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The Story of Prophet Musa : A Story of Optimism

The Birth of Mūsā  The Prophet Mūsā  is the most commonly mentioned prophet in the Qur’an. His story is repeated numerous times and his names appears from the very first juz’[part] to the very last juz’ of the Qur’an. In fact, his name is mentioned from the very beginning of the prophethood of the Messenger Muhammad . …

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50 Virtues of Masjid al-Aqsa Every Muslim Should Know

by: Amin Habib All praise is for Allāh, and salutations and peace be upon the Messenger of Allāh, upon his family, companions, and whoever follows his guidance. Al-Masjid al-Aqsa is one of the most significant sites of Islām on the face of this Earth with some of its merits unique to …

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Reviving Al-Aqsa in our Hearts

Jerusalem – the Eternal & Undivided Capital Delusional thinking Delusional thinking with regards to Jerusalem is not a new phenomenon. Trump’s announcement recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, followed by Netanyahu’s glowing endorsement, sounds rather like the delusional thinking of the ancient Israelites who demanded Mūsā (ʿalayhi al-Salām) and …

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And They Called it Women’s Liberation

How Women Were Lured Out of the Home in the USA By Areeba bint Khalid From the 1800s to the present day, family life in the West has remarkably changed. While the West calls this change part of the women freedom movement, a look at history may show otherwise. America …

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Zam Zam: History & Virtues

central-mosque.com     Sayyidina Rasul-ullah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) said, “My roof was opened when I was in Makkah, and Jibreel (peace be upon him) came down and opened my chest, then he washed it with Zamzam water…” [Bukhari] Allah Ta’ala has made all living creatures out of water. People require …

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The Gift of Gratitude – Shukr

On one occasion, after Nabi Ismaa‘eel (‘alaihis salaam) had married, Nabi Ebrahim (‘alaihis salaam) came to visit him in Makkah Mukarramah. On arriving at his home, however, he did not meet Nabi Ismaa‘eel (‘alaihis salaam), as he was out, and instead met the wife of Nabi Ismaa‘eel (‘alaihis salaam). As she had …

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Ka’ab’s RA Failure to Join the Battle of Tabuk

Beloved Sahaba Series – Companions of The Beloved Master Together with the Munafiqin who did not join in The Battle of Tabuk, there were more than eighty people from the Ansar and an equal number from amongst the nomadic Arabs and a large number from the strangers. They themselves did …

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Seerah Series Part 1: The Age of Ignorance

ANCIENT RELIGIONS: After the Prophet(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah, Isa ibn Maryam, there was a long period without a Prophet. Light and knowledge disappeared. Christianity fell into disrepute and became a matter of sport for the corrupt and the hypocrites. From the very beginning, Christianity had been subjected to alterations …

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SADDENED-Find Comfort in Seerah ( Poem )

 Ammar Al Shukry When you think of the messenger of Allah  , you think of someone who lived a FULL and HAPPY life, always smiling. Yet, his life could have easily been framed to be one of misfortune and sadness, for if anyone had a reason to be sad, it would …

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