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The Crusades Part 1: Invasion

http://lostislamichistory.com Few historical eras resonate in the Muslim and Christian worlds as much as the Crusades. This epic struggle for what both religions see as holy land helped shape the development of Europe and Southwest Asia politically, socially, and religiously for centuries afterwards. The heroic tales of chivalry, bravery, and determination …

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We are Branded

  I will not attend that walimah on Sunday if the Gavin Rajah gown I ordered is not here on time. I cannot simply wear the same Dolce and Gabbana dress I wore at our family dinner.   I just have to have that black Guess bag at the mall. …

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Sighted yet Blind

We possess eyes, yet we still tend to be blind This is an account of a man named Rasheed, He tells his story as follows… I was not more than thirty years old when my wife gave birth to our first child. I still remember that night. I had stayed …

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9 Practical Tips to Rebuild Our Ties of Kinship This Ramadan

Never has a religion emphasized the importance of maintaining the ties of kinship and building strong bonds with one’s relatives/family than the religion of Islam. With verses revealed on this topic, and many ahadith narrated about this virtue, it is ironic to see Muslims today far from this practice and …

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Ramadaan – TV Free Month

Ramadaan : Understanding Television What Can Be Done? By Khalid Baig Television has spread like a wild fire in the world, including the Muslim world. It seems to have overcome the limitations of space and time. Consider place. In Saudi Arabia, one can find the imprints of Hollywood only a few …

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Make sure your Zakah is paid Correctly on Time

Maulana Khalid Dhorat Non-payment of Zakāh is a direct cause of famine. The indirect causes maybe some scientific explanation like the change of weather patterns worldwide, the “greenhouse” effect or whatever else, but Allah Ta’ala is in control of the weather patterns, the workings of nature and He alone determines …

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How to love for the sake of Allah Ta’ala

Have you seen a passionate gardener, who not only looks after the plants, but also talks and sings to them? He is always concerned about the plants’ health and yield. He ties the weak stems to a metal rod in order to make them upright and strong. He uses herbicides …

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Reflect or Regret!!! Wakeup Call for Muslims

“Warning – Change your lives” – Short Audio Clip by Moulana Dawood Seedat     Maulana Anwar Bismillah   With the recent occurrences of rioting and looting, Muslims / Indians have become soft targets and hence feel threatened by all of this. A vast majority of indigenous South Africans still …

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Looking for a Property?

Thinking about buying some property in this Duniya(temporary world) Well, go ahead. Buy it. On the other hand, has the thought ever crossed your mind to buy a property in Jannah? The properties in Jannah comprise exceptionally vast areas and are available for sale at amazingly low prices.  The most …

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