Kitab Al-Kasb Series (Part 25): Mention of the Individual Obligation and the Communal Obligation, and that Conveying Knowledge to People is a Communal Obligation

Then, the obligatory is two kinds, individual obligation, and communal obligation. The personal obligation is that which is specifically incumbent on every individual to fulfill, such as the pillars of the religion. The communal obligation is that which is absolved from the rest of a community when some discharge it since the objective is achieved, but if people collectively abandon it, then they participate (together) in sinning; like jihad, for its objective is making supreme the word of Allah and the empowering of the religion....

The Ant Prays For Rain

Once there was a big famine in Palestine. It was during the time of the Prophet Sulaiman (King Solomon). He came out with his people and proceeded to an open place in the desert to pray for the rains to come. Suddenly, he saw an ant standing on its two legs, raising its hands up towards the sky and saying....

Role of Islam in Eradicate Slavery

Usually, slavery is linked with the socioeconomic status of a region or a country. Slaves are people deprived of basic human rights and are compelled to work without any compensation against their services. Historian proved that slavery was practiced in many ancient civilized countries; like ancient China, Egypt, Greece, Persia, and India, which there are many great monuments of the old world that were built on a carcass by slaves....

The Year Changes, Have We Changed?

We had just entered the New Year 2019 according to the Gregorian calendar. Definitely there were numerous moments of happiness and sorrow that we all experienced throughout the year 2018. The question is, how was the performance of our deeds throughout those 365 days that had passed? How far did we get in utilizing our time spent? Have we fulfilled all of the commands from Allah? Or are we continuously in the state of negligence, heedlessness, and deceived by worldly enjoyments that are temporary?....

A Year of Great Writing: The Most-Read Editors’ Picks of 2018

I’m reblog this. As an aspiring writer, it’s good research

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Every year, the team of editors behind Discover scours the web to find the most compelling WordPress sites and blog posts to share with you here. We look for diverse and compelling voices that cover a wide range of topics, and it’s always fascinating to see which items resonate the most with readers around the world. This year is no exception.

Here are the 15 most-read Editors’ Picks of the past year, which include web comics and pop-culture criticism, personal essays, and reflections on identity, travel, and mental health. If you’re looking for writing and blogging inspiration for the new year, reading (or revisiting) these posts is a great place to start.


15. The Internet Made Me Hate My Notebook (But I Fixed It. We’re Good Now.)

K.C. Wise?s post at Black. Bunched. Mass. Mom. is nominally about her changing attitude towards her Moleskine notebooks — but it’s also…

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