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Polygamy: Rational or Irrational?

  Posted by: Umm Reem   Disclaimer: This article is based on personal observation and could be right or wrong. My conclusion is based on a happy marriage where a husband and a wife love each other and have no major issues, yet the husband still wants to take another …

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ZAKAAH MADE EASY

  Zakaat is a pillar of Islam. It is not a tax but an Ibaadat (act of worship). Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam) has said, ‘Protect your wealth with Zakaat and treat your sick ones with charity and counter the waves of calamity with Du’aa and humility.’ Stern warnings have been …

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Islamic Poetry and the Current Trend.

By Mufti Emran Vawda In recent times there has been a surge of interest in Nazms and poetry. Every now and then a new “nasheed group” is announced, or a new “artist” releases his/her latest album. The entire issue of poetry has taken a new hue in society, and it …

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A Month To Which People Do Not Pay Attention: Sha`ban

MY dear brothers and sisters, pay careful attention to what Usaamah ibn Zayd (may Allaah be pleased with them both) said: “I said, ‘O Messenger of Allah, I do not see you fasting in any other month like you fast in Sha’ban.’ He said, ‘That is a month to which …

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Cheating ourselves of sleep

by Jane E. Brody Source: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/ Think you do just fine on five or six hours of shut-eye? Chances are, you are among the many millions who unwittingly shortchange themselves on sleep. Research shows that most people require seven or eight hours of sleep to function optimally. Failing to get …

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Proven Techniques for a Successful Positive Change this Ramadan

    BY EISLAM   Proven Techniques for a Successful Positive Change  this Ramadan You CAN do it!!!   The Messenger of Allah Muhammad[peace be upon him] has said,“Almighty Allah says, ‘I treat my slave (man) according to his expectations from Me, and I am with him when he remembers …

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A Mother’s Love

  I think this is the most beautiful thing I have ever read in the English language. The first time I read it, it made me cry so much. That was years ago. Ever since then, I’ve been searching for it again. I found it again today. This time reading …

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