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ʿIyādat al-Marīḍ, or “The Etiquette of Visiting the Sick” in Hadith-Narrations

Editor’s note: The following was originally published by the al-Sidrah publication from the Ahl al-Bayt Islamic Seminary by Sayyid Sameer Ali.  ʿIyādat al-marīḍ, or “visiting the sick,” is an important Islamic moral commandment. It is the right of a Muslim, who is ill and bedridden, for other Muslims to make an …

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The Media’s Bias against Islam’s Preachers

وَيَمْكُرُونَ وَيَمْكُرُ اللَّهُ ۖ وَاللَّهُ خَيْرُ الْمَاكِرِينَ But they plan, and Allah plans. And Allah is the best of planners. [Holy Qur’an, 8:30] In light of the recent barbaric massacre in Orlando, various political activists and presidential candidates have shown their true colors by their method of grievance after the …

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The Concept of Seven Heavens

Question: What is the purpose of the Qur’an in pointing towards ‘seven heavens’? Answer: Islamic scholars and commentators have narrated some clarifications regarding ‘seven heavens’ (towards which indication are made in the Holy Qur’an also). 1. Here, seven is meant to be multiplication (to be more). It means that He …

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Finding Faults in Others

Islam places great emphasis on each individual taking account of one’s actions. Setting aside some time during the end of the day to evaluate ourselves and work on our weaknesses is highly commendable and is one of the best methods towards improving oneself. On the flip side of that, there …

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