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Q. Where are all the old Madina news headlines/quotes/postings/news?

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One who thinks and reflects develops his foresight and Vision.
-’Ali ibn Abi Talib (RA)
   
“When you pass by the meadows of Paradise indulge freely in it.” They said: “O Messeneger of Allah, what are the meadows of Paradise?” He replied: “The circles of knowlegde.”
   
“When you pass by the meadows of Paradise indulge freely in it.” They said: “O Messeneger of Allah, what are the meadows of Paradise?”
He replied: “The circles of knowlegde.”
   
The failure to attain perception is tself perception. -Abu Bakr (RA)
   
The failure to attain perception is tself perception.
-Abu Bakr (RA)
   
Whoever knows all things without knowing God-Great and Glorious-is not worthy to be called wise because he does not know the most sublime and highest of all things. -Imam Al-Ghazali
   
Whoever knows all things without knowing God-Great and Glorious-is not worthy to be called wise because he does not know the most sublime and highest of all things.
-Imam Al-Ghazali
   
A learned man who doesn’t restrain his passions is like a blind man holding a torch, he guides others but not himself. -Shaykh Sa’di
   
A learned man who doesn’t restrain his passions is like a blind man holding a torch, he guides others but not himself.
-Shaykh Sa’di
   
Never have I dealt with anything more difficult than my own soul, which sometimes helps me and sometimes opposes me. -Imam Al-Ghazali
   
Never have I dealt with anything more difficult than my own soul, which sometimes helps me and sometimes opposes me.
-Imam Al-Ghazali
   
Know that the reality of freedom is the perfection of servitude. -Al-Qushayri
   
Know that the reality of freedom is the perfection of servitude.
-Al-Qushayri
   
May God steal from you all that steals you away from Him. -Rabi’a al-’Adawiyya
   
May God steal from you all that steals you away from Him.
-Rabi’a al-’Adawiyya
   
Lonliness is better than bad company. -Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani
   
Lonliness is better than bad company.
-Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani
   
It is impossible to lay hands on that which is not predestined for us, and that which is predestined for us will reach us wherever we are. -Shaykh Sa’di
   
It is impossible to lay hands on that which is not predestined for us, and that which is predestined for us will reach us wherever we are.
-Shaykh Sa’di
   
Anyone who seeks Allah will surely find him. -Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani
   
Anyone who seeks Allah will surely find him.
-Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani
   
Those whose eyes never see beyond the world of phenomena are like those who mistake servants of the lowest rank for the king. -The Alchemy of Happiness, Imam Al-Ghazali
   
Those whose eyes never see beyond the world of phenomena are like those who mistake servants of the lowest rank for the king.
-The Alchemy of Happiness, Imam Al-Ghazali
   
The true greatness of man lies in his capacity for eternal progress. -The Alchemy of Happiness, Imam Al-Ghazali
   
The true greatness of man lies in his capacity for eternal progress.
-The Alchemy of Happiness, Imam Al-Ghazali
   
I am happy even before I have a reason. -Hafiz
   
I am happy even before I have a reason.
-Hafiz
   
    What is this precious love and laughter     Budding in our hearts?     It is the glorious sound     Of a soul waking up!     -Hafiz
   
    What is this precious love and laughter
    Budding in our hearts?

    It is the glorious sound
    Of a soul waking up!
    -Hafiz
   
Dear companions, We have been in love with God For so very, very long. -Hafiz
   
Dear companions,
We have been in love with God
For so very, very long.
-Hafiz
   
    Something missing in my heart tonight     Has made my eyes so soft.     My voice     So tender     My need of God     Absolutely     Clear.     -Hafiz
   
    Something missing in my heart tonight
    Has made my eyes so soft.
    My voice
    So tender

    My need of God
    Absolutely
    Clear.
    -Hafiz
   
Do not sit long with a sad friend. When you go to a garden, do you look at the weeds? Spend more time with the roses and jasmines. (taken into context) -Maulana Jelaluddin Rumi
   
Do not sit long with a sad friend. When you go to a garden, do you look at the weeds? Spend more time with the roses and jasmines. (taken into context)
-Maulana Jelaluddin Rumi
   
Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. -Maulana Jelaluddin Rumi
   
Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
-Maulana Jelaluddin Rumi
   
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there. -Maulana Jelaluddin Rumi
   
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there.
-Maulana Jelaluddin Rumi
   
Only from the heart Can you touch the sky. -Maulana Jelaluddin Rumi
   
Only from the heart Can you touch the sky.
-Maulana Jelaluddin Rumi
   
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. -Maulana Jelaluddin Rumi
   
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
-Maulana Jelaluddin Rumi
   
Now is the time to know that all that you do is sacred….Now is the time for you to deeply compute the impossibility that there is anything but grace. -Hafiz
   
Now is the time to know that all that you do is sacred….Now is the time for you to deeply compute the impossibility that there is anything but grace.
-Hafiz
   
    Even after all this time The sun never says to the earth, “You owe Me.” Look what happens with A love like that, It lights the Whole Sky.     -Hafiz
   
    Even after all this time The sun never says to the earth, “You owe Me.” Look what happens with A love like that, It lights the Whole Sky.
    -Hafiz
   
This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet. -Maulana Jelaluddin Rumi
   
This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.
-Maulana Jelaluddin Rumi
   
    One who seeks the unseekable cannot subsequently be accused of     negligence in seeking what is seekable. -Hujjat al-Islam (the Proof of Islam) Imam Al-Ghazali
   
    One who seeks the unseekable cannot subsequently be accused of
    negligence in seeking what is seekable. -Hujjat al-Islam (the Proof of Islam) Imam Al-Ghazali
   
Knowledge raises the low, but ignorance brings down the mighty. -Ali (RA)
   
Knowledge raises the low, but ignorance brings down the mighty. -Ali (RA)
   
“If you are destined for good fortune you will be blessed; if afflictions have been ordained, no matter where you hide they will seek you out. Submit therefore before the will of Allah; be grateful in well-being and endure adversity with fortitude, that His light may radiate within your being.” -Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani (R.A)
   
“If you are destined for good fortune you will be blessed; if afflictions have been ordained, no matter where you hide they will seek you out. Submit therefore before the will of Allah; be grateful in well-being and endure adversity with fortitude, that His light may radiate within your being.”

-Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani (R.A)
   
The World is three days: As for yesterday, it has vanished, along with all that was in it. As for tomorrow, you may never see it. As for today, it is yours, so work in it. - Hassan al-Basri
   
The World is three days: As for yesterday, it has vanished, along with all that was in it. As for tomorrow, you may never see it. As for today, it is yours, so work in it.
- Hassan al-Basri
   
Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy. - Jalaluddin al-Rumi
   
Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy. - Jalaluddin al-Rumi
   
If you are aware of your humility, then you are arrogant. - Ibn Ata'illah
   
If you are aware of your humility, then you are arrogant.
- Ibn Ata'illah
   
To admonish your brother in private is to advise him and improve him. But to admonish him publicly is to disgrace and shame him. - Imam Shafi (rahimullah)
   
To admonish your brother in private is to advise him and improve him. But to admonish him publicly is to disgrace and shame him.
- Imam Shafi (rahimullah)
   
Knowledge is of two kinds: that which is absorbed and that which is heard. And that which is heard does not profit if it is not absorbed. - Ali ibn abi Talib (radiAllah anhu)
   
Knowledge is of two kinds: that which is absorbed and that which is heard. And that which is heard does not profit if it is not absorbed.
- Ali ibn abi Talib (radiAllah anhu)
   
The eye of the heart, though closed in fallen man, is able to take in a glimmering of light and this is faith. But anway of living causes a covering like rust to accumulate over the heart so that it cannot sense the Divine origin of God's message. - Martin Lings (Abu Bakr Sirajuddin)
   
The eye of the heart, though closed in fallen man, is able to take in a glimmering of light and this is faith. But anway of living causes a covering like rust to accumulate over the heart so that it cannot sense the Divine origin of God's message.
- Martin Lings (Abu Bakr Sirajuddin)
   
Reflect on the work of art and you may attain to the artist. - Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani
   
Reflect on the work of art and you may attain to the artist.
- Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani
   
I will not serve God like a labourer, in expectation of my wages. - Rabia al-Adawiya
   
I will not serve God like a labourer, in expectation of my wages.
- Rabia al-Adawiya
   
How long will you keep pounding on an open door Begging for someone to open it? - Rabia al-Adawiyyah
   
How long will you keep pounding on an open door
Begging for someone to open it? - Rabia al-Adawiyyah
   
'Work for your terrestrial life in proportion to your location in it, and work for your afterlife in proportion to your eternity in it. - abu Hamid al-Ghazali
   
'Work for your terrestrial life in proportion to your location in it, and work for your afterlife in proportion to your eternity in it. - abu Hamid al-Ghazali
   
My son, when you pray, do it like a person who is bidding farewell to this world, and don�t assume you will have another chance to pray again. My son, know that a believer dies in between two deeds, one he offers for today, where he will get immediate blessings, and the second deed is what he offers towards the day of resurrection, and that is where he will gain the ultimate benefits - Muadh Ibn Jabal (radiAllahu anhu)
   
My son, when you pray, do it like a person who is bidding farewell to this world, and don�t assume you will have another chance to pray again. My son, know that a believer dies in between two deeds, one he offers for today, where he will get immediate blessings, and the second deed is what he offers towards the day of resurrection, and that is where he will gain the ultimate benefits
- Muadh Ibn Jabal (radiAllahu anhu)
   
O Lord! If I worship You from fear of Hell, cast me into Hell. If I worship You from desire for Paradise, deny me Paradise but if I worship You for Your own sake, then withhold not from me Your Eternal Beauty - Rabia al-Adawiya
   
O Lord!
If I worship You from fear of Hell, cast me into Hell.
If I worship You from desire for Paradise, deny me Paradise
but if I worship You for Your own sake,
then withhold not from me Your Eternal Beauty
- Rabia al-Adawiya
   
The Righteous Salaf were as fearful of their good deeds being squandered, or not being accepted, as the present generation is certain that their neglect would be forgiven. - Hasan al-Basri
   
The Righteous Salaf were as fearful of their good deeds being squandered, or not being accepted, as the present generation is certain that their neglect would be forgiven.
- Hasan al-Basri
   
True devotion is to loose the faculty of being conscious of your devotion; for someone who identifies devotion in his devotion is a person whose devotion is in need of devotion. - as Sousi
   
True devotion is to loose the faculty of being conscious of your devotion; for someone who identifies devotion in his devotion is a person whose devotion is in need of devotion.
- as Sousi
   
Put aside your pride, Set down your arrogance, And remember your grave. - Ali ibn Abu Talib (radiAllahu anhu)
   
Put aside your pride,
Set down your arrogance,
And remember your grave.
- Ali ibn Abu Talib (radiAllahu anhu)
   
One of the signs of relying on deeds is loss of hope when a misstep occurs. - Ibn Ata'illah Iskandari
   
One of the signs of relying on deeds is loss of hope when a misstep occurs. - Ibn Ata'illah Iskandari
   
Does money upset the hearts of learned men? He answered, "men whose hearts are changed by money are not learned" - abu Hamid al Ghazali
   
Does money upset the hearts of learned men?
He answered, "men whose hearts are changed by money are not learned"
- abu Hamid al Ghazali
   
The spiritual warrior is he who breaks an idol; and the idol of each person is his Ego. - Imam Abul Qasim al-Qushayri
   
The spiritual warrior is he who breaks an idol;
and the idol of each person is his Ego.
- Imam Abul Qasim al-Qushayri
   
Do to me, O Allah, what is worthy of Thee; And not what is worthy of me. - Saadi al-Shiraz
   
Do to me, O Allah, what is worthy of Thee; And not what is worthy of me.
- Saadi al-Shiraz
   
We should think of those who were famous for their good deeds or their bad deeds; did their fame raise them one single degree in the sight of Allah. Did it win them a reward that they had not already won by their actions during their life? - Ibn Hazm
   
We should think of those who were famous for their good deeds or their bad deeds; did their fame raise them one single degree in the sight of Allah. Did it win them a reward that they had not already won by their actions during their life?
- Ibn Hazm
   
Say the truth even if it may be bitter. - Prophet Muhammad (salAllahu alayhi wasalam)
   
Say the truth even if it may be bitter.
- Prophet Muhammad (salAllahu alayhi wasalam)
   
Intelligence is the shadow of objective truth. How can the shadow vie with sunshine? - Jalaluddin al-Rumi
   
Intelligence is the shadow of objective truth.
How can the shadow vie with sunshine?
- Jalaluddin al-Rumi
   
If a gem falls into mud it is still valuable. If dust ascends to heaven, it remains valueless. - Saadi al-Shiraz
   
If a gem falls into mud it is still valuable.
If dust ascends to heaven, it remains valueless.
- Saadi al-Shiraz
   
Truthfulness is composed of justice and courage. - Ibn Hazm
   
Truthfulness is composed of justice and courage.
- Ibn Hazm
   
Ikhlaas is to forget the vision of creation by constantly looking at the Creator. - Abu Uthman
   
Ikhlaas is to forget the vision of creation by constantly looking at the Creator.
- Abu Uthman
   
In the sea there are countless treasures, But if you desire safety, it is on the shore. - Sa'di
   
In the sea there are countless treasures,
But if you desire safety, it is on the shore.
- Sa'di
   
Seeking knowledge at an Young age is like engraving on a stone. - Hasan al-Basri
   
Seeking knowledge at an Young age is like engraving on a stone.
- Hasan al-Basri
   
Like us many have spoken over this spring, but they were gone in the twinkling of an eye. We conquered the world with bravery and might, but we did not take it with us to the grave. - Zahiruddin Muhammad (Babur)
   
Like us many have spoken over this spring, but they were gone in the twinkling of an eye.
We conquered the world with bravery and might, but we did not take it with us to the grave.
- Zahiruddin Muhammad (Babur)
   
Knowledge is not what is memorised. Knowledge is what benefits. - Imam Shafi'
   
Knowledge is not what is memorised.
Knowledge is what benefits.
- Imam Shafi'
   
The hypocrite looks for faults; the believer looks for excuses. - Abu Hamid al-Ghazali
   
The hypocrite looks for faults; the believer looks for excuses.
- Abu Hamid al-Ghazali
   
Those who Know they do not Know that to Know is to Know what they do not Know!   - (Aveccina) Ali Sina
   
Those who Know they do not Know that to Know is to Know what they do not Know!
  - (Aveccina) Ali Sina
   
The 'best awareness [ma'rifa] is for a man to have self-awareness. And the best knowledge ['ilm] is for a man to stop at the limit of his knowledge.'   - Shaykh Abdullah Adhami
   
The 'best awareness [ma'rifa] is for a man to have self-awareness.
And the best knowledge ['ilm] is for a man to stop at the limit of his knowledge.'
  - Shaykh Abdullah Adhami
   
The Qur'an guides you to the recognition of your illnesses and to their remedies. Your illness are your sins, and your medicine is seeking Allah's Forgiveness.   - Qatadah
   
The Qur'an guides you to the recognition of your illnesses
and to their remedies.
Your illness are your sins,
and your medicine is seeking Allah's Forgiveness.
  - Qatadah
   
"The word "shams" (sun) is feminine, and "qamar" (moon) is masculine. The sun burns itself out to give light and life to everything around, and the moon is muneer, meaning it reflects the light. Within itself it has no light; it radiates the brilliance of the sun. So when we shine as men, the implication is that we are reflecting the glorious light of our women. May Allah Subhanahu wa Ta'aala be pleased with them."   - Shaykh Abdullah Adhami
   
"The word "shams" (sun) is feminine, and "qamar" (moon) is masculine. The sun burns itself out to give light and life to everything around, and the moon is muneer, meaning it reflects the light. Within itself it has no light; it radiates the brilliance of the sun. So when we shine as men, the implication is that we are reflecting the glorious light of our women. May Allah Subhanahu wa Ta'aala be pleased with them."
  - Shaykh Abdullah Adhami
   
It is far better to live like a lion for a day then to live like a jackal for hundred years. - Tipu Sultan
   
It is far better to live like a lion for a day then to live like a jackal for hundred years.
- Tipu Sultan
   
The essence of knowledge is to know what obedience and worship are - abu Hamid al-Ghazali
   
The essence of knowledge is to know
what obedience and worship are
- abu Hamid al-Ghazali
   
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today - El-Malik el-Shabbaz (Malcolm X)
   
Education is our passport to the future,
for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today
- El-Malik el-Shabbaz (Malcolm X)
   
Never forget that turning a blind eye to oppression and watching from the sidelines is itself opression - Harun Yahya
   
Never forget that turning a blind eye
to oppression
and watching from the sidelines
is itself opression
- Harun Yahya
   
Meet people in such a manner that if you die, they should weep for you, and if you live, they should long for you - Ali (radi Allahu anhu)
   
Meet people in such a manner that if you die,
they should weep for you,
and if you live,
they should long for you
- Ali (radi Allahu anhu)
   
The person I like most is the one who points out my defects - Umar (radiAllahu anhu)
   
The person I like most is the one who points out my defects
- Umar (radiAllahu anhu)
   
O people who take pleasure in a life that will vanish, falling in love with a fading shadow is sheer stupidity - Ibn al-Qayyim
   
O people who take pleasure in a life that will vanish,
falling in love with a fading shadow is sheer stupidity
- Ibn al-Qayyim
   
Knowledge is taken from breath, not lives in a book - Sahykh Hamza Yusuf
   
Knowledge is taken from breath,
not lives in a book
- Sahykh Hamza Yusuf
   
Whoever desires to purify his heart, then let him prefer Allah to his desires - Ibn al-Qayyim
   
Whoever desires to purify his heart,
then let him prefer Allah to his desires
- Ibn al-Qayyim
   
If someone wants to know what position he enjoys in the eyes of God, he has only to look at what place he gives to God (in his heart and life) - Hakim
   
If someone wants to know what position he enjoys in the eyes of God,
he has only to look at what place he gives to God (in his heart and life)
- Hakim
   
“Many times I heard Imam Ahmad saying (when asked to give his opinion) on controversial scholarly issues ‘I do not know.’” - Abu Dawud (ra)
   
“Many times I heard Imam Ahmad saying (when asked to give his opinion) on controversial scholarly issues ‘I do not know.’” - Abu Dawud (ra)
   
Do not sit idle, for indeed death is seeking you - Hasan al-Basri
   
Do not sit idle, for indeed death is seeking you
- Hasan al-Basri
   
Welcome to the Madina happy
   
Welcome to the Madina happy
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