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Imam Abu Hatim Razi (رحمه الله)

  Imam Abu Hatim Razi (رحمه الله), One who memorized 300 000 Hadith! Al-miftah.com Imam Abu Hatim, Muhammad ibn Idris Ar-Razi (رحمه الله) was born in Ray (Tehran –Iran) in the year 195 A.H. and he passed away in the year 277 A.H. Lengthy Sojourn He first set out in …

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So Much To Do, So Little Time…

By Areeba Altaf Saudi Life “IT’S 9 p.m., and there are still three assignments that need to be submitted by tonight. I have to attend a one-hour lecture at my virtual university, and then there’s dinner. And yes, I had to call a friend who had been waiting for my …

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Good Manners

One of the most beautiful things I found in Islam when I first encountered it was the emphasis on good manners. One quote a shaykh once made in a lecture particularly stuck with me: A Muslim is made by manners. Nowadays something strange is going on in the UK, where …

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The Reality of Sahih (Authentic) Hadith outside Bukhari & Muslim

  The following paragraphs discredit the erroneous claim of some individuals: that only the narrations of Sahih Al-Bukhari and Sahih Muslim are authentic. This rebuttal is summarized in five points. An Outdated Misconception Firstly, in the fourth century of Islam, there existed a deviated sect which – like some individuals …

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Prophet Muhammad(SAW)’s Last Sermon

This sermon was delivered on the Ninth Day of Dhul Hijjah 10 A.H. in the ‘Uranah valley of Mount Arafat’ (in Makkah). After praising, and thanking Allah he(SAW) said: “O People, lend me an attentive ear, for I know not whether after this year, I shall ever be amongst you …

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Back To School…But What About Islamic Education?

Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News – 2013-01-07 Education is the most important and powerful tool which you can use to change the world. An educated nation begets educated children which equals a harmonious environment on earth provided it is used constructively. With the new school year only a few days …

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What is a Real man?

A phrase that has long been thrown around is the popular term, “Real Man”. Being labelled a “Real Man” has forever been seen as the ultimate compliment of respect a man could give another and to be viewed in this way has been regarded as the ultimate goal to achieve …

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Top 10 Misconceptions of Islam & Muslims

by Huma Ahmad MISCONCEPTION #1: Muslims are violent, terrorists and/or extremists. This is the biggest misconception in Islam, no doubt resulting from the constant stereotyping and bashing the media gives Islam. When a gunman attacks a mosque in the name of Judaism, a Catholic IRguerrilla sets off a bomb in …

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A Woman’s Reflection on Leading Prayer

On March 18, 2005 Amina Wadud led the first female-led Jumuah (Friday) prayer. On that day women took a huge step towards being more like men. But, did we come closer to actualizing our God-given liberation? I don’t think so. What we so often forget is that God has honored …

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Crime – The Disease in Need of a Cure

Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News – 2012-11-12 Crime... A word that has injected a lethal dose of fear into the hearts of South Africans. It has robbed and snatched away our will to roam our neighbourhoods and shopping centers and ravaged our freedom, ripping it to shreds… Crime is a …

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