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Submission – Lesson Of Qurbani

IN certain situations, especially long term or difficult ones; we often establish a different pattern of behavior in order to manage our pain. This pattern of behavior becomes our coping mechanism, our armor, and the newly established familiar, or comfort zone. In all cases, this is not a bad thing. …

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Make-up Artist

uswatulmuslimah.co.za Question: Assalaamu ‘alaikum Respected ‘Ulama There is a non-Muslim makeup artist who is highly qualified in his field. He claims to be gay. It has recently become a trend among some Muslim women to get their faces done up by this makeup artist. After applying the makeup, he often takes …

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Pornography: No Gain, Only Pain

By Syed Kazim youngmuslimdigest.com   While the world continuous to progress technologically, faster than its growth in technology, it is worsening morally and spiritually. For some, pornography is a business, entertainment and pleasure and for others it is filth and a grave sin. But it goes without saying that pornography …

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Haj without a Visa!

  Deeds that equal the reward of Haj   Al-Miftah. Haj without a Visa! Since Haj is among the most virtuous deeds in Islam, and not everyone can afford it (especially on a continuous basis) Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala has attached the reward of optional Haj to certain other deeds …

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Sacrifice or Qurbani: Philosophy and Rules

Qurbani: Are you ready?   With Qurbani 1437 just days away, much excitement has set in. Preparations are underway, knives are being sent for sharpening, butchers are readying themselves for the influx of meat, and families are setting themselves up for a day of sacrificial slaughtering. The blood stained clothes, …

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The Devil’s Net

By Syed Iqbal Zaheer  http://www.youngmuslimdigest.com/ The social sites that nets billions of youth, are dominated by free-thinkers, atheist and the gay. These sites help the youth cut off their elders from themselves. A sea divides father and son, mother and daughter. They are liberated from such ties by the Satanic …

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The first ten days of Zul Hijjah

  Significance of the First Ten Days of Zul Hijjah 1. Allah has taken oath of ten nights in Surah Al-Fajr. According to the majority of the commentators of Qur’an, the nights are those of the (first) ten days of Zul Hijjah. 2. Abdullah Ibn ’Abbas Radiyallaahu anhu related that …

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Everybody on His Own

By Khalid Baig  Disturbing trends in Western societies today, as also Islam’s own prescription for social security, quite clearly state that men are responsible for the affairs outside the home and the women are responsible for taking care of the home. This division is not a relic of some dark …

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