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First SA Hujaaj set to depart August 14

Cii News | 20 Shawaal 1436/06 August 2015 All logistics appear to be in place ahead of the departure of first South African Hujaaj next week. Local Haj regulator SAHUC has declared itself ready to serve the Hujaaj whilst travel operators are said to be in the final stages of …

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Qur’an vs. Music: 12 Simple Truths to Ponder

Amina Edota Music is a big part of our lives. It is a social trend, ever growing and popular worldwide. No doubt, you get constantly bombarded by music of all types – at shopping malls, high streets and open markets; jingles playing back-to-back on the radio, TV channels and the …

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Turning to God in tough times

by Abdul Sattar Ahmed  Posted by: MV Media     Many of us have experienced, are experiencing or will experience difficult moments that make us wonder whether there is any hope for our future. These moments rock the foundations of our inner selves. They can throw us into abysses of …

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Sahaba Series – Sayyidina Wahshi RA

Vengeful mercenary to gallant Mujahid Cii Radio | 18 Shawaal 1436/04 August 2015 Two of the Tabieen went to visit Wahshi ibn Harb (radiallahu anhu) who was old at the time and they wanted him to tell them about the time he had killed Hamza ibn Abdul Mutallib (radiallahu anhu). …

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10 Beautiful Aspects of a Muslimah

1. Her Obedience to the Creator: A practising Muslim man loves to have a practising Muslim wife; who knows that the life of this world is nothing but a test from her Lord; giving her an opportunity to come closer and closer to Allāh (ﷻ) doing more and more good deeds …

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Going astray and taking others along?

Bint Ahmed Sulaymaan – Cii Radio | 17 Shawaal 1436/03 August 2015 Anyone who uses popular social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr, Vine etc – will testify that they are inundated with information. It would be fair to say that humankind is smothered by information. We are asphyxiated …

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An Open Letter to Lonely Souls

by Reehab Ramadan 5 min read Dear Lonely Soul, I thought about you this week when I was struggling. I thought about you again this week when I was reading a verse of the Qur’an. I thought about you again this week when reading an explanation of a verse in …

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Jealousy and Envy

Rasoolullah (Sallallhu Alayhi wa Sallam) said: “Beware of jealousy, for verily it destroys good deeds the way fire destroys wood.” [Abu Dawood] Zubayr bin al Awwaam (radhiyallahu anhu) narrates that the Rasoolullah (Sallallhu Alayhi wa Sallam) said: “There has come to you the disease of the nations before you, jealousy …

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The age of sedation

   Posted by: MV Media By: Junaid Kajee Source: junaidkajee.com We humans love sedatives. And I’m not talking about the kind you need a doctor’s prescription for. I’m talking about the kind that dims your courage, shatters your dreams and convinces you to settle for a life of settling. A life where …

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Taking Lessons from Babies

http://hameediyyah.blogspot.com/ Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem Recently, I had a dream that a close friend of ours was a holding a three month old baby in his arms. He, himself, is, as generally accepted, past the age of fathering a child. In the dream, he said to me: “This baby just cries …

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