LIVING ISLAM

Muharram 1438 AH

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It is the birth of a new year once again. Here in SA, 01 Muharram 1438 coincided with 03 October 2016. I’ve been away from the site for a long time. So much has happened …

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Cupping Therapy

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Wikipaedia : Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin; practitioners believe this mobilizes blood flow in order to promote healing.[1] Suction is created …

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Muharram 1437 AH

Muharram 1437

We welcome another blessed Islamic New Year. It is the eve of Muharram 1437 AH here in South Africa coinciding with the gregorian date 14 October 2015. We have sighted the moon and recited the …

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The Qur-aan

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The Qur-aan is the word of the Lord of the Worlds, which Allaah revealed to His Messenger Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) almost 1500 years ago, to bring mankind forth from …

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Fasting on the Day of Ashooraa’

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Fasting the day of ‘Ashoora’ expiates for the past year, because Rasoolullaah (Sallallaahu ‘Alayhi wa Sallam) said: “Fasting the day of ‘Arafah I hope Allaah will expiate thereby for the year before it and the …

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Muharram 1436 AH

Muharram 1436

Wishing all Muslims a prosperous and spiritually uplifting Islamic New Year! “O Allah Most High, We ask Thee for Maghfirah (forgiveness), Hidaayah (guidance), Sabr (patience) with strength, courage, fortitude, unshakeable Imaan (faith) and most of …

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Etiquette of ‘Eid

ِEttiquettes of Eid

The Sunnahs that the Muslim should observe on the day of Eid are as follows: 1 – Doing ghusl before going out to the prayer. It was narrated in a saheeh hadeeth in al-Muwatta’ and …

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Energy Healing in Islam

Energy Healing in Islam

Is Energy Healing a Myth or Reality? We all hear about energy; we also feel it and experience it in our everyday lives. We feel the boost of high energy when exited, stimulated, loved and …

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I’tikaaf

I'tikaaf

I’tikaaf means to devote oneself for the worship of Allah by secluding oneself in a part of the House of Allah (Masjid) with the intention of i’tikaaf. I’tikaaf affords us the opportunity to purify the …

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