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Is there a Hadith that ‘Speaking lies blackens the heart’?

SPEAKING LIES BLACKENS THE HEART Question Does it appear in a Hadith that speaking lies blackens the heart?   Answer Imam Malik (rahimahullah) has recorded this as the statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu). The nature of this Hadith is not such that could’ve been derived from his …

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The Beliefs of the shia cult regarding the Beloved Sahaabah

ihyauddeen.co.za 1. Mullah Muhammed bin Yaqoob Kulaini, regarded as being among the most prominent Shi’ite scholars of Hadith, states: وان الشيخين فارقا الدنيا ولم يتوبا ولم يتذكرا ما صنعا بامير المؤمنين عليه السلام فعليهما لعنة الله والملائكة والناس اجمعين (فروع كافي كتاب الروضة ص115) ‘Abu Bakr and Umar did not …

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The deviated shi’ah cult & ‘Ashoora’ – 10th Muharram

What the Shi’ah do on ‘Ashoora’ of beating their chests, slapping their cheeks, striking their shoulders with chains and cutting their heads with swords to let the blood flow are all innovations that have no basis in Islam. These things are evils that were forbidden by the Prophet (peace and …

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Prophet Lut (AS) – Sodom

Prophet Lut AS was the nephew of the Prophet Ibrahim AS. The story of his people and the punishment they were afflicted with was a shocking incident in the life of Ibrahim AS. Lut AS, as you will recall, left Ur with Ibrahim AS and settled in Palestine. Nothing authoritative …

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Will You be Suffering From “SELFITIS” This Eid? 

  TAKE THE TEST NOW BY MAULANA KHALID DHORAT It didn’t come as a surprise to me that the Oxford Dictionary has named ‘Selfie’ as the Word of the Year: 2013. Since then, its usage has apparently increased by 17 000% over the past 18 months! So, what’s a “Selfie”? …

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The Obligatory Nature of Hajj

By Shaykh Mawlānā Muhammad Saleem Dhorat hafizahullāh The advent of the month of Shawwāl brings with it the remembrance of Ibrāhīm ‘alayhis salām and his memorable hajj. All over the world, those who are fortunate make preparations for this great spiritual experience. Hajj is from the five pillars of Islām …

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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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The evil of sporting competitions (World Cup)

  The sport of Football:   Defining the sport: This sport has four factors: Two competing teams each consisting of eleven players; a rectangular shaped field of specified dimensions; A ball; And three officials, consisting of one referee on the field and two linesmen who flank each side. The two teams compete …

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AFTER RAMADAAN-Avoiding Sins

by Shaykh Maulana Yunus Patel  (rahmatullah alayh) The Holy month of Ramadaan came like seasonal rain and passed by. This rain did not water the plants and crops -it showered upon the hearts of believers. It is sad, but true, that the hearts of the majority of Muslims are stricken …

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15 Ways to Kick Bad Habits in Ramadan

islaaminfo.com Few things are more demanding than eliminating bad habits, since they are part of our daily routines and personality. It takes days of patience and practice to break old habits. However, the good news is, Ramadan offers a perfect and natural environment for moral training. Interestingly, researches from “positive …

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