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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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How To Really Get Ready For Ramadan

Many Muslims approach Ramadan with mixed feelings. On one hand they’ve heard how the Companions used to eagerly await Ramadan six months in advance. But on the other hand, they genuinely worry about the long hours of fasting (in hot weather in some cases) while they have to work.  Such …

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Talk of the Town

  In essence, a house is nothing more than a place of shelter and refuge in which a person lives. Hence, in the past, homes were simple and often small structures, yet were open to family and guests alike, housing them happily and comfortably for as long as they required. As …

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Wealth – The Double-Edged Sword

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) once mentioned to the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum), “By Allah! It is not poverty that I fear for you! Rather, I fear for you that the world will be spread out for you (i.e. it will be given to you in abundance), as it was spread out …

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Object Of Despair

Emma is a lawyer And so is Aisha too Colleagues going into court At circa half past two Its 1 O’Clock right now Aisha prays before the trial They grab a bite and chat about this and that Conversing with a smile Aisha is in full hijab With a loose …

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Exorcising the racist within us

Nabeela Vadi – Cii Radio How often are the undertones of racism expressed in our opinions. We sometimes make subtle jokes or judgements that incriminate people of colour. We easily suspect a black man over a white man – does this ring a bell? Whilst many will deny that they are racist …

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4 Categories of People

If you look into people, you find them in 4 categories:     Obedient to Allah and happy with their life.   Obedient to Allah but unhappy with their life.   Disobedient to Allah but happy with their life.   Disobedient to Allah and unhappy with their life. .   …

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Don’t Be Sad

 Sameera Hameed Beautifully compiled video for anyone who is going through trials upon trials. The simplest and most straightforward explanation of a believer’s life: Perception of how one looks at things. Every trial is only a means to get closer to Allah SWT, to be purified to go to the …

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Everyone Stealing From Just About Anyone

   By Maulana Khalid Dhorat   Morality, religion and values have not only flown out of the window, but it seems that the ceiling has cracked wide open and all traces of shame, decency and Allah-consciousness has simply evaporated into thin air. We are indeed witnessing the time wherein Rasulullah …

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Valentines Day – Collection of Articles

Valentine Day, Birthdays, and Other Daze Valentine Daze and Other Pagan Customs Valentines of Lies & Heartbreak! Valentines Day: Why It’s Not For Us Roses are Red, Violets are Blue,Valentines Day is definitely not for YOU!!! So what’s for Valentine? Till Death Do Us Part: On Valentine’s Day Vanity of …

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