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10 Things to Know about the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah

Cii Radio | 29 Dhul Qa’dah 1436/14 September 2015 Allah Subhanahu wa ta ‘ala has blessed His righteous servants with periods of time within which they can increase in good deeds to attain great rewards. One of these opportunities is the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah (the final month of the Islamic …

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Zul Hijjah

 Sacrifice or Qurbani: Philosophy and Rules The Urdu and persian word Qurbani (Sacrificial slaughter) is derived from the Arabic word Qurban. Lexically, it means an act performed to seek Allah’s pleasure. Originally, the word Qurban included all acts of charity because the purpose of charity is nothing but to seek …

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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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An Open Letter to Lonely Souls

by Reehab Ramadan 5 min read Dear Lonely Soul, I thought about you this week when I was struggling. I thought about you again this week when I was reading a verse of the Qur’an. I thought about you again this week when reading an explanation of a verse in …

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Piety beyond Ramadan

  By: Haqqseeker Source: Muslimvillage There are grand celebrations going on in the Shayāteen camps. Ramadhān is over and not only are theShayāteen free from the chains, they have actually managed to tempt insān into explicitly disobeying the commands of Allāh. Consequently drastic changes are witnessed in the behaviour of the …

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Retaining Our Spirituality After Ramadhaan

Retaining Our Spirituality After Ramadhaan We enrolled 30 days in a course called Ramadhaan to reach “Taqwah”(Fear of Allah Ta’ala). It was a time of renewal and re-establishment of our commitment to our Beloved ALLAH TA’ALA and HIS beautiful Deen-ul-Islaam. Al-Hamdulillah! Many have graduated with flying colours – embracing them …

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After Ramadan: Keeping the Connection – Part 1

  Keeping the Connection is a 5 Part series of advises, transcribed from a recent lecture delivered by Sheikh Kamaludeen Ahmed* Allah SWT gave us a beautiful gift and He announced in the Quraan that, “Indeed I am intimately near to you. I am very close to you” and “We …

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POWERFUL TIPS FOR THE LAST 10 NIGHTS

1. Do not let your ‘performance’ until now affect your last 10 days. The moment of forgiveness could be today or anytime in the coming days! It is not all lost! If you sincerely wish it could have been better – Chin up and get ready to make it your …

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