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Taraweeh,“Eight or Twenty?”

  The Truth In The Light of Ahadeeth   The following article, Taraweeh 8 or 20 is written by Moulana Zakariyya Memon as thesis for his Iftaa course. This article makes useful read to understand the issue clearly. The format is well laid out and well substantiated. May Allah accept …

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Eat smart this Ramadhaan!

  By Umme Faatimah (B.Dietetics Univ. of Pretoria) eislam.co.za Many of us have developed a culture of indulgent eating… lavish five course Sunday lunches, daily indulgent snacks and more! The Holy Quraan states: “…..and eat and drink but do not waste by extravagance, certainly HE (Allah) does not like those  …

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Preparing For Ramadhaan-The ‘Month Of Mercy’

By Sister S Bemath eislam.co.za As the dawn of Ramadhaan approaches, offering us glimpse of its golden rays of purity, every Muslim around the world prepares to experience the warm ambience which only this month can bring. From Suhoor to Iftaar to Taraaweeh Salaah, Ramadhaan brings together brothers, sisters, parents …

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What a Night!!! 15th Sha’ban

eislam.co.za By Abdur Rahmaan Umar “So, sheikh,” asked Ahmed fidgeting with his topee(hat), “Why did Allah put this night of Shabe Bara’at(Lailatul Bara’at) right here so near to Ramadaan. I mean in two weeks time we have the greatest month with all the forgiveness and good things…. so why would …

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Shabaan and the Night of Emancipation

  Allah Ta’ ala has, afforded His bondsmen certain selected opportunities whereby they may reap his infinite mercy and forgiveness. Some explicit examples of these occasions are the month of Ramadan and Laylatul Qadr.The night of the fifteenth of Shábaan is one such opportunity. Several Ahadith expound the tremendous merit …

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A reflection before Ramadaan

Cii Radio|Ayesha Ismail|09 May 2016|02 Sha’ ban 1437 As the Hilaal for Shaaban is sited take a moment to stop and introspect. The most blessed, beautiful an auspicious month is dawning on us and it is up to us to ensure that we are ready to make the most of …

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