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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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Who ‘Liberated’ Women – Islam Or The West?

Islam is forever being accused by it’s antagonists of oppressing and ill-treating women. However, the truth of the matter is that Islam liberated women 1400 years ago, while the west, until just 140 years, had treated its women like slaves and cattle. The Caroline Norton (1808-1877) case mentioned hereunder clearly …

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Tafseer of Sura Feel

SURAH AL-FEEL (THE ELEPHANT) Surah: 105 THEME: THE QUDRAT (POWER AND MIGHT) OF ALLAH TA’ALA In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful 1. Did you (O Muhammad Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasallam) not see how your Rabb dealt with the companions of the elephant? 2. Did He not …

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Examinations – Go for straight A’s

  Yes it’s that time of the year again when many are anxiously awaiting their results. Some may have spent many hours putting their shoulders to the wheel burning the midnight oil while others may have been satisfied with a last minute swot hoping that the sections they have covered …

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There Goes The Phone Again!

There he stands with his fancy cellular, waiting for a call from no-one in particular! When the call does eventually come, his cheeks glow like a ripe plum! Like a fashion model he strikes a pose, as though amongst all the thorns he is the rose! He raises his voice …

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