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Fiction / Motivational / Story with a Hadith quote / Under 700 words

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In a tiny village, a ten-year old boy lived with his parents. This boy had a bad temper. He would get angry very easily and often threw tantrums. He taunted his friends, neighbours, smaller children and even strangers with his hurtful words. This made his parents very sad indeed. When he spoke, he would sometimes forget to control his anger and … Continue reading

An Antidote for Anger
Non-Fiction / Story with a Hadith quote / Under 250 words

An Antidote for Anger

Abu Wa’il al-Qass said, “We entered upon Urwah ibn Muhammad ibn as-Sa’di. A man spoke to him and made him angry. So he stood and performed ablution; he then returned and performed ablution, and said: “My father told me on the authority of my grandfather Atiyyah Radhiallahu anhu who reported the Messenger of Allah Sallallahu … Continue reading

Praying in Between the Bookshelves
Fiction / Fictional Stories based on Hadiths from Riyad_us_saliheen / Story with a Hadith quote / Under 600 words

Praying in Between the Bookshelves

  Muadh closed his Physics books and looked at his watch. It was now time for Zuhr. He already had wudu’ and was thinking of walking to the mosque in the next street to pray Zuhr in congregation. “Shouldn’t I just pray here, in between the bookshelves? It will save me some time,” Muadh thought for a second. The … Continue reading