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Time for Ud-hiyyah (Qurbani)

The days of Ud-hiyyah (Qurbani) are the tenth, eleventh and twelfth of Dhul Hijjah. The first day is better than the second, and the second is better than the last. After Hijrah, Nabi (Sallallaahu ‘Alayhi …

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Six Days of Shawwal (fasting)

Fasting six days of Shawwaal after the obligatory fast of Ramadaan is Sunnah Mustahabbah, not waajib. It is recommended for the Muslim to fast six days of Shawwaal, and in this there is great virtue …

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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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What to do on ‘Eid

Desirable actions to be done on the Day of ‘Eid: 1) Eating dates after Salatul Fajr and before the ‘Eid prayer, as the Prophet (Sallallaahu ‘Alayhi wa Sallam) did, symbolising the breaking of his fast. …

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Du‘a for Laylat-ul Qadr 1434 AH

“Verily! We have sent it (Qur-aan) down in the Night of Decree (Laylatul-Qadr). And what will make you know what the Night of Decree is? The Night of Decree is better than a thousand months. …

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Welcome Ramadaan 1434

It is the eve of the first of Ramadaan here in South Africa, 09 July 2013 and our first taraaweeh. Tomorrow will be our first sawm In-shaa-Allah. Emails, blackberry and whatsapp messages are flying across …

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Sha’baan 1434 AH

Ahlann Yaa Sha’baan! Can you feel it in the air? For all of us, so eagerly awaiting the blessed Ramadaan, entering into the month of Sha’baan just makes those nights of ‘ibaadah so much more …

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al Israa and Mi’raaj (Ascension)

“Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al- Aqsaa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing”. [Surah …

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Rajab 1434 AH / 2013

We will soon enter our seventh month Rajab, one of the four sacred months in Islam (‘Arba‘atunn Hurum). Rajab should be a reminder for preparation for Ramadaan. Sha’baan, another one of the four sacred months, …

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