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Back To School…But What About Islamic Education?

Education is the most important and powerful tool which you can use to change the world. An educated nation begets educated children which equals a harmonious environment on earth provided it is used constructively. With the new school year just commencing a few days ago, have today’s parents and students …

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In the Footsteps of Nabi Yusuf (‘alaihis salaam)

Sulaimaan bin Yasaar (rahimahullah) was an outstanding jurist and a famous scholar of Madeenah Munawwarah. He had the honour of benefiting from many illustrious Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum). Initially, he was the slave of Sayyidah Maimoonah (radhiyallahu ‘anha), the respected wife of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). However, he later purchased his …

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55 Days Until Ramadan 2023 – 1444

  Although not especially distant, with fewer than 60 days until the arrival of Ramaḍān this year, there is still a significant amount of time before its appearance. As such, we must ask: is it already the topic of any conversation? If we are consistently reminded that from our many …

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Month of Rajab – Clearing Misconceptions

There are some months as well as some places that have more worth in Almighty Allah’s sight than others. But the merit of a certain place or time in Islam is established only through authentic proofs. Hence, on quoting a certain hadith, one is to make sure of its authenticity …

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At The Approach of Rajab & Sha’ban

With the sighting of the crescent of Rajab, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) would anticipate and begin preparations for the month of Ramadhan. This is two months in advance! People “live to see” various accomplishments in their lives, but a Believer “lives for” and yearns to witness sacred days like …

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The Sacred Month of Rajab

By Mufti Taqi Usmani Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. This month was regarded as one of the sacred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum) in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet. It is also a prelude to the month of Ramadan, because Ramadan follows …

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Wish Well for Your Children!

16 800 – this is the approximate number of hours that a child will spend in school over the course of twelve years, from grade one to matric. 3000 – this is the approximate number of hours that a child will spend in the maktab madrasah, assuming that the child attends …

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The Maktab ( Islamic Learning / Madrasah ) System

by: Moulana Abdool Hamid Ishaq Damaat Barakatuhu We are very lax in paying the Madrasah fees. We generally pay the school fees, give our children their pocket expenses, etc. The pocket expense is sometimes more than the fees. In fact if we are wealthy, we should pay on behalf of …

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