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Martyrdom – The Highest Honour

  To lay down one’s life for the cause of deen is the ultimate sacrifice. Hence being the ultimate sacrifice, martyrdom naturally has the highest honour as well. Allah Ta‘ala describes the martyrs as “living” in the verse: “And say not to those who have been slain in the Path …

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Hygiene In Islam

  Health, cleanliness and hygiene occupy a great part of Islam’s attention. While some nations abandoned self-care and cleanliness to attain high spirituality, Islam made it obligatory to clean oneself in preparation for daily prayers. Caring for one’s hygiene is not only deemed a good habit in Islam but also …

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7 Habits Of Successful Muslim Youth

Source: Tuhfatush Shabaab “WHEN MAN TAKES COURAGE, HE GAINS THE HELP OF ALLAH TA’ALA.” Success in this world is directly related to the strength of your relationship with Allah Ta’ala. The further one is from Allah Ta’ala and the teachings of Nabi Muhammad , the less likely one is to achieve …

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A special thanks to those who…

A special thanks to those who traveled across the globe for vacations this summer and did not announce their arrival in airport X or resort Y, out of consideration for their friends’ feelings and circumstances. A special thanks to those who visited the world’s fanciest hotels this summer and resisted …

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20 Points to Live a Happy Life

  1) Start your day with the Fajr prayer. 2) Seek forgiveness (istighfaar) continuously, abstain from sin and you will receive an increase in sustenance (rizq). 3) Do not forget to pray. It is the key of success. 4) Bear in mind that everything you utter is being recorded. 5) …

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Ten Blessed Days of Zil Hajj: Don’t Miss

  eislam.co.za   By His wisdom, Allah Ta’ala gave preference to some places and times over others. For Muslims, Friday is the best day of the week, Ramadan is the best month of the year, “Laylat al-Qadr” is the best night in Ramadan, the day of “Arafah” is the best …

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Bearing the Burdens of Others

One of the greatest privileges and favours which ‘Ali (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) enjoyed from Allah Ta‘ala was that he was raised in the care of none other than Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). The circumstances which led to him entering the care of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) are as follows: Before Rasulullah (sallallahu …

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The Hero of Qadisiyah

Sahaba Series – Beloved Companions may ALLAH be pleased with Them. Our Heroes, Our Role Models We are now in a small town in a narrow valley. There is no vegetation, no livestock, no gardens, no rivers. Desert after desert separates the town from the rest of the world. During …

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The Fruit of Taqwa

  Shaikh Ebrahim bin Muhammad Al-Hilaali (rahimahullah) was a great ‘Aalim who was born in 1155 A.H. (1742 A.C.) in a small village on the outskirts of Halab (Aleppo). He departed from Halab in 1178 A.H. (at the age of twenty three) and travelled to Egypt to acquire the knowledge …

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The Mask of Social Media

  If you’re not careful, you’ll be fooled to think perfection exists. From perfect flawless selfies to wow holiday destinations….social media has people selectively glorifying their lives.. Posting their best food, clothes and moments to create the perception of an ideal life… Behind the scenes however, reality chronicles a very …

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