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Int’l film festival to honor scientists of Islamic Golden Age

…While the world continues to battle with the global COVID-19 pandemic, the International 7 Saints 7 Cities Short Film Festival has decided its theme “Physicians of the Great Age,” dedicating its latest edition to health care workers around the world. The festival, organized by the Competent Art Cinema and Culture Association, is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism’s Cinema Department.

Eda Sürmeli, the head of the festival committee, stated that they were delighted that the festival is in its eighth year, having started as a festival of films focusing on Islamic mysticism. Sürmeli said that the festival is unique because it does not feature ready films but rather produces them based on a selection of seven scripts focusing on a chosen subject….more:dailysabah

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar:I heard Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) saying, “People are just like camels, out of one hundred, one can hardly find a single camel suitable to ride.” Al Bukhari صحيح البخاري

عَبْدَ اللَّهِ بْنَ عُمَرَ ـ رضى الله عنهما ـ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم يَقُولُ ‏ “‏ إِنَّمَا النَّاسُ كَالإِبِلِ الْمِائَةُ لاَ تَكَادُ تَجِدُ فِيهَا رَاحِلَةً ‏”‏‏.‏

I Wanted To Kill Muslims — Now I Am One| AJ+

Richard McKinney planned to blow up an Islamic Center, but in a heated moment witnessed by his young daughter, the former U.S. Marine started questioning his hate, and in an unlikely twist of fate – well, watch the video.

Ibn Mas’ud (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said,(Which means): “Hasad (here it means: strong desire to do the same) is permitted only in two cases: A man whom Allah gives wealth, and he disposes of it rightfully, and a man to whom Allah gives knowledge which he applies and teaches it.”[Al-Bukhari and Muslim].

وعن عبد الله بن مسعود رضي الله عنه قال‏:‏ قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏:‏ “ لا حسد إلا فى اثنتين ‏:‏ رجل آتاه الله مالاً ، فسلطه على هلكته فى الحق، ورجل آتاه الله حكمة فهو يقضي بها ويعلمها” ‏(‏‏(‏متفق عليه

Safiyya reported from some of the wives of Allah’s Apostle (ﷺ) Allah’s Apostle (ﷺ) having said:He who visits a diviner (‘Arraf) and asks him about anything, his prayers extending to forty nights will not be accepted.

 عَنْ صَفِيَّةَ، عَنْ بَعْضِ، أَزْوَاجِ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ ‏ “‏ مَنْ أَتَى عَرَّافًا فَسَأَلَهُ عَنْ شَىْءٍ لَمْ تُقْبَلْ لَهُ صَلاَةٌ أَرْبَعِينَ لَيْلَةً 

Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said,(which means): “There are  – certain people  who are connected and love Masjids-  like  اوتاد/AWTAD for the Masjids (Hook Ground Anchors). The angels  are their fiends (sitting down  with them while they are in  the Masjid). These Angeles will look after them if they miss them, They will visit them if they are sick,  they will help them if they are in need.  The Person who  is connected and love Masjid will have three benefits: A bother, a wise word and an excepted Mercy from Allah” Musnad Ahamd/ Sahih Attargeeb

، اخرج الامام احمد  عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ، عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ: «إِنَّ لِلْمَسَاجِدِ أَوْتَادًا الْمَلَائِكَةُ جُلَسَاؤُهُمْ، إِنْ غَابُوا يَفْتَقِدُونَهُمْ، وَإِنْ مَرِضُوا عَادُوهُمْ  وَإِنْ كَانُوا فِي حَاجَةٍ أَعَانُوهُمْ