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Seerah Series part 7: Battle of Uhud

  THE BATTLE OF UHUD: REVENGE: When their heroes were defeated on the Day of Badr and the remnants of the army returned to Makkah, it was a terrible blow for the Quraysh. Men who had lost their fathers, sons and brothers approached Abu Sufyan and others who had valuable …

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Life After Death

  The question of whether there is a life after death is not an issue of scientific concern, for science only deals with the classification and analysis of sense data. While man has been conducting scientific inquiries and research, in the modern sense of the term, for only the last …

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Islam Explained – Part 2

Muslim Family and Social Life The family is the foundation for Islamic society. The peace and security offered by a stable family unit is greatly valued and is considered essential for the spiritual growth of its members. A harmonious social order is created by the existence of extended families; children …

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Discover Islam- Islam Explained

In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful. All praise be to God, Lord of the Universe; the Compassionate, the Merciful, Sovereign of the Day of Judgment! You alone we worship; and to You alone we turn for help. Guide us to the straight path; the path of those …

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Causes that Lead to Apostasy

by Ali Al-Timimi, Published in The Friday Report, Dar Makkah, August-September 1994 Knowing the meaning of our testimony of faith is necessary but not sufficient. One should also know the causes that may lead a person to revoke this testimony. In other words, one should know the causes that lead …

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The Prophetic Diet: The Perfect Dietician’s Resolution

  It is probably the most common New Year’s resolution. We have likely made it ourselves, or have heard it from countless friends and family. It goes something like “This year I will lose weight and get fit.” The stampede to the gym ensues, and about three weeks later our …

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THE COLOUR OF HAPPINESS

  WE all evidently want happiness although most of us have no idea what it actually looks like. How many of us would recognise happiness in its purest form if we came across it? Today, most of us would define happiness as something money can buy. Money can buy many …

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Virtues of ZamZam Water

Virtues of ZamZam Water Allah Taala has made all living creatures out of water. People require water for almost for everything but not all water carries the same value and significance.Muslims refer to the water of Zamzam as something revered and unique. They crave this mysterious liquid and love to …

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A Woman’s Reflection on Leading Prayer

On March 18, 2005 Amina Wadud led the first female-led Jumuah (Friday) prayer. On that day women took a huge step towards being more like men. But, did we come closer to actualizing our God-given liberation? I don’t think so. What we so often forget is that God has honored …

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