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Womanhood and taqwa


By: Haqqseeker Source: muslimvillage.com BISMILLĀHIR RAHMĀNIR RAHĪM Glory to Allāh and Salutations on Rasulullāh Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wasallam Rasulullāh (sall’Allāhu alayhi wasallam) said: “Hayā is a branch of Imān.” Hayā (modesty/meekness/shyness) is an integral attribute of Imān. The healthier the Imān, the greater will be the quality of Hayā in the …

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How many “likes”?


  By Sister Seedat eislam.co.za How many times have we posted a picture that we thought to be something great and to our surprise the picture receives a meager 10 “likes”?…Instant removal ! In our quest to boost our self-confidence, we have become egotistical and as fake as the filters we …

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The Importance of The Institution of The MAKTAB


The first word revealed of the Quran is “Iqra” READ! Seek knowledge! Educate yourselves! Be educated. “Read and your Lord is Honorable, who taught(to write) with the pen taught man what he knew not, Those of His servants only who are possesses of knowledge fear Allah; Surely Allah is mighty, …

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Drugs & Alcohol


I destroy homes, tear families apart, take your children, and that’s just the start. I’m more costly than diamonds, more costly than gold, the sorrow I bring is a sight to behold, and if you need me, remember I’m easily found. I live all around you, in schools and in …

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The Importance of a Family Unit


Out of all the previous divine religions, none has given due importance to the family as Islam did. In doing so, Islam has legislated procedures and means which maintain security and preserve stability within the family. It has also prescribed some measures which prevent the family from collapse and destruction. …

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When the Ummah is tested: Causes and cures


By: Mufti Muhammad Fārūq Meeruti Source: IlmGate Heaps of Disgrace “Verily Allah does not change the condition of a people unless they change it themselves.” (Qur’an 13:11) The Muslim is daily faced by a host of new problems and difficulties. Now and again, reports of untold oppression and barbarism against …

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The Maktab ( Islamic Learning / Madrasah ) System


by: Moulana Abdool Hamid Ishaq Damaat Barakatuhu We are very lax in paying the Madrasah fees. We generally pay the school fees, give our children their pocket expenses, etc. The pocket expense is sometimes more than the fees. In fact if we are wealthy, we should pay on behalf of …

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Should Muslim females attend university?


 Answer: (Written by a university graduate who personally experienced campus life) With the imminent onset of the university year there is currently a vibrant debate regarding Muslim females attending university to pursue tertiary studies. Those who support the idea of women studying at university argue that Muslims need to be …

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Back to School


By Umme Ammarah Schools are about to open and you’re probably feeling excited and maybe a little sad that holidays are just about over. Back to School comes with a barrage of projects, homework, sports practice and of course a day filled with pickups and drop offs. “The roots of education may …

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