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The fiqh of Sadaqah al-fitr

August 7, 2013 - No Comments

The great Hanafi jurist Ibn al-Humaam mentions,
“Sadaqah al-fitr is compulsory upon every free Muslim.” (Sharh fath al-qadeer 2/285 Dar al-kutub al-ilmiyyah)
The evidence:
All

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Have you prepared for the blessed month?

June 29, 2013 - 3 Comments

With the arrival of a wedding or special occasion in the family many of us find ourselves busy from months before making all the necessary

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O’ Muslimah! You can be equal to a man in…..or greater…

March 28, 2013 - 6 Comments

I entered a large society. I walked through its districts and roamed through its squares. I wanted to explore its condition and discover its hiding

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6 Ways Of Showing Respect To Your Husband

February 20, 2013 - 3 Comments

Marital disputes and lack of love between the spouses is a very common occurrence in today’s society. For some it has even become a regular

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How To Decide For Tomorrow?

February 18, 2013 - No Comments

Inshallah literally means if Allah Wills. Whatever we do depends upon the will of Allah Ta’ala. If Allah wills anything to happen, then it

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Mus’ab ibn Umayr (radi Allahu anhu)

February 1, 2013 - 2 Comments

Big city, bright lights, cars flash by in fast lanes. Young Muslims are getting ready to hit the night scene. Branded shoes and designer clothes

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The Laws of Halal & Haraam Animals

January 29, 2013 - No Comments

Allah Ta’ala has granted us human beings with innumerable blessings and bounties. He has made us the best of creation and made other creations subservient

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Rabi’ul Awwal And Seerah

January 22, 2013 - No Comments

 Question:
There has been much discussion with regards to celebrating 12th Rabī al-Awwal. You must be well aware of all the academic arguments in that

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Health And Beauty Benefits of Rose Water

January 13, 2013 - No Comments

Rose water is a miracle product brought to us by nature. It has lots of naturally good things like the Vitamin A and C and

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Radiance Of The Ulama Haqq

December 27, 2012 - No Comments

The real knowledge of Shari’ah which comprises primarily of Quran and the noble Ahadith of Rasulullah Sallallāhu Alayhi Wasallam is not only information contained in

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Istikhara and your mindset!

December 18, 2012 - No Comments

When making Istikhara, the intention and condition of the mind is important. The intention must be sincerely to seek the guidance of Allah. Don’t predetermine

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17 Ways To Keep Your Husband Happy

December 17, 2012 - 3 Comments

1- Beautiful Reception
After returning from work, school, travel, or whatever has separated you, begin with a good greeting.
* Meet him with a cheerful

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8 Simple Ways Sisters Can Serve And Participate In Da’wah

December 1, 2012 - 2 Comments

As Muslims, it is our responsibility to remind and invite people toward the beautiful Deen of Islam. Somewhere, somehow over the years, we have become

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Virtues Of Pregnancy

November 26, 2012 - No Comments

By: Sheikh Mufti Ebrahim Desai (Hafidhahullah)
Pregnancy is a great bounty of Allah Ta’ala. The condition of pregnancy is also a great act of Ibadah.

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The Muslim Woman And Travel

November 22, 2012 - No Comments

As surely as sardines swim north and birds fly south for the winter, come the mid and end-year break my family goes touring. Everything movable

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The Billowing Smoke Of Gaza

November 20, 2012 - No Comments

While the Muslims in the west continue to enjoy the bounties of the worldly life, their brothers in Gaza, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan, Nigeria, Yemen,

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The Month Of Muharram

November 15, 2012 - No Comments

By: Sheikh Mufti Taqi Uthmaani (Hafidhahullah)
Muharram is the month with which the Muslims begin their lunar Hijrah Calendar. It is one of the four

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Busy Or Productive?

October 27, 2012 - No Comments

 
At a Madrassah class recently, our  Muallima explained to us the importance of checking our Niyyah before, during and upon the completion of any

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The Day Of Arafah…What A Magnificent Day!

October 24, 2012 - No Comments

From amongst the first 10 days of Zul Hijjah is a very special day known as Yaum-ul- Arafah which falls on the day before Eid-i.e.

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