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The status of one who considers homosexuality to be permitted

By: Mufti Muhammad Zubair Butt Source: IlmGate Question: If a person practices homosexuality, and believes that this is acceptable [and not forbidden], does this person still remain a Muslim? The person says that the verses in the Qur’an are all related to lust and fashion rather than sincere love between 2 individuals. …

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Is it necessary to announce the Mahr amount at the time of Nikah?

Nasihah (Advice): Mahr and Walimah   Sayyiduna Anas Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam saw the traces of Sufra (yellow perfume) on Abdur-Rahman bin Auf Radhiyallahu Anhu and asked, “What is this?”He said, “I have married a woman and have paid gold equal to the weight of a date …

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Social Media and the Cyber Youth Crisis Part 2

Social Media and the Cyber Youth Crisis Part 1 Personal data Nothing on the internet is for free. Accessing websites using an internet browser will often lead to a cookie (small piece of data sent from the website to the user’s computer via the browser) being stored on the user’s …

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Social Media and the Cyber Youth Crisis Part 1

    It is hardly surprising that the iconic founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, along with a number of other tech CEOs and venture capitalists would strictly control their children’s screen time.The prefrontal cortex of the teenage brain, that regulates behaviour and evaluates the consequences of actions, continues to develop …

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Everyone Stealing From Just About Anyone

   By Maulana Khalid Dhorat   Morality, religion and values have not only flown out of the window, but it seems that the ceiling has cracked wide open and all traces of shame, decency and Allah-consciousness has simply evaporated into thin air. We are indeed witnessing the time wherein Rasulullah …

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Signs of The Mahdi

Question Assalamu-Alaikum I would like to know the authentic signs of Imam mahdi.   Answer In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Some of the signs of the Mahdi are as follows: His name will be Muhammad[i]. His father’s name will be …

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Anger – The True Enemy?

Contrary to popular sentiment, anger is not the bad guy. Like all emotions, anger is the body’s way of getting our attention when we feel threatened or endangered, both literally and hypothetically. Trying to rid ourselves of anger is a losing game, not the least of which because of the …

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Victims of Free-Mixing 

  Umm Muhammad, a woman over the age of 40, tells her story.   I lived a life of modest means with my husband. There was never any closeness and harmony, and my husband did not have the kind of strong personality that a woman would hope for, but his …

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