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Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome   Also called Syndrome X or Insulin Resistance Syndrome The incidence of obesity is rising in the developed and the undeveloped world.  Together with this, the incidence of the Metabolic Syndrome is also …

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Refraining from Doubtful Elements

Refraining from Doubtful Elements REFRAINING FROM SHUBUHAAT (DOUBTFUL ELEMENTS) Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam) said: “Verily Halaal is clear and verily Haraam is clear. Between these two (classes) there are doubtful affairs and I will give …

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In Defense of the Ummah

In Defense of the Ummah The underlying principles by which the Jamiatul Ulama (KZN) operates is that of Islamic Brotherhood and unity. One may well take an example of the time when the Byzantine emperor …

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Eat of the Pure

Eat of the Pure With the recall of its Halaal department the Jamiatul Ulama (KZN) has now extended its activities to encompass amongst other things, Halaal certification as well as approval and endorsement of establishments …

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Kulunji

Kulunji The name Kulunji has become quite common to many of us. We Muslims, more especially, attach great importance to the use of this black-seed because of the emphasis Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam) has placed …

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The Miracle of Honey

The Miracle of Honey “And your Lord revealed to the bee saying: Make hives in the mountains and in the trees and in what they build: Then eat of all the fruits and walk in …

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Islamic Calendar

Islamic Calendar Allah Azza wa Jall says in the Qur’aan Kareem “It is He who gave the sun radiance and the moon light, and determined the stages that you may learn the calculationof years and …

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The Arabic Language

Arabic Arabic has been the language of Islam since the 7th century. It is classified as a member of the semitic language family. It is closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic. During the middle ages it …

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Speaking ill of a Muslim Sister

Sayyidinaa Zaid bin Aslam (RA) reports that Rasoolullah’s (SAW) wifes once gathered to see Rasoolullah (SAW) during his illness in which he passed away. Sayyiditinaa Safiyya bint Huyayy (RA) said “O Nabi of Allah, By …

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