An Explanation of Allahs Beautiful Names and Attributes part 10

20) Al Awwal Ibn qayyim says; There are 4 Names that are the pillars of ilm and knowing Allah (m’arifah) and that are the essence of roobobiyyah and uluhiyyah and the people worship Allah through knowing these Names. These are:   1) Al Awwal 2) Al Aakhir 3) Az Zhaahir 4) Al Baatin. Evidence for […]

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Tawakkul and Submission

Tawakkul means to rely upon another, to appoint a trustee and to put one’s trust in that trustee. One of the beautiful names of Allah is ‘Al-Wakeel’. This name has the meanings of ‘the one who takes care of matters which have been referred to Him, (in a most suitable way), and the One who […]

https://marhabayamustafa.wordpress.com/2016/03/26/tawakkul-and-submission/

An Explanation of Allahs Beautiful Names and Attributes part 9

18) Al Hayy This Name of Allah is mentioned in the Qur’an 5 times. For example Allah says: Allah – there is no deity except Him, the Ever-Living, the Sustainer of [all] existence. Neither drowsiness overtakes Him nor sleep. To Him belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. Who is […]

https://neelamhussain.wordpress.com/2016/03/22/an-explanation-of-allahs-beautiful-names-and-attributes-part-9/

An Explanation of Allahs Beautiful Names and Attributes part 8

15) Al Kabeer This Name of Allah is mentioned in the Qur’an six times. Allah says: That is because Allah is the Truth, and that what they call upon other than Him is falsehood, and because Allah is the Most High, the Grand. [Luqman 31: 30]   Linguistic meaning: opposite to something that is small. […]

https://neelamhussain.wordpress.com/2016/03/18/an-explanation-of-allahs-beautiful-names-and-attributes-part-8/

‘Ilm an-Nafs and Modern Psychotherapy [Essay]

بسم الله و الحمد لله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله The following is an essay I wrote for one of my courses – I figured that this essay would be more useful being shared on STB rather than sitting in a folder on my desktop. On this journey towards becoming a spiriutally-integrative psychotherapist, I have been inspired time and […]

http://seekingtobetter.com/2016/03/13/ilm-an-nafs-and-modern-psychotherapy-essay/

An Explanation of Allahs Beautiful Names and Attributes part 7

13) Al-Jabbaar This Name of Allah appears in the Qur’an once. Allah says: He is Allah, other than whom there is no deity, the Sovereign, the Pure, the Perfection, the Bestower of Faith, the Overseer, the Exalted in Might, the Compeller, the Superior. Exalted is Allah above whatever they associate with Him. [al Hashr 59:23] […]

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An Explanation of Allahs Beautiful Names and Attributes part 6

11) Al-Muhaymin This Name of Allah is mentioned once in the Qur’an. Allah says: He is Allah, other than whom there is no deity, the Sovereign, the Pure, the Perfection, the Bestower of Faith, the Overseer, the Exalted in Might, the Compeller, the Superior. Exalted is Allah above whatever they associate with Him. [al Hashr […]

https://neelamhussain.wordpress.com/2016/03/07/an-explanation-of-allahs-beautiful-names-and-attributes-part-6/

Make life with 10 letters

The most selfish one letter word. “I” — Avoid it. (Surah Al-Kahf 18:34) The most satisfying two-letter word. “WE” — Use it . (Surah Al-An’am 6:71-72) The most poisonous three-letter word. “EGO” — Kill it. (Surah Al-Qasas 28:78)  The most used four-letter word. “LOVE” — Value it. (Surah Al-Rum 30:21)  The most pleasing five-letter word. […]

https://diaryofarevertmuslimah.wordpress.com/2016/03/04/make-life-with-10-letters/

WHAT ARE YOU STRIVING FOR?

“Every human is a slave. You’re either a slave of your desires or a slave of Allah. You either live life by your rules or the rule of Allah. How can the heart travel to God if it’s chained by its desires? O’ son of Adam! Sell this World for the hereafter and you win […]

https://alhudathequranclub.wordpress.com/2016/03/02/what-are-you-striving-for/