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Inheritance – Important Points To Consider

Moulana Moosa Kajee The importance of following the Islamic Law of Inheritance can be appreciated by the fact that Allah Himself explains the share allotment in great detail. Other laws were left for Nabi to elaborate on. Yes, we learn greater detail from the Ahaadeeth, the application of the Sahabah …

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Freedom or Destruction?

From all corners of the globe, slogans of freedom are constantly chanted. The call for freedom of speech, children wanting their freedom, women demanding freedom, etc, are commonly heard. The demand for freedom has spiralled out of proportion to such an extent that children want ‘freedom’ from their aged parents. …

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Too many Cooks Spoil the Broth!

  Ever wondered what in the world that meant? Especially when you walk into a world class buffet and take in the spread of food. Hot and cold cereals and porridges, freshly baked rolls and breads of countless varieties stacked neatly in wicker baskets, pastries, crepes, crumpets, pancakes and waffles …

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Who are the Ahlul-Bayt – Part 2

    Rasulullah  Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam not only used the title of Ahlul-Bayt for his family, but he would also include those Sahabah Radhiyallahu Anhum who enjoyed a very close relationship with him amongst the Ahlul-Bayt. Examples of this are given in the following Ahadith: 1. a) Rasulullah  Sallallahu …

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Have a Heart!​

  Imagine, for a moment, that there is a refugee camp with a few thousand people seeking shelter and safety. These people are living hand to mouth and are struggling to provide for themselves and their families. Now, a person goes to the very edge of the camp, lights a …

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The Story behind the Story

Most of us have grown up listening to “Jack & the beanstalk”, ”Snow White and the 7 dwarfs” and “Hansel and Gretel”. We tell these stories to our children before bedtime and feel we are such good parents. We are fulfilling our parental duties, spending quality time with the young …

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Why is Riba – Interest/Usury Prohibited in Islam?

Nasihah (Advice): Accursed are those who deal in Riba   Sayyiduna Jaabir Radhiyallahu Anhu narrates that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam cursed the one who consumes riba (usury) and the one who pays it, the one who writes it down and the two who witness it, and he said, “they …

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