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Are you a consumerist slave?

Consumerism is making our society a slave to the dollar. We are spending too much money on things we do not need. We are spending more money than we can afford. And we are spending our hard earned money for a lifestyle we cannot keep up with. This is the …

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Object of Life

Al-Haadi The expedition of Tabook was looming ahead. Madinah Munawwarah was in the grip of famine. The Muslims had merely a few animals available for riding. Provisions were extremely low. Yet, an army of thirty thousand Sahaaba (R.A.) had to be equipped to undertake this expedition. Rasulullah (sallallaahu alaihi wasallam) …

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Humility

  Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) reported Allah’s Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him) as saying: There was a dispute between Hell and Paradise and it (Hell) said: “The haughty and the proud would find abode in me”. And Paradise said: “The meek and the humble …

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Five before Five

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Compassionate All praise be to Allah, and may peace and blessings be upon the most noble of the Prophets and Messengers The Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) said: “Take benefit of five before five: your youth before your old age, …

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Successful wrongdoers don’t deserve envy

Abu Hurairah relates that the Apostle of God (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “You should never be envious of an evil-doer because of some advantage or prosperity. You do not know what suffering he is going to endure after death. With Allah [i.e., in the Hereafter] …

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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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Freedom or Destruction?

From all corners of the globe, slogans of freedom are constantly chanted. The call for freedom of speech, children wanting their freedom, women demanding freedom, etc, are commonly heard. The demand for freedom has spiralled out of proportion to such an extent that children want ‘freedom’ from their aged parents. …

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