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Seven Messages For Those Who “Leave Islam”

There is an Arabic expression along the lines of, “aslamat Sāra, lā zād al-Muslimūn wa lā qalat al-nasārā”, which literally means: “Sara has converted (to Islām), neither increasing Muslims nor reducing Christians”. The expression is sometimes said when a person leaves Islām, as an idiomatic “who cares?”. In any case, it is not …

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Females attending Universities

Question: What is the ruling on Females attending Universities? Answer: 1.         Education is important for all individuals, male or female. The Hadith often quoted in this context is, “The seeking of knowledge is obligatory on every Muslim.” (Ibn Majah) Yet the understanding of this Hadith is often lacking. The commentators …

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Lessons from Surah Falaq – Daybreak

WE SEEK REFUGE IN THE LORD OF DAY BREAK Uqbah ibn Amr Al-Juhani reported: The Prophet, salallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said, “Allah has revealed verses the like of which you have never seen: Say, I seek refuge in the Lord of the people (Mankind) (114:1) and: Say, I seek refuge …

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Food – Reduce the intake to increase the spiritual uptake

Addictions Anonymous:   The stomach is the worst pot to fill. And we fill it, three sometimes four times a day. Food is so important to us, our kitchens have a special cupboard just for recipe books. Their crumpled pages bear testimony to how often they’re consulted. In the 21st …

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Desperate plea from a regretting son

Question: Salam. Please do not do curse me after reading this. I had been a very disobedient child for my parents. I was the only son and they had hopes that I will treat them well in their old age. But I turned out to be exactly the opposite. When …

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Back To School…But What About Islamic Education?

Education is the most important and powerful tool which you can use to change the world. An educated nation begets educated children which equals a harmonious environment on earth provided it is used constructively. With the new school year only a few days away, have today’s parents and students become …

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The Maktab – Securing your child’s Islamic future

The greatest investment any community can make is to invest in their children. Our children are our future. If we invest in today’s children and develop them into people who are firm in their Imaan, who are upright and respectful and who cherish human value more than material wealth, then …

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A special thanks to those who…

A special thanks to those who traveled across the globe for vacations this summer and did not announce their arrival in airport X or resort Y, out of consideration for their friends’ feelings and circumstances. A special thanks to those who visited the world’s fanciest hotels this summer and resisted …

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Home, Sweet Home !!

Maulana Khalid Dhorat   Nearly all travel agents have received complaints over the past few days about their patrons, including those who visited the Holy Lands, about how they abuse the hotel facilities. In the communiqué, it’s stated that patrons use the underside of the clothing iron to fry eggs, …

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