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Are you a consumerist slave?

Nabeela Vadi – Cii News | 15 Rabi ul Akhir 1437/26 January 2016 Consumerism is making our society a slave to the dollar. We are spending too much money on things we do not need. We are spending more money than we can afford. And we are spending our hard …

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Umar Ibn al-Khattab (ra) a Radiant Sun

MVMEDIA-muslimvillage.     By: Mohammad Yacoob   Michael H. Hart wrote a book entitled “The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History” in 1978. Several other authors have written similar books but this still remains a distinguished book in its category. The book is thought provoking and …

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Surah Kahf in Brief by Moulana Ridwaan Kajee.

We often think that we living in a time still far away from the appearance of Dajjaal. However, we are living in a time of ‘dajaaliyat’ – many dajaals that are the bait so that we are already consumed by Dajaal on his appearance. In actual fact, we are living …

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Mind over Matter

 http://www.uswatulmuslimah.co.za/ Ever heard of “Mind over Matter”? Wondered what it’s all about? The following incident, extracted and summarized from “The New Scientist” of May 2009, sheds some light on the matter. Late one night in a small Alabama cemetery, Vance Vanders bumped into a witch doctor who shoved a bottle …

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Love for The Beloved Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم

Shaykh Saleh Al-Meghamsi (may Allah preserve him), Imam of Masjid Quba, went through such a humbling, lesson-laden moment that leaves us with much to reflect on. He relates his story saying: I was in the intensive care unit, just beginning to regain consciousness after undergoing a 24 hour open-heart surgery, …

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IF YOU ARE MUHAMMAD OR KNOW A MUHAMMAD, PLEASE STAND UP !

By Maulana Khalid Dhorat   It is recorded in the “Hilyatul Awliya” that there was an extremely sinful and immoral man during the time of Prophet Moses (peace be upon him). When he died, his people dragged his body to a dump and left him there to rot like the scoundrel …

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Clothed yet naked

 http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?series=hayaa Imaan in Grave Danger Honesty, trustworthiness, kindness to parents, respect to elders, decency (in manner, speech, dressing, etc.) and a host of other basic values are cherished by one and all. The reality, however, is that such values are gradually becoming rare and extinct. While there could be many …

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Barley, A Prophetic Staple

Your Sunnah Basket of Goodness  Nabeela Vadi – Cii Radio | 02 Rabi uth Thani 1437/13 January 2015 Mentioned in 250 Hadeeth – the sunnah, the benefits and the cures residing in barley, makes it a noteworthy food. Whenever a member of the family of Muhammad (SAW) fell sick then it was ordered …

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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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Islam – The Perfect Code of Life

 http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?series=hayaa Islam is the perfect code of life. It provides complete guidance in all spheres of life and teaches man how to conduct and how to fulfil his worldly and deeni needs. Islam advocates respecting human rights and promotes sublime conduct when interacting with the creation. In aspects of honesty, …

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