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9 Practical Tips to Rebuild Our Ties of Kinship This Ramadan

 Never has a religion emphasized the importance of maintaining the ties of kinship and building strong bonds with one’s relatives/family than the religion of Islam. With verses revealed on this topic, and many ahadith narrated about this virtue, it is ironic to see Muslims today far from this practice and …

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Talk of the Town

  In essence, a house is nothing more than a place of shelter and refuge in which a person lives. Hence, in the past, homes were simple and often small structures, yet were open to family and guests alike, housing them happily and comfortably for as long as they required. As …

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Only Allah Can Judge Me!

by MOHAMMAD ZAHID “Only Allah Can Judge Me!”    This phrase is thrown around quite often, mostly by those wanting to find a loophole to justify their questionable actions. In a time where there is an explosion of knowledge on the Internet and many people are starting to learn and practice …

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Kibr (Pride/Arrogance)

  The Prophet ﷺ said, “No one who has an atom’s-weight of Pride in his heart will enter Paradise.” A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, what if a man likes his clothes and his shoes to look good?” He ﷺ said, “Allah is Beautiful and loves beauty, Pride means rejecting …

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Daily Anti-Depressant

Many people are under the misconception that an increase in wealth will lead to an increase in happiness. However, this could not be further from the truth, as depression affects people across all income-brackets and from all walks of life. The severity of depression can perhaps be gauged by the fact …

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Exorcising the racist within us

Nabeela Vadi – Cii Radio How often are the undertones of racism expressed in our opinions. We sometimes make subtle jokes or judgements that incriminate people of colour. We easily suspect a black man over a white man – does this ring a bell? Whilst many will deny that they are racist …

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Debts before Umrah!

  While the performing of Umrah is optional Ibaadah of great reward, the payments of debts must necessarily come first. In the Hadith we have been cautioned against neglecting the payment of debts to such an extent that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam has stated, “Every sin of the martyr …

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The status of one who considers homosexuality to be permitted

By: Mufti Muhammad Zubair Butt Source: IlmGate Question: If a person practices homosexuality, and believes that this is acceptable [and not forbidden], does this person still remain a Muslim? The person says that the verses in the Qur’an are all related to lust and fashion rather than sincere love between 2 individuals. …

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