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Xenophobia

“And remember the favour of Allah upon you when you were enemies and He joined your hearts together, so that, by His grace you became Bretheren (In faith).” (Surah Ale-Imraan, verse: 103) Jaabir Radiyallaahu anhu has reported that Rasullullaah Sallallaahu alaihi wasallam addressed us saying, “O People! Indeed Your Rabb …

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Friendship

(Continued from last issue …..) Rasulullah Sallallahu alaihi wasallam has said, “A Believer is one who people are attracted to. There is no goodness in a person who does not love and who is not loved.”                                           (Ahmad)   ETIQUETTE THREE ONE SHOULD AVOID FORMALITIES The Holy Prophet Sallallaahu alaihi wasallam …

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The effect of three divorces issued all at once

If somebody issues three divorces (all at once) despite it being un-Islamic and disliked, what would be its effects? The logical answer to this question is that the sin or wrong in any action cannot prevent the action from causing its effects. Murder, being a sin, will not delay a …

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Life Orientation for Success in Both Worlds

Life Orientation for Success in Both Worlds   No subject has caused as much confusion, concern and conflict upon its introduction into the syllabus of South African schools as did the subject ‘Life Orientation’. Educators were confused because they had little or no idea what the new subject was all …

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A Letter from Shaytaan

A Letter from Shaytaan   I saw you yesterday as you began your daily chores. You awoke without stopping to make salaah. As a matter of fact, you didn’t even bless your meals, or pray before going to bed last night. You are so ungrateful. I like that about you. …

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Interfaith

Interfaith There’s an amusing children’s tale about an abandoned lion cub that goes in search of his identity. He met by a mouse that convinces him that he is a rodent based on certain similarities they share. The cub starts behaving like a mouse until he subsequently meets another animal …

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Holidays

Holidays    Nabi (Sal lal laahu alay hi wa sal lam) has said: “There are two favours (of Allah Ta’aala) that many a man is unmindful of. They are” sound health free/leisure time (Tirmizi) Allah Ta’aala has granted man the invaluable capital of his life in the form of time, …

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From the Holy Quran

From the Holy Quran   SURATUL-QAARI’AH (THE STRIKING EVENT) Sura Number:101 THEME : Terrors of the day of Qiyaamah/Weighing of Deeds. In The Name of The Almighty Allah.The Most Beneficial,The Most Merciful The striking event! What is the striking event! And what may let you know what the striking event …

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Wives

Wives   Hazrat Aa’isha (radiyal laahu anhaa) reports that nabi(sal lal laahu alay hi wa sal lam) said :”The best amongst you is he who is the best to his family and I am the best to my family.” (Tirmizi) Hazrat Hakeem ibn Muaawiyaa Al Qushayri reports from his father …

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Tribute To Mothers

TRIBUTE TO MOTHERS   Hazrat Bahz ibn Haakim (radiyal laahu anhu) on his father’s authority said that his grandfather said that he had asked Nabi(sal lal laahu alay hi wa sal lam) to whom he should show kindness. He (sal lal laahu alay hi wa sal lam) replied: ”Your Mother.” …

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