The Definition of Success in Islam – Hadith of the Day

In life, we might see other people’s life so enjoyable, fascinating, so successful, so different with our own lives. Their lives are filled with laughter, while ours are dumped in the sea of sorrows and hardships. In this time of life, there is nothing we can do but asking for help to Allah, for Him […]

Being Obedient, Modest and Fair – Hadith of the Day

شُعْبَةَ، قَالَ قَالَ النَّبِيُّ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏ “‏ إِنَّ اللَّهَ حَرَّمَ عَلَيْكُمْ عُقُوقَ الأُمَّهَاتِ، وَوَأْدَ الْبَنَاتِ، وَمَنَعَ وَهَاتِ، وَكَرِهَ لَكُمْ قِيلَ وَقَالَ، وَكَثْرَةَ السُّؤَالِ، وَإِضَاعَةَ الْمَالِ ‏”‏‏.‏   Narrated Al-Mughira bin Shu`ba: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Allah has forbidden for you, (1) to be undutiful to your mothers, (2) to bury your daughters alive, […]

6 Deeds Grant You Jannah – Hadith of the Day

حَدَّثَ أَحَدُكُمْ فَلا يَكْذِبْ وَإِذَا وَعَدَ فَلا يُخْلِفْ وَإِذَا اؤْتُمِنَ فَلا يَخُنْ وَغُضُّوا أَبْصَارَكُمْ وَكُفُّوا أَيْدِيَكُمْ وَاحْفَظُوا فُرُوجَكُمْ 4195 مسند أبي يعلى الموصلي 2978 المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث صحيح في صحيح الجامع   Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Accept six deeds from me and I assure […]

Rain is Blessing, so do These Things When It Comes Down

For you who are currently living in tropical areas especially Indonesia, you should see that the earth is starting its rainy season. We are having noon rains these days. Going home from work in the evening might be tiring, let alone walking home under the rain. These are all depend on our mindset, whether we […]

Rabi’ul Awwal: The Birth and Death Month of the Holy Messenger

Ibn Kathir explains, “Allah has chosen elites from His creation: from among the angels, He chose Messengers. From among mankind, He chose Messengers. From among speech, He chose dzikr (remembrance of Him). From among spaces on earth, He chose the mosques. From among the the months, He chose Ramadhan and the sacred months. So, venerate […]

From the Land of Water to the Land of Drought

Living in the land of water – maritime islands, swampy areas, coastal areas, or tropical areas – should be a privilege, when somewhere beyond the country borders, lots of people living in arid lands with limited clean water exist. Allah Himself says in Qur’an (6:99), “And it is He who sends down rain from the […]