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Get busy but not too busy!

By: Muhammad Arshad Source: eislam.co.za They say that a fool lives to eat and a wise person eats to live. But then the question remains: for what purpose does the wise person live? Living is not an end by itself. There has to be a purpose to life. So what …

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The story of the woman who washes the dead

Cii Radio|Ayesha Ismail| 23 February 2017| 25 Jumadul ula 1438 The story of two women – a Palestinian Bedouin and a Syrian refugee – as one prepares the other for burial. Lesbos, Greece – In the large one-room container in the quiet cemetery of Kato Tritos, a small town several …

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Taking back the Mahr

  Nasihah (Advice): Avoid disputes   Sayyiduna Abu Umaamah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam said:“No people go astray after being guided, but those who indulge in disputes.” Then Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam recited the Verse: “Nay! But they are a quarrelsome people.”(Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and …

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Our 21st Century Orphans

  By Naadira Chhipa   A huge villa overlooking the sea, the interior is just a stunning. Ten beautifully themed bedrooms, a gaming room and an entertainment area all included. This is the house of a family of four. Their father is a renowned businessman who spends more time at …

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The Evil and Envious Eye

  “[Of these stories mention] When Joseph said to his father, “O my father, indeed I have seen [in a dream] eleven stars and the sun and the moon; I saw them prostrating to me. He said, “O my son, do not relate your vision to your brothers or they …

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Barsisa the Worshipper – Deception From Shaytaan

  There is a long story (about how Shaytaan deceives mankind) which is very important to share. It would be good to find some time to go through it. It’s from Ibn Katheer’s book “Stories from the Qur’aan”. Ibn Jarir said that Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud interpreted the following Qur’anic Verse …

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Beauty is soul deep

By Naadira Chhipa She carefully applies her Chanel liquid foundation with her soft and fluffy make up brush.The light in the room has to be bright to ensure perfect application of her Clinique powder and MAC Russian red lipstick.The jet black eyeliner is winged and her Kylie lipgloss is glazed …

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Keeping that spark alive

By Naadira Chhipa He groomed his beard and wore his best blue shirt,he sprayed on the most expensive fragrance he owned before rushing to the florist to buy her a bouquet of red roses. They are engaged to be married and he is dressed to impress her.Fast forward a year …

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Ramadaan 1438 – Just 100 days away

  The blessed & most beautiful month is near and what better time to prepare for it than right now. Some of us deceive ourselves into thinking that when Ramadan comes we will suddenly change and worship Allah night and day but we are only deceiving ourselves in thinking like …

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Informing People about Ramadan – Fabricated Hadith

 http://hadithanswers.com Question The following Hadith is widespread over the internet and I would like to know whether these are the words of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam): “If one informs another about Ramadan first, then hell fire will become forbidden for that individual” I couldn’t find the reference. Is this Hadith …

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