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Book Review: Muslim Women Who Taught Their Husbands

Muslim women who taught their husbands

This brief history of six Muslim women scholars from the ‘Dark Ages’ – the period of history notorious for the ignorance, superstition and intellectual debilitation that permeated most of the ‘civilized world’ – is a definitive negation of the aggressive propaganda. The author, who goes by the pen-name ‘Bint-us-Sabeel’ says in the introduction: ‘’I can …

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Make Your Religion Easy

Assalamu-Alaikum, One misconception many Muslim youth hold is they view Islam as a rigid/extreme religion and as a religion that is tough to practice. Because of that, many youth shrink away from Islam or abandon it altogether in their teen years or early adulthood. However, one thing we must remember is that Islam is not …

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Shukr (Gratitude) and how it differs from Hamd (praise)

Do we know the real meaning of this word?  The dictionary meaning is the quality of being grateful; readiness to show appreciation for something. Islamically, shukr is thankfulness or gratitude for blessings as bestowed by the Bestower; our Rabb.  It can be a feeling in the heart, words expressed on the lips, or gratitude expressed …

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8 Points To Help Us Stay Steadfast During Covid-19 Pandemic

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The following are eight reminders we as believers should keep in mind while going through this Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak to help our Eeman, Tawakkul (Trust in Allah) and patience stay high: [Also read: Covid-19: Inside A Muslim Mind & Heart During This Coronavirus Outbreak] 1. Remember the reward involved: In the narration of Aisha, she …

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Covid-19: Inside a Muslim mind & Heart During This Coronavirus Outbreak

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For Muslims, Islam has a solution or guidance to offer for every problem that troubles him in this life. The recent outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is no exception. COVID- 19 is discovered to be a highly infectious disease that causes respiratory illness. For people with underlying medical ailment or poor immune system, it is …

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A Guide for Dignified Islamic Character

Are good manners something that a person naturally possesses or are they something that can be attained? The answer is: just as manners can be innate, they can also be attained.

Neglecting Obedience is Sin

Our Creator has given us a complete way of life: our deen.  It is obligatory to live according to the Shariʽah, which is derived from the Qur’an and Sunnah.  Failing to comply on any aspect which is obligatory or to avoid that which is forbidden is sinful. Unfortunately, some of us have become unmindful of …

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