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A Gift in Disguise

Sayyiduna ‘Amr bin ‘Aas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said, “Death is the gift of a believer.” (Tabraani – Majma‘uz Zawaaid #3940) When the lockdown commenced, there were many people who were stranded in foreign countries. Their governments may have attempted repatriation efforts, but they were unsuccessful and these …

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Al-Shāfi (The Healer)

Diseases continue to shape the lives of humanity. At this very moment, countless human beings are bedbound by illness while suffering the anguish and despair that accompanies it. The endless waiting at the doctor’s surgery or the walks taken up and down the hospital corridors are draining others. While some …

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5 Steps to Reconnect with your Wife

No matter how hard you’ve worked all day, do you dread getting a disappointed look from you wife when you enter the house? Are you tired of hearing complaint after complaint? What happened to those happy days? Do you miss her smile? Is there something you can do to bring …

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Choices

Excerpt from ‘Attaining a Pure Heart’ delivered by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed at SNMC Ottawa, Canada – See more at: http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/ Some people say that they didn’t even know there is something that exists called the qalb. There are a few words Allāh swt uses in Qur’ān repeatedly- aql (intellect), qalb …

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Nikah over video call. Is it valid?

QUESTION Muftisaab, I’d like to know, during this time with travel not allowed, is it permissible to make nikaah over the phone like through a video call? And if it is permissible, what is the protocol? And how should it be done? The boy and the girl live in different …

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Child Custody Epidemic

  The central goal Islam seeks to achieve is establishing justice, through worshipping and obeying Allāh. All sins, despite their diversity and multitude, can be traced to injustice and causing mischief. Allāh reminds us: إِنَّ اللَّهَ يَأْمُرُ بِالْعَدْلِ وَالْإِحْسَانِ وَإِيتَاءِ ذِي الْقُرْبَىٰ وَيَنْهَىٰ عَنِ الْفَحْشَاءِ وَالْمُنكَرِ وَالْبَغْيِ ۚ يَعِظُكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ …

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Music be not the food of love

Addictions Anonymous P5  Cii Radio It plays. Everywhere you go. It plays in the background at shopping centres, supermarkets, waiting rooms, petrol stations and restaurants – even the “Halaal ones”. Music has become one of the most loved forms of entertainment for Muslims. Music is addictive. There are lots of …

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Brevity of Life

The silent narrow pathways of graveyards help you to understand the brevity of life. There is very little noise there – perhaps just the wind rustling through some lone trees and the faraway chatter of gravediggers that have taken a break from their work. Perhaps the muffled cries of the …

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How the Messenger of Mercy (pbuh) fought

  Billions of Dollars, Euros, Pounds, Shekels and other currencies are used by the enemies of Islām to smear and tarnish the name and the image of the Deen of Islām and the person of Nabi Muhammad (SallAllāhu ‘alayhi wasallam). The media moguls and the promoters of Islāmophobia, through electronic as well as …

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The status of one who considers homosexuality to be permitted

By: Mufti Muhammad Zubair Butt Source: IlmGate Question: If a person practices homosexuality, and believes that this is acceptable [and not forbidden], does this person still remain a Muslim? The person says that the verses in the Qur’an are all related to lust and fashion rather than sincere love between 2 individuals. …

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