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MAJOR SINS (Part-60)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.24) Highwaymen Who Menace the RoadAllah  (SM)  says,{The punishment of those who wage war against Allah  (SM)  and his Messenger, and strive with might and main for mischief through the land is: execution, or crucifixion, or the...

MAJOR SINS (Part-59)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The Prophet (SM)  said,"When an adulterer commits illegal sexual intercourse, then he is not a believer at the time he is doing it, and when somebody drinks an alcoholic drink, then he is not a believer at...

MAJOR SINS (Part-58)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.'Abdullah Ibn ' Amr related, "There was a man who looked after the family and the belongings of the Prophet was called "Karkarah." The man died and Allah's apostle said," He is in the Hell fire. The...

MAJOR SINS (Part-57)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.22) Misappropriating Spoils of War, Muslim Funds or ZakatAllah  (SWT)  Most High says,{ If thou fearest treachery from any group, throw back (their covenant) to them, (so as to be) on equal terms: for Allah loveth not...

MAJOR SINS (Part-56)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.21) Accusing A Woman of AdulteryAllah  (SWT) Most High says,{Those who slander chaste secured, and believing women are cursed in this life and in the hereafter: for them is a grievous chastisement. On the day when their...

MAJOR SINS (Part-55)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.'Ali Ibn Abi Talib (may Allah  (SWT)  be pleased with him) said, "Chess is the gambling game of the "Ajam"- Non Arabs. He has also passed by a group of people playing chess and said to them,"What...

MAJOR SINS (Part-54)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Gambling connotes backgammon, chess and speculationby nuts, balls, stones and all kinds of betting. It ranks under encroaching upon people's rights that Allah (SWT)  has made forbidden in His saying,{And do not eat up your property among...

MAJOR SINS (Part-53)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Abdul-Malik Ibn Marawan  (Ra)  recounted a story about a young man who came to him weeping because of a sin he committed. The young man asked: Is repentance available to me? Abdul-Malik  (Ra)  said, "What did you...

MAJOR SINS (Part-52)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.When a penitent was asked, Why he repented he answered, 'I was used to entering graves. Once, I saw a dead person not directed to Qiblah. I, then, asked his kinsmen about him and they said,"He used...

MAJOR SINS (Part-51)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."Whoever memorizes a verse (Ayah) from Allah's Bookand pours wine on it every letter of this Ayah will drag him from his forehead, make him stand before Allah (SWT)  Most Blessed and Exalted. Then, it argues with...

MAJOR SINS (Part-50)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."Allah (SWT)  sent me as a mercy and guidance to the worlds. I was sent to do away with musical instruments, flutes, and the affairs of the pre-Islamic period of ignorance and idols. My Lord the Almighty swore...

MAJOR SINS (Part-49)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."Three people, Allah(SWT) will deprive them of Paradise;the drunkard, the one who shows disrespect to his parents and the pimp who admits what his family do of abomination."2Further, Allah (SWT)  does not accept the good deeds of...

MAJOR SINS (Part-48)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The Prophet  (SM)  said, "Shall I tell you of the worst major sins? Worshipping others with Allah (SWT) , showing disrespect to parents, giving a false statement and testifying to the truth of a falsehood. " And...

MAJOR SINS (Part-47)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Salama Ibn Al-Akwa' recounted that a man was eatingwith his left hand in the presence of the Prophet (SM). The Prophet (SM)  told him,"Eat with your right. " To which the man replied, " cannot." Though nothing...

MAJOR SINS (Part-46)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.{Verily He loveth not the arrogant.}(An-Nahl: 23)The Prophet (SM) said, "Once a man was walking along in a new set of clothes, with a swagger to his step, pleased with himself, Allah (SWT)  caused the earth to...

MAJOR SINS (Part-45)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."The just and fair people (rulers and judges) will be seated on chairs of light before Allah (SWT) . Such people are those who deal justly in the matters relating to their families and other affairs entrusted...

MAJOR SINS (Part-44)

To read the previous part of this story,click here."Woe to princes, woe to captains, woe to officers. On the Day of Judgement some people will wish to have their forelock clung to a Pleiades in torture and that they did not take the charge before."1...

MAJOR SINS (Part-43)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.15) Fleeing From the BattlefieldUnless enemies outnumber twofold of Muslims, a Muslim is not allowed to turn his back to them. Similarly, unless it is in a stratagem of war, or to retreat to a troop (of...

MAJOR SINS (Part-42)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.14) Lying About The Prophet (SM)Allah (SWT), the Most High, says,{On the Day of Judgement will thou see those who told lies against Allah (SWT);- their faces will be turned black: is there not in Hell an...

MAJOR SINS (Part-41)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.She started by asking the Muslim and explained to him how she suffered a lot while she was an honored woman from the 'Alawyyeen sect. But he asked her to show evidence. She said she was stranger....