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5 things you probably didn’t know about Zam Zam

Fatima Haffejee – Cii News | 11 October 2014/16 Dhul Hijjah 1435 Whilst ongoing research continues to astonish scientists, more and more Muslims are relishing new research into the blessed water they have sourced tangible benefit from for centuries. For decades visitors of the holy land have gone as far as to bathe themselves in Zam-Zam, knowing nothing of its benefits ...

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Istighfar; Formulae for Seeking Forgiveness from the Glorious Qur’an

Istighfār (seeking forgiveness from Allāh ta‘ālā) has many virtues and benefits besides the greatest benefit, which is the forgiveness of Allāh ta‘ālā. The Prophet sallallāhu ‘alayhi wasallam said, “Whoever holds fast to istighfār, Allāh will create for him an exit from every difficulty and freedom from every sorrow and provide him from where he had not even imagined.” (Abu Dāwud) ...

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Allah is More Able Over You

The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said, “Whoever beats his slave for something which he did not do, or slaps him, its expiation is to free him.” [Muslim] Ibn Masud (radi Allahu anhu) said, “Once I was beating my slave with a whip and I heard a voice from behind me saying, ‘O Abu Masud, know that Allah ...

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Eloquent Twitter

The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “The thing I fear most for my Ummah is the eloquent hypocrite.” [Ahmad]A hypocrite (Munafiq) is a person who dislikes Islam yet claims to be a Muslim. Eloquent hypocrites artfully use their tongues to sow seeds of doubt (in Islam) among the Muslims. The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi ...

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Children And The Culture Of Pornography

BY COLE MORETON Source: The Telegraph The death of 13-year-old Chevonea Kendall-Bryan has driven the debate on the sexualisation of the young to fever pitch, but what will we do about it? There is a storm coming. I can feel it as I stand on a street corner in south London, thinking about my daughters. Lily and Rose are both 11 ...

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When to use of the Word Aameen

Based on online observations, it would appear that the word Aameen is being used very liberally by commenters on social media nowadays. That alone, does not render the usage sinful or reprehensible, but since its observance is very often inappropriate to the context in which the Aameen is used, this post seeks to educate on the meaning of this phrase ...

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A Bitter Pill

by Shaykh Mawlānā Muhammad Saleem Dhorat hafizahullāh Whilst I was once sitting with the students of the Jāme‘ah Riyādul ‘Uloom, I posed the following question to them: ‘Imagine two types of fruit: one very attractive and extremely sweet, though with the unfortunate characteristic that its sweetness lasts only for a few seconds and thereafter turns to bitterness; and another which is not ...

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Walking in Light

The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “Announce good news to those walking to the Masjids in darkness (for the morning and the night prayers) that they will have radiant light on the Day of Judgment.” [Abu Dawud] Nothing we do for Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) is without recompense! May Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) grant us purity ...

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Teaching Love

“One day the Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) went out and entered the Masjid with Abu Bakr and Umar (radi Allahu anhuma), one on his right hand and the other on his left, holding their hands. Then he said, ‘We will be raised thus on the Day of Resurrection.’” [Sunan Tirmidhi] Imam Malik bin Anas (rahimahullah) said: ...

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Difficult and Easy Questions

The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “Let no Mu’min hate a Mu’minah: if he hate her for one trait in her character, let him be pleased with another that is in her.” [Sahih Muslim] Each person comes into this world with a set of questions to answer. The exam of life is different for each person. ...

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