The case of a miserly man and a generous man who gives in charity is similar to that of two persons who are clad in armour from their breasts up to their collar bones.
The Messenger of Allah said: “I and the one who looks after an orphan will be like this in Paradise,” showing his middle and index fingers and separating them.” [Sahih al-Bukhari] This great hadith indicates the magnitude and virtue of the person sponsoring orphans, so that Imam al-Bukhari puts it in the chapter: The Virtue of the People Who Care for the Orphans.
Indonesia is the world’s third most populous democracy, and its people are spread out among thousands of islands in the Indian ocean. The country’s unique geography and turbulent history have made poverty reduction a challenge. Nearly 40 percent of Indonesians live just above the national poverty line. These ‘near poor’ households are vulnerable to shocks […]
Asalaamu’alaikum warahmatullaahi wabarakaatuh. The First 10 Days of Dhul Hijjah The first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah have great virtues with them. Allah – the creator of times has made some months, days and nights better than others, when rewards are multiplied many times, as a mercy towards His slaves. This encourages them to do […]