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Help Your Kids Confront ‘The-P-Word’: Pornography,

“Hina?” The voice on the other end of the line was ragged; it was obvious the caller had been crying. I felt panic rise in my chest. “What’s wrong? What’s happened?” Pause. Deep breath. And then: “It came into my house last night.” And there it was. Without any need …

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The Gift of Gratitude – Shukr

On one occasion, after Nabi Ismaa‘eel (‘alaihis salaam) had married, Nabi Ebrahim (‘alaihis salaam) came to visit him in Makkah Mukarramah. On arriving at his home, however, he did not meet Nabi Ismaa‘eel (‘alaihis salaam), as he was out, and instead met the wife of Nabi Ismaa‘eel (‘alaihis salaam). As she had …

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Seerah Series part 7: Battle of Uhud

THE BATTLE OF UHUD: REVENGE: When their heroes were defeated on the Day of Badr and the remnants of the army returned to Makkah, it was a terrible blow for the Quraysh. Men who had lost their fathers, sons and brothers approached Abu Sufyan and others who had valuable merchandise …

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Ka’ab’s RA Failure to Join the Battle of Tabuk

Beloved Sahaba Series – Companions of The Beloved Master Together with the Munafiqin who did not join in The Battle of Tabuk, there were more than eighty people from the Ansar and an equal number from amongst the nomadic Arabs and a large number from the strangers. They themselves did …

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Seerah Series Part 6: Battle of Badr

  THE DECISIVE BATTLE OF BADR: The Great Expedition of Badr took place in Ramadan, 2 A.H. Allah called this battle ‘The Day of Distinguishing.’ Allah says, ‘if you believe in Allah and what We sent down on Our servant on the Day of Distinguishing, the day the two hosts …

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Can I stay naked when it is hot?

Question: I really like to be naked and I stay naked when no one is home. Most of the times no one is home as I live alone and when the light goes it gets extremely hard to wear clothes as these days it stays really hot. I live in …

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Seerah Series Part 5: In Madinah

See Also Seerah Series Part 1, 2 , 3 , 4 MADINAH RECEIVES THE MESSENGER(SALLALLAHU ALAIYHI WASSALLAM) OF ALLAH: The Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah and his party continued their journey to Quba’ which is on the outskirts of Madinah. It was Monday the 12 of Rabi’ al-Awwal and this …

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Removing The Safety Net – Book

by Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (rahmatullah alayh) “O PEOPLE OF IMAAN! SAVE YOURSELVES AND YOUR FAMILIES FROM A FIRE WHOSE FUEL IS MEN AND STONES…” [SURAH AT-TAHREEM 66 : 6] Some of the e-mails that we receive are such that you do not know whether to believe what you …

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Seerah Series Part 4: Hijrah

THE HIJRAH TO MADINAH BEGINS: Once the Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah had taken this pledge, the Muslims had more security and some from Makkah took refuge with the Ansar. The Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah ordered his Companions and those Muslims who were with him in Makkah to leave …

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Why a visit to Masjid al-Aqsa has to be on your bucket list

Written By Ebrahim Moosa It should hardly take much convincing to get one packing for a voyage to al-Quds. The first qiblah, second mosque to be established and third holiest site in Islam is a haven of history and a sanctuary replete with spiritual blessings. For starters, Masjid al-Aqsa is …

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