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Knowledge is for practice!

  There currently seems to be a widespread notion that: knowledge is for propagation, instead of practice. Therefore as soon as we come across a useful piece of information we immediately think of forwarding it instead of first planning to implement it in our lives! Rasulullah (sallallahu ’alayhi wasallam) said, …

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Superstition & the Month of Safar

All praises to Allawh (Sub haa nahoo wa Ta’aalaa) and choicest blessings upon our beloved Prophet Muhammud (Sallal law hu ‘alay hi wa sallam). We are entering the second month of the lunar calendar. Sa-far with a “Sawd” either means ” To turn yellow’ or ‘To be empty/vacant’ . It was in Autumn when the leaves turn …

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Yazid & Beloved Muawiyah RadhiyAllahu Anhu

Question: Molana Sahib, Mawiyah fought a battle with the IV Caliph where  thousands of Muslims were killed and he appointed Yazeed as successor who than killed Hazrat Husain (RA) in Karbala. Can you explain this? (Question posted as received) Answer: Wa Alaykumus Salaam Wa Rahmatullaahi Wa Barakaatuhu You enquire about …

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The Islamic Will

islamichorizon.co.za بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم وصلى الله على النبي الكريم There have been three known economical systems in the world; communism, capitalism and the economical-system of Islām. Communism states that everything belongs to the government. The doctrines of capitalism establish that the rich keeps on getting richer and the poor …

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Inheritance laws – Book

  By: Shaykh Moulana Muhammad Ilyaas Patel (d.b) The potential for conflict in money matters is an open secret. If one’s financial matters are not absolutely clear, problems in most instances are bound to arise. These problems sometimes lead to serious conflicts which often result in split families and estranged …

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 The Enormity of Usurping Inheritance

  Sheikh Salah al-Budair, may Allah preserve him, delivered the Friday Khutbah entitled, “The Enormity of Usurping Inheritance,” in which he talked about the seriousness and unlawfulness of encroaching upon the inheritance of others, particularly that of women and orphans, as the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, warned …

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Inheritance – Important Points To Consider

  The importance of following the Islamic Law of Inheritance can be appreciated by the fact that Allah Himself explains the share allotment in great detail. Other laws were left for Nabi to elaborate on. Yes, we learn greater detail from the Ahaadeeth, the application of the Sahabah and consensus …

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Who are the Ahlul-Bayt – Part 2

    Rasulullah  Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam not only used the title of Ahlul-Bayt for his family, but he would also include those Sahabah Radhiyallahu Anhum who enjoyed a very close relationship with him amongst the Ahlul-Bayt. Examples of this are given in the following Ahadith: 1. a) Rasulullah  Sallallahu …

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Ahle Bayt & Karbala

It is commonly known that the people most beloved to a person are his family and progeny. As Mu’mineen we follow Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam). If we take closer look at the Mubarak life of Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) we will find that Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi wa sallam) …

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