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The Hero of Qadisiyah

Sahaba Series – Beloved Companions may ALLAH be pleased with Them. Our Heroes, Our Role Models We are now in a small town in a narrow valley. There is no vegetation, no livestock, no gardens, no rivers. Desert after desert separates the town from the rest of the world. During …

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The Grave Implications of “Feminist Islam”

  One of the leading Muslim feminists once wrote that Muslims need to feel comfortable saying “no” to the Quran. Well, it’s time for Muslims to feel comfortable saying “no” to feminism. ________________________________ I met my wife when we were both college students at Harvard. We both considered ourselves feminists as …

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Understanding Secular Education

 www.ka.org.za Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem By Shaykh Moulana Abdul Hamid Is`haq  (Daamat Barakaatuhum) When I was lecturing at the Rand Afrikaans University, a professor, who was head of the department, mentioned to me, during a conversation: “The day the Primary Level Religious Institutions (Makaatib) do not exist, the Muslim community will …

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Secularism and its dangers

Allah, the Most Exalted, sent down The Book (the Noble Quran) to clarify all things and to give Guidance and Mercy to people who believe. He sent His Messenger, Muhammad with guidance and the true religion with which He opened blinded eyes, deaf ears, and sealed hearts. With it, He …

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Itikaaf Laws

  I’TIKAF (1) I’tikaf means to stay in the Musjid with the niyyat of I’tikaf for the sake of Allah Ta’ala. The purpose of such stay in the Musjid is ibadat and to gain proximity to Allah Ta’ala. THE TYPES OF I’TIKAF There are three types of I’tikaf: Wajib, Sunnatul …

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The Powerful Product of Purity

Among the prominent rulers of Afghanistan during the 1800s was a man named Dost Muhammad Khan who passed away in 1863. At one point during his rule, he appointed one of his sons as his successor. After some time, when an enemy force attacked his kingdom, he dispatched this very …

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The truth about music in Islam

The truth about music in Islam in 10 Ahaadith   (1) Hadhrat Ibn Abbaas (radhiyallahu anhu) narrated: “The musical drum (tablah) is haraam. Liquor is haraam, and musical instruments are haraam.” (Kaf-fur Ruaa’) (2) Hadhrat Ibn Mas’ud (radhiyallahu anhu) narrated: “Verily, Nabi (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) heard a man singing o­ne …

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