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The Cellular Phone

Hereunder is the introduction from the booklet, “Laws pertaining to the use of the cellular phone” which is a translation of the Urdu book, “Masaail-e-mobile” compiled by the Muftis of Mazaahirul Uloom, Saharanpur, India. The English rendering has been published by Madrasah Taleemudden, Isipingo Beach, South Africa. It is an …

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Friendship

Adopt moderation in friendship Etiquette Eleven ONE SHOULD FULFIL THE PROMISES MADE TO ONE’S FRIEND Whatever promise was made to one’s friend should be fulfilled since non-fulfilment of promises is a type of falsehood. Nabi Kareem Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam has advised in a Hadith that one should not argue …

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Protection

Bribery and corruption is the order of the day in many government departments. Our work cannot be complete or done without giving Vitamin “B” Bribery. In India the term is casual “Chai Paani” (“For my tea and Water”). Nabi Kareem Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam has very clearly prohibited this act …

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The Question of Capital

The Muslim community of South Africa can count itself lucky in many ways. In particular, we can be grateful for the infrastructure that we have as a minority community. There are thousands of Masaajid, Madaaris and other institutions serving the Muslim community. But, where did these come from and will …

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Rules of a Muslim Home – Rule no. 10

Kindness to one’s Neighbour Rasoolullah Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam has said that whoever believes in Allah Ta’ala and the Last Day should refrain from causing harm to his neighbour. (Mishkaat) Among the important rules of a Muslim home is being kind and considerate to one’s neighbours. There are numerous Ahaadith …

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Advice to Drug Addicts

There is glaring evidence all over the world of the damage that drug taking does to a person’s health, both physically and spiritually, and so too the adverse and detrimental effects it has on society. I therefore do not wish to emphasize and elaborate on its harms. However, I do …

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Tafseer: Surah Aa’raaf

  A THOUGHT PROVOKING INCIDENT   In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Verse 175: And recite to them the story of him to whom We had given Our verses, then he shed them off, so Satan followed after him and he became one of those who went …

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Wisdom (Poem)

ALLAH knows what is best for us So why should we complain? We always want the sunshine But He knows there must be rain. We always want laughter and the merriment of cheer but our heart will lose their tenderness If we never shed a tear. ALLAH tests us often …

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Indeed I am the Servant of Allah

  “If it is money that you want we will collect enough money for you so that you will be the richest one of us. If it is leadership that you aspire for, we will take you as our leader and never decide on any matter without your approval. If …

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