Home | Islamic Lifestyle | Education (page 15)

Education

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

The Concept of Taqlid Simplified- Madhabs

  by Mawlana Khalid Dhorat Taqlid refers to the practice of an unqualified, lay person (in a specific field of specialization) submitting to and accepting the authority of an expert in that field, without demanding proof and justification for every view, opinion or verdict expressed by such an expert authority. …

Read More »

Watch that tongue

No part of the body has received attention from our Prophet peace be upon him to warn us about as much as the tongue. Yet, it seems that for most of us there is no part of the body we pay less attention to than our tongues. And in spite …

Read More »

That time of year….Exams

By Abdurrahman Umar For many when we hear the phrase “It’s that time of year again…” we think of year-end holidays and another year gone. For others it’s the dreaded time of exams. Again! A time of fear and anxiety, a time of wishing we had done more during the …

Read More »

Examination Do’s and Don’ts

Examination Do’s and Don’ts Do’s 1. Manage your studying. Do not lock yourself away with your books 24 hours a day. If you study for long periods will stop you really absorbing what you read, rather break up periods of studying with periods of relaxation. Reward yourself for your hard …

Read More »

60 tips from the Holy Quran for daily living continued

31. Do not backbite one another [49/12] 32. When you meet each other, offer good wishes and blessings for safety. One who conveys to you a message of safety and security and also when a courteous greeting is offered to you, meet it with a greeting still more courteous or …

Read More »

The Plight of the Kite

The Plight of the Kite The colourful kite is flying high up in the sky. Attached to it is a string which goes all the way down to a man standing on the ground, who is controlling it. Everyone see’s and admires the kite whereas it is the man behind …

Read More »

Ramadaan

By Moulana Fadlur Rahman Sahib Sheikhul Hadith, Madrasah Arabia Islamia, Azaadville Rasulullah sallallahu alaihi wasallam said: “On the first night of Ramadân, the Shayateen (devils) and the rebellious jinnat are imprisoned. All the doors of Jahannam (hell) are closed and all the doors of Jannah are opened. A caller calls …

Read More »

The decline of a nation

 The decline of a nation   In has been narrated by Abu Hurairah (Radiallahu anhu) that Rasoolullah (Sallallaahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) said: “When my followers will begin to adore the worldly benefits, their hearts will be deprived of the importance of Islam; and when they stop enjoining the good and …

Read More »