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Behind every Dark Cloud there is a Silver Lining

  Behind every Dark Cloud there is a Silver Lining     Hamza married Ruwayda. After the nikaah(wedding), Ruwayda’s mother gave her a newly opened bank savings book with a R2000 deposit amount at the local Islamic Bank. Ruwayda’s mother said: “Take this savings book. Keep it as a record …

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Good Conduct Toward Others:

  The Prophet Muhammad (s) said, “None of you truly believes until he wishes for his brother what he wishes for himself.” ——— Bukhari and Muslim. The Prophet Muhammad (s) said: “He will not enter Paradise whose neighbour is not secure from his wrongful conduct.“ ——— Sahih Muslim, Hadith 15. …

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R 20 million forfeited in interest

  Abbās Radhiyallāhu Anhu forfeits approximately R 20 million interest due to him Point taken from the presentation of Hadhrat Mufti Ebrahim Desai Saheb in his Business Campaign talk in Zambia- 21-April 2013 In the pre-Islāmic era, the tribe of Banū Makhzūm owed the tribe of Saqīf an interest bearing …

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10 Things Happy People Do Differently

  Happiness is having a large, caring, close-knit family in another city. George Burns How happy are you and why? This is a question I spend a fair amount of time thinking about, not only as it applies to my own levels of happiness, but also as it applies to …

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Simple ways to Jannah

ASSALAMU-ALAIKUM!   This is really beautiful and shows you the nature of our deen, its about community and caring 1. Cheering up Muslims: The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “On the Day of Resurrection, Allah will cheer up (by His forgiveness) He who cheers up his fellow …

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The world within

Posted on April 13, 2012 by Mufti Faraz al-Mahmudi In nearly every culture, people use metaphors that directly or indirectly allude the heart. We call people ‘hard hearted’ because they show no mercy. Likewise people are said to have ‘cold hearts’ or ‘warm hearts’. When someone’s words penetrate our soul …

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Losing One’s Marbles

The older I get, the more I enjoy Saturday mornings. Perhaps it’s the quiet solitude that comes with being the first to rise, or maybe it’s the unbounded joy of not having to be at work. Either way, the first few hours of a Saturday morning are most enjoyable. A …

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The Pleasures of Paradise

…‘Wish,’ and he will wish and wish... Allah Ta’ala has said in the Quran (translation of meaning): “And give good news (O Muhammad) to those who believe and do good deeds, that they will have gardens (Paradise) in which rivers flow.…” (Quran 2:25) Allah Ta’ala has also said (interpretation) : …

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My name is Islam (Poem)

Let me, introduce myself. My name, is Islam. The root word of peace- salam, Or even salema- meaning submission. Which to a Muslim, is like his tuition. It’s his ticket in, But before I begin, Let me greet you, like I’m supposed to do, So Assalamu alaikum, may peace be …

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