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Twenty Rakaats of Taraweeh is Sunnah

  By Sheikhul Hadith Hazrat Moulana Fazlur Rahman Saheb Sheikh Atiyyah Muhammed Salim who is a judge of the supreme court of Madinah Munawwarah and an orator and teacher in Masjidun-Nabawi (Ala Sahibihi As-Salatu Was-Salam) has written a book entitled At-AtTaraweehu akthara min alfi amin fi masjid-in-Nabi (Ala Sahibihi As-Salatu …

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10 Tips for Ramadan

ilmgate.org By Nabeel Khan As the blessed month of Ramadan approaches, we need to prepare for it in such a way that we can gain the maximum benefit of this month.  For many, Ramadan comes and goes.  However, very few people actually benefit from this great month.  Our teachers advise …

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Asharah Mubasharah – The ‘Elite’

Fi Zillil Habeeb SAW:  Cii Radio | 02 Ramadan 1436/19 June 2015 Do we know who are the ten that were promised Paradise in their lifetimes? Given that assurance from the blessed tongue of RasulAllah SAW himself by name? It is necessary that part of our aim to be good …

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HOW TO REALLY GET READY FOR RAMADAN

 muslimmatters.org Anas Hlayhel June 17, 2015 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) …

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Prophet Lut (AS)

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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Beauty Standards of The World vs Beauty Standards of ISLAM

Beautiful women making the front page of magazines and newspapers splashed with airbrushed models and celebrities. Not to mention, TV and social media platforms buzzing with news of how flawlessly beautiful this celebrity is and how amazingly tanned that celebrity is… Well, this is an everyday happening and people have …

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Test of Loyalty

The king of Sindh, Mirza Husain gave his daughter in marriage to Kamran Mirza, the son of the first Mughal emperor, Babar. When Babar passed away, Kamran tried to overthrow his brother Humayun. Eventually Humayun conquered Kamran and had him blinded. Before leaving for Hijaaz to live in exile, Kamran …

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Don’t allow ‘miracle healers’ to sell you a mirage

Umar Stambuli – Cii News | 22 Sha’ban 1436/10 June 2015 The saying, desperate times call for desperate measures seems to have been misinterpreted by some Muslims. Desperation is rendering many in this community of faith gullible and weak. A look at community newspapers published on a weekly and monthly …

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Cover up . . . on the Catwalk!

 uswatulmuslimah.co.za She stepped onto the catwalk, her outfit clinging to her body. She was dressed, yet undressed. She was covered, yet uncovered. Cameras flashed and music blared from each end of the arena. Heads turned and everybody looked in her direction. Some stared. Many ogled. She didn’t seem to mind …

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