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Christmas and Islam

Quite a number of Muslims today, especially those living in Christian dominated countries or those influenced to a large degree by western culture, have been led to consider that taking part in the Christmas celebrations of friends and relatives is, at very least, a harmless

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What is meant by “jinn and men” in Soorat al-Naas

Praise be to Allaah. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): Say: I seek refuge with (Allaah) the Lord of mankind, 2. The King of mankind — 3. The Ilaah (God) of mankind, 4. From the evil of the whisperer (devil who whispers evil in the

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Telling brothers and friends that you love them

Praise be to Allaah. Saying that you love your brothers and friends is part of the etiquette of keeping righteous company, and is a noble and good characteristic. Telling people that you love them increases the bonds of love and strengthens the ties among Muslims.

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Debating, criticizing and obstinacy

Rasūl Allāh صلى الله عليه وسلم mentioned the following ḥadīth, “One of the most detested people in the Sight of Allah is he who is obstinate and argumentative.” [Bukhārī] By constantly debating and discussing a person’s heart becomes hard, his ʿibādāt (acts of worship) become

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Three Different Trees

The year is a tree, the months are its branches, the days are its twigs, the hours (and minutes) are its leaves and every breath man takes is a fruit of the tree. Thus the fruit of the trees of a person who breathes in

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Internet and Haya

Internet and Haya We focus on staying away from television, as most of the programming is un-Islamic. However, little if any attention is paid to the internet. Inappropriate use of internet is more rampant and morally destructive than TV. Even the most religious and pious

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Prophet Ismail and his Mother

Prophet Ismail and his Mother When Ismail (alayhis salam) was still a small baby, his father Ibrahim (alayhis salam) took him and his mother, Hajra, to the site of the Ka’ba. He gave them some dates and a goat skin full of water and left

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Importance of Appearance-CLEANLINESS AND WASHING

2 CLEANLINESS AND WASHING The Sunna is to keep perfume and to use it regularly on oneself. Al-Bukhari narrated that Salman Al-Farsi said: the Prophet, peace be upon him, said ‘Allah will forgive the sins of the past week for he who on Friday will