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Islamic Poetry and the Current Trend.

By Mufti Emran Vawda In recent times there has been a surge of interest in Nazms and poetry. Every now and then a new “nasheed group” is announced, or a new “artist” releases his/her latest album. The entire issue of poetry has taken a new hue in society, and it …

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People want more “real” friends: study

by Jodie Gummow Source: Alternet.org Source: http://www.alternet.org/personal-health/age-social-media-people-say-they-want-more-real-friends Have you ever felt like your friendship is suffering from a prolonged period of stagnation? You’re not alone. According to Lifeboat co-founder Tim Walker, most Americans say they would prefer to have deeper friendships than more friends. “People are feeling more insecure and …

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Has the Smartphone Made Your Smarter?

We live in an era where digital communication has pervaded every sphere of our existence. We first had the personal computer that changed our life as we knew it. Then came along the cell phones that transformed the way we communicated with each other. And finally the smart phones that …

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Tsunami

A tsunami is a large tidal wave which reaches heights of approximately 30 meters and travels at a speed of up to 805 km an hour. They often come in a series of waves called a “wave train”. Hence the destructive force is greatly increased as every successive wave crashes …

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Seeking Halal Earnings

by Khalid Baig According to Abdullah ibn Masud, (RadiAllahu unhu), The Prophet Muhammad, (Sallallahu Alyhi Wasallam), said: ‘Seeking halal earning is a duty after the duty.’ In other words working to earn a halal living is itself a religious obligation second in importance after the primary religious obligations like prayers, …

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Interesting article on Cancer

AFTER YEARS OF TELLING PEOPLE CHEMOTHERAPY IS THE ONLY WAY TO TRY (‘TRY’, BEING THE KEY WORD) TO ELIMINATE CANCER, JOHNS HOPKINS IS FINALLY STARTING TO TELL YOU THERE IS AN ALTERNATIVE WAY . Cancer Update from Johns Hopkins: 1. Every person has cancer cells in the body. These cancer …

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Getting To Grips With Pornography

With Moulana Habib Bobat Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News – 2012-12-13 It’s late at night, you hear creaks, but it’s just the house settling down you think. The rain pelting down, wind howling, you leave the comfort of your bed to check if everything is fine in your house. As …

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The ‘Idols’ Return to Makkah

Ebrahim Moosa – Cii News | 27 November 2012 It was the 20th Ramadaan, 8 years after Hijrah. After years of persecution and intransigence from the Quraish, the Prophet Muhammad SAW returns to Makkah as a conqueror. Triumphant, yet full of humility. Mounted on his conveyance, he circumambulates the Ka’bah …

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The Third Parent

The Third Parent As Allah ta’ala states, it is part of our belief that we shall be questioned and are responsible for the following: [Verily! Hearing, Sight, and the heart, all will be questioned (by Allâh).] (Al-Israa 036) And as Rasul Allah – sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam – said, …

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Addiction to BBM, FaceBook and Twitter

My Furious Fingers Addiction to BBM, FaceBook and Twitter By Maulana Khalid Dhorat (Masjid Hamzah, Erasmia) It was the most depressing two days in October last year. People suddenly became irritable and moody, children became withdrawn and glum, whilst adults started behaving as if they were trapped in a cage. …

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