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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Masjid Al-Aqsa

Posted by: Muhammad Wajid Akhter February 14, 2014 muslimmatters.org There can be only one choice for the world’s most contested area of land, and that is the masjid Al-Aqsa in Jerusalem. It is no exaggeration to say that for thousands of years, people have been dying for control over it. …

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A Palace in Jannah Everyday

  Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam) said, ‘Whoever performs 12 Rakaats of Salaat in one day excluding the Fardh Salaat, he will be granted a house in Jannah.’(Sahih Muslim Hadith1691) These 12 Rakaats have been specifically enumerated in another narration as: the 2 Rakaats before Fajr, 4 Rakaats before Dhuhr, 2 …

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So what’s for Valentine?

Surely I remember this day, the 14th of February In high school days, it is the day when you see many students walking around with heart letters, teddy bears and red shirts. At work, the female colleagues gather around and they begin to share their giggles and stories about what …

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Why Do Some People Become Ugly?

Have you ever wondered why so many people who were bright and beautiful as children, however, as they grew older their innocence and beauty eluded them? Well, wonder no more – Shaykhul-Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullaah) explains this phenomena to us: “The person who is righteous and honest, his honesty is …

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The condition of the Ahlus Sunnah in Iraq under Shi’i rule

umm Abdillah, Radio Islam Programming – 2014.01.29   Up until the 15th century Iran’s population was of the Alhus Sunnah wal Jama’ah, following Shafi`i and Hanafi legal rites. Shah Ismail I, the founder of the Safavid Dynasty of Iran, was the first to enforce a brutal military conversion of the …

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Till Death Do Us Part: On Valentine’s Day

  By Hafsa Ahmed ON 14th Feb, I sometimes receive Valentine’s day messages or mails from people wishing me love and good cheer. I take it as an opportunity to inform them of my ‘extremist’ views that have no room for birthdays, New Year or Valentine’s Day. Sometimes I do …

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What is Black Magic?

Definition of Black Magic as found in Oxford dictionary: involving the supposed invocation of evil spirits for evil purposes Magic also referred to as Witchcraft, Sorcery, Devilry, White Magic Magic is a pagan practice involving worshiping evil spirits, asking for their assistance, to bring about destruction of a person. As …

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15 Ways to increase earnings (Part 2 of 2)

  8. Spending in the Way of Allah Ta’ala   Say: “Truly, my Lord enlarges the provision for whom He wills of His slaves, and (also) restricts (it) for him, and whatsoever you spend of anything (in Allâh’s Cause), He will replace it. And He is the Best of providers.”[Surah …

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15 Ways to increase earnings (Part 1 of 2)

     islaaminfo.com 1. The Taqwa of Allah And whosoever fears Allâh and keeps his duty to Him, He will make a way for him to get out (from every difficulty). (2) And He will provide him from (sources) he never could imagine. And whosoever puts his trust in Allâh, …

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Combat Negative Thinking!

To be a productive, dynamic Muslim, it is extremely important that we inculcate a mindset of positivity. A mindset of positivity leads to a productivity and eventually leads to creating a productive life. If the mindset of positivity is missing, and we are negative and self loathing, and have no …

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