Tag: PROACTIVITY

Lawyers on the Day of Judgement

Did you know that you can have advocates on the Day of Judgement?

An Offer You Cannot Refuse

As I sat in the Prophet’s (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) masjid, trying to relax to prepare for Tarāwīḥ, I noticed an old man praying beside me. A while later, he came next to me to lie down and apologised and said, “Excuse me, but I’m 80 years old and

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...

Hundreds of Mosques Continue Evening Prayers After Ramadan

Following the success and popularity of the tarāwīh prayers during Ramadān this year, Islam21c has learnt that hundreds of mosques across the country will in fact be continuing to hold similar congregational prayers at night...

Delaying Hajj could be your downfall

‘Umar bin Al-Khattab (may Allah be pleased with him) once remarked: “I was about to send envoys to the towns (on the outskirts of the Muslim empire) to check on all those who have the means to make Hajj but do not perform it, in order to impose the Jizyah

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Rising Above Social Issues in 2016

Scroll down for an interactive timeline of articles focusing on some of the important issues affecting society in 2016 The last year we witnessed major historical events both internationally and domestically. This past year at Islam21c we sought to bring information, guidance and solutions to our readership during these tumultuous

Do You Have an ‘All or Nothing’ Mentality?

The Fiqh of Good Deeds Bismillāh and Alḥamdulillāh, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allāh. Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) has ordered that we do everything with iḥsān (excellence). As the Messenger of Allāh (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said: "Allāh has decreed excellence upon all things. So

Rise Above Your Fear

Hands up if you feel like the world is about to end at any minute. Worry not, you are probably not alone. The times we live in are chaotic and the world around us seems to get darker every day. Watching the news has become a surreal experience, as we

Five Rules For Beating Procrastination

Procrastination is the result of a “domino effect”. Imagine you wish to build a house. However, you constantly wonder what colour curtains you’ll place over the windows. You start debating with yourself about every prospective problem and every prospective failure: “Will my spouse like my choice of curtains?”, for example.

Now it’s Syria’s turn for help

{وَالسَّابِقُونَ السَّابِقُونَ {10 {أُولَٰئِكَ الْمُقَرَّبُونَ {11 {فِي جَنَّاتِ النَّعِيمِ {12 {ثُلَّةٌ مِنَ الْأَوَّلِينَ {13 {وَقَلِيلٌ مِنَ الْآخِرِينَ {14 And those foremost will be the foremost . These will be those nearest to Allāh. In the Gardens of delight (Paradise). A multitude of those will be from the first generations . And a few of those