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Friendship: Sayings of our pious predecessors

Friendship: Sayings of our pious predecessors Hadrat Omar Radiyallaahu anhu has said that one should refrain from the friendship of an ill-charactered person as one is bound to suffer at such a person’s hands even if he desires to do good. Hadrat Ali Radiyallaahu anhu has said that one should …

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Have you secured your place in the shade of Allahs throne?

Have you secured your place in the shade of Allahs throne? The commencing of the holidays spontaneously brings about concern in the hearts of many a parent with regards to the activities of their youth during the holiday period.   The vitality of youth is indeed a gift from Allah …

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Are we unintentionally engaging in minor shirk?

Are we unintentionally engaging in minor shirk? Intention is the most important factor in a Muslim’s actions. Incorrect intention will result in loss, whilst correct intention will earn the pleasure of Allah Ta’ala. Rasullullaah Sallallaahu alaihi wasallam was asked, “What is Imaan (faith)?” He replied, “Another name for Imaan is …

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The composition of Rave music

The composition of Rave music This article is a continuation of the article “Rave Culture” which appeared in the last issue of the Al-Jamiat. In the “Altered State” they also write, “The rave scene is the first step to re-awakening. You dance for hours to Shamanic tribal drumming, that clears …

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Xenophobia

Xenophobia “And remember the favour of Allah upon you when you were enemies and He joined your hearts together, so that, by His grace you became Bretheren (In faith).” (Surah Ale-Imraan, verse: 103) Jaabir Radiyallaahu anhu has reported that Rasullullaah Sallallaahu alaihi wasallam addressed us saying, “O People! Indeed Your …

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Friendship

Friendship (Continued from last issue …..) Rasulullah Sallallahu alaihi wasallam has said, “A Believer is one who people are attracted to. There is no goodness in a person who does not love and who is not loved.”                                           (Ahmad)   ETIQUETTE THREE ONE SHOULD AVOID FORMALITIES The Holy Prophet Sallallaahu alaihi …

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Matric paper leaks

Matric paper leaks I am a Muslim First Islam is a religion with a comprehensive code of conduct and a set code of ethics. Every Muslim is required to uphold and display these ethics to the best of his ability. Two of the most important qualities that a Muslim is …

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A Letter from Shaytaan

A Letter from Shaytaan I saw you yesterday as you began your daily chores. You awoke without stopping to make salaah. As a matter of fact, you didn’t even bless your meals, or pray before going to bed last night. You are so ungrateful. I like that about you. I …

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Six Ettiquetes Of Learning

SIX ETTIQUETES OF LEARNING Ibnul Qayyim (Rahimahul Laah) has said : There are six stages to knowledge : Firstly : Asking questions in a good manner. Secondly :Remaining silent and listening attentively. Thirdly :Understanding well. Fourthly: Memorizing. Fifthly: Teaching. Sixthly : And its fruits are-Acting upon the knowledge and keeping …

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Does the intention of marriage justify zina?

I am a young teenage girl just out of High school. I was going steady with a Muslim boy for 2 years. I relaxed myself with him as he pledged to marry me. However, now that I am pregnant he says that he cannot marry me since his mother is …

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