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The Muslim Woman

Sayyidah Zainab (radhiyAllahu ‘anha)

Allah Ta‘ala has declared the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) as those who are truly worthy of being followed and taken as role models. In order to acquaint the Muslim women of this age with the lives of the Sahaabiyyaat (radhiyallahu ‘anhunna) so that they may take guidance from their exemplary lives …

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Absent Husband Syndrome

In many of the lectures given the problem of stern men and those that enter their homes like lions is addressed. There are many men that listen to these lectures and think that it they are innocent because they are not like that. However the other serious problem that is not …

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Live Every Day Like a Holiday

Every person’s idea of the ideal holiday is different. Some people find the idea of caravanning across the country to be appealing, while others are attracted by the concept of camping in the wilderness. Others may feel inclined to recline on a quiet, picturesque beach, while there are yet others …

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Inside Information

‘Abdur Rahmaan bin Ziyaad bin An‘um (rahimahullah) reports: Once, while Nabi Moosa (‘alaihis salaam) was seated with some of his followers, Iblees arrived, clad in a cloth which continued to change colour. As he drew near, he removed the cloth, and thereafter approached Nabi Moosa (‘alaihis salaam). On meeting Nabi …

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Cleaning Your Inner-Self of Pride (Arrogance, Ego, Vanity)

Pride is like Shaytan’s Bride. Let it not take you for a ride! Allah Subhanahu wa Ta’ala says in Qur’an Kareem: When We told the angels, “Prostrate to Adam,” they all prostrated, except Iblees. He refused, was arrogant and was from among those who rejected. Surah Al-Baqarah Ayat 34 He (Allah) said, “What stopped you …

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Holidays

uswatulmuslimah.co.za The word ‘holiday’ comes from the Anglo Saxon halig daeg, or holy day. However, holidays to a great extent have become anything but holy. A Christian once observed that in their most auspicious month, December (holiday time), the most amount of crime and evil is committed. Contrary to this, in the most blessed …

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Do You Want Good For Others?

Allāh’s Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said, “None of you [truly] believes until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself.”[1] In another narration it is reported that he said, “By the One in whose hand is my soul, a servant does not [truly] believe until he …

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Holiday @ Home

    A person’s home is their ultimate sanctuary and place of comfort. Hence, when a child feels threatened, his first instinct is to run home, as home is the place of safety. As our homes are our private places, meant for our comfort and happiness, we tend to spend …

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