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FASTING REGULATIONS

FASTING REGULATIONS Things that do not break the fast 1. To eat or drink something unintentionally.  2. A mosquito, fly or any other object going down the throat unintentionally.  3. Water entering the ears.  4. Dust or dirt going down the throat.  5. Swallowing one’s OWN saliva.  6. Taking an injection.  7. Applying of antimony and collyrium (Surma/Kohl) into the …

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Studies Show Fajr Prayer is Healthy

  Studies Show Fajr Prayer is Healthy “And He it is Who made the night a covering for you, and the sleep a rest, and He made the day to rise up again” (Qur’an 25:47). Certainly sleep is one of the blessings from Allah. At the end of a busy day a person looks forward to sleeping and regaining enough …

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SADAQATUL FITR

SADAQATUL FITR   WHO SHOULD PAY? AT DAWN ON THE DAY OF ID-UL-FITR, THE AUSPICIOUS DAY AT THE EXPIRY OF THE LUNAR MONTH OF RAMADHAAN, SADAQAH FOR THAT DAY, SADAQATUL FITR BECOMES OBLIGATORY UPON EVERY SANE MUSLIM WHO POSSESSES THE MINIMUM WEALTH LIABLE TO THE YEARLY ZAKAAT, OR IT’S VALUE. UNLIKE ZAKAAT IT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE POSSESSED FOR …

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Into The World Of JINN

            Many people do not know that other creatures share this world with us. Among which are Jinn and Devils. What about these creatures which are known to be living right here with us on the earth? They share our houses and they eat and drink with us. In fact, they are even capable of spoiling our thoughts and hearts. …

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I’tikâf

The basic purpose of I’tikâf is that the heart gets attached to Allâh and, with it, one attains inner composure and equanimity and pre‑occupation with the mundane things of life ceases and absorption in the eternal Reality takes its place, and the state is reached in which all fears, hopes and apprehensions are superseded by the love and remembrance of …

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LAYLATUL QADR [NIGHT OF POWER]

When the Night Equals a Thousand Amongst the nights of Ramadhân, there is one called ‘Laylatul Qadr’, a night that is noted for its great blessings. The Qur’ân Karim describes it as being greater in blessedness and spiritual virtue than a thousand months, which in turn means that it is more valuable than eighty three years and four months. Fortunate …

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Let us make the most of Ramadan

Let us make the most of Ramadan By Mawlana Javed Iqbal “Whoever fasts the month of Ramadan, recognises its boundaries and safeguards that which he should safeguard will have his previous sins expiated.”                (Ibn ibbán)  Alláh, Most High, says: “O you who believe, fasting has been ordained upon you as it was ordained upon those before you so that you …

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MATRIMONIAL LIFE: GENERAL CONCEPTS

MATRIMONIAL LIFE: GENERAL CONCEPTS Islam has laid down general concepts and rules to be followed, so that people will live in peace and harmony. Islam has also laid down specific injunctions to be followed. As for the family, the following are some of the major concepts and specific areas that Islam has instructed mankind to follow. 1. The family is …

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ME’RAJ

ME’RAJ All Praise to Allah, who took Hadhrat Muhammad (Sallallahu alayhi wasallam),  His last Rasul, physically to the Heavens and to the Sahabah (Radhiallahu-anhu) who testified the truth.  This leaflet is a summary of a detailed booklet by Sheikhul Hadith Hadhrat Moulana Fazur Rehman Saheb of Darul Uloom Islamia, Azaadville.  May Allah grant him long life.  INTRODUCTION: Any change or …

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WHY FOLLOW ONE IMAAM OF FIQH ?

WHY FOLLOW ONE IMAAM OF FIQH ? The meaning of Taqleed Literally means to be wearing a York. According to the Shariat it means to unconditionally accepting the view of a reliable, proper, authentic person in matters pertaining to Deen – Religion. These days the one who follows any of the Mazhabs of the four great Imams of Jurisprudence, Imam …

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