Defending Islam

Can homosexual behaviour be justified in Islam?

  Nasihah (Advice): The evil act of homosexuality Sayyiduna Jaabir Radhiyallahu Anhu who reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “There is nothing I fear more for my Ummah than the deed of the people of Lut (Alayhi salaam).” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. I am a …

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The Subtle Influence

Accents are rather strange and fascinating. People speak the same language, and utter the same words, yet it sounds completely different. Different syllables are emphasized and various vowels are intonated and pronounced differently. In some cases, the foreign accent may sound so strange that it may even be mistaken for a foreign …

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Supermoms

A book, Perfect Madness by Judith Warner, published by Riverhead Books, tells us that during her research, Warner discovered that: “Seventy percent of American moms say they find motherhood today ‘incredibly stressful.’” “Thirty percent of mothers of young children reportedly suffer from depression.” In the lands where all that glitters is …

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Blood Not Shed in Vain

In one of the nations of the past, there was a king who had a magician. When this magician reached old age, he said to the king, “Search for an intelligent youngster for me so that I may teach him my knowledge. I fear that I may pass away thereby …

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Be Concerned With Yourself When Four Things Occur

Question Is there any Hadith together with its authenticity which says: Start thinking about yourself and not people when four things happen to pass; 1) Widespread greed 2) People following their desire 3) People stubborn/proud about their view 4) People giving priority of Dunya over Din   Answer You are …

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Algeria Unveiled

It is a well-known fact that plants produce oxygen. Hence, without plants, there would be no oxygen. However, what people sometimes forget is that the opposite is equally true. In other words, without oxygen, there would be no plants, as plants also require oxygen for respiration and survival. This relationship …

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Wish Well for Your Children!

16 800 – this is the approximate number of hours that a child will spend in school over the course of twelve years, from grade one to matric. 3000 – this is the approximate number of hours that a child will spend in the maktab madrasah, assuming that the child attends …

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Stop avoiding afternoon Madrassa!

  Guest contributor, teenager herself, Fatima Moolla of Timeless Teenz reminds us not to dodge afternoon maktab, no matter how busy we think we are.   We’re at a crises level with so many parents thinking that they don’t need to send their children for Islamic education. All these excuses: “It …

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The Madrasah System – The Pride of our Community

The Christian community has the Church, the Jewish community has its Synagogue, the Hindu Community has it’s Mandir, the Sikh community has the Gurdwara and the Buddhists have their Temple and so on…..But the Muslim community not only has the Musjid but also the educational Madrasah.   Al-hamdulillah, Allah Ta’ala …

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