My name is Zayd Mikhail and this is the story of how Allah SWT helped me find Islam.
I am from New York, United States and I accepted Islam in 2010 when I was 25 years old. I was born into a Catholic family. I don’t remember how practicing my dad was because my parents divorced at a young age, but my mum has always been dedicated to her religion. She never forced it on me, or any of my brothers, but it was important to her that we attend church once a week with her as part of spending time together.
As a young adult my mum actually almost became a nun for the Catholic Church, but met my dad just before she entered into a nunnery. After church on Sundays, I went to “Sunday School” like many Catholic children do, but I was inquisitive and had dozens of questions after every sermon. I asked things like “If Jesus is God how can he be the son of God?” And “If Jesus died for our sins then we can sin as much as we want and go to heaven?” No one ever gave me any real solid answers for these types of questions.
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Welcome to all things related to halal cooking, eating, and of course the halal kitchen itself. I hope you will join me in sharing and exchanging delicious halal recipes for all seasons and all meals you can prepare any day of the week. So, what’s all this halal talk about?
Why Halal? Muslims who follow the Islamic dietary standard of eating will consume halal (means‘permissible’ in Arabic) foods and beverages. These are considered pure foods ordained for mankind by Allah (God) in the Holy Qur’an and Hadith (sayings of the Prophet Muhammed (peace be upon him). Commonly recognized items that are not halal are pork and all its by-products as well as any type of intoxicating drink, or even drugs. That said, an observer of Islam (i.e. a Muslim) doesn’t drink alcohol or eat pork or foods with their by-products or derivatives. For example, boxed jello and marshmallows usually contain gelatin, which is often derived from pork and therefore not halal (but it could be if halal ingredients are used). Additional non-halal things include birds of prey, carrion, carnivores, blood and human body parts (i.e. hair, which is becoming a common ingredient in processed foods like bread).
In order to study in Istanbul Ismael Srour left Gaza (in February 2014, long before Israel became engaged in the recent conflict with Hamas), but his mind is always on his family left behind in Beit Lahiya.
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In the name of Allah, the most Compassionate, the most Merciful. The full lecture of Shaykh Khalid Yasin which was held in the American University of Sharjah (AUS) main auditorium.
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INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC DREAM MEANINGS & DREAMS INTERPRETATIONS
Most dream interpretation on myIslamicDream.com is attributed to Muhammad Ibn Siren (653-729 CE). However, Ibn Siren, without a shadow of a doubt, did not write any book on dream interpretation. He did, however, write a compilation of Abu Huraira’s (ra) narrations from the Prophet (pbuh) along with the opinions of Abu Huraira (ra). This text was kept by his brother, Yahyaa Ibn Siren, because Muhammed Ibn Siren, in his later days, did not like to keep books.
In the below narrations there was mention of the Prophets (pbuh), may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon them all; mentioning of the companions (male and female), may Allah be pleased with them; and of course mentioning of dreams. We should be careful to realise that in many of the explanations above the reference is to ‘may’, that is, seeing such a thing in a dream ‘MAY’ indicate that ‘such and such’ was seen. Thus as none of us have the fortune of being a Prophet, nor do we have the fortune of being in the company of Prophet Joseph – who excelled in dream interpretation – we should consider the matters above with caution.
It should be noted that when relating a dream it should be done without adding anything to it or subtracting anything from it. If a person does this he spoils and corrupts the dream. Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) has strongly prohibited anyone from doing this.
Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said, “Indeed the worst of lies is that of a person who falsely claims to have dream.” (Sahih Al-Bukhari). Also ‘Whoever claims to have dream which he did not have, will be ordered to tie two barley grains together, which he will never be able to do; and if somebody eavesdrop on some people’s conversation which they didn’t want him to hear or they tried to keep away from him, then molten lead will be poured into his ears on the Day of Resurrection; and whosoever makes a picture (of a being with a soul) will be punished on the Day of Resurrection and (will) be ordered to put a soul in it, which he will not be able to do.” (Sahih Al-Bukhari).
His also reported as saying that anyone who invents a lie linking it to him or his own father or friend, he will not even smell the sweet fragrance of Jannah.
His also reported as saying: “There are three persons whom Allah will punish severely on the Day of Qiyaamah:
1. A person who relates a false dream, he will be made to tie a knot between two grains of barley which he will never be able to do.
2. A man who paints a picture of animate objects; he will be made to put life into them which he will never be able to do.
3. A man who leads a people in Saalah while they dislike him”.
It is advisable for a person who sees an unpleasant or disturbing dream that he spits thrice on his left side as soon as he wakes up and thereafter seek Allah’s protection from the accursed devil. Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and his followers used to do likewise.