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The Fiqh of Sadaqat al-Fitr

by Mufti Faraz ibn Adam Source: ilmgate.org     The great Hanafi faqih (jurist) Imam Ibn al-Humam mentions: “Sadaqat al-Fitr is compulsory upon every free Muslim.” (Sharh Fath al-Qadir, 2:285) The Evidence All the scholars base their opinion on the following ahadith: ‘Abd Allah Ibn ‘Umar (Allah be pleased with him) narrates, …

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Fourteen of the Best

The Righteous Sahaaba ( Companions of the Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم ) May ALLAH be pleased with Them Our Heroes, Our Role Models By Maulana Khalid Dhorat 1.Sayyadina Haritha bin Suraqa al-Khazraji (Rady Allahu ‘Anhu) 2. Sayyadina Dhush-Shimaalayn ibn ‘Abdi ‘Amr al-Muhajiri (Rady Allahu ‘Anhu) 3. Sayyadina Rafi’ bin al-Mu’alla …

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Itikaaf Laws

  I’TIKAF (1) I’tikaf means to stay in the Musjid with the niyyat of I’tikaf for the sake of Allah Ta’ala. The purpose of such stay in the Musjid is ibadat and to gain proximity to Allah Ta’ala. THE TYPES OF I’TIKAF There are three types of I’tikaf: Wajib, Sunnatul …

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Itikaf Q&A

I’tikaaf Related Issues The following is a compilation of Fatawa regarding ie’tikaaf from the Fatawa of our Akabereen. The references of the various Fatawa are attached with the Fatawa. By: Moulana Ismail Dawoodjee – Student, Darul Iftaa Mufti Ebrahim Desai.(daruliftaa.net)   Virtues of Ie’tikaaf Ie’tikaaf (secluding oneself in the masjid to …

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7 Conditions to purify your Heart in Ramadhan

  Seven conditions that we, as Muslims must possess for our hearts to be saleem (Healthy & Sound). By Imam Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr (ibn Al-Qayyim) rahimahullah. The heart is the seat of Iman, or faith. The heart is the source of all righteous action. Purity (Tazkiya) of the heart …

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Book – Gift of Taraweeh – Brief Summary

Preface All Praise is due to Allaah, Durood and Salaam upon Nabi Muhammad (Salaahi alaahi wasalaam ) upon whom was revealed Allaah’s last book. The Quraan –e- Kareem, upon which the Sahabah (Raadhi Allaahu Taala alaahim ajameen) lived to gain the pleasure of Allaah. The “Gift of Taraweeh” will aid …

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Not ‘Feeling’ Ramadaan?

  Ramadan-The season of change   SO it’s a few days into Ramadan and people around you keep talking about how they love Ramadan. They love how they can focus and worship, they talk about how they love the feeling of the shayateen being chained, and they are just so…happy. …

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Common Mistakes in Ramadhan

by Kashif Hussain sociable7.com   Common Mistakes in Ramadhan For many of us Ramadhan has lost its spirituality and has become more of a robotic exercise than a form of Ibaadah (worship); we fast from morning to night like zombies because everyone around us is fasting. We forget that its …

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Ramadan: Endless Opportunity… Limited Time

“Has the time not come for those who have believed that their hearts should become humbly submissive at the remembrance of Allah and what has come down of the truth? And let them not be like those who were given the Scripture before, and a long period passed over them, …

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