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Falling in love illicitly comes at a price

Sakeena Suliman – Opinion | 26 September 2013/20 Dhul Qa’dah 1434- cii Girl One was 25 when she met the man she wanted to marry. He was 40 and married yet they became firm friends. Contrary to what many would assume their relationship was an intimacy of two minds and …

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The Limitless Superpower

    By Safaa Baig on 18 August 2013.-sAUDILIFE   WHAT if, you could have any superhero power in the world? What would you choose?   Gosh, that’s a hard question. Speed of lightning, superhuman strength, invisibility, teleportation, telekinesis, optic blast, enhanced healing, shape-shifting, time-traveling, telepathy, flight, enhanced hearing, x-ray …

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‘The Eid after party’

  The month of Ramadan has gone by rapidly this year leaving many Muslims spiritually rejuvenated and inspired by their deen. However, as soon as Eidul Fitr dawns, many forget the good deeds that were done during the holy month, drawing them back to their old habits and un-Islamic practices. …

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The Sin of Fornication and Adultery – Part 1

    We’ve all heard of the seven deadly sins, but in reality their number is not limited to seven. Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas said: “Seventy is closer to their number than seven”. A major sin is one for which the Quran/Sunnah prescribes a punishment in this life and in the …

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How Youth Should Understand Marriage

Umm Zainab Vanker and Umm Khadijah continue the discussion on youthful marriages. In Part 2, they focus on the attitudes held amongst Muslims that impede the successful implementation of young marriages. TWO extremes are found amongst the Muslim youth regarding marriage: Over-idealism, wherein they imagine that marriage will make their …

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The Red Heart

By Abdurrahman Umar It could have been the splash of red or the overabundance of hearts or the young man in a designer jeans that caught his eye, but Sheikh Hamaad stopped under the bold “Valentine’s day Specials” banner, set his shopping basket on the floor and watched the young …

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Just one A

It had been a long two weeks thought Taheera as she stole a moment to gulp down her now lukewarm tea. Yes, it had been two long weeks of covering books, sharpening pencils and struggling to make up sets of pencil colours from leftovers of last year. Getting the kids …

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How you Live…..is how you Die.

  ‘To tell the truth, he looked like he was staring into the eyes of death’ A police officer in a Muslim country wrote the following letter to a Shaykh describing the events that led to his return to Allah. He recalls: Seeing accidents and crash victims was a normal …

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