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Who really are the ones possessed by evil jinn?

Who really are the ones possessed by evil jinn?

The worst and the lowest of human effort is the effort of those who seek out fellow-human beings in desperate need – it may be grave sickness, dire poverty or ignorance – and exploit that need to extort money from them and enjoy dominance over them. Moreover, many who...
Why study the Sirah?

Why study the Sirah?

Muslims, following the meaning of the word muslim, are those who have surrendered and accepted peace with God. If they have really done that, if they have really accepted the terms of their surrender, Muslims should also be striving to become believers, to become...
Non-Muslim Festivals

Non-Muslim Festivals

Muslims have responsibilities that are specific to them as Muslims and responsibilities that they share in common with all human beings. Among the latter are responsibilities related to the preservation of one’s life and health and general prosperity; the preservation...
Between Hadith and Philosophy

Between Hadith and Philosophy

They asked: Clarify for us the real difference between ḥadīth and philosophy. I replied: Success from your Lord has drawn close to you if you are indeed concerned with this question. It is a dangerous but worthy quest, whose neglect for many produces a gross...
The Book is Two Books

The Book is Two Books

Two Basic Categories of Ḥadīth Works1 They asked: The compilations and works of the noble Prophetic ḥadīth from the first century to our day have become numerous, including the Ṣaḥīfah collections of the Companions and Followers2; the Jāmiʿ3 collections of Maʿmar4,...
Mawlana Muhammad Deedat

Mawlana Muhammad Deedat

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم ايكـ شكر گزار بندے كى وفات مولانا محمد ديدات رحمة الله عليه سابق ناظم كتبخانه دار العلوم برى، برطانيه كا سانحه ارتحال   بقلم ڈاكٹر محمد اكرم ندوى مقيم آكسفورڈ، برطانيه آج بدهـ (23 ربيع الثانى سنه 1439هـ مطابق 10 جنورى سنه 2018م) كى صبح كو...
How Should You Write an Article?

How Should You Write an Article?

Advice to the graduates of Darul Uloom Nadwa This post has 2 parts to it. First part: What can be considered to be a well-written Article? The answer to that is: 1) The topic of the essay should be clearly and completely defined in your mind and have a specific...
Who Has Taught You Generosity?

Who Has Taught You Generosity?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم من علّمك السماحة بقلم: محمد أكرم الندوي قالوا: ما معنى السماحة؟ قلت: معناه السهولة والدماثة، والأريحية والكرم، وهي خلق في الإنسان أصيل نبيل، يجعل حامله مأنوسًا ميسِّرا للناس أمورهم مع احترام لهم وبذل المعروف لهم، والإنسانُ السمحُ هو الطيب اللين...
Who Has Taught You Kindness?

Who Has Taught You Kindness?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم من علَّمك الرفق؟ بقلم: محمد أكرم الندوي   قالوا: ما معنى الرفق قلت: الرفق هو لين الجانب في القول والفعل، والمداراة والتلطف في التعامل، وهو أخو التأني والتثبت، وضده الخرق والعنف، والرفق له صفة سيولة الماء ورقته، يدخل في النفوس مرحَّبًا به...
Who Has Taught You Perception?

Who Has Taught You Perception?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم من علَّمك النظر؟ بقلم: محمد أكرم الندوي أوكسفورد   قالوا: ما هو النظر؟ قلت: النظر هو القياس، وهو الترتيب والترابط بين شيئين أو أمرين، بين معلوم ومجهول، أو بين مفهوم وشبه مفهوم، والنظر الصحيح هو الناشئ من ترتيب صحيح وترابط دقيق بين القضايا...