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Isra and Meraj – Physical Ascension

  Isra and Meraj – in detail Rajab is the 7th month of the Islamic Lunar calendar. This month was regarded as one of the sacred months in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). It is also deemed as …

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Meraj & Isra

  The month of Rajab is most famous for the incident of the night journey and ascension of Prophet to the heavens, in Arabic known as Al-Isra wal Mi’raj. The exact date of this journey is unknown, however some Islamic scholars state that it took place in the month of …

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On Mockery

  Our modern culture has embraced mockery of anything and everything to the extent that nothing is off limits as the idea of the Sacred has by and large been discarded. The elders, parents, teachers, religion, prophets, and even God Himself have all become regulars on comedy sketches on television …

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Description of Jibril (‘Alayhis Salam)

Question Is there any narration on the description of Jibril (‘alayhis salam)?   Answer Angels are heavenly bodies that have been given the power to assume multiple different forms. (Refer: Fathul Bari, before Hadith: 3207 and Al-Bidayah Wan Nihayah vol. 1 pg. 68) Therefore, narrations containing different descriptions of Jibril …

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Valentine’s -True Love or Commercial Gimmick?

  https://nypost.com/2011/02/09/heartbreak-divorce-filings-rise-40-percent-around-valentines-day-study/ https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/valentines-day-heartbreak-divorce-surges-around-day-of-romance-115714884.html https://www.forbes.com/2006/02/10/divorce-valentine-marriage-cx_kdt_0213divorce 14th February is popularly known as ‘Valentine’s Day‘. Adolescent girls and boys express their love for each other by exchanging flowers and gifts as a token of love on this day. Most of the times, these adolescents indulge in immoral acts under the pretext of ‘Valentine’s …

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Valentine Daze and Other Pagan Customs

What commercial and cultural propaganda presents as beautiful is rooted in ugly paganism but most blind followers do not know. By Khalid Baig Courtesy: Al Balagh – www.albalagh.net There is a group of practices that we can consider as the twin sister of bid’ah (innovation). Like bid’ah they flourish on the …

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The REAL Christmas Story: How a Prophet was turned into a god

On December 25th, most Christians around the world will be celebrating Christmas, a day that commemorates the birth of who they believe is their Lord and saviour, Jesus Christ. A lot of Muslim commentaries at this time of the year tend to focus on highlighting links between Christmas and the …

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Horoscopes

Question: My question is that should we believe in horoscopes and signs, because sometimes I read things about my sign and the prediction that is written for my sign upsets me, if it is something scary. I want to know whether this information is true or useless. Please clarify this. …

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