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The Question & Answer Series – I Can’t Stop Listening To Music? (Video)

info-pictogram1 The Question & Answer Series – I Can’t Stop Listening To Music? This video illustrates the major affect music does to us and how we can overcome this temptation. Narrated by Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan.
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How to Remove Depression and Worries

Source: sunnahonline.com

By: Salim al-Hilali

INTRODUCTION

Mankind comes across many afflictions and trials, sometimes in overwhelming sequences. Removing the darkness of these worries, distresses, depression and grief is a very important matter to which Islam gives serious attention …

Indeed the greatest darkness to envelope mankind and surely his greatest affliction is disbelief in Allah and to associate partners with Him in any form (kufr and shirk).

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Overcome Soft Addictions: Habits That Keep Us From Our Goals

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By: Saadia Jabbar

Source: http://productivemuslim.com/

We are witnessing a growing trend of addictions to what I would like to call demoralising desires and temporary pleasures.

We know of our purpose, we know of our destination — so why do we continue to live for the dunya (this world, as opposed to the Hereafter) as if it were our only goal and the real essence of our existence?

This life is but a preparation for the next. We must focus on our destination and choose our paths wisely.

And I did not create the jinn and mankind except to worship Me. [Qur’an: Chapter 51, Verse 56]

Yet we find ourselves sitting in front of televisions, computer screens and game consoles, investing our precious time in unprofitable matters, and in many cases, haram exposure. We waste away our wealth in masking our insecurities and fulfilling a moment’s thrill for a lifetime of debt. We are even shamelessly falling deep into the culture of drugs and alcohol despite their clear forbiddance in the Qur’an!

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