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Signs of Acceptance

I relate to you one of the earliest of tragic events to have unfolded on Earth, as it relates to two sons of Prophet Ādam (ʿalayhi al-Salām); the very first human being to tread the Earth. This is the story of Qābīl and Hābīl. Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) said in …

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Laylatul Qadr- A detailed explanation

    LAYLATUL QADR – Night of power   Amongst the nights of Ramadhaan, there is one called ‘Laylatul Qadr’,a night that is noted for its greatest blessings. The Noble Qur’an describes it as being greater in blessedness and spiritual virtue than a thousand months, which in turn means that …

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Laylatul Qadr – Night of Power

by Shaykh Maulana Yunus Patel (rahmatullah alayh) Allah Ta’ala’s love for His Prophet Muhammad (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa-Sallam) is clearly evident and manifest in many Ayaat (verses) of the Qur`aan Shareef. Additionally, whilst other Ambiyaa (Alayhimus Salaam) were gifted with exclusive titles, it was Rasulullah (Sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa-Sallam) alone, whose title …

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Forgiveness Is Divine

  By Sister Jasmine eislam.co.za “Surely Allah loves those who constantly turn to Him in repentance and those who keep themselves pure”(Quran-Surah al-Baqarah 2:222) We are now enter  the second ten days of Ramadaan, the days when we have the opportunity to beg Allah for forgiveness. There is a du’a …

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Tarawih ( Ramadaan Night Prayer ) is 20 rak’ats.

  In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. In recent times there has been a growth in the number of lay people who, influenced by a certain ideology, claim that the tarawih consists of only eight rak’ahs rather than the established twenty rak’ahs. There is, therefore, a …

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Top 10 reasons to turn off your TV

  by Mark Stibich   Source: TvTurnOff.org Muslimvillage.org   Turning off your television will gain you, on average, about 4 hours per day. Imagine if you took that time to exercise, give your brain a workout and develop strong relationships. Not only would you be adding years to your life, you would …

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Break Your Soul as You Break Your Fast

  “Allāh is Subtle with His Slaves…” [1] One of the deeper intents and aims of fasting is for us to learn the art of self-restraint. When Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) revealed the verse of fasting [2], He concluded that it has been prescribed so that we may gain piety. …

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Fasting Has No Equivalent

The blessings related to fasting are truly astounding. Those who fast are able to scale the ranks; expiate their sins; tame their desire; give much in charity; engage in a variety of acts of worship; give thanks to their Creator; avoid being swayed by impulses of disobedience and violations; distance …

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What Fasting Demands From Us 

The following is an English translation of “Rozah Humsay Kia Muṭālbah Karta Hai” by Shaykh al-Islam Mufti Muhammad Taqī ‘Uthmāni, which was published by Idārat-ul-Ma‘ārif Karachi in 2012 CE/1433 AH.   By Shaykh Al-Islam Mufti Taqi Uthmani [After Praise and Salutations] I seek refuge in Allah from the accursed Satan. …

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