Tag: CALAMITY

Islamic Thought 8 Min Read

Lessons from Morocco’s quake and Libya’s floods

Shaykh Dr. Haitham al-Haddad offers key reflections and responsibilities stemming from the divine wisdom in calamities.

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Cyclone Sitrang claims at least 35 Bangladeshi lives

Bangladesh continues recovery works following the devastating Cyclone Sitrang.

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When NOT to give your Islamic reminders

When calamity strikes, giving someone an Islamic reminder does not take the place of showing basic compassion. Reminders are important and benefit the believers, yet there are times when a moment of empathy is the more appropriate response.

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Creed of Catastrophe: What to Believe in Good & Bad Times

A treatise by Sh Haitham al-Haddad on what Muslims are obligated to believe regarding comfort and calamity—including pandemics.

15 Cures For Sadness

Sh Ali Hammuda distils 15 remarkable cures from the Qur'ān, Sunna and early Muslims, for an epidemic sweeping across the modern world: Sadness

Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Propagation 17 Min Read

Benefiting Others

The weeks, months and years of our lives, for the majority of us at least, pass by whilst our main concerns are over our futures, our career prospects, our holidays, our health and well-being. In short, the majority of our concerns are self-centered. As one poet selfishly said, “If I

Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Spirituality 25 Min Read

Are you afraid of something? Say the following:

The remembrance of Allāh is Sakeena (tranquillity). Allāh said: أَلَا بِذِكْرِ اللَّهِ تَطْمَئِنُّ الْقُلُوبُ “Unquestionably, by the remembrance of Allāh hearts find rest.” The remembrance of Allah is a chief way in easing all difficulties. Allāh said, speaking about Prophet Yunus (ʿalayhi al-Salām) who was swallowed by a whale: فَلَوْلَا