Youth

Pornography: An evil indulgence 

  He was a wealthy businessman, a father to three beautiful children and a husband to a pious and humble wife. A respectful family man was what the world saw yet he had a dark evil indulgence, pornography. He would sit hunched over his laptop in his plush office for …

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Beloved Abu Hurayrah RadiAllahu Anhu – The Grand Hadith Master

  During the month of Ramadhan, Shaykh Mufti Ebrahim Desai conducted a series on the biographies of the Sahaba of Rasulullah (Sallalahu Alaihi Was-sallam). In every session he commenced with verses of the Quran and Ahadith of Rasulullah (Sallalahu Alaihi Was-sallam) expounding of the high and lofty position of the …

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Islam vs Secularism

  Secularism is defined in the Webster dictionary as: “A system of doctrines and practices that rejects any form of religious faith and worship” or “The belief that religion and ecclesiastical affairs should not enter into the function of the state especially into public education.” There is no doubt that …

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The Crusades Part 1: Invasion

http://lostislamichistory.com Few historical eras resonate in the Muslim and Christian worlds as much as the Crusades. This epic struggle for what both religions see as holy land helped shape the development of Europe and Southwest Asia politically, socially, and religiously for centuries afterwards. The heroic tales of chivalry, bravery, and determination …

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The Al-Aqsa Mosque Through The Ages: Part 2

http://lostislamichistory.com In Part 1 of this article, we saw the early history of the third holiest site in Islam: the al-Aqsa Mosque. From a Roman and Byzantine dumping site to a modest mosque built by ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab, to a giant complex crowned by the Dome of the Rock in Umayyad …

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The Al-Aqsa Mosque Through The Ages: Part 1

http://lostislamichistory.com When Prophet Muhammad ﷺ received the command from God to lead the Muslim community in five daily prayers, their prayers were directed towards the holy city of Jerusalem. For Muslims, the city of Jerusalem is an important site. As the home of numerous prophets of Islam such as Dawud (David), Sulayman (Solomon), …

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Following One of the Four Imams of Fiqh

FUQAHAA HAVE THE MOST CORRECT UNDERSTANDING OF QURAN & HADITH: By Moulana Muhammad Abbasoomar. “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 …

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Homosexuality

  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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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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An Open Letter to the Broken Hearted

http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org   We all have our own paths to tread – our own mistakes to make – our own lessons to learn. This is your path, no one else’s. These are your lessons, no one else’s. So learn them by heart. Do you remember how it had all begun? This …

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