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Azaan for a newborn

  Nasihah (Advice): Azaan in the ears of a child   Ubaidullah bin Abi Rafi Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that his father said: “I saw Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam say the Azaan in the ear of Al-Hasan bin ‘Ali – when he was born to Fatimah – the Azaan of Salaah …

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This Is What Screen Time Really Does to Kids’ Brains

  Liraz Margalit Ph.D.Behind Online Behavior Too much at the worst possible age can have lifetime consequences.   Screen time is an inescapable reality of modern childhood, with kids of every age spending hours upon hours in front of iPads, smartphones and televisions. That’s not always a bad thing: Educational apps …

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True Story to Learn Lessons from – Eye Opener

TRUE STORY TO LEARN SOME LESSONS FROM. It’s happening to many brothers and sisters and can happen to you. Don’t waste your time with anyone till you are ready to marry. Read through the question and the advice given please. Question: Assalaamu Alaikum SHEIKH, I am currently in a very …

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Wasting Away Ramadhan/Eid at the Zoo Lake

Faizel Patel, 2016-07-Eid at the Zoolake As the blessed month of Ramadan draws to a close, some people will sigh with relief that’s it’s finally over. Ramadan has become a burden for many people who claim that fasting and Taraweeh is unmanageable and just a waste of time and flout …

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10 Must Do Acts for Your Child

    Express Your Emotions Telling the child how you feel about her behaviour develops the child’s emotional intelligence and strengths relations. Expressing your emotions include your expectations “I expect you to be kind to your little brother”. Negative emotions should target actions not the person of the child. For …

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The Saddest Poem in the World

  “I destroy homes, tear families apart – take your children, and that’s just the start. I’m more costly than diamonds, more costly than gold – the sorrow I bring is a sight to behold. And if you need me, remember I’m easily found. I live all around you, in …

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The State of the Education System in the Muslim World

 by Mufti Taqi Usmani Translated by Umer Ansari | Lecture originally given in Urdu [After salutations, peace and blessings upon Prophet Muhammad] Peace be upon you all, Today we have gathered here at the Hira Foundation for the Hifz program ceremony. What is the background of the Hira Foundation? The President …

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WESTERN EDUCATION “OBSESSION”!!!

  Unfortunately as Muslims we prefer western secular education over Divine Shariah Islamic Education and Knowledge of ALLAH and Nabi  صلى الله عليه و سلم. We will send our children to school 5 days a week minumum from 7am to 3 pm for 12 years and then university for another 6 …

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Wrongly Titled: ” World Child Protection Week “

By Maulana Khalid Dhorat Many days and weeks of the year of the modern calendar are dedicated to remembering the plight of the oppressed and the most vulnerable in our society. Unfortunately, all of them are wrongly titled. We have “National Labour Day,” it’s wrongly titled. We have “National Women’s …

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Children’s Behaviour

Correspondence of Hazrat Moulana Yunus Patel Saheb (rahimahullah) Letter: As Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakaatuh Respected Maulana, Can you please give me a wazeefah for my children? My daughter is five years old and my son is two years old. I am worried about their behaviour, especially my daughter, …

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