Tafakur

Writings from contemplation, stories with hikmah and wisdom.

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Islamic Quotes on Life of this World

Life in this world, on the surface of earth, is, for muslims, but a short enjoyment, a quick stop for the next eternal life in the hereafter. Although short and very brief compared to the life after death, it is the decisive one. Treat the life in this world wrongly, then you will be disgraced …

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Islamophobic Politician Reverted to Islam

In the early days of Islam, Omar, who would later become a caliph, was in a frenzied rage and set out to assassinate Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). As he passed the house of his sister, he heard her recite passages from the glorious Qur’an. After rebuking her, something made him pause and contemplate …

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Muslima in tears.

Wise Words about Woman

Beautiful words to the wise… Be careful if you make a women cry because Allah the most high counts her tears. A women came out of the rib of man, not his feet to be walked on, nor his head to be superior over; she came from his side to be his companion, under his …

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Let’s Make the Most of Ramadan

الجمعة 18 شعبان 1433 Brothers and siters, the most special month for a muslim is Ramadan and it is approaching us. It is a month full of rewards, forgiveness and mercy from Allah. However, just like a diamond hidden deep in the earth, you will never feel and understand how precious it is until you …

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I Want to Recite Qur’an to My Mom: A moving story

Ahmed was 11 years old when his mother (a single mom) dropped him off for his first Qirat lesson. I prefer that students (especially boys!) begin at an earlier age, which I explained to Ahmed. But Ahmed said that it had always been his mother’s dream to hear him recite the Quran. So I took …

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Beautiful Advice from Muhammad Ali on Hijab

Who has not known this man? Muhammad Ali, the legend on the boxing ring? While many know him as a world-class boxer, one of his daughter, Hana Ali, remember him as ‘Daddy’ with inspiring deeds and thoughts. One of the many wisdom experienced by Hana Ali through her ‘Daddy’ was about hijab and the virtue …

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The story of Malik ibn Dinar

Below is an article we get from turntoislam.com forum about a touching stroy of a muslim scholar. We should get a lesson or wisdom from this story. Shaykh Malik ibn Dinar (may Allah have mercy on him) was one of the renowned pious men of his time. It is said that in his early life, …

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