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Qurbani and the Battlefield of Faith!

“Certainly there is a profound lesson for you in the life of Hazrat Ebrahim Alayhimus Salaam”  Ebrahim Alayhimus Salaam abandoned his life of solitude to confront a world steeped in tyranny and rebellion against Allah. He boldly challenged the icons of power and openly denounced falsehood, which pitted him in …

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Am I being watched?

Am I being watched? AM I BEING WATCHED? Cruising down the national freeway, exceeding the speed limit, one almost instantaneously steps on his brakes and decelerates. Why? He catches sight of an RTI official and is well aware that HE IS BEING WATCHED! A person in a supermarket, whose intention …

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Another Chance

Another Chance Allah Ta’ala, through His grace and bounty, has afforded mankind numerous opportunities of gaining closeness to Him and turning to Him in repentance. These opportunities enable man to undo the wrongs which he may have committed since his last repentance. There is a famous Hadeeth in which Rasulullah …

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Exclusively for this Ummah

Exclusively for this Ummah Hadrat Abu Hurayra Radiyallaahu anhu narrates that Rasulullaah Sallallaahu Alaihi wasallam has said, “ My Ummah was given five things for Ramadaan which were not given to anyone except them. (They are): 1.     The smell emanating from the mouth of a fasting person is  sweeter …

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Can my child become a saint?

Every parent desires the best for his child. In fact, it is only parents and perhaps some educators that would wish for their children and learners better than what they themselves enjoy. In modern times the best is reduced to the “Best comforts of the world.” The ‘best’ car, the …

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Rules of a Muslim home

Ta’leem A Muslim home should always be pervaded by the remembrance of Allah Ta’aala at any time. Learning, teaching and engaging in the Ibaadah (worship) of Allah Ta’aala should be an integral part of every Muslim home. In the days of the Sahaabah, it was common among them that they …

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A Tribute To Mothers

Hazrat Bahz ibn Haakim Radhiyallaahu Anhu relating from his father, states, “His grandfather asked Rasoolullah Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam to whom belongs the right to my greatest care and affection? Rasoolullah Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam replied:”Your Mother.” He asked, “Who is next?” Rasoolullah Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam replied, “Your Mother.” …

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The story behind the story

Most of us have grown up listening to “Jack & the beanstalk”, ”Snow White and the 7 dwarfs” and “Hansel and Gretel”. We tell these stories to our children before bedtime and feel we are good parents. We are fulfilling our parental duties, spending quality time with the young ones …

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I Will Give You 365 Hours……

A young successful attorney said: “The greatest gift I ever received was a gift I got when my dad gave me a small box. Inside was a note saying, “Son, this year I will give you 365 hours, an hour every day after dinner. It’s yours. We’ll talk about what …

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The Modernist In The Deen

 Hazrat Jafar ibn Muhammad Rahmatullahi Alaihi has stated that there are four types of people :- That person who has knowledge of Deen and he is aware of it, so seek knowledge from him. That person who has knowledge of Deen but he is unaware of it, so he is …

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