LIVING ISLAM

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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Tawheed – Oneness of God

Linguistically, the word Tawheed توحيد, in Arabic, means unification (to make something one). Islamically, it is in reference to Allaah being singled out alone, in all that is particular to Him. The opposite of Tawheed …

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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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Origins of Gregorian New Year

I have heard many Muslims saying “Merry Christmas” and “Happy New Year!” of which I don’t mean Muharram. Many of them wish each other, some even count down to it and celebrate the “New Year” …

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7 Things your wife won’t tell you.

Most men have a hard time understanding women. Even a woman they’ve been married to for years. One minute she’s perfectly fine, the next, she’s crying like a baby. She complains about something but when …

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Cyber Relationships in Islam

Social networking… the scourge of modern technology, if abused, especially for the youth of today. I know that the “Blackberry” or “BB” addictions are rife, adults and youth falling victim to it alike but what …

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Aashuraa 1434 AH

Muharram the Islamic New Year of 1434 AH has begun! Subhaanallah! I hope many resolutions to good are on our lists. Some rushing to buy food for the 10th of Muharram, many are going through …

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