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Fourteen of the Best – Badr

The Righteous Sahaaba ( Companions of the Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم ) May ALLAH be pleased with Them Our Heroes, Our Role Models By Maulana Khalid Dhorat 1.Sayyadina Haritha bin Suraqa al-Khazraji (Rady Allahu ‘Anhu) 2. Sayyadina Dhush-Shimaalayn ibn ‘Abdi ‘Amr al-Muhajiri (Rady Allahu ‘Anhu) 3. Sayyadina Rafi’ bin al-Mu’alla …

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Fireproof!

Ibnul Jowzi (rahimahullah) narrates that a pious person once mentioned: I once entered Egypt where I found a blacksmith who would extract iron from his furnace using nothing but his bare hands! He would then place the iron on his anvil and turn it with his hands without apparently experiencing …

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Identifying with Idols

http://www.uswatulmuslimah.co.za/articles/inspirational-incidents/1186-identifying-with-idols.html (Sultaan Mahmood Ghaznawi – ) In the era of Sultaan Mahmood, Sawmnaat was the name of a large city and also the name of an idol which was housed within its temple. Sawmnaat, the idol, was so revered by the disbelievers of India that it had a Ka’bah-like status …

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Some Divorce Questions

بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم (1) If a woman is divorced with 1 revocable divorce and then she is taken back by the husband, does the divorce become cancelled or does it still count as she has been divorced once? It counts as one divorce. (2) If a woman is divorced 1 …

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The Road from Makkah

By Khalid Baig Hajj is obligatory once in a lifetime on those who can afford it, but it benefits the entire Ummah. Islam’s acts of worship have multiple dimensions and they are organized at multiple layers. Daily Salat, for example, provides occasion for gathering in the neighborhood Masjid five times …

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Hajj: Invitation or Accreditation?

A Deep Yearning to Perform Hajj by Shaykh Mawlānā Muhammad Saleem Dhorat hafizahullāh Hajj is one of the fundamental pillars of Islām. Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‘alayhi wasallam has said: “Islām is founded on five (pillars): bearing witness that there is no deity except Allāh and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allāh, …

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10 Points about the Day of ‘Arafah

The day of ‘Arafah is the most important day for a Haji. Whilst only a select few of the Ummah are chosen by Allah Ta’ala to physically be on the plains of ‘Arafat on the 9th of Dhul Hijjah, there are several virtues and deeds mentioned regarding the day of …

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Hajj to Makkah: Once – Hajj towards Unity: Daily

duzak.org By Maulana Khalid Dhorat (Masjid Hamzah, Erasmia) Choose a good photograph of an aerial view of the Ka’bah, the black cubed-shaped structure in Makkah, with thousands of pilgrims continuously circling it in an unending vortex. Look at it closer. It gives you the impression of a large stone thrown …

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The Significance of Hajj

 Abu Hudhaifa Muhammed Karolia In the concluding aayah of The Bride of the Qur’aan, Surah Rahmaan, Allah Ta’aalah describes Himself as Master of Grandeur and Honour. In this light it is observed that the more than ninety-nine names of Allah Ta’aalah belong to two major groups; those which expound Allah’s …

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