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The composition of Rave music

The composition of Rave music This article is a continuation of the article “Rave Culture” which appeared in the last issue of the Al-Jamiat. In the “Altered State” they also write, “The rave scene is the first step to re-awakening. You dance for hours to Shamanic tribal drumming, that clears …

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Xenophobia

Xenophobia “And remember the favour of Allah upon you when you were enemies and He joined your hearts together, so that, by His grace you became Bretheren (In faith).” (Surah Ale-Imraan, verse: 103) Jaabir Radiyallaahu anhu has reported that Rasullullaah Sallallaahu alaihi wasallam addressed us saying, “O People! Indeed Your …

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Friendship

Friendship (Continued from last issue …..) Rasulullah Sallallahu alaihi wasallam has said, “A Believer is one who people are attracted to. There is no goodness in a person who does not love and who is not loved.”                                           (Ahmad)   ETIQUETTE THREE ONE SHOULD AVOID FORMALITIES The Holy Prophet Sallallaahu alaihi …

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Matric paper leaks

Matric paper leaks I am a Muslim First Islam is a religion with a comprehensive code of conduct and a set code of ethics. Every Muslim is required to uphold and display these ethics to the best of his ability. Two of the most important qualities that a Muslim is …

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A Letter from Shaytaan

A Letter from Shaytaan I saw you yesterday as you began your daily chores. You awoke without stopping to make salaah. As a matter of fact, you didn’t even bless your meals, or pray before going to bed last night. You are so ungrateful. I like that about you. I …

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Holidays

Holidays Nabi (Sal lal laahu alay hi wa sal lam) has said: “There are two favours (of Allah Ta’aala) that many a man is unmindful of. They are” sound health free/leisure time (Tirmizi) Allah Ta’aala has granted man the invaluable capital of his life in the form of time, so …

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Six Ettiquetes Of Learning

SIX ETTIQUETES OF LEARNING Ibnul Qayyim (Rahimahul Laah) has said : There are six stages to knowledge : Firstly : Asking questions in a good manner. Secondly :Remaining silent and listening attentively. Thirdly :Understanding well. Fourthly: Memorizing. Fifthly: Teaching. Sixthly : And its fruits are-Acting upon the knowledge and keeping …

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Does the intention of marriage justify zina?

I am a young teenage girl just out of High school. I was going steady with a Muslim boy for 2 years. I relaxed myself with him as he pledged to marry me. However, now that I am pregnant he says that he cannot marry me since his mother is …

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Regrets of a Lifetime

Nabi Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasallam has said, “The one who seeks mutual counsel (Mashwara) will not regret and the one who seeks divine guidance (Istikhaarah) will not be at a loss.” How often have we made rash and hasty decisions and thereafter when the outcomes are manifested, we are deeply regretful …

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Three Talaqs and the laws pertaining to them

The Qur’aanic style clearly portrays that the issuing of three divorces is disliked in Shar’iah. If it ever becomes necessary for someone to separate from his wife, it is sufficient for him to pronounce two divorces only, as the issuing of the third one is neither necessary nor advisable. Instead …

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