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Happiness: Modernity’s Official Religion

UNTIL THE AMERICAN Declaration of Independence gave us the notion of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, people didn’t believe happiness was something that needed to be made into a specific right that they then had the ‘liberty’ to pursue. Instead, pursuing happiness is hard wired into our DNA. …

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Ramadaan 1443 – Just 60 days away

  The blessed & most beautiful month is near and what better time to prepare for it than right now. Some of us deceive ourselves into thinking that when Ramadan comes we will suddenly change and worship Allah night and day but we are only deceiving ourselves in thinking like …

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Depression – Audio Talk

DEPRESSION SANDTON 21-01-2022 Harms of depression. Types of depression. Permissible Grief and Mourning. 5 WRONG SOLUTIONS : Anti depressants. Negatives. Digital time. Materialism. Haraam. 3 GOOD SOLUTIONS : Bearable burdens. Difficulty = Two Reprieves. Dhikr and Salaah. Moulana Bilaal Cassim

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Modern to Modest

Every one of us has our own challenges and obstacles which we face in our effort to reach Allah Ta‘ala. One of the most effective ways to gain inspiration to overcome these challenges is to consider other people who are just like us and faced the same challenges, yet overcame …

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The Usual Scenario of Life

  By: A. A. Jin A group of children go to the beach. Each of them finds a suitable spot and settles down with his/her beach toys. The white sand is scattered everywhere. Each one starts gathering the sand in the bucket and starts making a sandcastle. Some are successful …

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Home, Sweet Home !!

Maulana Khalid Dhorat   Nearly all travel agents have received complaints over the past few days about their patrons, including those who visited the Holy Lands, about how they abuse the hotel facilities. In the communiqué, it’s stated that patrons use the underside of the clothing iron to fry eggs, …

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The Choice is Yours

  A recent article in the Detroit News contrasted the lives of two ordinary persons from Palestinian refuge camps in Jordan. Two persons joined by faith and circumstances, yet separated by choices of their lifestyles. One awakens at 4 a.m. every day and walks a mile to the mosque for …

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Problems, Problems, Problems…

  By Sister S Bemath eislam PROBLEMS. . . how we hate them! The time and energy we waste, stewing over problems instead of tackling them cheerfully and constructively, recognising them as the growth points of life and progress. Life can expose us to a series of problems. Problems evoke …

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Being Positive

A famous writer was in his study room. He picked up his pen and started writing: **Last year, I had a surgery and my gall bladder was removed. I had to stay stuck to the bed due to this surgery for a long time. **The same year I reached the …

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Every Man for Everyone

Imaam Waaqidi (rahimahullah) is a renowned imaam in the field of Islamic history. He narrates the following incident which is his personal experience. He says: I was once overcome by poverty during the period when I was with (the governor) Yahya bin Khaalid Barmaki. As the day of ‘Eid drew near, …

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