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The Importance of Good Manners

By: Jamaal Diwan A brother approached me recently looking for advice. He said that he had gone through several phases in his development and in each stage he would add more acts of worship to his daily life. He started by getting his five prayers down, then their sunnahs, then …

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Smiling and Saying Salaam

By: Bryam Amir-Ebrahimi “Assalamu `alaykum!!!!” I began, excited to speak with a new friend over the phone. “Wa `alaykum… [sigh]… assalam [apathetic sigh],” was the reply. Subhan’Allah (Glory to God), I thought. I’m so excited to speak with her, but she seems quite bored or exhausted. Did she have a …

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History of Al Aqsa

            Masjid Al-Aqsa has always been dear to the hearts of Muslims, but how much do we know about Islam’s third holiest site and its history? The Prophet Peace Be Upon Him advised: None of you are a true believer until he loves for his …

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What is the Dua for stuttering?

Q&A: What is the Dua for stuttering? QUESTION  I would like to know the Dua for stuttering. Is it “Rab-bish-rah lee sad-ree wa yas-sir lee ‘am-ree wahlul ‘uq-da-tam min li-saa-nee yaf-qahoo qaulee”. Or is there more to it. Can you read it all for stuttering or just some of it. Could …

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Divulging sins: Don’t reveal what Allah SWT Chooses to conceal

Cii Radio What is mujahara? Mujahara refers to a person who commits a sin and then makes it public. This is one of the most prevalent things available on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks, teaches Ustad Ali Hammuda from rememberaday.net. Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) said, as was narrated by …

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A Mall here, A Mall There, A Mall Everywhere…

. By: Maulana Khalid Dhorat “We’ve had a hectic week. Let’s go and chill somewhere. Where shall we go to?” “Let’s go and check out the new mall down the road.” “We’re expecting visitors from Durban this weekend. Where do we take them?” “To the new mall in the neighbourhood.” …

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Warning to The Youth

A WARNING TO THE YOUTH LIVING LIFE ON THE EDGE…. AS YOU LIVE SHALL YOU DIE… If your life is predominantly about clubbing and pubbing, wining and dining and chilling and thrilling then the incident below is a must-read. A police officer in a Muslim country wrote the following letter …

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FEARBUSTERS: Conquering Our Fears

Adnan Jalali Sometimes I wonder and ask myself if the prophets were ever afraid? Was Moses afraid when he was leading his followers away from the Pharoah’s army and ended up stuck in front of the sea? How about Abraham, before he was tossed into a giant, blazing fire? What …

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Whats Done Is Done

A myriad of matters put weight on your mind. It heaves under the sheer pressure of it. Thoughts, actions, endless precipitant emotions all occupy this undefined space and define your outlook on life. It could be anything and everything: doubts, missed prayers, a glance, a stolen conversation, an act of …

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