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Use of Botox for Beauty & Medicinal Purposes.

Question I am a general practitioner in UK . My question is it permissible to practice give Botox injections, facial peels, dermabrasions. Mostly done for patients to look younger and good looks. I am mainly thinking of doing it for earning extra money {being honest} I would like to know …

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Seeking Forgiveness for Backbiting

  Nasihah (Advice): Backbiting and slandering Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said, “Do you know what is backbiting?” The Companions said: “Allah and His Messenger know better.”He said, “Backbiting is talking about your (Muslim) brother in a manner which he dislikes.” It was said …

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Marriage is not for Small Boys !!!

  I used to interpret the saying “Marriage is not for small boys” to mean small  boys in terms of age, until I visited a female mentor that has been in marriage for 47 years.   I asked, so what is the secret of your over 47 years in marriage? …

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50 Virtues of Masjid al-Aqsa Every Muslim Should Know

by: Amin Habib All praise is for Allāh, and salutations and peace be upon the Messenger of Allāh, upon his family, companions, and whoever follows his guidance. Al-Masjid al-Aqsa is one of the most significant sites of Islām on the face of this Earth with some of its merits unique to …

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To date or not to date?

    Girl meets boy, and life seems so sweet. Now that he is in her life, no one else exists. All day long he is the number one feature of her daydreams; the star of the show. She checks her Facebook to see if he has posted on her …

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Janaazah Salaah for Women

  Question and Answer:   Can a woman perform Janaazah Salaah in the Haram behind the Imaam? I see many South African women not performing Janaazah Salaah behind the Imaam in the Haram.   (Question published as received)   There is no obligation on women to perform Salaah in the …

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Poor yet Rich

“This car is too slow!” complained one person. “This food is too salty!” moaned another. “This house is too dark!” muttered a third. “This water is too cold!” exclaimed a fourth. “This clothing is too hot!” groaned a fifth.   Show the first person a child in a rural area …

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Modern media and the war on Islam

  http://www.matwork.co.za A stark reality of the 21st century is the revolution caused by modern media. The words and images radiated by television, radio, movies, magazines, billboards, newspapers and the internet have revolutionised the life of man. Electronic media, especially, due to their convenience and ability to delight the senses …

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My Kind, Cruel Mother

Every cook, from a celebrity chef to a humble homemaker, relies on a few essential ingredients. Safely nestled within their ‘masala dubbah’ (spice box) are powders and pods which though small in quantity, are potent in taste. It is on the foundation of these vital ingredients that the cook exercises her …

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