Tag: BACKBITING

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The amplifiers of minor into major sins

We often do a major disservice to Allah by judging sins via our own fallible standards; this can cause minor sins to amplify into major ones.

The Early Muslims in Ramadan

The Prophet certified the first three generations as being the “best”. He said: “The best people are my generation, and then those who came after them, and then those who came after them”.

Quranic Community #18 | Suspicion, Spying and Backbiting: a Natural Progression

Notice the power of the Qur'anic image. The backbiter is ‘consuming the flesh’ by eating into their victim's presence and honour. The victim is his or her ‘brother’ (or sister) in Islam. And it is ‘in a state of his (or her) death' since they are absent and cannot defend

The Fiqh of Socialising

Ten tips to make the most out of your gatherings...

Who are the people of regret?

Regret is an incredibly powerful negative emotion that, at times, can become so extreme that, if not managed with īmān, can make a person suicidal...

You Reap What You Sow

Ahmed Hammuda discusses the universal law and ancient proverb, "al-Jazā min Jins al-ʿAmal"

A guide to talking about others

"He's a really nice guy": A guide to making compliments in the 21st century ʿUmar (raḍiy Allāhu ʿanhu) once asked about a man who had given testimony, wanting to find out whether anyone could vouch for him. A man said to him: "I will vouch for him, O' Commander of