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Halloween: The Chilling Facts

Ebrahim Moosa – Radio Islam  Each year the night of October 31 is commemorated by some in the non Muslim world as Halloween. This is an occasion with unmistakeable pagan roots that has also been co-opted by some Christians. In South Africa, in recent years, with many Muslims having relocated …

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A Maktab Apa’s (teacher) Passion to Teach Deen

    Bismihi Ta’ala   In this day and age, teaching little children in a primary makatb is not amongst the easiest of tasks. Teachers are faced with major challenges in the classroom. Often the Apa goes back home at the end of the day tired and dejected. The question …

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Complain to Allah​

“The kids are driving me up the wall!”… “I’ve got the most terrible migraine! It feels as if my head is splitting!”… We all have our portion of problems in life. Whether it’s a toddler with a tantrum, unreasonable in-laws or nosy neighbours, peoples’ problems and challenges span all spheres …

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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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Rejoice at Your Calamities

Tests, trials, tribulations and calamities are all a part of life, but it is our status as believers and our relationship with the divine reality that will determine how we deal with them. Different calamities bring about different reactions from different people. For some, it causes them to detach themselves …

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‘Pornography Is What the End of the World Looks Like’

  “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the book and the movie, is a celebration of the sadism that dominates nearly every aspect of American culture and lies at the core of pornography and global capitalism. It glorifies our dehumanization of women. It champions a world devoid of compassion, empathy and love. …

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#WorldMentalHealthDay

YOUR BODY AND YOUR SOUL    (10 OCTOBER 2018)   IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST GRACIOUS, THE MOST MERCIFUL. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh HUMANS: A COMPOSITE OF BODY AND SOUL It is important to understand that humans are composed of outer physical bodies and inner spirit (Rouh). The …

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Walima before consummation

Nasihah (Advice): The Walima of Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam Sayyiduna Anas Radhiyallahu Anhu says, “Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam camped at a place between Khaybar and Madinah for three days. It was here that he consummated his marriage to Safiyyah Bint Huyayy (Radhiyallahu Anha), after which I invited the Muslims present to a …

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Smiling: A blessed thing

  Life in this world continues with its ups and downs. Human soul is like a guest house. Not just sorrows and afflictions but also happiness and goodness of this world are like its guests. None of them are permanent. This is why a believer should not disrupt the order and tranquility of this …

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