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Study sounds warning alarm over Childhood Obesity

More children will be overweight than underweight by 2022, if global trends continue, experts say. WHO’s warning came in Tuesday’s publication of a study, undertaken in conjunction with Imperial College London, which measured the weight and height of almost 130 million people above the age of five worldwide. It is …

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Sayyidah Umm Habibah bint Abi Sufyan Part 5

 Mothers of The Believers Series   Name and lineage   Umm Habibah Ramlah bint Abi Sufyan Sakhar ibn Harb ibn Umayyah ibn ‘Abd Shams al Umawiyyah. Her mother was Safiyyah bint Abi al ‘As ibn Umayyah. Sayyidah Umm Habibah radiya Llahu ‘anha was born seventeen years before the Messenger of Allah salla Llahu …

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Prophet Muhammad’s (pbuh)ﷺ love of the poor

 Posted By MV Media By: Anonymous Source: MuslimVillage.com (via “www.muhammad.net”) The Prophet (ﷺ) enjoined upon Muslims to treat the poor kindly and to help them with alms, Zakat, and in other ways. He said: “He is not a perfect Muslim who eats his fill and lets his neighbor go hungry.” He asked, …

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Moving Children whilst in Salaah

  Nasihah (Advice): Rasulullah’s Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam gentle consideration for his grandchildren in Salaah   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates, “We were performing the Esha Salaah with Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam; whenever he went down for Sajdah, Hasan and Husayn (Radhiyallahu Anhuma) would jump on his back. When …

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The Concept of Consequence

 http://www.uswatulmuslimah.co.za/ If every person in this world was free to do exactly as he pleased without any law and order, wholesale havoc and mayhem would prevail. Imagine if ownership was not respected and each person was allowed to snatch whatever he wished from the next person, or if life was …

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 Un/Happily Ever After?

There is no denying the fact that our community faces a crisis with the alarming rate of divorces. Marriages are ended for trivial reasons with Talaaqs issued in outbursts of anger. The fact that Talaaq is the most hated of permitted acts in the sight of Allah ought to give …

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Cling to the Feet of your Mother, for Paradise lies there

    Let us for a while turn the clock backwards to a point some 25 years back.   Time: 2.15 am   On an unpleasantly cold, mystifying night the moon is sheltered by the murky looming clouds.  The night’s eerie silence is punctuated only by an occasional bark of a dog or …

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Save the Low Pan! – Eastern Toilet

http://www.uswatulmuslimah.co.za For centuries and centuries, since the beginning of time, the natural position that people globally adopted for relieving themselves was that of squatting. Indeed, this position is so natural that a child instinctively adopts it when he needs to relieve himself. It was only around the seventeenth century that Lord …

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Is Womens Salaah different from Mens?

  Question I am Hanfi maslak and living in Saudi Arabia. My wife has been asked to support the following from Hadeeth   why women ruku/sujda is different than men? Why we did not do rafa-e-dain?   Appreciate if you give me reference from Sahah Sitta only. ( Question published …

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