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Depression

By Shaykh Ash-Shuraym . If one takes a just and unbiased look at the current condition of mankind in general and the Muslims in particular, in an era where technology is at its most advanced and civilization is at its most developed in economic, medical, military and informational terms, they …

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Blessings in Disguise…

  By Abu Muhammad Yusuf The journey of life often encompasses difficulties, challenges, trials and tribulations. With the right frame of mind and positive attitude we can come out of each “dark tunnel” better, stronger and wiser. We have a choice on how we respond to life’s “storms.” Either we …

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Goodbye to Depression

Every second person complains of stress, anxiety and depression. There are three main causes for this:  1. We have shifted our focus from Allah Ta`ala towards our abilities and resources, and towards people around us. Thus, when everything around us fails us, we lose hope in life and sink into …

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The Garment of Marriage​

From a kurta to an abaaya, and a pair of pants to a shirt – almost all items of clothing are made in the same way – by joining different pieces of fabric together. The process, in essence, is as follows: First, different pieces of cloth are gathered. Then, they are …

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Finding the perfect spouse

Question: I want to get married but I really hope I get the best person in the world. Please advise me how to find the right one? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Every young adult experiences a time in …

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Modesty

Natural Instinct of Modesty Eroded Say: (O Muhammad) My Lord has certainly forbidden the Fawaahish(evil and shameful deeds) whether committed openly or secretly, sins(of every type), unjustified oppression, joining partners(in worship) with Allah for which He has given no authority, and saying things about Allah of which you have no …

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Motherhood

In April President Clinton gathered an army of former presidents, state governors, city mayors and hundreds of prominent people from all 50 states to address one of the most pressing problems facing America today. He brought former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, to lead this army. …

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The World Within

  In nearly every culture, people use metaphors that directly or indirectly allude the heart. We call people ‘hard hearted’ because they show no mercy. Likewise people are said to have ‘cold hearts’ or ‘warm hearts’. When someone’s words penetrate our soul and affect us profoundly, we say that person …

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Will the Real Muslim Men please stand up?

Bint Ahmed Sulaymaan Chivalry is dead. And so is femininity. They died when the exploitation of women and feminism were born. Their murder was prolonged and painful, like that of cutting steak with a butter knife. We’re living in a world of too many pseudo men (feminists and the like), …

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Adultery, With Consent

by Maulana Khalid Dhorat   Counselors, psychologists and social-workers are normally bound to confidentiality. Even if you hold a gun to their head, they will not divulge the intimate details of anyone’s personal life. However, details of a new shocking and shameless sexual trend in the Muslim community are forcing them …

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