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We are Branded

  I will not attend that walimah on Sunday if the Gavin Rajah gown I ordered is not here on time. I cannot simply wear the same Dolce and Gabbana dress I wore at our family dinner.   I just have to have that black Guess bag at the mall. …

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Sighted yet Blind

We possess eyes, yet we still tend to be blind This is an account of a man named Rasheed, He tells his story as follows… I was not more than thirty years old when my wife gave birth to our first child. I still remember that night. I had stayed …

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RAMADAAN The Month of DUA

  Here are some etiquettes of dua to increase your chances of it being accepted . Remember that Allaah loves to be asked, and He encourages that in all things. He is angry with the one who does not ask of Him and He encourages His slaves to ask of …

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9 Practical Tips to Rebuild Our Ties of Kinship This Ramadan

Never has a religion emphasized the importance of maintaining the ties of kinship and building strong bonds with one’s relatives/family than the religion of Islam. With verses revealed on this topic, and many ahadith narrated about this virtue, it is ironic to see Muslims today far from this practice and …

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Ramadaan – TV Free Month

Ramadaan : Understanding Television What Can Be Done? By Khalid Baig Television has spread like a wild fire in the world, including the Muslim world. It seems to have overcome the limitations of space and time. Consider place. In Saudi Arabia, one can find the imprints of Hollywood only a few …

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10 Tips to enjoy a healthy Ramadan.

Here are 10 tips for you to enjoy a healthy Ramadan. 1. Drink water The most important tip that I can give everyone in preparation for Ramadan is, to start drinking water now! Adequate hydration is simple and important .Take hydration seriously and notice the difference this Ramadan when you’re …

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Taraweeh,“Eight or Twenty?”

  The Truth In The Light of Ahadeeth   The following article, Taraweeh 8 or 20 is written by Moulana Zakariyya Memon as thesis for his Iftaa course. This article makes useful read to understand the issue clearly. The format is well laid out and well substantiated. May Allah accept …

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Make sure your Zakah is paid Correctly on Time

Maulana Khalid Dhorat Non-payment of Zakāh is a direct cause of famine. The indirect causes maybe some scientific explanation like the change of weather patterns worldwide, the “greenhouse” effect or whatever else, but Allah Ta’ala is in control of the weather patterns, the workings of nature and He alone determines …

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Emotional Detox during Ramadan

 Haleh Banani As you are in the midst of Ramadan you need to make sure that you are completely cleansed in every aspect.  Many of you have prayed long rakats sincerely asking  for forgiveness,  read Qur’an while shedding many tears and engaged in many acts of charity feeling renewed.  The …

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