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The value of our Mosques 

By Muneerah Razak “And [He revealed] that the mosques are for Allah, so do not invoke with Allah anyone.”(Surah Jinn, Ayat 18) One of the first things that the Prophet Muhammad s.a.w. did when he entered Madina was to build … Continue reading

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Charity is more than just giving money

THERE ARE so many mentions in the Qur’an and in hadith on the importance of giving charity and helping others. But when you’re still a student, it seems difficult to do these great deeds since your resources are very limited. You don’t … Continue reading

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Greetings of peace: The meaning and value of ‘Salam’

By Muneerah Razak WHENEVER we see a fellow Muslim, whether we know her or not, we automatically say “Assalamualaikum”. It’s a simple but profound greeting of Peace that defines a Muslim, but is often not given much attention. In fact, sometimes, … Continue reading

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As-Sami’ and Al-Basir: Turn to the One that Hears and Sees All

Guest Post Meaning of As-Sami  The All-Hearing, The Ever-Listening. The One whose hearing and attention comprehends everything. The One who pays attention to every supplication and invocation. The One who listens to every voice. The One who hears and accepts every … Continue reading

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9 Points on Patience by Ibn al-Qayyim

Shaikh Ibn al-Qayyim (ra) gave the following precious advice in his valuable book Zaad al-Ma’aad (4/189-195) (this is the full quotation from his book):

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How to Reflect on Disappointments in Life

Have you been in situations where you are struggling with something that you care about and have put a lot of effort into? This could be a goal related to your studies or work, or it could be something you’re … Continue reading

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The Power Cut

By Amna bint Ashfaq  SO…last night we had a power cut (very rare here in the UK) and our side of the street was immersed in darkness. As I drove up to my house, I saw one side dark, no streetlights, … Continue reading

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