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Codeine Addiction in South Africa

  Codeine used to treat mild to moderate pain is today the most abused over the counter drug in South Africa. Codeine (3-methylmorphine) is the most commonly consumed opiate in the world and is mostly used for pain management and cough suppression and it is available in over-the-counter combination preparations …

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Shisha: The ‘Muslim Drug’

The rights a Muslim has over another are well documented and remembered in aḥādīth mentioned by the Prophet (sallAllāhu ʿalayhi wasallam), but we often forget our rights to ourselves; especially the duties upon ourselves to take care of our health. Allāh has bestowed upon us a trust in the form …

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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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The optimism of the early Muslims

Part 1  Part 2 In Pursuit of Optimism – Part 3   Optimism in the Companions and Pious Predecessors Knowing that he would not live with us forever, the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) was very eager to inculcate the value of optimism within his companions and indeed he would succeed …

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Robbing Children of their Childhood!

  Allah Ta’ala has endowed human beings with a very special period called the childhood period. Childhood is undoubtedly the most beautiful and the happiest phase of human life. The joys of childhood can never be substituted by anything else! It is the period when one is free of all worries and responsibilities. It is the period when one loves playing games. It is this period …

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Is Microneedling permissible

  Nasihah (Advice): The believers are like one body   Sayyiduna Nu’maan Bin Bashir Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “The believers in their mutual kindness, compassion and sympathy are just like one body. When one of the limbs suffers, the whole body responds to it with …

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#WorldMentalHealthDay

YOUR BODY AND YOUR SOUL    (10 OCTOBER 2018)   IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST GRACIOUS, THE MOST MERCIFUL. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh HUMANS: A COMPOSITE OF BODY AND SOUL It is important to understand that humans are composed of outer physical bodies and inner spirit (Rouh). The …

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Smiling: A blessed thing

  Life in this world continues with its ups and downs. Human soul is like a guest house. Not just sorrows and afflictions but also happiness and goodness of this world are like its guests. None of them are permanent. This is why a believer should not disrupt the order and tranquility of this …

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Is the usage of dagga/marijuana considered an offence in Islam?

  Nasihah (Advice): The thoughts of a person   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Allah does not take into account what comes to the minds of my Ummah, so long as they do not pronounce it or act upon it.” (Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________ …

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