Once there was a very handsome, pious, well educated young man, whose parents emphasised for him to get married. They had seen so many marriage proposals, and he had turned them all down. The parents thought it was becoming a little ridiculous or suspected that he may have someone else in mind.
The following incident took place in Dhaka which is the capital city of Bangladesh.
In the tribe of Bani Israel, there once lived a pious worshipper. One day, the people informed him that at a certain location, there existed a tree that was being worshipped by a tribe. When he heard this, the man flew into a rage, picked up his axe and set out to cut down the tree.
The following is a story e-mailed to me by my friend, Ismail.
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said, “When any of you wants to eat, he should mention the Name of Allah in the beginning (Bismillah). If he forgets to do it in the beginning, he should say Bismillah awwalahu wa akhirahu (I begin with the Name of Allah at the beginning and at the end).”
Listed below are the seven most common mistakes we make during prayers.
A friend of mine e-mailed me the short story below on the conversation between a barber and his customer.
A man went to a barber shop to have his hair cut and his beard trimmed. As the barber began to work, they began to have a good conversation.
The following is a well-known story on the bad effects of alcohol.