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The Delight of Selflessness

  By Abu Muhammad Yusuf eislam.co.za Sacrifice is part of nature. The excruciating pain a mother endures patiently at childbirth, the years a teacher spends in educating children, the medical personal who attend to accident scenes in the dead of night, the police who patrol the streets during odd times …

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Food – Reduce the intake to increase the spiritual uptake

Addictions Anonymous:   The stomach is the worst pot to fill. And we fill it, three sometimes four times a day. Food is so important to us, our kitchens have a special cupboard just for recipe books. Their crumpled pages bear testimony to how often they’re consulted. In the 21st …

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Desperate plea from a regretting son

Question: Salam. Please do not do curse me after reading this. I had been a very disobedient child for my parents. I was the only son and they had hopes that I will treat them well in their old age. But I turned out to be exactly the opposite. When …

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A special thanks to those who…

A special thanks to those who traveled across the globe for vacations this summer and did not announce their arrival in airport X or resort Y, out of consideration for their friends’ feelings and circumstances. A special thanks to those who visited the world’s fanciest hotels this summer and resisted …

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Home, Sweet Home !!

Maulana Khalid Dhorat   Nearly all travel agents have received complaints over the past few days about their patrons, including those who visited the Holy Lands, about how they abuse the hotel facilities. In the communiqué, it’s stated that patrons use the underside of the clothing iron to fry eggs, …

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How Do We React When Disagreeing With Others?

Remember, people think and act differently all the time, and clashes are inevitable in life. When faced with some form of opposition or argument, a person would fall under three categories in terms of his composure and reaction : 1. Honourable2. Lowly3. Shameless 1. With regards to an honourable person, when …

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 Simple Steps to a Healthier, Happier You!

By Umm Ayman eislam.co.za Complete health should be a balanced and holistic endeavour. Below are just a few concise steps toward achieving full physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social and even financial well-being and contentment, Inshaa-Allah.   ALWAYS SAY BISMILLAH (I BEGIN IN THE NAME OF ALLAH) The Messenger of Allah …

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A Crossroads in Modernity

The satisfaction of a reward is proportional to the effort exerted to gain it. From securing one’s family’s provision, to having a deep, intimate relationship with a trusting partner, a physical as well as an intellectual exercise need to be exerted to attain the desirable outcome. Traversing through the difficulties …

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FORBIDDEN in Islam – Free mixing between men and women

Bint Ahmed Sulaymaan Shari’ah prohibits men and women meeting together, mixing, and intermingling.  Islam prohibits the crowding of them together, and the revealing and exposure of women to men. It is prohibited because intermingling is among the causes for fitnah (temptation or trial which implies evil consequences), the arousing of …

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