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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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Understanding Secular Education

 www.ka.org.za Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem By Shaykh Moulana Abdul Hamid Is`haq  (Daamat Barakaatuhum) When I was lecturing at the Rand Afrikaans University, a professor, who was head of the department, mentioned to me, during a conversation: “The day the Primary Level Religious Institutions (Makaatib) do not exist, the Muslim community will …

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The evil of sporting competitions (World Cup)

  The sport of Football:   Defining the sport: This sport has four factors: Two competing teams each consisting of eleven players; a rectangular shaped field of specified dimensions; A ball; And three officials, consisting of one referee on the field and two linesmen who flank each side. The two teams compete …

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15 Ways to Kick Bad Habits in Ramadan

islaaminfo.com Few things are more demanding than eliminating bad habits, since they are part of our daily routines and personality. It takes days of patience and practice to break old habits. However, the good news is, Ramadan offers a perfect and natural environment for moral training. Interestingly, researches from “positive …

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7 Steps to Make This Your Most Productive Ramadan

Amp Up Your Ramadan: Yasemin Inal Every year as Ramadan approaches, there are many online webinars, events, and local activities that all pertain to one thing: preparing you for the best month. I have always believed that knowledge is not power; knowledge is potential power.Because no matter how many lectures …

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10 Tips for Ramadan

ilmgate.org By Nabeel Khan As the blessed month of Ramadan approaches, we need to prepare for it in such a way that we can gain the maximum benefit of this month.  For many, Ramadan comes and goes.  However, very few people actually benefit from this great month.  Our teachers advise …

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The truth about music in Islam

The truth about music in Islam in 10 Ahaadith   (1) Hadhrat Ibn Abbaas (radhiyallahu anhu) narrated: “The musical drum (tablah) is haraam. Liquor is haraam, and musical instruments are haraam.” (Kaf-fur Ruaa’) (2) Hadhrat Ibn Mas’ud (radhiyallahu anhu) narrated: “Verily, Nabi (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) heard a man singing o­ne …

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Talk of the Town

  In essence, a house is nothing more than a place of shelter and refuge in which a person lives. Hence, in the past, homes were simple and often small structures, yet were open to family and guests alike, housing them happily and comfortably for as long as they required. As …

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Wealth – The Double-Edged Sword

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) once mentioned to the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum), “By Allah! It is not poverty that I fear for you! Rather, I fear for you that the world will be spread out for you (i.e. it will be given to you in abundance), as it was spread out …

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Object Of Despair

Emma is a lawyer And so is Aisha too Colleagues going into court At circa half past two Its 1 O’Clock right now Aisha prays before the trial They grab a bite and chat about this and that Conversing with a smile Aisha is in full hijab With a loose …

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