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What is an orphan and what are their rights upon us?

Surah Yusuf (12)

Verily, in Yûsuf (Joseph) and his brethren, 
there were Ayât (proofs, evidence, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.) 
for those who ask.

Duaa: Set Right My Religion, Worldly Affairs, Hereafter......

Lately this duaa has been turning up lately in my social media feeds and various places online. I had written up a study sheet to learn it some time ago, but I never committed it to memory. Now that it is popping up frequently, I thought this was a great time to learn.

This is a compilation of some of the resources to learn this duaa.

Ways to Seek Forgiveness from Allah

Ways to Seek Forgiveness

 To seek forgiveness from Allah is called "Istighfar."

In many places in the Quraan, Allah tells us to seek forgiveness and there are many ahadith pertaining to this. Here are some beneficial resources to learn more about seeking forgiveness from Allah.

The Night Prayer

Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) (p.b.u.h) said, "Our Lord, the Blessed, the Superior, comes every night down on the nearest Heaven to us when the last third of the night remains, saying: "Is there anyone to invoke Me, so that I may respond to invocation? Is there anyone to ask Me, so that I may grant him his request? Is there anyone seeking My forgiveness, so that I may forgive him?"(Sahih Bukhari)

A Day in the Life of a Muslim

Daily Islamic Etiquettes

As Muslims, our whole day is filled with opportunities to worship and thank our Creator, Allah and we should take advantage of as many as we can as there is much blessing and rewards for doing so. 

Here are some reminders for ways we worship and remember Allah throughout our day.

Winter is a Blessing

Whenever winter arrived, 
Abdullah Ibn Umar [radiyallaahu-anhumaa] used to say, 
"O people of the Qur'aan! 
Your nights are longer for your prayers 
& your days are shorter for your fasting, 
therefore acquire benefit".