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Enter people’s homes blind and leave it deaf.

One friend asked another friend :   “What did your husband gift you to celebrate your child’s birth?”   The friend replied that he did not give her anything.   The first friend was surprised and questioned her friend as to whether this was a good thing. She asked her …

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Envy – Jealousy

Maliha is lying in bed, her laptop resting on her lap. She hasn’t gone to work the last three days, spending the entire period lying around, browsing Facebook, eating chocolate bars, crying violently, or just staring at the ceiling for hours at a time. At thirty eight, Maliha had achieved …

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The Seat of Health

  When many of us think of serious health problems we might think of heart disease or cancer. Others might think of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. One organ, and the diseases associated with that organ, is often overlooked. That organ is the kidney, and the health implications of kidney disease …

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The Hidden Gems of Fajr

  For many of us, waking up for Fajr can be difficult and burdensome however, there are some virtues that we fail to realise! 1) Oath by Fajr 👉As Muslims, we are not allowed to take oaths by anyone other than Allah, But Allah, the Most Majestic can take an …

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Islamic Spirituality and Mental Well-Being

Introduction Modern science has recently taken a keen interest in the wisdoms found in the ancient eastern traditions such as Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Hinduism. In the relatively new field of positive psychology,[1] many of these eastern traditions are utilized to enhance general well-being.[2] The Buddhist practice of mindfulness meditation is a …

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The Superiority of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam)

http://www.uswatulmuslimah.co.za وَإِذْ أَخَذَ اللَّـهُ مِيثَاقَ النَّبِيِّينَ لَمَا آتَيْتُكُم مِّن كِتَابٍ وَحِكْمَةٍ ثُمَّ جَاءَكُمْ رَسُولٌ مُّصَدِّقٌ لِّمَا مَعَكُمْ لَتُؤْمِنُنَّ بِهِ وَلَتَنصُرُنَّهُ ۚ قَالَ أَأَقْرَرْتُمْ وَأَخَذْتُمْ عَلَىٰ ذَٰلِكُمْ إِصْرِي ۖ قَالُوا أَقْرَرْنَا ۚ قَالَ فَاشْهَدُوا وَأَنَا مَعَكُم مِّنَ الشَّاهِدِينَ ﴿٨١﴾ When Allah made the Prophets enter into a covenant: (saying) “If I …

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How Sura Ad-Duha Can Change Your life.

  Many of us know surah ad-duha off by heart and have probably read its meaning many times as well, which seems quite straightforward. How many of us, though, have actually gone into the reason behind its revelation and derived the lessons and implications this surah has in our lives? …

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How To Make Yourself Kidnap-Proof

    Maulana Khalid Dhorat   As the saga of Brother Omar Carrim drags on, there is palpable fear amongst many people with over R1 million in their bank accounts. Many do not make as many public appearances nowadays, they have beefed up security at their homes and businesses, and …

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Sayyidah Umm Salamah bint Abi Umayyah Part 10

Mothers of The Believers Series  mahajjah.com   Name and lineage   Umm Salamah Hind bint Abi Umayyah (Hudhayfah) al Makhzumiyyah al Qurshiyyah. Her father on account of his generosity was nicknamed Zad al Rakib (provision of the rider) as he would take care of those who travelled with him leaving them with …

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Blind Faith in Allah Ta‘ala

http://www.uswatulmuslimah.co.za Sayyidah Zinneerah (radhiyallahu ‘anha), the Sahaabiyah of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam), was a slave from Rome. She accepted imaan in the very early stages of Islam. On account of her Islam, Abu Jahal and the other disbelievers would torture and persecute her. After accepting Islam, Sayyidah Zinneerah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) …

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