Losing a Child


By Naadira Chhipa They were happily married for over ten years and due to medical reasons they could not have a baby yet they continued to make dua and seek advice from renowned doctors in hope of conceiving.She was nervously sitting across her gynaecologist waiting for her blood results,silently making …

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Understanding Television


(Author’s Request: Please turn off your television set as you read this article.) In Karachi the murder and mayhem have been going on for years. “The only social activities left in the city are those related to death,” wrote a Karachi newsmagazine editorial some years ago. “Funerals, burial, mourning.” When …

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Celebrating birthdays on an alternate day


   Nasihah (Advice): Aqeeqah for a boy and girl   A group of people approached Hafsah Bint Abdur Rahman Radhiyallahu Anha and enquired from her regarding Aqeeqah. She informed them that Aaisha Radhiyallahu Anha informed her that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam commanded them to slaughter two sheep equal (in age) …

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By Naadira Chhipa She sat alone in her classroom looking outside the window as she ate her lunch.She yearned to go out and play on the jungle gym or to just sit with a group of friends,to chat and laugh like all the other girls she sees through the window …

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A father’s lament

Islamic Quotes About Parents Parenting

By Naadira Chhipa Wrinkled old hands desperately search the night stand for his spectacles. He cannot remember if he placed them there last night. He cannot remember what he had for dinner last night.. his memory just like his eyesight is giving up on him.. His frail legs feel weak …

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Works and supplications during pregnancy


By: Mufti Yusuf Shabbir Source: Nawadir There are many actions and supplications that have been mentioned by scholars based on the experience of the pious people of the past. They include the following: Actions Remain punctual on the five obligatory Ṣalāh and perform as many non-obligatory prayers. (Click here for …

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Tuhfatush Shabaab – New Book

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  (A Gift for the Youth)   The youth today are faced with many challenges and evil influences. It is extremely important that we provide them with guidance to protect themselves from these evils.   This book titled “Tuhfatush Shabaab” was compiled to help the youth identify these evils and …

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Saad ibn Muaaz RadiALLAHU Anhu

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   One of the heroes of Islam, one of its knights, and an honorable Companion of Nabi Salillahu Alaihe Wasalam . This honorable Companion fought in the Battle of Badr, Uhud, and in the Battle of the Trench and he did not fear anyone. He embraced Islam in Madinah (Medina) …

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The Importance of The Institution of The MAKTAB


The first word revealed of the Quran is “Iqra” READ! Seek knowledge! Educate yourselves! Be educated. “Read and your Lord is Honorable, who taught(to write) with the pen taught man what he knew not, Those of His servants only who are possesses of knowledge fear Allah; Surely Allah is mighty, …

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