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upbringing

You Will Be Accountable O Parents and Teachers

An exhortation for Muslim parents. By: Shaykh Muhammad ibn Jamil Zaynu "O you who believe! Save yourselves and your families from the Hellfire." [Surah al-Tahrim 66:6] Mothers, fathers, teachers, and the society as a whole, will all be accountable in front of Allah about the tarbiyyah (education and upbringing) of this generation. If its tarbiyah is good, then there will be happiness - both in this world and the Hereafter. If it is not, then there will be misery, and it will be a rope around your necks - since there occurs in the hadith: "Each of you is a shepherd, and each of you will be questioned about those who you are responsible for." Read more ...

Inspiration: Responsible for your Flock

Episode-10 from the amazing Inspiration Series by Mohamed Zeyara. Allah says in the Quran: "O you who believe! Ward off from yourselves and your families a Fire (Hell) whose fuel is men and stones," [Quran, 66:6] Abdullah bin Umar reported that the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, "Every one of you is a shepherd and is responsible for his flock. The leader of people is a guardian and is responsible for his subjects. A man is the guardian of his family and he is responsible for them. A woman is the guardian of her husband’s home and his children and she is responsible for them. The servant of a man is a guardian of Read more ...

Inspiration: Men are from Makkah, Women are from Madinah!

Episode-6 from the amazing Inspiration Series by Mohamed Zeyara.

Inspiration: RasoolAllah taught us to be Patient, Respectful and Disciplined

Episode-5 from the amazing Inspiration Series by Mohamed Zeyara.

RasoolAllah (pbuh), you taught us to be Patient, Respectful and Disciplined. To not act in a way that would be detrimental to ourselves or to those around us. No one in your (pbuh) presence felt threatened and nothing that would be considered good, was disregarded by your call.

Blogging and Accountability

Writing and Blogging on the Internet and its Accountability Today many people have blogs and are active participants in the blogosphere and other social network sites and forums on the internet. But how many of us immerse into and follow the ethics, etiquette and definite accountability associated with writing? How many of us realize the reach that our writing would have and that we will be answerable for the same on the day of judgment? Al-Qa'nabi once found his teacher Imam Malik crying profusely, so he is asked him the reason for the weeping. Imam Malik responded: "Who is more worthy of crying than me. I do not speak a word except that it Read more ...

We are responsible for our actions

In Islam we are encouraged to be good. Allah will only hold us responsible for our actions. If we even think good, Allah rewards us no matter if we didn't do the good action. Just thinking good is enough. If we think bad, we will not be punished just for thinking bad unless we do the bad action. If we think bad and then do Astaghfar (ask forgiveness sincerely), we get reward for saying sorry for a bad thought. People (Muslims or otherwise) from different parts of the world go and settle in new places. Sometimes they have cultural baggage that are not required. They take it with them. These baggage cause problem for them, for the people living there, Read more ...