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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 People suddenly became irritable and moody, children became withdrawn and glum, whilst adults started behaving as if they were trapped in a cage.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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The Prohibition of Photography

by Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (rahmatullah alayh) One of the greatest calamities of our times is the abuse of the camera. In this day and age, with the easy availability of cell-phones, digital cameras, camcorders, etc. everyone seems to be in possession of a tool which has created an …

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The Influence of Television

by Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (rahmatullah alayh) One of the many sunnats of the Ambiyaa (‘alaihimus Salaam) ßis that of Hayaa – shame and modesty : a quality which is sorely missing in the lives of the majority of Muslims today and which should otherwise be an outstanding characteristic …

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Cell Phones do Affect the Brain

When doctors read about a recent National Institutes of Health cell phone study in the American Medical Association (AMA) journal, and it shows 50 minutes of cell phone radiation increases metabolic activity in the brain, it’s a big red flag, according to Dr. Magda Havas, Associate Professor of Environmental & …

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