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Hajj Update

Cii Hajj Nerve Centre updates 25 October 2012 3 million hujjaj have started moving from the Mina Valley to the plains of Arafah, the most important and sacred aspect of the Hajj. The pilgrims will spend the day there and must be within the boundary of Arafah even for a …

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Masjidul Aqsa and the Dome of the Rock – An Important Clarification

Masjidul Aqsa and the Dome of the Rock – An Important Clarification                                                                                                                    AlAqsa Dome of the Rock Ebrahim Moosa – Cii News | 09 October 2012 For many years now, emails and graphics that purport to reveal the “True Masjid al Aqsa” have disseminated themselves widely across the internet. …

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Why did Muhammad Peace be upon Him marry several women?

Why did Muhammad Peace be upon Him marry several women? Whenever Prophet Muhammad’s name emerges, the image in many people’s minds is a man with many wives. For Muslims, his multiple marriages had meaning and immense implications for Islam, and by extension, the history of the world. Needless to say, …

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Wills and Estates

Wills and Estates The Shariah laws of wills and estate are by Divine Order. We do not have any discretion in that. Furthermore, wills and estates are one of those issues of Shariah where a person’s Abdiyyat (servitude) is really challenged and tested. It is human nature to be materialistically …

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Why Do I Wear Hijab?

Why Do I Wear Hijab? I probably do not fit into the preconceived notion of a “rebel”. I have no visible tattoos and minimal piercing. I do not possess a leather jacket. In fact, when most people look at me, their first thought usually is something along the lines of …

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Who invented the Trinity?

Who invented the Trinity? Who invented the Trinity? What is the source of the Christian concept of the Trinity? The three monotheistic religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam – all purport to share one fundamental concept: belief in God as the Supreme Being, the Creator and Sustainer of the Universe. …

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Moderate Islam

Moderate Islam Moderation, frugality and mediocrity are healthy principles in a man’s life. Moderation adds to one’s quality of life as well as vigour and vitality. Total and complete individual is produced, also social discipline is achieved by moderation. It actually forms the basis of a life wherein lies the …

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Islam at a glance

Islam at a glance Islaam is derived from the Arabic root “Sal-laa-ma”, meaning peace, purity, submission and obedience. In the religious sense, Islaam means submission to the will of Allaah and obedience to His law. As a religion Islaam stands for complete submission and obedience to Allaah – and that …

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Why accept islam

Why accept islam What many modernists do not understand is that man is not an animal and therefore it does not behove him to behave as if he were. Total freedom, for example, is one aspect which receives a lot of attention by those who compete with animals in their …

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