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Our 21st Century Orphans

  By Naadira Chhipa   A huge villa overlooking the sea, the interior is just a stunning. Ten beautifully themed bedrooms, a gaming room and an entertainment area all included. This is the house of a family of four. Their father is a renowned businessman who spends more time at …

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The Evil and Envious Eye

  “[Of these stories mention] When Joseph said to his father, “O my father, indeed I have seen [in a dream] eleven stars and the sun and the moon; I saw them prostrating to me. He said, “O my son, do not relate your vision to your brothers or they …

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A Few Lessons on Adab (Respect)

  Al-Miftah.com It is a famous statement of the ‘Ulama: Those who succeeded did so through their adab (respect) and those who failed did so because of the lack of respect” (Adabul ikhtilaf fi masaailil ‘lmi wad deen, pg.192) قال الإمام الزرنوجي رحمه الله ما وصل من وصل إلا بالحرمة، …

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Branded

By Naadira Chhipa I will not attend that walimah on Sunday if the Gavin Rajah gown I ordered is not here on time.I cannot simply wear the same Dolce and Gabbana dress I wore at our family dinner.I just have to have that black Guess bag at the mall.It will …

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Increase your Value

By Naadira Chhipa That Gucci handbag you insisted on purchasing just so you can show it off at the latest family function.You saved all month for it yet your rent is still outstanding.Did it increase your Value? That elegant designer Abaaya with real sarovsky crystals,the one you had to have …

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Siblings

By Naadira Chhipa She always wanted a baby brother as she was the only child for six years and then her duas came true when her mummy brought home her bouncy baby brother.She loved him so much and always protected him every step of the way.In his happiness she found …

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The dark flames of social media have entered our homes

by Naadira Chhipa He sits hunched over his laptop with a smile plastered over his bearded face. It is 1 am and his wife is sleeping peacefully after a tiring day of being a superwoman homemaker.He enthusiastically replies to her suggestive messages.He is a 40 year old father,a husband and …

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Are you being the Best Neighbour?

Cii Radio| Ayesha Ismail| 25 January 2017| 26 Rabi ul Aaakir 1438 Aisha raḍiAllāhu ‘anha (may Allāh be pleased with her) reported: “I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace be upon him, say, ‘Jibreel, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, kept on recommending that I treat neighbors well …

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Your Worst Enemy

By Naadira Chhipa A 28year old mother of two looks into the mirror,she is dressed in an elegant abaaya and beautifully draped dupatta,her face has minimal make up yet a glow illuminates her look,a natural beauty.She looks at her reflection in disgust,criticizing herself from head to toe.I hate the way …

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People in glass houses……

By Naadira Chhipa Your daughter started wearing the niqaab Alhamdullilah and you are so proud of her yet this pride causes you to gossip,mock and comment on your niece who is struggling to wear her hijaab yet you have no idea that your daughter is chatting to ‘friends’ on facebook …

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