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Is there a Hadith that ‘Speaking lies blackens the heart’?

SPEAKING LIES BLACKENS THE HEART Question Does it appear in a Hadith that speaking lies blackens the heart?   Answer Imam Malik (rahimahullah) has recorded this as the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu). The nature of this Hadith is not such that could’ve been derived from his …

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Complain to Allah​

“The kids are driving me up the wall!”… “I’ve got the most terrible migraine! It feels as if my head is splitting!”… We all have our portion of problems in life. Whether it’s a toddler with a tantrum, unreasonable in-laws or nosy neighbours, peoples’ problems and challenges span all spheres …

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Inheritance – Important Points To Consider

Moulana Moosa Kajee The importance of following the Islamic Law of Inheritance can be appreciated by the fact that Allah Himself explains the share allotment in great detail. Other laws were left for Nabi to elaborate on. Yes, we learn greater detail from the Ahaadeeth, the application of the Sahabah …

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Rejoice at Your Calamities

Tests, trials, tribulations and calamities are all a part of life, but it is our status as believers and our relationship with the divine reality that will determine how we deal with them. Different calamities bring about different reactions from different people. For some, it causes them to detach themselves …

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QnA Snapshots: Keeping business open on a Jummuah

Q: Allah SWT says in Al Quraan: O you who believe (Muslims)! When the call is proclaimed for the Salah (prayer) on the day of Friday (Jumu’ah prayer), come to the remembrance of Allah [Jumu’ah religious talk (Khutbah) and Salah (prayer)] and leave off business (and every other thing), that …

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Is Microneedling permissible

  Nasihah (Advice): The believers are like one body   Sayyiduna Nu’maan Bin Bashir Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “The believers in their mutual kindness, compassion and sympathy are just like one body. When one of the limbs suffers, the whole body responds to it with …

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‘Pornography Is What the End of the World Looks Like’

  “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the book and the movie, is a celebration of the sadism that dominates nearly every aspect of American culture and lies at the core of pornography and global capitalism. It glorifies our dehumanization of women. It champions a world devoid of compassion, empathy and love. …

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Nikah in the Month of Muharram/Safar

Question and Answer: Q. I would like to know if it is permissible to marry in the month of muharram/safar as i am planning a nikah in the month of December in which Muharam/Safar does fall, i have been told that it is not permissible to marry in those months, please …

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#WorldMentalHealthDay

YOUR BODY AND YOUR SOUL    (10 OCTOBER 2018)   IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST GRACIOUS, THE MOST MERCIFUL. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh HUMANS: A COMPOSITE OF BODY AND SOUL It is important to understand that humans are composed of outer physical bodies and inner spirit (Rouh). The …

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Is it permissible to cut the sixth finger

  Question A child was born with six fingers on one of the hands. Is it permissible to operate on this hand to remove the additional finger? بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم Answer It is permissible as long as there is no risk to the child’s life in doing so. Medical …

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