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Eid – A blessed gift scarred by mockery

Faizel Patel – Cii News It’s been months in the planning. The exotic fabrics specially imported from Dubai, Swarovski crystals of every shape and colour, ready to line a designer abaya to leave you breathless. The fancy cars line the road around the sanctuary. From Aston Martins to BMW’s, Mercedes …

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‘The Eid after party’

The month of Ramadan has gone by rapidly this year leaving many Muslims spiritually rejuvenated and inspired by their deen. However, as soon as Eidul Fitr dawns, many forget the good deeds that were done during the holy month, drawing them back to their old habits and un-Islamic practices. Speaking …

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Shawwal: What to Do On Eid Night, Eid Day and During the Month

  Beginning of the Ashur-ul-Hajj Mufti Taqi Uthmani Shawwal is the first of the three months named as “Ashhur al-Hajj” (i.e. the months of Hajj). Although the major acts of Hajj are normally performed in the first ten days of Zulhijjah, yet the whole period starting from the first of …

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THE IMPORTANCE OF SADAQATUL-FITR

  eislam.co.za Sadaqatul fitr is a compulsory charitywhich becomes payable on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.     The Noble Messenger of Allah ( Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “The fast remains suspended between Heaven and Earth until the fitrah is paid.” Rasulullâh Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam made charity of Fitr compulsory as a purification …

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Powerful Tips for the Last 10 Nights

How to spend the last 10 days of Ramadhan www./ShaykhZahirMahmood/posts 1. Do not let your ‘performance’ until now affect your last 10 days. The moment of forgiveness could be today or anytime in the coming days! It is not all lost! If you sincerely wish it could have been better …

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Itikaf Explained (detailed)

EISLAM.co.za The basic purpose of I’tikâf is that the heart gets attached to Allâh and, with it, one attains inner composure and equanimity and pre‑occupation with the mundane things of life ceases and absorption in the eternal Reality takes its place, and the state is reached in which all fears, …

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ITIKAF

  “The Spiritual Retreat” eislam.co.za The meaning of Itikaf is to seclude oneself in the Masjid  with the express niyyah (intention) of Itikaf. Allah Ta’ala has indeed in His perfect wisdom created humanity in a unique way. He has made it such that from time to time His creation needs a …

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WHY FORGIVE OTHERS THIS RAMADAN?

You know you’re right. You know what I’m referring to – those times when you get into an argument(s) with a family member, friend, boss, employee, coworker, classmate, teacher or whoever. You know your facts are right or that you’ve been wronged with an insulting remark, sarcastic comment or rudeness. …

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The middle of Ramadan: a gift of forgiveness

   Posted by: MV Media By: Maria Zain Source: http://www.onislam.net/ Forgiveness has been a recurring theme throughout the realm of creation. From the moment God created the first man – Adam (peace be upon him) – Iblis (Satan) was denied forgiveness after defying God’s command to prostrate before the first man of creation. Iblis was …

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