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7 Conditions to purify your Heart in Ramadhan

  Seven conditions that we, as Muslims must possess for our hearts to be saleem (Healthy & Sound). By Imam Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr (ibn Al-Qayyim) rahimahullah. The heart is the seat of Iman, or faith. The heart is the source of all righteous action. Purity (Tazkiya) of the heart …

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Eat smart this Ramadhaan!

  By Umme Faatimah (B.Dietetics Univ. of Pretoria) eislam.co.za Many of us have developed a culture of indulgent eating… lavish five course Sunday lunches, daily indulgent snacks and more! The Holy Quraan states: “…..and eat and drink but do not waste by extravagance, certainly HE (Allah) does not like those  …

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The Wake-Up Call

“Beep-beep! Beep-beep! Beep-beep!” The persistent, jarring sound of the alarm clock, rudely bringing an abrupt end to a sound, blissful sleep, is a sound dreaded by most. As much as a person may wish that he could go on sleeping indefinitely, everyone sets an alarm as they understand that the ‘wake-up …

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Book on Night of Bara’ah – 15th Sha’baan

By Shaikul Hadith Moulana Fazlur Rahman Azmi HA Foreword The Ummah of Nabi (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) is generally facing a crisis of appalling proportions. The general decline in Deeni knowledge and awareness is unprecedented in the annals of Islamic history. Religious strife and torment is being experienced in every corner …

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A reflection before Ramadaan

  As the Middle for Shaaban draws closer, take a moment to stop and introspect. The most blessed, beautiful an auspicious month is dawning on us and it is up to us to ensure that we are ready to make the most of the month. By that I don’t mean …

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The Significance of the 15th of Sha’ban

http://www.al-miftah.com/significance-of-the-15th-of-shaban/ The 15th of Sha’ban, which is commonly referred to as “Laylatul Bara-ah” (refer: Tafsir Razi and Ruhul ma’ani, Surah 44. Ayah: 3) is one of the significant nights in the Islamic calendar. Ibnul Haj (rahimahullah) states: “The salaf (pious predecessors) would sanctify this night and prepare themselves for it in …

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Sha’ban & 15th night in a nutshell

https://www.central-mosque.com/   Sha’ban is one of the meritorious months for which we find some particular instructions in the Sunnah of Sayyidina Rasul-ullah (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) and he used to fast most of this month. Summary: 1 . Our dear and beloved Nabi (Sallaho Alaihe Wassallam) used to fast the most (outside …

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Sha`baan and the Coming of Ramadaan

  By Shaykh Maulana Yunus Patel (RA) The phrase, ‘It’s in the air’ alludes to the general feeling or expectation of something to happen in the near future or something which is already present or prevailing. For the Muslim who reaches the months of Rajab and Sha`baan, the presence of …

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