Why do I have to go to you to confess my sins?

Why can’t I just ask God to forgive me?”

After all according to Jesus, according to the Bible Jesus says that the only prayers you need is to our father (God) to forgive our sins so why come to ask a priest?

They said to me “Well, you can ask God too if you want to but you can’t be sure that God will listen to you”. 
So I had a real problem with this. I also had a real problem with the doctrines of the church. I think also one of things I had a very very big problem with is the doctrine of incarnation “The idea that God became a man”. 
Searching for Answers….
And so I began a quest. It wasn’t like “Today I’m going in a quest to the truth”. It wasn’t like that. It was just I began to think, search and look through other religions, anything that I thought might give me an insight and an understanding of what’s the purpose of life and what’s it all about. 
Now, when I was about 19, something very important happened. In the 10 years that I spent on my holidays in Egypt, only one person ever really had a decent conversation with me about Islam.

I had many questions about Catholicism but when it came to anyone challenging me or questioning me, I would vigorously defend. I would become a defender of the faith, even if I didn’t actually believe in it but I suddenly became a defender of it. It was a strange paradox. 
I had many questions in my mind especially with this Egyptian, I mean after all what does he know? I’m English, we used to rule this chap’s country some years ago.
“As if Mike Tyson smacked me in the Face”
After this conversation had been going for forty minutes he asked me a few simple questions and they stuck in my head until this day; he said
“So you believe that Jesus is God?”
I said “Yes”.
He said “And you believe Jesus died on the cross?”
I said “Yes”.
He said “So you believe God died?”
When he said that, you know what? It was as if Mike Tyson smacked me in the face with his fist! I mean I was absolutely flabbergasted because I suddenly realized the irrationality and the, I have to say it, the foolishness of what I was believing and inside myself I said “Of course I don’t believe that God died. You can’t kill God”
And I realized that all these years I had been taught something, and I had been indoctrinated with something, and I always felt uncomfortable with it but you know it just took someone to spell it out for me in clear simple terms. If you believe this and you believe this, then you must believe that and I realized that “No, I didn’t believe that” but you know what?
I wasn’t going to admit that to him, I said “Ha, that has been really interesting, I have to go to my cabin now, OK? bye”.
I didn’t want to think about it and I went off and started smoking and having a coffee and writing and doing anything to think about except what the guy had been telling me. But it really had its effect. Because after that stage and as I said it was something I have always been uncomfortable with but that was a big changing point in my life. You can say it was an epiphany. No one if you are in a spiritual journey in quest for truth, you would have never thought or dreamed of looking at Islam.

And I didn’t. I looked at everything so I reached the stage where I was basically a hippie.
So I was now about 19 or 20 years old and I was a hippie and by this stage I invented my own religion. This religion was bits and pieces of all the religions that I had studied and I took them together and I made my own religion.

And therefore I started to develop this philosophy of my own religion. But it didn’t take me long to figure that this was the worst bunch of rubbish that I ever come across. I mean of all the things I’ve been through it that was the worst. 


Reading the Quran
So I said to myself “OK, let me think about this; of course, what’s their religion, what’s their holy book, yes the Quran, let me have a look at this Quran, there got to be something interesting there and that was really what motivated me to go down to the bookshop and I took a translation of the Quran and I really believed it had to be that way because I was really just approaching the Quran out of curiosity just to see what I had to say. 
I was coming with an open mind. I wasn’t looking for truth, I wasn’t looking for something like that. I was just curious to see what this book had to say. Was there something? That’s all, otherwise I think I would have never looked at it. So I took it down and began reading the Quran. 
I’m a pretty fast reader and I remember very clearly I was in a train.

I was going from where I was living across the river Thames to Victoria train station. I remember very distinctly I was sitting in the train next to the window and reading this translation of the Quran. I looked out of the window. I looked back and I said to myself “If I have ever read a book that’s from God, this is it” and that really I could say was the moment that I realized and I believed that the Quran was from God. It was always my habit that I just didn’t read about things but I tried to practice them as well.

You can read all the time like you look at an apple that looks and smells nice but you don’t know how does it taste. You have to taste it…
So that was it. So I used to go home and I used to try to pray, I didn’t really know how to pray. I remember seeing our cook in Egypt I used to remember see him pray. I sort of try to remember what he used to do.

I remember he really used to impress me, this simple man and the beautiful way he used to pray comparing it with the rituals that Catholic church used and I was always impressed by it so I tried to imitate it and this went on for a while. 
And then one day I found myself in a bookshop that was part of a mosque with all these books on Muhammad and prayers. I was looking to all this and I thought “Wow fantastic, look at all this stuff” and a guy came and asked me “Excuse me, are you a Muslim?” 
I thought “Am I a Muslim? What does he mean by that?” 
I said to him “Listen, I believe that there is only one God which is Allah and Muhammad is His messenger” 
He said “You are a Muslim!” 
I said “Oh, thanks!” 
He said “It’s just about time to pray, you want to come and pray?” 
It must have been Friday prayer because the mosque was full in the mid of the day and I didn’t know about Friday prayer then but I went and prayed and I was pretty confused and I thought I was doing the moves wrong all that time.

But I remember afterwards that everyone was surrounding me and everyone there wanted to teach me the whole of Islam in 5 minute

I remember walking out of that with a feeling literally like I have been given a shower in the inside, like I was walking on the clouds. It was quite fantastic. 
In spite of the fact that I already entered into Islam then, it really took me another two years before I was really able to start practicing properly. It was really actually very hard to give up my former way of life and the things that I used to do. Allah taught me some hard lessons and I don’t regret them. I look back now and learn some very good lessons from these days. But they were the two most miserable years of my life. 
Why? 
Because I knew the truth and I wasn’t following it. Actually, that’s the worst condition a human being can ever be in, because if you are ignorant, they say ignorance is bless. Actually ignorance itself isn’t bless but it means when you don’t know something you stay in a state of innocence. But when you know something and you don’t live according to what you know you can’t live with yourself. It’s terrible. It’s a horrible condition. 
That’s what happened to me for about two years but alhamdulellah I came back to Islam. I would always say that I’m Muslim but people didn’t take me seriously. I was there in a party, drinking wine and telling people about Islam! And they say “Yea? Really? That’s fantastic, tell me more” 
And I would say “No, I can’t I’m tired” I was drinking too much and then I would black out. That’s my condition that I was in. But alhamdulellah Allah walked me out of that and guided me.
What really changed me brothers and sisters was a very simple thing: I started to pray five times a day. I promised Allah that I would pray five times a day, even if I don’t know that I would do anything else, but I would do that. And I took it really seriously. The prayer when it’s said properly is something that itself will change your life”.

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Commentary:

* “La ilaha illallahu Muhammadur rasulullah”.

“I bear witness that there is no deity (none truly to be worshipped) but, Allah,
and I bear witness that Mohammad is the Messenger of Allah.

* “Did ye then think that We had created you in jest, and that ye would not be brought back to Us (for account)?”{We/Us-used for Royalty- ALLAAH Suhhanahuu Waa Taa’alah is 1 and ONLY 1 RABB/LORD of ALL Creation}, ALLAH SWT [Noble QURAAN 23/115]

    • “If Allah wants to favor someone, He grants him comprehension (understanding) of this religion.”
      [Sahih Bukhari vol.1 # 71, Tirmidhi and Musnad Ahmad]
      —–
      “It is Allah Who has created me, and it is He Who guides me;And when I am ill, it is He who cures me;

      “And it is He Who feeds me and gives me to drink…”And Who will cause me to die, and then will bring me to life (again);

      “And Who, I hope will forgive me my faults on the Day of Recompense, (the Day of Resurrection)”.
      The Noble Quran, ( Surahالشعراء Al Shuara).

      “And whoever desires other than Islam as religion – never will it be accepted from him, and he, in the Hereafter, will be among the losers.” [The Noble Qur’an 3:85]

Story of an American Reverted Muslima, Alhmdllah :)

Assalamu Alaikum – السلام عليكم Brothers and Sisters! I am Ameera هايدي.

I am American revert into Islam.

I used to be Catholic. Reason why I choose Islam is because, I always felt it was true, right, and felt safe with the Quran. When I used to looked at the Bible when I was a kid, and today’s Bible, it’s not all the same. It’s was very confusing for me, and I didn’t know what to believe.

So I went to some book store, to look at books, I picked up the Quran. It blew me away, I saw a bright light that I never seen before, and I had all the chills, but it was a good feeling.So I studied in Islam, then did Shahada.

First of all I’d like to thank God for blessing me, and inspiring me to become a better person.

I am thankful for all the people I have met on my journey, and all the priceless things I have learned. I reverted to Islam on July 1, 2007.

There is only One God, He alone is the Creator and Sustainer of the Universe! Thanks to God, Glory be to Him and all praise is His, I am stronger in Faith, in peace and contentment, illuminated, consciously aware, inspired, and wiser.

I hope for world unity in a society spiraling out control.

I believe that the character of a person goes so much deeper than sight. Truth seeker, researcher, optimistic, loyal, responsible, and open-minded. Determined (giving up is not applicable to me, there’s no such thing as impossibility). Looking forward to meeting people who share my interests. I love to seek/share knowledge, and learning this beautiful deen (way of life). Islam – a religion of Peace, LOVE, Justice and Tolerance… I know some people in my family didn’t accept me cause I am a revert into Islam, but I don’t pay no mind.

I always tell them never judge anyone, only let Allah judge them. Cause no one can judge anyone, but only Allah can. You know I never been as happy in my life, since I ever revert into Islam.

“Without Islam I don’t know where I would be today. My motivation for succeeding academically and succeeding professionally – all that stems from Islam, and I don’t think it’d be there if it weren’t for Islam.”

Eventually I hit a moment of truth: my new-found self-fulfilling activism was nothing more than merely embracing a faith called Islam where I could live in peace as a “functional” Muslim. I bought a beautiful long gown and head cover resembling the Muslim woman’s dress code and I walked down the same streets in “Jersey Shore” in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and neighborhoods where only days earlier I had walked in my shorts, very short dresses, or “elegant” western business attire. Although the people, the faces, and the shops were all the same, one thing was remarkably distinct–I was not–nor was the peace at being a woman I experienced for the very first time. I felt as if the chains had been broken and I was finally free. I was delighted with the new looks of wonder on people’s faces in place of the looks of a hunter watching his prey I had once sought. Suddenly a weight had been lifted off my shoulders. I no longer spent all my time consumed with shopping, makeup, getting my hair done, and working out. Finally, I was free.

Of all places, I found my Islam at the heart of what some call “the most scandalous place on earth,” which makes it all the more dear and special.

Today I am still a feminist, but a Muslim feminist, who calls on Muslim women to assume their responsibilities in providing all the support they can for their husbands to be good Muslims. To raise their children as upright Muslims so they may be beacons of light for all humanity once again. To enjoin good–any good–and to forbid evil–any evil. To speak righteousness and to speak up against all ills. To fight for our right to wear Hijab and to please our Creator whichever way we chose. But just as importantly to carry our experience with Hijab to fellow women who may never have had the chance to understand what wearing Hijab means to us and why do we, so dearly, embrace it.

I couldn’t be happier to shed all my very short dresses in trash and the “glamorous” Western lifestyle to live in peace with my Creator and enjoy living among fellow humans as a worthy person. It is why I choose to wear Hijab, and why I will die defending my inalienable right to wear it.

Today, Hijab is the new symbol of woman’s liberation.

To women who surrender to the ugly stereotype against the Islamic modesty of Hijab, I say: You don’t know what you are missing…

Queenie Padilla; Philippines Actress Reverted to Islam

Queenie Padilla quits showbiz, A Philippines Actress Embraced Islam.

 “When I was in showbiz, I was very unhappy. I was lost and I always felt I never belong[ed].
But now that Allah is in my life, Alhamdullilah, La illa illalah, I am so happy and content in my life,” Padilla said.
Queenie recently went to Makkah in Saudi Arabia to perform her religious duty called Hajj.
 She added that she found “inner peace” and “direction” by going back to Islam where she also found her happiness.& She said she has become a totally different person because of Islam. “Islam is a way of life. When you start to [become a] Muslim, you know [what] your life purpose really is.
 I am such a sinful person, but Allah invited me to his house. I am so close to him,” she said. 
Padilla thanked her father, action star Robin Padilla, who introduced her to Islam.“I just want to thank my father for giving me the opportunity to perform Hajj. 
And I love him so much because without my father, I might not have been a Muslim,” she said.
 Even Padilla’s relatives and friends in Saudi Arabia were inspired by her new image. As she returns to the country, Padilla said she will carry with her the experiences she had while doing Hajj, adding that she will share these to her fellow Filipinos

Worshiping only Allah (swt)!!!

Worshiping Only Allah (SWT)

The purpose of Mankind, the sole reason behind our creation, is to worship Allah Alone: “And I created not the Jinns and men except that they should worship Me (Alone).” [51: 56]

Worship has been defined by Ibn Taymiyyah as being: “a term which comprises everything that Allah (s.w.t) loves and approves of from the apparent and hidden sayings and deeds.”

The main condition for such worship to be accepted however, is that they must be solely made for the Sake of Allah, and no one else. This is the essence of Tawheed, and the Kalima itself, which declares boldly that there is no deity worthy of worship except for Allah.

And Du’a (supplication) is undoubtedly a part of worship, as Ibn Abbas said, “the best forms of worship is the du’a”

[Munthir and Ibn Haakim].

To Allah belongs certain rights, among these including to slaughter in His Name, to prostrate before no one but Him, and to direct Du’a to no one but Him. In this regard, the scholar Ibn Rajab said: “Know that it is an obligation to invoke Allah Alone in Du`a, and not His creation… Admitting (and showing) humility and meekness can only be revealed to Allah, Alone, for this is the essence of worship.”

Ibnul Qayyim said: “And from the types of Shirk, requesting needs from the dead, and Istighaathah from them and direction (of the call) to them, and this is the original of the Shirk of Mankind. Since the dead has his deeds cut off from him, and he cannot cause upon himself any good nor bad, let alone whoever seeks help from him, or asked him to seek intercession from Allah on his behalf. “

Calling upon the dead represents a hollow attempt to seek help from a creature who can benefit the caller nothing. Allah Says: “If you call upon them, they hear not your call, and if (in case) they were to hear, they could not grant it (your request) to you. And on the Day of Resurrection, they will disown your worshipping them” [35: 14]

The argument of the Quraish was similar to that of today’s people: they only invoked their idols as a means or intermediary towards reaching Allah “We only worship them so that they may bring us closer to Allah.” [39: 3]. Similarly, the Walis (saints) and Sheikhs and prophets are still called upon by those seeking need, in the hope that they could fulfil their needs. Yet This practice was never done by the Companions nor their predecessors, but rather was done by Hindus and other pagans who Muslims came in contact with during later conquests.

And if the dead could indeed help anyone, they would help themselves. Take for example Saad Bin Muath, the Sayyid (Leader) of the Ansar, upon whose death the Throne of Allah shook, this exemplary model himself faced the closing in of the grave, yet he had no power to stop this.

So the one who does this faces the torment of death, and the punishment f the grave, and dwells in Hell, for Allah says: “When our Messengers (the angels) come to them to take their souls, they will say: ‘Where are those whom you used to invoke and worship besides Allah,’they will reply, ‘They have vanished and deserted us. ‘And they will bear witness against themselves, that they were disbelievers.” [7: 37].

Yet many will swear that upon asking the dead or those far away for assistance, their du’a is answered. This is no proof for their statements however, and in reality, this is true also of other religions, who worship idols and animals and planets, for they too find their supplications an. Rather, and as the Scholars have explained, any such occurrence is merely a coincidence or an act of the Jinns who seek to deviate Muslims. They rush to fulfil their desires, thus making this act fair-seeming and correct in the eyes of the Muslim.

During the time of the Prophet, there was a hypocrite who was causing harm upon the Believers. So some of them said “Let us go to the Prophet (s.a.w) and ask him to Istagheeth (seek for the removal of harm) for us from this hypocrite.” So the Prophet (s.a.w) replied “Verily, Istighaathah cannot be requested from me, rather, from Allah.” Although it was within the Prophet’s (s.a.w) ability and power to prevent the harm from the hypocrite, and although their request was Islamically valid, he stressed on the importance of using such terms for Allah only, because of the consequent damage it could cause to the Tawheed of his Ummah, had it been used to other than Allah.

Nonetheless, a myriad of Muslims still persist in this vice, even though the Scholars of Ahlus Sunnah have agreed upon its impermissibility. Ibn Taymiyyah commented in this regard: “But whoever takes them (Sheikhs, Awliyaa’, Pirs etc..) as intermediaries between Allah and His creation… So that they are the ones to pass on to Allah the needs of His creations, since (they believe that) Allah gives the guidance and the sustenance because of their intercession, so that the people would ask them (the intermediaries), who will then ask Allah, just as the kings’ intermediaries present people’s needs to the kings because they are closer to them from the need-seeker.. Whoever takes them as intermediaries in this manner, then such person is Kaffir and Mushrik, and should be asked to repent, and should be killed if he refuses; such people are Mushabbiha (resemblers), who have resembled the Creator to His creation, and have adopted partners with Him”.

The ways of the Prophets was to call Mankind to the worship of Allah, to seek His Help in every way, for He is the All-Hearer and All-Seer: “And when My slaves ask you concerning Me, then (say) I am indeed near. I respond to the invocations of the supplicant when he calls on Me. So let them obey Me and believe in Me, so that they may be led aright.” [2: 186]

“HIJAB (veil)”

“HIJAB (veil)”



Why do Muslim women wear hijab?

 It has been enjoined on us so that we may become pious. A pious Muslimah does whatever Allah and His Messenger have told them to do. Allah says (interpretation of the meaning):

“O you Children of… Adam! We have bestowed on you raiment to cover your shame as well as to be an adornment to you. But the raiment of righteousness, that is the best. Such are among the Signs of Allah, that they may receive admonition.” (Quran 7:26)

“And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that they should not display their beauty and ornaments except what must ordinarily appear therof; that they should draw their veils over their bosoms and not display their beauty except to their husbands, their fathers, their husbands’ fathers, their sons, their husbands’ sons, their brothers, or their brothers’ sons or their sisters’ sons, or their women or the servants whom their right hands possess, or male servants free of physical needs, or small children who have no sense of the shame of sex, and that they should not strike their feet in order to draw attention to their hidden ornaments. And O you Believers, turn you all together towards Allah, that you may attain Bliss.” (Quran 24:31).

“O Prophet, tell your wives and your daughters and the women of the believers to draw their cloaks close round them (when they go abroad). That will be better, so that they may be recognised and not annoyed. Allah is ever Forgiving, Merciful.” (Quran 33:59)

Allaah has commanded us with every action that is good for us and prohibited us from performing every action that is bad for us. Allaah orders the Muslim woman to wear the hijaab when she steps out of the security of her home or when in the presence of strange men.

So to wear the hijaab is a source of great good for you – the Muslim woman – for many reasons.



Among them:

1. In Pursuit of Allaah’s Pleasure: You are obeying the commands of your Lord when you wear the hijaab and you can expect great rewards in return.

2. It is Allaah’s protection of your natural beauty. You are too precious to be “on display” for each man to see.

3. It is Allaah’s preservation of your chastity.

4. Allaah purifies your heart and mind through the hijaab.

5. Allaah beautifies your inner and outer countenance with hijaab. Outwardly your hijaab reflects innocence, purity, modesty, shyness, serenity, contentment and obedience to your Lord. Inwardly you cultivate the same.

6. Allaah defines your femininity through the hijaab. You are a woman who respects her womanhood. Allaah wants you to be respected by others, and for you to respect yourself.

7. Allaah raises your dignity through the hijaab. When a strange man looks at you, he respects you because he sees that you respect yourself.

8. Allaah protects your honour 100% through your hijaab. Men do not gaze at you in a sensual way, they do not approach you in a sensual way, and neither do they speak to you in a sensual way. Rather, a man holds you in high esteem and that is just by one glance at you!

9. Allaah gives you nobility through the hijaab. You are noble not degraded because you covered not naked.

10. Allaah demonstrates your equality as a Muslim woman through the hijaab. Your Lord bestows upon you equal worth as your male counterpart, and gives you a host of beautiful rights and liberties. You express your acceptance of these unique rights by putting on the hijaab.

11. Allaah defines your role as a Muslim woman through the hijaab. You are someone with important duties. You are a reflection of a woman of action not idle pursuits. You display your sense of direction and purpose through your hijaab. You are someone that people take seriously.

12. Allaah expresses your independence through the hijaab. You are stating clearly that you are an obedient servant of the Greatest Master. You will obey no one else and follow no other way. You are not a slave to any man, nor a slave to any nation. You are free and independent from all man-made systems.

13. Allaah gives you the freedom of movement and expression through the hijaab. You are able to move about and communicate without fear of harassment. Your hijaab gives you a unique confidence.

14. Allaah wants others to treat you – a Muslim woman – with kindness. And the hijaab brings about the best treatment of men towards you.

15. Allaah wants your beauty to be preserved and saved for just one man to enjoy – your husband.

16. Allaah helps you to enjoy a successful marriage through wearing hijaab. Because you reserve your beauty for one man alone, your husband’s love for you increases, he cherishes you more, he respects you more and he honours you more. So your hijaab contributes to a successful and lasting marriage relationship.

17. Allaah brings about peace and stability in the society through the hijaab! Yes this is true! Men do not cause corruption by forming illegal relationships because you – the Muslim woman – calm their passions. When a man looks at you, he feels at ease, not tempted to fornicate and date.

Therefore, a Muslim woman in hijaab is dignified, not dishonoured; noble, not degraded; liberated, not subjugated; purified, not sullied; independent, not a slave; protected, not exposed; respected, not laughed at; confident, not insecure; obedient, not a sinner; rather:

a guarded pearl.

 

And ALLAAH knows best.

”I love Isa (Jesus) PBUH Because I am a MUSLIM”

”I love Isa (Jesus) PBUH , Because I am a MUSLIM”

Maryam alayhe assalam (Virgin Mary)

Maryam (alayhe assalam) was deeply absorbed in her worship one day when she heard a voice, that of an angel Gabriel calling her.

“O Maryam! Allah (S.W.T.) has chosen you, purified you, and chosen you above the women of mankind and jinn. O Maryam! Submit yourself with obedience to your Lord, and prostrate yourself along with those who bow down.”

This was wondrous news for her, a glad tiding. She had been chosen from amongst the women of her time for a great event, and she would prepare for it by purifying her soul and devoting herself to worship Allah (S.W.T.) alone.

Maryam withdrew from her people to a private eastern room. She placed a screen between herself and others and began to pray and worship Allah (S.W.T.) Suddenly, a man appeared before her.

Startled, she said: “I seek refuge with the Most Gracious from you, if you do fear Allah (S.W.T.).”

He replied, “I am only a Messenger from your Lord, to announce to you a gift of a Holy son.” [It was angel Jibreel (Gabriel) addressing her!]

She said: “How shall I have a son, seeing that no man has touched me and I am not unchaste?” [What a great news and what an honor! But how, she wondered, could she have a child? After all, she had no husband and had been secluded in her mihraab-never touched by a man!]

He said: “So (it will be): Thy Lord saith, ‘That is easy for Me: and (We wish) to appoint him as a Sign unto men and a Mercy from Us’: It is a matter (So) decreed.” [But Allah (S.W.T.) creates what He wills, and with a word from Him, “Be” He says to it, and it is! angel Jibreel (Gabriel) removed her doubts, saying “Your Lord said, ‘That is easy for Me, and We wish to appoint him as a sign to mankind and a mercy from Us, and it is a matter already decreed.” Angel Jibreel (Gabriel) breathed into the sleeves of her garment, and thus Maryam conceived.

Nine months went by, People began to notice her advancing pregnancy. They were initially surprised, but then they started talking about her in irreverent manner. Her worries mounted until the day she felt the pain of childbirth. She left her mihraab and went to the trunk of a date-palm tree. Holding to the trunk, waiting for the miraculous birth of her baby, a flash of what might happen afterward crossed her mind. Feeling a pain even greater than her labor.

And the pains of childbirth drove her to the trunk of a palm tree: She cried (in her anguish): “Ah ! would I had died before this ! would that I had been a thing forgotten and out of sight !”

Then the voice came from below her. “Grieve not ! for thy Lord hath provided a rivulet beneath thee; “And shake towards thyself the trunk of the palm-tree: it will let fall fresh ripe dates upon thee, “So eat and drink and cool (thine) eye and if thou dost see any man, say; I have vowed a fast to Allah (S.W.T.) Most Gracious, and this day, will I enter into talk with any human being.'”

Having rested somewhat from the delivery, Maryam (Virgin Mary) swaddled her son in a piece of cloth and carried him in her arms to her people. Thinking the worst of her, they exclaimed,

“O Maryam (Mary) ! truly an amazing thing has thou brought ! O sister of Aaron ! thy father was not a man of evil, nor thy mother a woman unchaste !”

But Maryam spoke to no one as she was under a vow of silence. She pointed to the child, as if to say, “Talk to him!”

They were incredulous! How could they talk to a newborn baby? was she making fun of them? But behold the –the baby spoke! Defending her mother, He said:

” I am indeed a servant of Allah: He hath given me a Revelation and made me a Prophet; “And He hath made me blessed wheresoever I be, and has enjoined on me Prayer and Charity as long as I live :

“(He) hath made me kind to my mother, and not overbearing or miserable:

“So Peace is on me the day I was born, the day that I die, and the day that I shall be raised up to life (again)” !

Such (was) Prophet Esa (Jesus) PEACE BE UPON HIM the son of Maryam (Virgin Mary) : (it is) a statement of truth, about which they (vainly) dispute.

Such as the story of the birth of maryam’s son Prophet Esa (Jesus) P.B.U.H., a slave of Allah (S.W.T.) and a Prophet . His birth was a miracle for he had no father. But this miracle is no greater than the creation of Adam (alayhe assalaam) who had neither father nor mother but was created from clay.

“It befits not the Majesty of Allah (S.W.T.) that He should beget not a son. Glorified and Exalted be He above all that they associate with Him. When He decrees a thing, he only says to it “Be” and it is.