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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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Cripple or Capable?

alhaadi.org.za There was a Sahaabi by the name of ‘Amr bin Jamooh (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). This Sahaabi – although severely crippled – did not allow his handicap to come in the way of his heartfelt desire to serve and strive in the path of Allah Ta‘ala. Thus when the announcement to …

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He spoke truth to power – Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal RA

Cii Radio | 15 Dhul Qa’dah 1436/31 August 2015 Ahmad ibn Hanbal al-Shaybani was born in Baghdad, the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate, in 778. The relatively new city was fast becoming a centre for scholarship of all forms. Imam Ahmad had numerous opportunities to learn and expand his intellectual …

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It’s Me or Your Bread

Shah Shujaa’ Kirmaani (rahimahullah) was a great monarch who abandoned his throne and kingdom in order to tread the path of gaining the proximity of Allah Ta‘ala. When he removed the royal crown from his head, Allah Ta‘ala crowned him with such honor that let alone kings and rulers – …

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