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In this world you are Mr Somebody or Mr Nobody.

  A few weeks ago I attended a funeral of a young lady of 37 years who passed away suddenly of a heart-attack. Besides being the funeral of a muslim sister it became more my duty to do so on account of her once being my immediate neighbour. However this …

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The Crusades Part 1: Invasion

http://lostislamichistory.com Few historical eras resonate in the Muslim and Christian worlds as much as the Crusades. This epic struggle for what both religions see as holy land helped shape the development of Europe and Southwest Asia politically, socially, and religiously for centuries afterwards. The heroic tales of chivalry, bravery, and determination …

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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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After Ramadan – Keeping the Connection

  Sheikh Kamaludeen Ahmed islamicspirituality.org The month of Ramadan actually came to make us the lover of Allah SWT. Ramadan was not the month of fasting. If you think Ramadan was the month of fasting, then it’s finished on Eid. It’s a mistake. People tell their children that Ramadan is …

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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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