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The Qur-aan

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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Welcome Ramadaan 1435

Today is 28 June 2014 coinciding with Islamic date 29 Sha’baan 1435 AH. The hilaal has been sighted. We pray the first taraweeh here in South Africa tonight and fast our first sawm tomorrow in-shaa-Allah. …

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5 Gems from Surah Nisaa’

Al-Awfi reported that Ibn ‘Abbaas (RadiyAllaahu ‘anhu) said that Surah An-Nisa’ was revealed in Al-Madeenah. Ibn Marduwyah recorded similar statements from ‘Abdullah bin Az-Zubayr and Zayd bin Thabit (RadiyAllaahu ‘annum). In his Mustadrak, Al-Haakim recorded …

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Undesirable Acts on ‘Eid

1) It is haraam to fast the day of ‘Eid as indicated by the hadeeth of Abu Sa’eed al-Khudri (RadiyAllaahu ‘anhu) who said: The Prophet (Sallallaahu ‘Alayhi wa Sallam) forbade fasting on the day of …

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Times when Du‘as are accepted

When the presence of the heart combines with the du‘ā (supplication) and it (heart) associates all of itself with the thing that is being sought. In other words, when you are sincere in asking and …

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10 Beautiful Islamic One Liners

Here are 10 encouraging one liner quotes. They are NOT hadeeth. 1. Give Allah what’s right, not what’s left. 2. Are you wrinkled with burden? Come to the mosque for a face lift. 3. A …

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Valentine’s Day in Islam

Saying “I love you” should be everyday and not just on a certain day. The commercialisation of it all is ridiculous and a waste of money. Valentine’s Day is a jaahili Roman festival, which continued …

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Lipstick and Eye Shadow Haraam?

The issue on whether make-up (lipsticks; rouge/blush and eye-shadows) are halaal or not has arisen around the women again. The quandary being the ingredients of the make-up and not whether it is lawful or not …

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