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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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The Al-Aqsa Mosque Through The Ages: Part 2

http://lostislamichistory.com In Part 1 of this article, we saw the early history of the third holiest site in Islam: the al-Aqsa Mosque. From a Roman and Byzantine dumping site to a modest mosque built by ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab, to a giant complex crowned by the Dome of the Rock in Umayyad …

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Isale Sawaab for my parents

  Question I have in the past built a mosque for my deceased parents and now, with my wife and her brother and sisters we will Insha Allah build a mosque with the niyat that my mother and father in law will benefit as Isaal e Thawaab. My Niyyat is one …

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The Al-Aqsa Mosque Through The Ages: Part 1

http://lostislamichistory.com When Prophet Muhammad ﷺ received the command from God to lead the Muslim community in five daily prayers, their prayers were directed towards the holy city of Jerusalem. For Muslims, the city of Jerusalem is an important site. As the home of numerous prophets of Islam such as Dawud (David), Sulayman (Solomon), …

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Halal or Zabiha? Knowledge and advice on eating right

Posted By MV Media By: Mufti Abdur-Rahman ibn Yusuf Source: IlmGate In the name of Allah, the Inspirer of truth There is no doubt that there is great confusion regarding the permissibility of meats in certain countries, especially in the United States, and regarding what is lawful and what is unlawful to …

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Following One of the Four Imams of Fiqh

FUQAHAA HAVE THE MOST CORRECT UNDERSTANDING OF QURAN & HADITH: By Moulana Muhammad Abbasoomar. “Some contemporaries, who degrade the Fiqh of the four Imams and their followers, actually do so because they view legitimate “difference of opinion” as evil. This is the reason for which they keep harping on the …

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Problems, Problems, Problems…

  By Sister S Bemath PROBLEMS!!!…How we hate them! The time and energy we waste, stewing over problems instead of tackling them cheerfully and constructively, recognising them as the growth points of life and progress. Life can expose us to a series of problems. Problems evoke in us a great …

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Tafseer – Surah Falaq

WHAT DOES THE HOLY QUR’AAN STATE ABOUT WITCHCRAFT (JADOO) AND JEALOUSY? THIS CHAPTER (SURAH) TELLS US: SURAH AL – FALAQ: (THE DAYBREAK) 1. City of Revelation: Madinah al-Munawwarah 2. Period of Revelation: After Hijrah 3. No of Sections (Ruku’): 01 4. No of Verses (Aayah): 05 5. No of words: …

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Envious People are Losers In Life

  Envy is the biggest cause of mankind’s downfall throughout history. When one nurtures discontentment, that feeling will eventually lead to hatred and jealousy to those perceived to be better then they are – whether in accomplishment, beauty, status, riches or even number of children. It is the worst characteristic …

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