Tag: FITNA

Four Imams | The Rise of Fitna

Any biographer who omits the trial of Imām Aḥmad has been unforgivably deficient, for it cost him 17 years of his life.

Iblis is not an equal to Allah

As Muslims, we know that Iblīs (Satan) is not equal to Allah in power, authority or might. By the very definition of Allāh’s name, Allāh is not comparable to anything; there is none like Him. Allāh is the Greatest; a definitive statement which is affirmed – absent of any need

Wealth does NOT mean Allah loves you

One Friday as I dropped my son off to school I noticed a group of three boys talking. One said to the others, pointing at a shiny Mercedes, “Look at my dad’s car,” at which they all looked very impressed. Two of them then turned to the third, smirking, and asked

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We’re all going on a summer holiday… inshā’Allāh

Pack your bags, don’t forget your toothbrush, splash some cash! It’s time to plan your summer break! So the recent cold spell has got you dreaming of warm, sunny days and clear blue skies. Many will seek some summer sun with a visit to the magnificent mosques of Istanbul, or

Having Ḥusn al-Ẓann of Allāh in Testing Times

Having Good Thoughts (Ḥusn al-Ẓann) of Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) in Times of Trial & Affliction Jābir b. ʿAbd Allāh al-Ansāri relates that he heard Allāh's Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) say three days before his death: "None of you should die except whilst assuming the best about Allāh." As