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“I have pardoned every Muslim who has harmed me.”

When the life of Shaykh al-Islām Ibnu Taymiyyah is discussed the focus, many a time, is on the dimensions of his knowledge, his flawless memory, his Jihād, his enjoining of good and forbidding of evil, his trials, his ʿIbādah, his fearlessness and bravery, and his eloquence. But, such discussions often

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The Muslim Business: An Overlooked Da’wah Opportunity

The Muslim Business: An Overlooked Da'wah Opportunity Today, as I walked into my prospective client's office, I wondered to myself if my client—whom I respectfully refer to as Uncle—would remember today's meeting. Uncle owns an Asian takeaway-cum-restaurant situated in the town centre of a popular Muslim neighbourhood. He and I met

Prophetic Teacher Training: the Believer and the Palm Tree

Prophetic Teacher Training: the Believer and the Palm Tree ʿAbdullāh b. ʿUmar (raḍiy Allāhu ʿanhu) reported that Allāh’s Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said: “‘There is a tree amongst trees, the leaves of which do not wither and that is like a Muslim; tell me which that can be?’

The Woman with the Shy Walk

Hot, hungry, thirsty, and fearing for his safety, the Prophet of Allāh Mūsa (ʿalayhi al-Salām) arrives to the city of Madyan. Chased by the Pharonic police of the time, following the innocent killing of a member of the elite Coptic community, Mūsa (ʿalayhi al-Salām) has fled from Egypt enveloped in a state of fear. Gone are the

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How to give advice without causing offence

The Importance of Giving Sincere Advice in Islām Giving naṣīḥah (sincere advice) enjoys a sublime and exalted position in Islām, and how could this not be the case since it is a concept that is found many times in the Qur’ān as Allāh’s (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) Prophets and Messengers (ʿalayhim