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Al Jamiat Volume 6 No.10

Object of Life

PURPOSE OF LIFE

Al-Haadi The expedition of Tabook was looming ahead. Madinah Munawwarah was in the grip of famine. The Muslims had merely a few animals available for riding. Provisions were extremely low. Yet, an army of thirty thousand Sahaaba (R.A.) had to be equipped to undertake this expedition. Rasulullah (sallallaahu alaihi wasallam) …

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Friendship

Etiquette five : To forgive the faults and errors of the friend. It is necessary that one forgives the lapses of one’s friend and also turns a blind eye to them. One should not only ignore the mistakes of one’s friend but at the same time conjure up excuses in …

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Life Orientation for Success in Both Worlds

Life Orientation for Success in Both Worlds   No subject has caused as much confusion, concern and conflict upon its introduction into the syllabus of South African schools as did the subject ‘Life Orientation’. Educators were confused because they had little or no idea what the new subject was all …

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A Letter from Shaytaan

A Letter from Shaytaan   I saw you yesterday as you began your daily chores. You awoke without stopping to make salaah. As a matter of fact, you didn’t even bless your meals, or pray before going to bed last night. You are so ungrateful. I like that about you. …

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Interfaith

Interfaith There’s an amusing children’s tale about an abandoned lion cub that goes in search of his identity. He met by a mouse that convinces him that he is a rodent based on certain similarities they share. The cub starts behaving like a mouse until he subsequently meets another animal …

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Holidays

Holidays    Nabi (Sal lal laahu alay hi wa sal lam) has said: “There are two favours (of Allah Ta’aala) that many a man is unmindful of. They are” sound health free/leisure time (Tirmizi) Allah Ta’aala has granted man the invaluable capital of his life in the form of time, …

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From the Holy Quran

From the Holy Quran   SURATUL-QAARI’AH (THE STRIKING EVENT) Sura Number:101 THEME : Terrors of the day of Qiyaamah/Weighing of Deeds. In The Name of The Almighty Allah.The Most Beneficial,The Most Merciful The striking event! What is the striking event! And what may let you know what the striking event …

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Wives

Wives   Hazrat Aa’isha (radiyal laahu anhaa) reports that nabi(sal lal laahu alay hi wa sal lam) said :”The best amongst you is he who is the best to his family and I am the best to my family.” (Tirmizi) Hazrat Hakeem ibn Muaawiyaa Al Qushayri reports from his father …

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Tribute To Mothers

TRIBUTE TO MOTHERS   Hazrat Bahz ibn Haakim (radiyal laahu anhu) on his father’s authority said that his grandfather said that he had asked Nabi(sal lal laahu alay hi wa sal lam) to whom he should show kindness. He (sal lal laahu alay hi wa sal lam) replied: ”Your Mother.” …

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Three Talaqs

Three Talaqs Rasulullah (sal lal laahu alay hi wa sal lam) was informed about a man who had divorced a woman by pronouncing three divorces, in one breath, and all at the same time. On hearing this, our Nabi(sal lal laahu alay hi wa sal lam) stood up in anger …

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