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At The Approach of Rajab & Sha’ban

With the sighting of the crescent of Rajab, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) would anticipate and begin preparations for the month of Ramadhan. This is two months in advance! People “live to see” various accomplishments in their lives, but a Believer “lives for” and yearns to witness sacred days like …

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Mother’s In-Law – Family or Foe?

Marriage is the floral bloom when two people’s hearts fuse after the fragrance of love has been added. With this unification of two souls, there is an inheritance of in laws which on some occasions, results in friction that wilts the blossom. We often hear of problems that occur between …

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Dealing with Life’s Challenges and Difficulties Part 1

We all come across various difficulties in our lives. However, not all of us handle them as effectively as we should. As strategies for getting through life’s problems are rarely formally learned, we are constrained to use trial and error, sometimes leading to suboptimal results. Dealing effectively with our difficulties …

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What a perfect match!

What a perfectly matched couple….This marriage was indeed prepared in Jannah(Heaven)….It’s like a page from a fairytale…These were just a few of the comments made after Yusuf and Fatima’s nikaah (wedding) ceremony. A few years later and two beautiful kids in their spacious home, “the sea was no longer so …

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Reflecting and acting on Sūrat al-Fātiḥah

Sayyidī al-Ḥabīb `Umar bin Ḥafīz (may Allāh preserve him and benefit us by him) Source: www.muslimvillage.com Sayyidī al-Ḥabīb `Umar bin Ḥafīẓ (may Allāh preserve him and benefit us by him) asks us if we are truly acting upon what is contained in Sūrat al-Fātiḥah. This is an extract from a …

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Taking Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathy is a system of medicine developed in the eighteenth century by the German physician Samuel Hahnemann. Unlike conventional medicine where drugs are given to work against the body and its symptoms, homeopathic remedies work with the body to help stimulate the body to heal itself. In medicine, there are …

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10 Things Happy People Do Differently

  Happiness is having a large, caring, close-knit family in another city. George Burns How happy are you and why? This is a question I spend a fair amount of time thinking about, not only as it applies to my own levels of happiness, but also as it applies to …

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Hadith concerning a woman leaving home perfumed?

Nasihah: A recommended Dua to be recited after burial of the deceased: Sayyiduna Uthman (Radiyallahu Anhu) narrates that when Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to finish burying the deceased, he used to stand at the grave and advise his Sahabah “Ask Allah to forgive your (deceased) brother and ask Allah …

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Indian remedies

COLDS Mix a gram of dalchini/cinnamon powder with a teaspoon of honey to cure cold.. Prepare a cup of tea to which you should add ginger, clove, bay leaf and black pepper. This should be consumed twice a day. Reduce the intake as the cold disappears. GINGER FOR COLDS. Ginger …

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