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Beware the supplication of the oppressed

In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful   Islam was revealed to protect the natural rights of all human beings, their inalienable rights to life, property, and freedom. Violating these rights for any reason without a just cause is a major sin and it is a betrayal of …

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Enough

  Breaking Free from the World of Excess John Naish Getting richer is no longer making us happier—if it ever did. Depression, self-harm, and suicide are on the rise. Families are splitting up. Children are increasingly pressured and some desperately unhappy. Success and happiness are now conditioned by job status, …

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A man will follow the religion of his friend

  Question Is this Hadith authentic? ‘A man will follow the religion of his friend.’ Answer Imams Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud, Ahmad and other Muhaddithun (rahimahumullah) have recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu). The full Hadith is as follows: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, …

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Valentine Day, Birthdays, and Other Daze

What commercial and cultural propaganda presents as beautiful is rooted in ugly paganism but most blind followers do not know.   By Khalid Baig Courtesy: Al Balagh – www.albalagh.net   There is a group of practices that we can consider as the twin sister of bid’ah. Like bid’ah they flourish …

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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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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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Seven worlds vs. one world

  Let us see what is happening, one evening, in the living room of one of the typical modern Muslim homes.   A middle-aged man is following Google news on his computer   His wife is engrossed in watching the recipe of making a Honey-Kissed Smoothie Bowl on YouTube.   …

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A Sexually Harassed World

Posted by: Mohammed Abdullah Naeem In an age where we find our values being rigorously scrutinised, examined and put under the spotlight, we simultaneously find a myriad of breaking headlines, where, if Islamic values were to be applied, the media would run into a famine, starved of newsworthy reports. The most …

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 BACKBITING: Definition, Types & Rulings

  Question Assalamu Alaikkum I am having some doubts about Gheebath/Gheebah (Backbiting). Kindly clarify the following Backbiting non muslims is allowed? (It is such a case that not their physical defects mentioned, their false character or behavior is only mentioned) If not so, do we have to seek pardon from them for backbiting?  I …

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Enter people’s homes blind and leave it deaf.

One friend asked another friend :   “What did your husband gift you to celebrate your child’s birth?”   The friend replied that he did not give her anything.   The first friend was surprised and questioned her friend as to whether this was a good thing. She asked her …

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