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How to Treat the En-suite

As man advances and progresses in developments and technology, the levels of comfort in his life also proportionately increase. Among the many facilities with which we are now pampered is that of the en-suite toilet. There was a time when the toilet was outside the home. Using it at night …

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Fitan – How to Safeguard Yourself

By Mawlānā Muhammad Saleem Dhorat hafizahullāh We often hear ‘we are in the era of fitnas’ and ‘there are many fitnas in our times’. We come across this word, fitnah, during lectures and talks too. Let us understand what this word means. The word ‘fitnah’ (plural: fitan) is literally used …

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Why following the four Sunni schools of law is essential

By: Moulana Haroon Abasoomer (Allah protect him) Source: al-miftah.com Some contemporaries, who degrade the Fiqh of the four Imams and their followers, actually do so because they view legitimate “difference of opinion” as evil. This is the reason for which they keep harping on the fact that we need to …

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The importance of reciting Qur’aan Shareef daily at home*

_by Mufti Ebrahim Salejee_ alhaadi.org It is necessary for every home to introduce the recitation of the Qur’aan everyday. There was a time when every morning and evening, every Muslim home would be buzzing with the recitation of Qur’aan. Men, women and children would all be engaged in tilaawah. This …

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Giving Your Parents the Proper Treatment They deserve

The Forgotten Blessing Cii Radio| S Essop “Ali, please come downstairs and eat”, calls Haleema, his mother, for the third time. “In a minute MUM, I’m busy, you’re so difficult.. gosh.. just leave me alone!” followed with a loud slam of the door. How many of us are guilty of …

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Like a Slack bow

Cii Radio| Abu Hudhaifa Muhammed Karolia ‘The Believer’s weapon’ is how Rasulullah sallallahu alaihi wasallam described du’aa. ‘A slack bow’ is how Ibn-ul-Qayyim (ra) described the du’aa that . . . People often wonder why their du’aas are not accepted, especially when they hear or read the aayah: وَقَالَ رَبُّكُمُ …

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Haj without a Visa!

  Deeds that equal the reward of Haj   Al-Miftah. Haj without a Visa! Since Haj is among the most virtuous deeds in Islam, and not everyone can afford it (especially on a continuous basis) Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala has attached the reward of optional Haj to certain other deeds …

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Why Do We Pray 5 Times a Day?

By: Ahmed Rehab   For many reasons, but one simple reason is this: prayer is the sump pump to our sins. Since the sins are invariably guaranteed to keep coming, so must the sump pumps keep working. Groundwater is a consequence of rain, and sin is a consequence of life. …

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