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  1. Help Save Lies in Afghanistan!

    Allahu Akbar over 100,000 litres of Water already raised. Please keep your donations coming in so that we can reach the target of 1 Millions Litres inshaAllah! Get your hugely immense rewards for donating on the best days of the year and giving to the best charity which is Water!
  2. *Give Water & Help Save Lives in Afghanistan* Over 40 Years of war has resulted in 80% of the population not having access to safe drinking water. 93% of children live in areas of unsafe water. One Nation teams are on the ground in Afghanistan distributing safe clean Water tanks to the neediest areas. Your donations can provide: £100 - 26,000 litres - 2 Full Water tanks £50 - 13,000 litres - 1 Full Water tank £25 - 6,500 litres - Half a tank £12.50 - 3250 litres - Quarter of a tank The Prophet ﷺ said: "The best charity is to give Water". (Ahmad) Almighty Allah says: "Whoever saves a life, it will be as if they saved the whole of humanity" (Qur'an 5:32) Please donate whatever you can as these are the best days of the year to give in charity: http://1Millionlitres4Afghanistan.com *100% Donation policy. Zakaat, Sadaqa - Paypal accepted* OneNationUk.org - Reg Charity No: 1156200
  3. Being Heedless about the Blessed Days of Dhul Hijjah: The Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “There are no ten days during which righteous deeds are more beloved to Allah than these days (meaning the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah) They said: Not even striving in the cause of Allah? He said: Not even striving in the cause of Allah, unless a man goes out with himself and his wealth and does not bring anything back.” [Bukhari] Sheikh Muḥammad ibn Ṣāliḥ al-ʿUthaymīn (Ra) said: "Righteous actions, including fasting, in the (first) ten days of Dhū al-Ḥijjah are more beloved to Allāh than righteous actions in the last ten days of Ramaḍān. Yet the people are heedless of the ten days of Dhū al-Ḥijjah. They pass and the people are upon their normal ways. You find no increase in reading the Qur'ān or other types of worship, rather some of them are even stingy with the Takbīr." [الشرح الممتع ٤٧٠/٦] Therefore how can we afford to be heedless and negligent of such blessed days that are better than any other day of the year including the days of Ramadan? Surely we do not want to be of the utterly regretful in the Hereafter when we realise that we missed out on immense rewards that would have benefitted us forever, but instead we wasted this valuable time on fruitless pursuits. So we must grab this most valuable opportunity with both hands and realise that nothing else right now matters more than worshipping Allah and pleasing him the most during these blessed days. So let us put aside any distractions at least until Eid, and focus on maximising these blessed days that are only short in number and will soon be over.
  4. 7 Good Deeds For The Day Of Arafat What Is The 'Day Of Arafat'? The day of Arafat (or Arafah) is the 9th day of the month of Dhul Hijjah on the Islamic calendar. It occurs near the end of the Hajj pilgrimage as pilgrims stand on the plain of Arafat to perform prayers, supplications, and acts of worship. Allah perfected the religion of Islam for Muslims on the day of Arafat. It is also the day on which the Prophet (PBUH) delivered his last sermon usually referred to as his Farewell Sermon (in Arabic: Arabic: خُطْبَةُ الْوِدَاع‎, Khuṭbatu l-Widāʿ), in which he affirmed the sanctity of human life and the abolition of racism. This sermon included the Verse of the Perfection of the Religion (in Arabic آیَة إِکْمَال الدِّيْن‎, Āyat Ikmāl ad-Dīn): "This day have I perfected your religion for you, completed My favor upon you, and have chosen for you Islam as your religion." (Surah Al Ma'idah, 5:3) In normal years, over 2.5 million pilgrims or more visit the plain of Arafat during Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Makkah, Saudi Arabia. This represents the finale and climax of the Hajj journey, the pilgrims' most important ritual. Abdu Rahman ibn Ya'mar reported: The Messenger of Allah (Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him) said: "The Hajj is Arafat. Whoever reaches the night of Arafat before the rising of the sun at dawn the next day, has completed his pilgrimage." (Sunan al-Nasa'i) The Prophet compared Arafat Day to a day of celebration (Eid). While it is not technically Eid, it is a celebration since it marks the end of successfully completing the annual Hajj journey. It should be a joyful moment, as well as a time of reverence and dedication. 'Uqbah ibn Amir reported that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), said: "The day of 'Arafat, the day of sacrifice, and the three following days (tashriq) are our celebration for the people of Islam. They are days of eating and drinking." (al-Tirmidhi Blessings of Arafat Day A Release From Hellfire Arafat is one of the most auspicious occasions in Islam because Allah SWT releases more Muslims from Hellfire and forgives more sins on this day than on any other. Arafat is one of the greatest days to strive in worship, good actions, and especially to enhance our supplications for this reason (Dua). Aisha (May Allah Be Pleased With Her) reported that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), said: "There is no day upon which Allah frees more of his servants from the Hellfire than the Day of Arafat. He draws near and then he praises them to the angels, saying: What do they want?" (Muslim) Dua On Arafat Day Is Accepted There are countless instances of Muslims expressing how the dua they made on Arafah day altered their lives completely. The Prophet's (PBUH) companions would prepare the dua they would make on that day from the previous year, indicating how essential it is to them and to Allah SWT. Even if you are not completing Hajj on this day, you can still benefit from the power of Dua (supplication). As said by the Prophet (PBUH) in this Hadith: "The best supplication is the one made on the Day of Arafah." (Tirmidhi) The most vital point is to truly believe that Allah SWT will answer your duas made on that day, no questions asked. Make sure to include all your wishes on that day, while fasting if you can, and to devote some time before starting and then breaking your fast to make dua. Fasting On That Day Erases Sins Fasting on Arafat day is advised for those who are not attending the Hajj pilgrimage, as a way of expiation and cleansing from sin. Fasting itself holds a great position in the sight of Allah SWT, so, imagine fasting on a blessed day like Arafat? In a Qudsi Hadith, Allah SWT says: "All the deeds of the son of Adam are for him, except fasting, which is for Me and I shall reward for it." (Bukhari) According to Abu Qatadah, a man approached Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and asked, "What is your opinion about fasting on Arafat?" The Prophet (PBUH) responded: "It will expiate the sins of the previous and upcoming year." (Muslim) The Best Deeds To Do On Arafah Day In order to make the best of Arafah, we should concentrate our efforts to do as many good deeds as we can. These efforts can take the shape of: 1. Fast Never miss fasting on Arafah's Day, unless you are unable to. All your sins from the previous year and the next year would be removed if you fast for one day in the name of Allah SWT. If you cannot fast, still make the intention that you would have fasted if you could, and try to feed a fasting person that day so that you can get the same reward insha'Allah. It was narrated that Zayd ibn Khaalid al-Juhani said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: "Whoever gives iftaar (i.e. gives enough to drink and eat to satisfy the fasting person) to one who is fasting will have a reward like his, without that detracting from the reward of the fasting person in the slightest." (At-Tirmidhi, Ibn Maajah) 2. Engage in Dhikr and Dua as much as possible Saying Tahleel: Laa ilaaha ill-Allah (There is no god but Allah), Takbeer: Allahu Akbar (Allah is the Greatest), and Tahmeed: Al-hamdu Lillah (All praise is to Allah) is among the best you can say throughout Arafat Day. Amr ibn Shuayb reported that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said: "The best supplication is that which is made on the day of Arafat. The best of it is what was said by myself and the prophets before me: la ilaha illa Allah wahdahu la sharik lah lahu al-Mulk walahu alhamd wahu alaa kulli shay' Qadir" (Sunan al-Tirmidhi) You should also make lots of dua for this life and the hereafter. 3. Give Out Sadaqah (Charity) and Zakat (Obligatory Almsgiving) You can give out Sadaqah or Zakat online through lots of charitable organizations or you can choose to give to people in need who live near you. Asking the local mosque about whether they collect Zakat is also a good idea. 4. Ask For Forgiveness As you make dua, make sure to ask Allah SWT for forgiveness for all of your shortcomings, mistakes and sins you have committed, whether consciously or not. 5. Show Gratitude to Allah SWT Take some time to ponder upon all of the blessings that Allah SWT has showered you with, as well as the difficulties, challenges and tests that have allowed you to grow closer to Him. Show gratitude to Allah SWT by doing the other deeds listed here, and be helpful to those around you. You can also make a list of things you can be grateful for - this is a practice that can be done everyday, and has been shown to help with feelings of anxiety, depression and negativity. 6. Offer Extra Prayers Your priority should be to make sure that you pray your five obligatory prayers on time, and that is the most important you can do to fulfill your obligations towards Allah SWT. If you can, also offer extra, voluntary prayers to increase your good deeds and grow closer to Allah SWT in those special moments of worship. 7. Read the Quran Reading the Quran will bless your day and bring you closer to Allah SWT by reciting His Holy words. Read as much as you can from the Quran on that day and try to also comprehend what you're reading and reflecting on how you can apply those teachings into your life. To conclude, Arafat Day is one of the greatest days of the year in Islam. It marks and celebrates the completion of the Hajj journey and carries so many blessings nd virtues even for those who are not completing their pilgrimage. All Muslims come together on this day in remembrance of Allah, The Almighty. During this time, we should boost our good deeds, Salah, and Dua. If we are unable to be on Arafat, we should fast the day in honor of Allah SWT. If we are on the plain of Arafat, we should conserve our energy for worship and make as many duas as possible for our future selves and the whole Ummah. Source: https://studioarabiya.com/blog/7-good-deeds-for-the-day-of-arafat
  5. Asalaamu Alaikum brothers and sisters. Just a humble request that on this blessed night please help save these children's lives: The children of Afghanistan desperately need our help. Over 3 million children are suffering from malnutrition of which a million are critical and could die. Help save a life then you gain rewards as if you saved the whole of humanity: "and whoever saves a life, it will be as if they saved all of humanity. (Qur'an:5:32). If tonight is Laylatul Qadr then each £1 is like donating for over 83 years! https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/malnutritionpacks4afghanistan *100% Donation policy - Zakaat eligible - PayPal accepted* OneNationUk.org - Reg Charity No:1156200 malnutrition crisis.jfif
  6. *A Million Afghani children at risk of dying of Malnutrition say's UNICEF:* One Nation are on the ground in Afghanistan providing Malnutrition support packs to affected families including Doctor & nurse check ups. Just 52 packs to hit target of 200: https://www.justgiving.com/malnutritionpacks4afghanistan *100% Donation policy - Zakat-PayPal* OneNationUk.org - Reg Charity No:1156200
  7. *A Million children in Afghanistan are at risk of dying of Malnutrition say's UNICEF:* OneNation are on the ground providing affected families with Malnutrition support packs which includes Doctor & nurse check ups. 130 packs already raised. Just £40 a pack. Please donate generously during these blessed days and nights and help save these children's lives: https://www.justgiving.com/malnutritionpacks4afghanistan *100% Donation policy - Zakat eligible, PayPal accepted* OneNationUk.org - Registered Charity No: 1156200
  8. Asalaamu Alaikum. During these last blessed days & nights I will be fundraising for a very important cause because 3.5 Million children are suffering from Malnutrition in Afghanistan of which 1 million are at risk of dying unless we help. One Nation are on the ground in Afghanistan providing Malnutrition support packs to families. 68 Packs already raised. Please support, share & donate generously during these blessed days and nights and we hope our donations fall on the most powerful night of the year insha'Allah: https://www.justgiving.com/malnutritionpacks4afghanistan *100% Donations policy - Zakaat eligible, Sadaqah, PayPal accepted* OneNationUk.org - Registered Charity No:115620
  9. *21st Night Tonight* Ibn Rajab al Hanbali (Ra) said: "O you who has wasted years of his life, there is nothing that will amend those lost and wasted years except for the night of Al-Qadr, for verily its value is equivalent to that of a lifetime." [Lata'if al-Ma'aarif, p.191] *Don't make this mistake every Ramadan - Life changing* https://youtu.be/Qtp-WS6_6eM *3.5 Million children in Afghanistan are suffering from malnutrition of which a Million are critical. 63 packs already raised. Help save their lives:* https://www.justgiving.com/malnutritionpacks4afghanistan