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  As believers in the pristine religion which Allah has bestowed upon us, we need to ask ourselves what is the true meaning and what are the fundamental requirements of Islam. In its literal sense the word Islam means submission, submitting to the laws and commands of Allah in totality …

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Pleasant in Speech

http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za (Tie the Tongue Series – Part 2) Did you ever see a wealthy person emerge from the business-class lounge empty handed? Similarly, did you ever see a wealthy person decline when offered a free gift with a purchase? The answer is that most wealthy people, as well-off as they …

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We are Branded

  I will not attend that walimah on Sunday if the Gavin Rajah gown I ordered is not here on time. I cannot simply wear the same Dolce and Gabbana dress I wore at our family dinner.   I just have to have that black Guess bag at the mall. …

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Blinded by the Log

 http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za (Tie the Tongue Series – Part One) Associating and interacting with people is a basic need of human nature. When meeting and interacting with people, the chosen method of communication is normally that of speech. However, what is the topic that we choose to discuss? Some may discuss the …

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Tie the Tongue Series

http://uswatulmuslimah.co.za (Tie the Tongue Series – Introduction) Contrary to popular belief, the tongue is not the strongest muscle in the body. However, it may very well be the muscle structure with the greatest endurance. After all, when can you ever remember your tongue becoming tired? As much as we may …

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Beloved Sayyidah A’ishah – The Mother of the believers

Al Farouk.org.za Sayyidah A’ishah’s love and devotion to Rasulullah (saw) and his cause made her excel over his other wives in many ways. Sayyiduna Abu Musa reported that Rasulullah(saw)said, “The superiority of A’ishah over the other women is like the superiority of Tharid (a delicacy) over other foods. [Bukhari] Sayyidah …

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Rules Related To I’tikaf For Women

      QUESTION:   Can a woman perform I’tikaaf for gaining rewards and being close to Allah Subhanawa Ta’ala ? is I’tikaaf by a woman Sunnah or Nafl or Mustahab? if so, which place would be more appropriate for her to do so? Fox example, there are only 2 …

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Cheating, gambling and womanizing

How Allah exposes a sinner, out of His mercy! islaahiadvices.com Any amal you do, do it for Allah ﷻ. Don’t worry what this person and that person said. All those doubts, kick it out of our mind. You want to do something? Do it for Allah ﷻ. How much you …

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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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Your Menses And Ramadaan

  Every month women go through a menstrual cycle. Life carries on as normal however, ibadah defers. A woman in her menses (haidh) is exempt from salaah during her cycle and during Ramadaan she is exempt from fasting. So we are fine with our menses in our normal daily life, …

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