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Our parents are our parents

  AS she finished up her mid-day meal and rose from the dining table to rinse out her plate, Khadija pondered over the best tactic to approach her mother. “Mmm…that was one of the best meals you’ve cooked, mum” She said to the figure poring over a cookbook. Her mother …

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Transform Your Unhealthy Eating Habits for a Better You

  by Nasmira Firdous   You have a long day at work: you start your morning by grabbing coffee through a drive-thru window because there was no time to make breakfast, and you need the caffeine. Sure, you’ve read all those articles online and in magazines about eating healthy – …

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Caught In The Rhythm

  AS Muslims we are commanded by Allah, the Lord of the worlds to submit to Him, fear Him by obeying His orders and refrain from His prohibitions and follow His Messenger in all our affairs. It is only then that we are going to find peace and success in …

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IMPORTANT HEALTH TIPS

 BY Hakimul Ummat Hadhrat Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanvi * Occasionally fumigate the house – every room – with fragrant incense (lobaan), and close the doors for a while. * Don’t eat to full satiation. This will save you from many sicknesses. * Eat less during the spring season. * The …

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Music in Islam

Below is a collection of 10 Hadith with commentary directly related to music and the playing of musical instruments. (1) Hadhrat Abu Maalik Ash’ari (radhiyallahu anhu) says that he heard Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) say:”Most certainly, there will be in my Ummah people who will make lawful fornication, silk, liquor …

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De-toxing from the EDD Mentality

By Maria Zain WHEN is your due date? Are you due soon? So soon! You better go get checked. Your EDD (Estimated Due Date) is next week? What did the doctor say? You are overdue! You better go see a professional! You might explode! It’s not healthy for babies to …

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Attitude of Gratitude: Psychology Behind Shukr

SHE opens her wardrobe. Two dozen dresses of red, yellow, orange, pink and you-name-it colour are hanging in there. After a cursory glance, she bangs the door shut. “Mom, I have ‘nothing’ to wear for the party. I’ve been begging you to take me shopping for ages. You never listen …

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HOLIDAYS CAN BE REAL FUN!!!

Some ways of making your kids vacation more fun & rewarding… By Umm Ammarah Dad what can I do next???...Mum I’m BORED!!! For parents vacations can be really demanding keeping our children occupied. Vacations pose a great challenge for many parents. However holidays can be great fun if parents are …

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Shi’ism Exposed

by Majlisul Ulama It is essential that Muslim sympathisers of the Shias divest themselves of the notion that Shi’ism is part of Islam – that it is just as one of the other four Madhabs which constitute the Ahlus Sunnah. Shi’sim is not Islam nor is it a sect of …

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Television Facts and Figures

an IslamiCity Bulletin TV Turnoff Network recently published their research results that startled us. When we noticed the terms, ‘average American’ or ‘average American home’ in the data, we knew Muslims contributed to this average. While we are busy building Masajid and Islamic schools out in the communities through out …

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