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Branded

By Naadira Chhipa I will not attend that walimah on Sunday if the Gavin Rajah gown I ordered is not here on time.I cannot simply wear the same Dolce and Gabbana dress I wore at our family dinner.I just have to have that black Guess bag at the mall.It will …

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Increase your Value

By Naadira Chhipa That Gucci handbag you insisted on purchasing just so you can show it off at the latest family function.You saved all month for it yet your rent is still outstanding.Did it increase your Value? That elegant designer Abaaya with real sarovsky crystals,the one you had to have …

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Pining for Paradise

http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za/ Anas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that before the Battle of Badr, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) had sent Busaisah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) as a spy to gather information on the caravan of Abu Sufyaan. After Busaisah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) returned and reported the whereabouts and activities of the caravan, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) …

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True Love

By Naadira Chhipa She grew up reading and watching fairytales and believed in waiting for her very own prince charming and living happily ever after… As she grew older her idea of true love stemmed from bollywood movies, novels and poetry. She wholeheartedly believed love to be: Blissfully walking hand …

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Works and supplications during pregnancy

By: Mufti Yusuf Shabbir Source: Nawadir There are many actions and supplications that have been mentioned by scholars based on the experience of the pious people of the past. They include the following: Actions Remain punctual on the five obligatory Ṣalāh and perform as many non-obligatory prayers. (Click here for …

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The Breakdown of marriages

By Naadira Chhipa She was born into a wealthy family.Her father was a renowned businessman and owned properties across the country.It was in her first year of university that she met him,a humble hafiz who was studying towards becoming an accountant.He was born into a middle class home and did …

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Tasbeeh Faatimi

 http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za/ “Sale! All Items Reduced up to 50%! How many people are there who after seeing the above advertisement, will be able to resist the temptation of embarking on a shopping spree? Even if a person does not really need to buy anything, he will still visit the store to …

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Siblings

By Naadira Chhipa She always wanted a baby brother as she was the only child for six years and then her duas came true when her mummy brought home her bouncy baby brother.She loved him so much and always protected him every step of the way.In his happiness she found …

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The dark flames of social media have entered our homes

by Naadira Chhipa He sits hunched over his laptop with a smile plastered over his bearded face. It is 1 am and his wife is sleeping peacefully after a tiring day of being a superwoman homemaker.He enthusiastically replies to her suggestive messages.He is a 40 year old father,a husband and …

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Your Worst Enemy

By Naadira Chhipa A 28year old mother of two looks into the mirror,she is dressed in an elegant abaaya and beautifully draped dupatta,her face has minimal make up yet a glow illuminates her look,a natural beauty.She looks at her reflection in disgust,criticizing herself from head to toe.I hate the way …

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