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The Day of Eid-ul-Fitr & The Prize Giving night before Eid

  The Day of Eid-ul-Fitr • EID-UL-FITR • BEAUTIFUL HADITH ABOUT EID-UL-FITR • SUNNAH ACTS ON EID-UL-FITR • TIPS HOW TO SPEND EID DAY • MOTIVATIONAL STORY EID-UL-FITR is celebrated on the first day of Shaw’waal, at the completion of Ramadhaan. Shaw’waal is the 10th month of the Islamic calendar. …

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 Ramadaan almost over…Now what???

  By Umm Ammarah eislam.co.za The Month of Ramadaan is coming to an end and the transition from Ramadaan to Eid and thereafter should be a path the that brings us closer to our Creator and a path that treads the Sunnah i.e. The way of the Messenger of Allah …

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How to perform Istikhara

How to perform Istikhara The essence of Istikhārah is to seek goodness in any task a person intends undertaking. It is Mustahab (commendable) to perform Salātul-Istikhārah when one intends to undertake an important matter in one’s life. The method of Istikhārah is as follows: Perform two Rakaats with the intention …

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The Fiqh of Sadaqat al-Fitr

by Mufti Faraz ibn Adam Source: ilmgate.org     The great Hanafi faqih (jurist) Imam Ibn al-Humam mentions: “Sadaqat al-Fitr is compulsory upon every free Muslim.” (Sharh Fath al-Qadir, 2:285) The Evidence All the scholars base their opinion on the following ahadith: ‘Abd Allah Ibn ‘Umar (Allah be pleased with him) narrates, …

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The Importance of Sadaqatul Fitr

eislam.co.za Sadaqatul fitr is a compulsory charity which becomes payable on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.   The Noble Messenger of Allah ( Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “The fast remains suspended between Heaven and Earth until the fitrah is paid.” Rasulullâh Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam made charity of Fitr compulsory as a purification of fasts …

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Status of Dreams in Istikharah

Shaykhul Hadith Moulana Fazlur Rahmaan  Firstly, one must understand that none of the narrations in the Ahadith have any mention regarding a dream, or even about performing the ‘Istikharah’ before sleeping. However, some ‘Ulama do prefer that Istikharah be performed before sleeping. With regards to the person who does see …

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Ramadaan and The One Month Wonders

Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News, 2014-06-03   The spiritual rays of Ramadaan beckons beyond the horizon ready to make an appearance, to all those hearts ready to be rejuvenated by this beautiful month. However the question remains: are we ready? Will people embrace this month and draw every ounce of spiritual essence …

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A Simple Format for ‘ibadah on Auspicious nights

al-miftah.com Our Beloved Nabi (sallallahu’alaihiwasallam) has mentioned: “Indeed your Lord has reserved certain special moments in time (in which he emits abundant/special mercy) Be sure to avail yourselves for these opportunities.” (Majma’uz Zawaaid) We are usually aware of the significant occasions that present themselves each year. The crucial thing is …

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The New Addiction – Cell Phones as Cigarettes

DIANE FRANCIS Smartphones are every bit as annoying, addictive, and dangerous to our health as are cigarettes—and the second-hand consequences are alarming. Cell phone usage is becoming the new smoking. These devices are every bit as annoying, addictive, and dangerous to our health as are cigarettes. People now remain glued …

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The Warnings

The reason behind appointment of Prophets among nations over the course of earth history by Allah SWT had always been for accomplishment of essential goals. These include believing in One God, obeying all of His Messengers and taking life in this world as temporary and prepare for the Judgment Day. …

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