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Sacrifice or Qurbani: Philosophy and Rules

Qurbani: Are you ready?   With Qurbani 1439 just days away, much excitement has set in. Preparations are underway, knives are being sent for sharpening, butchers are readying themselves for the influx of meat, and families are setting themselves up for a day of sacrificial slaughtering. The blood stained clothes, …

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The Ugly Side of ‘the ‘Beautiful’ Game’

With a fanbase of an estimated 3.5 billion compared to a world population of 7.5 billion,[1][2]football is the most popular sport in the world and its following is incredible. The spring and summer months entice added attention with the seasons’ grand finales. Clubs compete for domestic and European honours in …

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Ten Blessed Days of Zil Hajj: Don’t Miss

  eislam.co.za   By His wisdom, Allah Ta’ala gave preference to some places and times over others. For Muslims, Friday is the best day of the week, Ramadan is the best month of the year, “Laylat al-Qadr” is the best night in Ramadan, the day of “Arafah” is the best …

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Moulana Ihsaan Hendrick’s Biography

  Moulana Ihsaan Hendricks was born 16 September 1964 in Worcestor, 110 kilometres outside Cape Town, South Africa. He was the former president of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC), a position he held for two-terms (ten years), an MJC Imaarah (senior council) member, Director of the Al-Quds Foundation of South …

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Moulânâ Rashîd Ahmad Gangohî (Rahimahullâh)

  Birthplace Gangoh is an old village of the district Saharanpur in India. Moulânâ Rashîd Ahmad Gangohî  was born in Gangoh on 6 Zul Qadah 1244 A.H (9 June 1829). He was from the lineage of Hadrat Abû Ayyûb Ansârî Radhiyallahu Anhu.   Education He obtained his initial education from …

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