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Begging for the Best​

On one occasion, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) visited a Bedouin who received him warmly and honoured him. So, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) bade him to also visit him. Accordingly, the Bedouin visited Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said to him, “If you have any need, you may …

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The Delight of Selflessness

  By Abu Muhammad Yusuf eislam.co.za Sacrifice is part of nature. The excruciating pain a mother endures patiently at childbirth, the years a teacher spends in educating children, the medical personal who attend to accident scenes in the dead of night, the police who patrol the streets during odd times …

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Closing Doors To Open More

  In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy  وَعَسَىٰ أَن تَكْرَ‌هُوا شَيْئًا وَهُوَ خَيْرٌ‌ لَّكُمْ ۖ وَعَسَىٰ أَن تُحِبُّوا شَيْئًا وَهُوَ شَرٌّ‌ لَّكُمْ ۗ وَاللَّـهُ يَعْلَمُ وَأَنتُمْ لَا تَعْلَمُونَ But perhaps you hate a thing and it is good for you; and perhaps you love a thing and it …

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The Garment of Marriage​

  From a kurta to an abaaya, and a pair of pants to a shirt – almost all items of clothing are made in the same way – by joining different pieces of fabric together. The process, in essence, is as follows: First, different pieces of cloth are gathered. Then, they …

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Gifts of the Giver

  Have we ever pondered over the lengthy, intricate, multi-stage processes that occur every day for our continued well-being and comfort? Indeed, if we ponder over a ‘simple’ loaf of bread, we will realize that before the loaf landed in our hands, it underwent many processes and followed a lengthy …

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Sahaba Our Heroes & Role Models – Khabbab RA

KHABBAB RA AND HIS SUFFERING FOR THE DEEN OF ALLAH THIS IS WHAT QURBANI SAHABAH MADE SO YOU AND I CAN BE MUSLIM TODAY WE CANT EVEN LEAVE HARAAM THINGS FOR THE PLEASURE OF ALLAH, YET LOOK WHAT SAHABAH RA WENT THROUGH FOR THIS DEEN May Allah give us the …

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The Reward for Abstaining from Harām

BISMILLĀHIR RAHMĀNIR RAHĪM Glory to Allāh and Salutations on the Holy Prophet Muhammad Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wasallam.   A pious student was once studying in Delhi and would sleep in a nearby Masjid. One night, a young woman was on her way to visit some of her relatives who resided in the area, when …

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Moulding the Mothers of Tomorrow

Have we ever considered what it takes to produce a heart surgeon – a person who is capable of opening the chest of a living person and operating on a still-beating heart, while aware that one slip of the scalpel could be the difference between life and death? Obviously, it takes A …

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On the Bright Side (e-book)

In times of difficulty and hardship, it is easy to lose hope and fall into despondency, especially when the suffering is widespread, such as in our current situation. While we cannot control our destiny, we CAN control our perspective. Instead of looking at the thorns with the roses, let us …

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