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Tasbeeh-e-Fatimi

Haji Farooq ra senior Khalifa of Shaykh Maulana Maseehullah had mentioned: If a person visits a certain country and sees a beautiful plant, he may desire to take it home. However, there are certain aspects that are of concern to him. The first concern is, Will it grow in his …

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Remedy For Whispers (Waswaas) from Shaytaan

  Shaytaan tries to trick us in different ways. When we speak about Waswasah (Satanic Whispers), we think it only happens to make us sin, and perpetrate something forbidden. Others think it’s to make our faith weak, yet many fail to realise that some are to destroy our lives. Hence, Waswasah happens: …

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Exorcising the racist within us

How often are the undertones of racism expressed in our opinions. We sometimes make subtle jokes or judgements that incriminate people of colour. We easily suspect a black man over a white man – does this ring a bell? Whilst many will deny that they are racist persons, it is an unfortunate …

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4 Categories of People

If you look into people, you find them in 4 categories:     Obedient to Allah and happy with their life.   Obedient to Allah but unhappy with their life.   Disobedient to Allah but happy with their life.   Disobedient to Allah and unhappy with their life. .   …

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7 Steps to Becoming Debt-Free

Many people, at some point in their lives end up in financial debt. Nobody likes it, but it just happens. Taking loans is perfectly permissible in Islam, as long as it doesn’t entail riba (usury) and it isn’t for a purpose that is against Islam. Hereunder are seven ways to …

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Friend Indeed

A well know Arabic saying advises, “Don’t talk about a person. Ask about his companions.” This simply means that if you want to enquire about a person — about his character, what are his habits, is he responsible, etc., then do not enquire specifically about him. Instead enquire about the …

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Valentine’s -True Love or Commercial Gimmick?

https://nypost.com/2011/02/09/heartbreak-divorce-filings-rise-40-percent-around-valentines-day-study/ https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/valentines-day-heartbreak-divorce-surges-around-day-of-romance-115714884.html https://www.forbes.com/2006/02/10/divorce-valentine-marriage-cx_kdt_0213divorce 14th February is popularly known as ‘Valentine’s Day‘. Adolescent girls and boys express their love for each other by exchanging flowers and gifts as a token of love on this day. Most of the times, these adolescents indulge in immoral acts under the pretext of ‘Valentine’s Day’. …

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