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Rabi ul Awwal: When the Pillars of Kisra began to crack

Ibn Sa‘d reported that Muhammad SAW’s mother said: “When he was born, there was a light that issued out of my pudendum and lit the palaces of Syria.” Ahmad reported on the authority of ‘Arbadh bin Sariya something similar to this. It was also reported that significant precursors accompanied his …

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Rabi-ul-Awwal

Rabi’ul-Awwal is the most significant month in the Islamic history, because humanity has been blessed in this month by the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam. Before the birth of the Holy Prophet, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam, not only the Arabian peninsula, but also the so-called …

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Rabi’ul Awwal And Seerah

Question:  There has been much discussion with regards to celebrating 12th Rabī al-Awwal. You must be well aware of all the academic arguments in that regard. Without delving into academic gymnastics, your brief thoughts on this issue will be well appreciated. Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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The Month of Rabi’ al-Awwal

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The Month of Rabi’ al-Awwal & the Sunna of the Noble Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) A thought-provoking discourse of Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani  دامت برکاتہم delivered on Friday, 7th Rabia’ul Awwal 1437 AH/ 18 th December 2015, at Masjid Baitul Mukarram, Karachi; and …

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First to give news of Rabi-ul-Awwal?

__ Nasihah (Advice): The great Tabi-ee Imam Abdullah ibn Mubarak (Rahimahullah) said:   “Isnaad (having an authentic source for matters pertaining to religion) is Deen itself. Therefore, be careful of your sources of Deen” (Sahih Muslim) _____________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. A few days ago, I received a bbm with a Hadith …

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10 ugly habits of wives

  If you want to have a happy marriage, stay away from these 10 ugly habits. This article was originally published on NurturingMarriage.org. Alright, “awful” may be too strong of a word (since nearly everyone has done these before, and that certainly doesn’t make you awful). Nevertheless, here’s a list of 10 …

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Boat Afloat but Couple in Crisis!

  “Beep!” went my phone, rousing me from my sleep. I searched for it on the bedside table with one hand while rubbing my bleary, half open eyes with the other. I struggled to sit up as my fumbling fingers finally found the phone and got a shock when I …

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Matric Farewell, Islam Farewell

By Maulana Khalid Dhorat   After spending 13 or 14 cumbersome and grueling years in school, some in private Muslim schools, the Grade 12s finally reach the end of a long journey – a journey that heralds the start of a new academic phase in tertiary education, and another journey …

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Halloween and Conformity

http://mustafaumar.com/news/ Introduction Halloween is around the corner once again. It is the second largest holiday in the US after Christmas. Every year Muslims are compelled to make the difficult decision of whether to participate in the festivities of Halloween occurring around them or to simply ignore what people are doing …

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