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KFC or kari kitchri ?

duzak.org     by Moulana Khalid Dhorat We were seated in a five-star restaurant surrounded with all types of delectable dishes. For starters, we had shish kebab, aloo paratha, paapad, and corn soup. Not sure with what dish to start with, someone piped up: “What dish is Sunnat to eat first?”The …

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Debasing and Disrespecting the Ulama: A Fitnah of the Times

Allah Ta’ala says in the Noble Quran :“Are those who know equal to those who know not? It is only men of understanding who will remember (i.e. get a lesson from Allah’s Signs and Verses)”(Quran 39:9) “ …Verily the Ulama (scholars/theologians) are the heirs of the Prophets, verily the Prophets …

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Curing anger

by Imam Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali Source: beautifulislam.net  Posted by: MV Media The Qur’an and Hadith contain cures for anger. Medicine removes the root cause of disease. When Jesus (as) was asked to define the most difficult thing, he replied: “Allah’s wrath.” John the Baptist (Yahya, as) then asked: “What moves one closer …

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Gossiping and slander – Opium for the masses

  Gossiping and slander has become such a norm within our conversations that we often we fail to realise its seriousness. Guest contributor, Saajida Malvina reminds us. Radioislam.co.za   “Hey, have you heard, Zaeem didn’t go to see Hannah!” said Rayaan. “Seriously?” asks Hamzah. “Yes, actually Hannah is going out with Yusuf …

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The Illusion of “Perfect”

Yasmin Mogahed August 13 at 12:54pm ·  As someone who has struggled with depression my entire life, I’m grateful that it’s finally being talked about. It is, of course, tragic that it took the suicide of a comedian to make it happen. In an age of selfies and photoshopped Facebooks, it’s …

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The Delight of Selflessness

  By Abu Muhammad Yusuf eislam.co.za Sacrifice is part of nature. The excruciating pain a mother endures patiently at childbirth, the years a teacher spends in educating children, the medical personal who attend to accident scenes in the dead of night, the police who patrol the streets during odd times …

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6 toxic behaviors: how to find them and fix them

 Posted by: MV Media By: Kathy Caprino Source: huffingtonpost.com In my line of work, I hear from hundreds of people a month, and connect with professionals in a more public, open way than ever before. Through this experience, I’ve seen scores of toxic behaviors that push people away (including me). And I’ve witnessed …

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ARE YOU HURT? #IFORGIVE

 Majed Mahmoud muslimmatters.org As-salaamu alaykum my beloved brothers and respected sisters, Every letter in this article is written from the bottom of my heart and I ask Allah to have it reach your heart. I also ask Allah to accept the time spent writing this article and the time you …

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Backbiting and Slander

‘…Allah will defend him in this world and in the next….’   And why did you not, when you heard it, say?  “It is not right of us to speak of this: Glory to God, this is a most serious slander” (Quran 24:16)   A commentary on one of the …

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SABR (PATIENCE)

BY IMAAM IBN AL-QAYYIM  The Definition of Patience ‘Sabr’ is an Arabic word which comes from a root meaning to detain, refrain and stop. There is an expression in Arabic, “so-and-so was killed sabran,” which means that he was captured and detained until he died. In the spiritual sense, patience …

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