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The Objectives of Fasting

http://www.ilmgate.org/the-objectives-of-fasting/ By Shaykh ‘Izz al-Dīn ibn ‘Abd al-Salām Translated by Abu Rumaysah A partial translation of Maqāsid al-Sawm   The Obligation of Fasting Allâh, Exalted is He says, “O you who have faith! Fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before you – so that hopefully you …

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The Al-Aqsa Mosque Through The Ages: Part 2

http://lostislamichistory.com In Part 1 of this article, we saw the early history of the third holiest site in Islam: the al-Aqsa Mosque. From a Roman and Byzantine dumping site to a modest mosque built by ‘Umar ibn al-Khattab, to a giant complex crowned by the Dome of the Rock in Umayyad …

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A Promised Land – to the Nation of Truth & Justice – Palestine/ Aqsa

Posted by: Ahmed Hammuda Abrahamic traditions recognise the centrality of Palestine. It is God’s ‘Promised Land’. It is ‘Bayt al-Maqdis’, derived from ‘qudus’, or the ‘Home of Purity’. In a hadith, it is referred to as “Allah’s chosen land, to which His best servants will be gathered”.[1] It is thus bequeathed to …

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The Al-Aqsa Mosque Through The Ages: Part 1

http://lostislamichistory.com When Prophet Muhammad ﷺ received the command from God to lead the Muslim community in five daily prayers, their prayers were directed towards the holy city of Jerusalem. For Muslims, the city of Jerusalem is an important site. As the home of numerous prophets of Islam such as Dawud (David), Sulayman (Solomon), …

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50 Virtues of Masjid al-Aqsa Every Muslim Should Know

by: Amin Habib All praise is for Allāh, and salutations and peace be upon the Messenger of Allāh, upon his family, companions, and whoever follows his guidance. Al-Masjid al-Aqsa is one of the most significant sites of Islām on the face of this Earth with some of its merits unique to …

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History of Al Aqsa – The Third Haram of Islam

Masjid Al-Aqsa has always been dear to the hearts of Muslims, but how much do we know about Islam’s third holiest site and its history? The Prophet (peace be upon him) advised: “None of you is a true believer until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself.” …

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Why do males inherit more than females?

  Nasihah (Advice): Learn the laws of Inheritance   Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported that Rasulullah sallahu alaihi wa sallam said, “Learn the [laws of] inheritance and teach it to people for I will pass away soon. Knowledge will soon be taken away so much so that two people will argue regarding …

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