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The Riddle Of Life

  I have pondered a great deal over the rise of nations, and this lead me to notice something truly marvelous – namely that the preparatory phase would always take a very long time, sometimes decades, while the phase of establishment is short and would sometimes hardly exceed a few …

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Homosexuality & Lesbianism in Islam

  In this materialistic age when everything is being sacrificed at the altar of ‘freedom’, the world, from east to west, is witnessing a total collapse of morality and decency. Virtue is portrayed as evil while sins of every type are being glamourized so as to seem acceptable to society. …

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Equity, not Equality – Feminism / Islam

(By Khalid Baig) “You are the best of peoples evolved for mankind, enjoining what is right, forbidding what is wrong, and believing in Allah.” [Al-i-‘Imran 3:110] Muslims have been given the task to be the witnesses to Truth for the entire mankind and to stand up for what is right. …

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Who was Yazeed ibn Mu`aawiyah?

Question Please enlighten us on who was Yazeed ibn Mu`aawiyah? He was once the Caliph of Muslims? In which era did he live and was he considered righteous? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Yazid`s full name is Yazid ibn …

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Explanation of the following Hadith on Ali & Muawiya RA

Question I would like an explanation of this narration: It was narrated that Saeed bin Jubair said: “I was with Ibn Abbas in Arafat and he said: ‘Why do I not hear the people reciting Talbiyah?’ I said: They are afraid of Muawiyah.’ So Ibn Abbas went out of his tent …

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Battle of Karbala

A Brief Summary of the Battle of Karbala and Martyrdom of Husayn (Radiyallahu Anhu)   Every page of history is a place of lesson for mankind. The ruthless martyrdom of Sayyidina Husayn (RA) the leader of the youth of Jannah, his family and his companions shall never be forgotten. Every …

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