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The Muslim Woman Part 2

2 – HER MIND She takes care of her mind by pursuing knowledge The sensitive Muslim woman takes care of her mind just as she takes care of her body, because the former is no less important than the latter. Long ago, the poet Zuhayr ibn Abi Sulma said: “A …

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Zina-[ADULTERY/FORNICATION]

Zina [ADULTERY/FORNICATION] INTRODUCTION Perverted people of the modern era visualize illegal and deviated sexual gratification as natural acts and regard marriage as an unnecessary innovation of civilization. They seem to think that it is perfectly natural that whenever one feels the urge, or finds the opportunity, and two members of …

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The Ideal Muslim Woman and Her Own Self Part 1

By Dr. Muhammad ‘Ali Introduction Islam encourages the Muslims to stand out among people, readily distinguishable by their dress, appearance and behavior, so that they will be a good example, worthy of the great message that they bring to humanity. According to the hadith narrated by the great Sahabi Ibn …

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A word on character

As Muslims, our character, morals and etiquette should differentiate us from others. Non-Muslims are not so attentive to our beautiful Salaah, Tilawah, Zikr, and other Ibaadaat as they are to our character and dealings with others. Wherever the Sahabah (RA) went, it was their character which attracted so many, which …

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What have you brought, O Haaji?

What have you brought, O Haaji? Abu Muhammed Throughout the world, as the first flights carrying the Hujaaj arrive, the airport’s ‘arrival halls’ are packed and crowded with loved ones, family members, friends and even strangers eagerly awaiting the arrival of the returning Haaji. Children anxiously begin to count the …

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Guidance for Sexual Health

One of the rights of human beings is to satisfy their sexual needs. This may be aural, by listening to amorous words; visual, by looking at that which arouses sexual desire; or physical, by engaging in sexual acts of different types. However, the only legal way to satisfy sexual urges …

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10 Things You Can Do To Develop A Culture Of Muslim Unity

by Abdul Malik The sight is always amazing. Pilgrims standing shoulder to shoulder, of all shades and races, dressed in simple white, stripped of all kinds of worldly barriers, be they of wealth, profession, geography, class, education or other. This enduring image of Hajj has become a hallmark of this …

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Mohammad Peace Be Upon Him- The Man and His Distinction

Mohammad – The Man and His Distinction By Bint Mohamoud MOHAMMAD (Peace and Blessings of Allah Be Upon Him), is a man that needs no introduction. He was a man of noble character, born into a noble family and destined for a great mission; to carry the noble message of …

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Sleep from an Islamic perspective

Category: Islamic Medicine Professor Ahmed S. BaHammam The University Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Sleep medicine is a relatively new scientific specialty. Sleep is an important topic in Islamic literature, and the Quran and Hadith discuss types of sleep, the …

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In the Footsteps of the Prophet Ibrahim (‘alayhi’l-salam)

My dear brothers and sisters, have you ever wondered why in your ṣalāh – your five daily prayers, the sunnah, or even the adkhar – why do you always associate the name of Muḥammad ṣallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) with the prophet Ibrahim …

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