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Kick Those Habits!

Few things are more demanding than eliminating bad habits, since they are part of our daily routines and personality. It takes days of patience and practice to break old habits. However, the good news is, Ramadan offers a perfect and natural environment for moral training. Interestingly, researches from “positive psychology” (scientific study of successful people) have repeatedly shown it takes ... Read More »

Honour Thy Servant Oh Muslim!

Stoop to conquer: 10 ways of honouring servant Most Muslims in Eastern countries employ domestic staff as a norm. For some, domestic helpers are a priceless resource who significantly ease our day-to-day chores. Conversely, for others, they can be a source of distress and chagrin. Many women complain to each other about the trouble they face from the incompetence, treachery, ... Read More »

Twelve tips for a happy marriage

1) Enter the Marriage with the Right Intention and Renew this Often Both spouses should enter the marriage with the pure intention of pleasing Allah, (سبحانه وتعالى), in order to receive His grace and blessings. The marriage itself, then, becomes an act of worship, and one for which both spouses will be rewarded. Allah (سبحانه وتعالى) will be pleased with them, and ... Read More »

The Miracle of the Qur’aan

It happened at an international inter-faith conference. The organizers decided to end the conference with readings from the scriptures of major religions, done by followers of other religions. As it happened, an Arab Christian read a passage from the Qur’aan. He was a good reciter. Every one seemed to be moved by his heart-rending reading, including the reciter himself. Immediately ... Read More »

Benefits of Kalonji(Blackseed)

Blackseed Oil – Kalonji The plants of Kalonji are found throughout India in the form of bushes. The height of the plant is approximately half a metre. It posesses blue flowers. It is originated from Turkey and Italy. Later on, it was brought to Asia by physicians and cultivated in India. Now a days, it is cultivated throughout India, whereas ... Read More »

America’s early Muslims

Abdul Rahman Ibrahima Sori, an African Muslim prince who was captured in a war in West Africa and sold into slavery in the American South. After 40 years of enslavement, he finally regained his freedom, became a national celebrity, and dined in the White House. His life is an incredible story of a Muslim man who endured the humiliation of ... Read More »

The Everlasting Reward of Sadaqah Jariya

The Story Behind Hotel ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan'(RA) – A New Hotel being Built in Medina Al Munuwwarah. medina bir_aliWhen the early Muslims migrated to Madinah with the Prophet (SAW), they found the water there difficult to drink as they were accustomed to drinking the relatively sweeter Zamzam water in Makkah. So they went to the Prophet and told him about ... Read More »

Which of the favours of ALLAH do you deny?

(So,Oh Jinn and Mankind) which of the favours of your Lord will you then deny? (Surah Al-Rahmaan,55). CONSIDER! CONTEMPLATE! REFLECT! Our heart beats 100,000 times every day.Our blood is on a 60,000 mile journey.Our eyes can distinguish up to 1,000,000 colour surfaces and take in more information than the largest telescope known to man. Our lungs inhale over 2,000,000 litres ... Read More »

Money can buy lots of things

Money can buy a lot of Things 1. Money can buy a watch but not time. 2. Money can buy books but not knowledge. 3. Money can buy spectacles but not sight. 4. Money can buy soft beds but not sleep and comfort. 5. Money can buy good clothes but not beauty and handsomeness. 6. Money can buy servants but ... Read More »

A tribute to Moulana Cassim Sema(Rahmathullah Alayh)

“Another lamp extinguished and deepens the darkness.” It narrated by Anas bin Malik (Radhialaahu ‘Anhu): We went with Allah’s Messenger to the blacksmith Abu Saif, and he was the husband of the wet- nurse of Ibrahim (the son of the Prophet). Allah’s Apostle took Ibrahim and kissed him and smelled him and later we entered Abu Saif’s house and at ... Read More »