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Why Should I Marry?

  Introduction Marriage in Islam Why marry? Marriage and its Connection with Fornication and Homosexuality The Knock-on Effects of Fornication and Homosexuality Marriage and Masturbation A Final Word Regarding Marriage   Introduction In light of modern day, what is marriage? What does it mean? The Collins Paperback English Dictionary states …

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A man will follow the religion of his friend

  Question Is this Hadith authentic? ‘A man will follow the religion of his friend.’ Answer Imams Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud, Ahmad and other Muhaddithun (rahimahumullah) have recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu). The full Hadith is as follows: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, …

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Valentine Day, Birthdays, and Other Daze

What commercial and cultural propaganda presents as beautiful is rooted in ugly paganism but most blind followers do not know.   By Khalid Baig Courtesy: Al Balagh – www.albalagh.net   There is a group of practices that we can consider as the twin sister of bid’ah. Like bid’ah they flourish …

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Tahiyyatul Masjid; Our Weak Point!

 Imagine a visitor that enters your home, takes a seat, occupies himself with his personal affairs, fulfills his need and then leaves without even greeting you..? The consequences of such a visit are obvious! Moreover, what if such behavior is repeated daily or even weekly?!! Ironically, it is we ourselves that …

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The Story of Prophet Musa : A Story of Optimism

The Birth of Mūsā  The Prophet Mūsā  is the most commonly mentioned prophet in the Qur’an. His story is repeated numerous times and his names appears from the very first juz’[part] to the very last juz’ of the Qur’an. In fact, his name is mentioned from the very beginning of the prophethood of the Messenger Muhammad . …

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Why are the rules different for husband vs wife?

Question: In Islam, a man has options to choose from when his wife misbehaves or does something displeasing. For example, negotiating, then leaving her bedroom, etc. My question is, what if a man misbehaves? Does the woman have any options? What if he does something extremely horrible? What can she …

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The World Gets Topsy-Turvier: Signs of the End Days [2/2]

One of the main themes that runs through hadiths about the End Days is how good will be considered as being bad; and visa versa, how trustworthiness and honesty shall disappear, how the worthless will be raised to positions of rank and respect, and how there will be an increase in disobedience and widespread …

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What Happens When A Person Dies

  It is mentioned in the Quran -‘When death comes to one of you, our messengers (angels of death) take him (his soul) into their custody and they do not neglect is doing so (they perform their job promptly)’.  (Al-An-Aam – 61).   It is mentioned in the Hadith – Upon the authority …

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Corrupting Hijab part 3 – Choice or Obligation

Bint Ahmad Sulaymaan “The headscarf is my choice and I wasn’t forced to wear it,” we hear this often, “I choose to wear the niqab. My husband doesn’t force me to.” It’s excellent that women choose it. Except, most times it’s said to soothe non-Muslims rampaging against our imaginary suppression, …

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The Virtues of Jumu’ah

  Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) said, “Friday is the best of days. It was on this day that Hadrat Aadam alayhis salaam was created, it was on this day that he was granted entry into jannah, it was on this day that he was removed from jannah (which became the cause for …

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