1. ISRAAF (EXTRAVAGANCE)🔥 “But waste not by excess: for Allah loveth not the wasters (Al-Musrifun (those who waste by extravagance)).” (Surah Al An’am 6:141) Excessive spending and lavishness in everything is the core of evil and leads to greater evil. It makes one forget the hereafter and preparing for it. Such acts would be a cause of humiliation and disgrace on the Day of Judgment. That is why Almighty Allah has prescribed zakah (obligatory alms) and sadaqah (voluntary charity) in order to bless the wealth and to curb extravagance in eating, drinking, clothing and in everything we do. 2. ISTIKBAAR (PRIDE)🔥 “verily He loveth not the arrogant (proud).” (Surah Al
The sin of malice and discord is serious. Even on special occasions despite Allah’s abundant mercy, we always find one particular class of people that are Deprived which are those who harbour ill-feelings and jealousy in their hearts towards others. In addition to this, some ahadith say that such people’s salah is not accepted by Allah.(At-Targheeb, vol.3 pgs.455-462) Hereunder are a few tips to clean the heart of Jealousy, envy and ill-feelings: 1) Recite the following ayah in abundance: “Rabbanagh fir lana wa li ikhwaninal lazheena sabaquna bil iman, wala taj’al fee quloobina ghillal lillazheena amanu Rabbana innaka Raoofur Raheem” (Surah: 59 Ayah: 10) 2) Rasulullah (sallallahu’alaihi wasallam) said: “
by Mark Stibich Turning off your television will gain you, on average, about 4 hours per day. Imagine if you took that time to exercise, give your brain a workout and develop strong relationships. Not only would you be adding years to your life, you would become more interesting, energetic, and fun. So take the plunge and try not watching TV for a week. At first it will be strange and awkward, but stick with it and soon you will love all the extra time. 1️⃣ Television Eats Your Time The average U.S. adult watches more than 4 hours of television a day. That’s 25 percent of waking time spent every
In an age where people’s lives are so transparent for many to view via social networking sites, often “stalking” can lead to envy as we compare our lives to the lives of others. So as we gaze at the photographs of our friends’ weddings, holidays, newborns, spouses or homes, envy maybe nurtured within us. If we hear news of someone doing well in their exams, or gaining a job promotion, envy may grow within us. Envy may perhaps initially be indiscernible within our hearts. But on closer inspection we realise we wish we had what they enjoy and we would feel pleasure at the thought of them losing that blessing.
Rasoolullah (Sallallhu Alayhi wa Sallam) said: “ Beware of jealousy, for verily it destroys good deeds the way fire destroys wood. ” (Abu Dawood) Zubayr bin al Awwaam (radhiyallahu anhu) narrates that the Rasoolullah (Sallallhu Alayhi wa Sallam) said: “ There has come to you the disease of the nations before you, jealousy and hatred. This is the ‘shaver’ (destroyer); I do not say that it shaves hair, but that it shaves (destroys) faith ”. This is a hadith hasan, (Jami ut Tirmidhi (2434)) Allah Ta’ala says: “ Allah favoured some of you over others with wealth and properties. Do they deny the favours of Allah? ” (Surah an-Nahl (16): 71)