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A special thanks to those who…

A special thanks to those who traveled across the globe for vacations this summer and did not announce their arrival in airport X or resort Y, out of consideration for their friends’ feelings and circumstances. A special thanks to those who visited the world’s fanciest hotels this summer and resisted …

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Home, Sweet Home

Home, Sweet Home By Khalid Baig “My own feeling is that we’ve pushed women too far,” says Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, the 80 year old Harvard University doctor who is frequently called “America’s Pediatrician,” in a recent interview in the Los Angles Times. “We’ve split them in two, and we …

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Smart Phones Smartly Destroying Sweet Homes

The Ideal Muslimah Bismillah Everybody wishes to get back home at the end of the day where one feels at ease and finds his/her own comfort zone. What is the factor that makes us feel cozy when at home? It’s not the cute furniture’s or high tech devices for sure… …

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How Do We React When Disagreeing With Others?

Remember, people think and act differently all the time, and clashes are inevitable in life. When faced with some form of opposition or argument, a person would fall under three categories in terms of his composure and reaction : 1. Honourable2. Lowly3. Shameless 1. With regards to an honourable person, when …

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 Simple Steps to a Healthier, Happier You!

By Umm Ayman eislam.co.za Complete health should be a balanced and holistic endeavour. Below are just a few concise steps toward achieving full physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social and even financial well-being and contentment, Inshaa-Allah.   ALWAYS SAY BISMILLAH (I BEGIN IN THE NAME OF ALLAH) The Messenger of Allah …

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Committed to the Comfort of his Mother

​ (Haarithah bin Nu’maan [radhiyallahu ‘anhu] #1) Sayyiduna Haarithah bin Nu’maan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) was an eminent Ansaari Sahaabi of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) who had fought in the Battle of Badr. From all the virtues of this Sahaabi, it was the love, respect and selflessness with which he served his mother, …

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The Harm of Arguing

Once we had undertaken a journey with Hadrat Hakim Akhtar Saheb R.A to Nairobi and then we went for Umrah. We travelled from Nairobi to Mombasa for a day. We were travelling by plane and the plane was quite empty. The seats in front were quite close as it was …

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A Crossroads in Modernity

The satisfaction of a reward is proportional to the effort exerted to gain it. From securing one’s family’s provision, to having a deep, intimate relationship with a trusting partner, a physical as well as an intellectual exercise need to be exerted to attain the desirable outcome. Traversing through the difficulties …

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FORBIDDEN in Islam – Free mixing between men and women

Bint Ahmed Sulaymaan Shari’ah prohibits men and women meeting together, mixing, and intermingling.  Islam prohibits the crowding of them together, and the revealing and exposure of women to men. It is prohibited because intermingling is among the causes for fitnah (temptation or trial which implies evil consequences), the arousing of …

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