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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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The Obligatory Nature of Hajj

By Shaykh Mawlānā Muhammad Saleem Dhorat hafizahullāh The advent of the month of Shawwāl brings with it the remembrance of Ibrāhīm ‘alayhis salām and his memorable hajj. All over the world, those who are fortunate make preparations for this great spiritual experience. Hajj is from the five pillars of Islām …

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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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The Significance of Hajj

Cii Radio|Abu Hudhaifa Muhammed Karolia In the concluding aayah of The Bride of the Qur’aan, Surah Rahmaan, Allah Ta’aalah describes Himself as Master of Grandeur and Honour. In this light it is observed that the more than ninety-nine names of Allah Ta’aalah belong to two major groups; those which expound …

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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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