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Love for Allah

    Love is the main force that will cause us to move in the obedience of Allah. But the heat of this love has to be of a certain degree. When it reaches an optimum level we will be able to, for example, brave the cold and wake up …

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The difference between Islam and Shi’ism Series P1

مضل له ومن يضلله فلا هادي له ، ونشهد أن لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له، ونشهد أن سيدنا ونبينا ومولانا محمدا عبده ورسوله ، ونشهد أن الله سبحنه وتعالى جعله خاتم الأنبياء والمرسلين ، وأرسله إلى الناس كافة بشيرا ونذرا ، وداعيا إلى الله وسراجا منيرا ، …

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Towards a brighter South Africa

  Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam while speaking of the fate of the Muslim businessman portrays two vastly different scenarios. On the one hand Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam mentions, “The businessman who is truthful and trustworthy will be raised with the Prophets, the Truthful ones, and the martyrs.” (Tirmizi) …

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Take no aspect of Deen for granted

  Bint Ahmed Sulaymaan | 25 Dhul Qa’dah 1436/10 September 2015 It is not unfair to say that we live in a time when a large number of us have thrown our heads in a tumble dryer and then placed it on our shoulders and set forth in the world …

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12 Sunnahs We Should Seriously Begin to Follow

Every Sunnah is Most Important in Our Life as Lovers of Muhammad  Aishah Iqbal Quick question to refresh our minds: who was Prophet Muhammad ? As Muslims, we believe he was the last and final messenger of the Creator to mankind. His life is an example for generations after generations until …

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Sahaba Series – Salmaan al Farsi RA

Salmaan al Farsi RA’s intense thirst for the truth Cii Radio | 22 Dhul Qa’dah 1436/07 September 2015 Ibn Abbas (radiallahu anhu) went to Salman Al Farsi (radiallahu anhu) when he was old and requested Salman (radiallahu anhu) to tell him his story. Salman (radiallahu anhu) narrated his story: “I …

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From temple to Baitullah – Hinduism to Hajj

Hamza Chinsamy’s journey from Hinduism to Hajj Cii News | 19 Dhul Qa’dah 1436/04 September 2015Hamza Chinsamy’s journey to Islam began about twenty years ago, as a teenager completing high school. Now, eight years after embracing Islam, he is about to embark on what many call the journey of a …

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Choices

Excerpt from ‘Attaining a Pure Heart’ delivered by Shaykh Kamaluddin Ahmed at SNMC Ottawa, Canada – See more at: http://www.zaynabacademyonline.org/choices/#sthash.jSUu5l1g.dpuf Some people say that they didn’t even know there is something that exists called the qalb. There are a few words Allāh swt uses in Qur’ān repeatedly- aql (intellect), qalb …

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39 Reasons to increase Salawat/Durood

Ibtahal Minhaj Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” Ubai bin Ka’ab (may Allah be pleased with him), who said; ‘I said, ‘O Messenger of Allah, I supplicate often, so how much of my supplication should I devote to you?’ He replied, ‘as you desire’. I said, …

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