Weekly Blog

How to Face Problems
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | October 31, 2016 The Prophet of Islam started his mission in the first quarter of the seventh century in Arabia- an age of religious persecution. The Prophet’s mission was based on the oneness of God, while the people of that time were believers in idolatry. So they turned hostile to the Prophet and he and his companions became the victims of various kinds of problems. It w...
Hastiness
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | October 24, 2016   The Quran tells us: “Man is a creature of haste.” (21:37) According to a hadith, the Prophet said: Calmness and patient deliberation are from God, and haste is from Satan. (at-Tirmidhi) There are two ways in which we can choose to think and act. We can proceed hurriedly if we like. But we can also do so unhurriedly. One quality that human beings have been blessed with is s...
Harmonious Married Life
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | October 17, 2016  The Prophet Muhammad once gave this advice for married life:   “A believing man should not be displeased with a believing woman.If he dislikes one of her qualities, there will be another quality in her with which he will be pleased.” It is a fact that no person, male or female, has every good quality. This is how nature is: you may have some qualities, but you...
A Double-Sided Affair
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | October 10, 2016 According to a hadith, the Prophet of Islam said: If somebody accuses another of fisq (sin) or of kufr (unbelief), then such an accusation will return to him if the person he is accusing is not really so. (Musnad Ahmad) This is not something strange or mysterious. It is actually a law of nature, which God has established in this world. You could call it ‘the law o...
Differentiate between Need and Desire
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Website | October 03, 2016 According to a hadith, the Prophet of Islam said: It is extravagance to eat everything you desire. (Ibn Majah) Hazrat Umar made the same point when he said: “It is enough for a person to be wasteful if he eats everything that his heart desires.” (Kanz al-Ummal) To waste your money is to spend it on something that you do not really need but that yo...