Penghapus duka lara

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم               Tidak sedikit diantara kita rela menempuh perjalanan jauh untuk mengobati duka di hati. Tak sedikit pula diantara kita rela mengeluarkan biaya besar untuk menghapus duka lara. Sesaat mungkin berhasil; namun mengapa di waktu-waktu berikutnya duka tersebut kembali memenuhi ruang kalbu? Bagi anda yang non-muslim, mungkin ini sebuah jalan yang…

Antidote to Grief

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم   Not a few among us are willing to travel far only to ease the grief at heart. Nor few of us are willing to spend a large sum of money just to remove grief. A moment may succeed; but why in the next time the grief again filled of the…

Antídoto contra el duelo

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم   No pocos de nosotros estamos dispuestos a viajar lejos solo para aliviar el dolor de corazón. Ni pocos de nosotros estamos dispuestos a gastar una gran suma de dinero solo para eliminar el dolor. Un momento puede tener éxito; pero ¿por qué en la próxima vez la pena volvió a…

الظَّاهْرُ (Adh-Dhaahir or The Outward) البَاطِنُ (Al-Baatin or The Inward)

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم Allah is Adh-Dhaahir or The Most Great is above everything and nothing is above Him. While Al-Baatin means Allah is nearest to everything and everyone due to His full awareness of all secrets and what is yet more hidden. Both name occurred once (in Surat Al-Hadeed, 57:3), هُوَ الأوَّلُ وَالآخِرُ وَالظَّاهِرُ…

الأَوَّلُ (Al-Awwal or The First) and الأٰخِرُ (Al-Aakhir or The Last)

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم Al-Awwal means there was nothing before Him and everything other than Him are brought int existence from absolutely nothing. While Al-Aakhir means there is nothing after Him. He is infinite and will exist for all eternity. Both words occurred once in The Qur’an, هُوَ الأوَّلُ وَالآخِرُ وَالظَّاهِرُ وَالْبَاطِنُ وَهُوَ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ…

Islam respects women

Modernity brings convenience to our lives. Various long-distance means of transportation are easily found anywhere. Inter-state bus, continental train, ship, aircraft, or taxi. In addition, these vehicles also offer comfortability in form of food, internet, movies, or magazines. So we can enjoy our long journey without boring. We should be grateful to God for giving…

Proper dress to a woman during hajj and umra

“Should i wear white dress?” ask a lady before we performed umra.That question is often asked by some women (especially in Indonesia) because their belief that ihram (hajj or umra) clothes should be white. Actually a woman does not have to wear white clothes, but should they choose darker dress that not exposing the private…

God too has His rights

An intelligent companion -Muadz bin Jabal- recalled a wonderful journey with the Prophet,وعن معاذ بن جبل -رضي الله عنه- قال: كنت رديف النبي عل حمار”I used to ride a donkey with a prophet.” On the way the apostle delivered a valuable lesson,فقال لي: يا معاذ أ تدري ما حق الله على العباد, و ما حق…

Just the Truth

Some people are not able to distinguish the teachings of Islam from the behavior of Muslims. They think everything that a Muslim does is an Islamic teaching. The reality is not so. A Muslim may fall into error but there is no mistake in the teachings of Islam. A Muslim may do damage but Islam…

For Happiness Seekers

If you are looking for true happiness, i think you can consider this verse. Hope it can be a means to what you are looking for. A true happiness.وَ قَضَىٰ رَبُّكَ الَّا تَعْبُدُوْ إِلَّ إِيَاهُ وَبِالْوٰلِدَيْنِ إِحسَانًا إَمَّا يَبْلُغَنَّ عِنْدَكَ الْكِبَرَ أَحَدُ هُماٰ أَوْكِلَاهُمَا فَلَا تَقُل لَهُمّاٰ أُفٍّ وَ لَا تَنْهَر هُمَا وَ قُل لَّهُمَا…