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The Obligatory Nature of Hajj

By Shaykh Mawlānā Muhammad Saleem Dhorat hafizahullāh The advent of the month of Shawwāl brings with it the remembrance of Ibrāhīm ‘alayhis salām and his memorable hajj. All over the world, those who are fortunate make preparations for this great spiritual experience. Hajj is from the five pillars of Islām …

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Excellent Words

https://veiledmuslimah.wordpress.com/ Aa’idh Qarni عَسى تَأخيرك عَنْ سَفر ” خَيـر” It is highly possible that you being delayed from a journey is better for you و عَسى حِرمآنك مِنْ زَوآج “بَركة” And it is highly possible that you being deprived of marriage is a blessing و عَسى طّلآقّك منّ زوجك “راحة” And …

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Homosexuality and Islam

  Homosexuality and Islam – An Islamic Perspective There has been a lot of discussion lately on the issue of Homosexuality. There is a tendency, ever so slight, among some of us to make this behavior acceptable in the name of fairness and tolerance. On the other hand there are …

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The Iron Fortress

http://www.uswatulmuslimah.co.za/articles/inspirational-incidents/1100-the-iron-fortress.html Muhammad bin Seereen (rahimahullah), a famous narrator of hadeeth and student of the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum), was once travelling with a group of people when they decided to encamp for the night at a riverbank. As they were setting up camp, the people of the area approached them and …

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Love the Olive

Your Sunnah basket of goodness   By the fig and the olive By Mount Sinai By this city of security Verily, we have created Man in the best stature [Quraan 95:1-4]   The olive, or otherwise known as the Zaytoon, in Arabic, is a cure for 70 diseases. Olives are …

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Seeking the Seductress

by The Haqqseeker Source: muslimvillage.com By: The Haqqseeker Source: muslimvillage.com Abdul is an average man who has a very pious and loyal wife. However, whenever he comes out from his home he is confronted by a very glamorous and attractive looking woman who tries her best to seduce him in every possible way. …

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Think Positive. Be Productive

SAMIA kept checking the notifications on her mobile, desperately waiting for her friend Leena’s email. Why is she taking so long to reply? Is she angry with me? Doesn’t she need me anymore? Many such thoughts flashed through Samia’s mind. But things were completely the opposite on Leena’s side. She …

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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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History of Al Aqsa – The Third Haram of Islam

Masjid Al-Aqsa has always been dear to the hearts of Muslims, but how much do we know about Islam’s third holiest site and its history? The Prophet (peace be upon him) advised: “None of you is a true believer until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself.” …

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After Ramadaan-Avoiding Sins

by Shaykh Maulana Yunus Patel  (rahmatullah alayh) The Holy month of Ramadaan came like seasonal rain and passed by. This rain did not water the plants and crops -it showered upon the hearts of believers. It is sad, but true, that the hearts of the majority of Muslims are stricken …

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