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Preparing for Eid al-Fitr

Author: Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani

One of the meritorious aspects of Shawwal is that it has been chosen by Allah Almighty for the celebration ofEid al-Fitr, one of the only two annual festivals recognized by the Shari’ah. This joyous day is intended by the Shari’ah to serve as a sign of gratitude by the Muslims on the accomplishment ...

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Pillars of Emaan

Jibreel (alaihis salam) came in human form and said to Rasul Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam): “Tell me about true faith (Emaan).” Rasul Allah (peace & blessings o God be upon him) answered: “It is to believe in Allah, His angels, His inspired Books, His messengers, the Last ...

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Islamic Vs Secular Education

Author: Imdad Ulhaq

Education Social Opinion - Article Ref: IY0806-3594 Number of comments: 7 Opinion Summary: Agree:3 Disagree:1 Neutral:3 Now-a-days there are a lot of people who talk about the differences between a modern and Islamic Education. And it really surprises me as I don't believe there is any difference ...

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Do Muslims Worship Kabaa? Kaaba is the Qibla

Question: When Islam is against idol worship why do the Muslims worship, and bow down to the Kaaba in their prayer? (Muslims worship the Kaaba) Answer: Kaaba is the Qibla i.e. the direction Muslims face during their prayers. It is important to note that though Muslims face the Kaaba during prayers, ...

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A Marriage Survival Guide

Author: Soundvision

More Muslim marriages in Hong Kong are breaking up in their first two years than ever before, the first five to seven years are the most challenging of any marriage. They are a time a couple spends getting to know each other better and adjusting to each other’s habits and personalities. Below are ...

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Was Islam spread by sword?

How can Islam be called the religion of peace when it was spread by the sword? Answer: It is a common complaint among some non-Muslims that Islam would not have millions of adherents all over the world, if it had not been spread by the use of force. The following points will make it clear, that far ...

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Hijaab for Women

Question: Why does Islam degrade women by keeping them behind the veil? Answer: The status of women in Islam is often the target of attacks in the secular media. The ‘hijaab’ or the Islamic dress is cited by many as an example of the ‘subjugation’ of women under Islamic law. ...

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Why more than one wife in Islam?

POLYGAMY Question: Why is a man allowed to have more than one wife in Islam? i.e. why is polygamy allowed in Islam? Answer: Definition of Polygamy 1. Polygamy means a system of marriage whereby one person has more than one spouse. Polygamy can be of two types. One is polygyny where a man marries more ...

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Eating pork forbidden in Islam?

Answer: The fact that consumption of pork is prohibited in Islam is well known.The following points explain various aspects of this prohibition: 1. Pork prohibited in Qur’an The Qur’an prohibits the consumption of pork in no less than 4 different places. It is prohibited in 2:173, 5:3, 6:145 ...

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Why not more than one husband

POLYANDRY Question: If a man is allowed to have more than one wife, then why does Islam prohibit a woman from having more than one husband? Answer: A lot of people, including some Muslims, question the logic of allowing Muslim men to have more than one spouse while denying the same ‘right’ ...

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What is the Truth?

Author: Have you Discover its Real Beauty

In Islam, the one true God (Allah) has created the entire creation. It is only this great God (Allah) who made all humans and animals, the earth and its mountains, oceans and rivers, plants and forests, the sun and the moon, galaxies and orbits, days and nights. All other objects, which we may or may ...

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The word Khalifah

Caliphs is the English word of the Arabic word “Khalifah”, which means successor. In Islamic Law a Caliph or Khalifah is the person who holds the delegated authority to enforce the Islamic Shari’a in an Islamic States on the one hand and who is the sole executive authority on the other. ...

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Author: Omar Ayash / Revised by Hanan Ayash

Human beings were created pure and peaceful believers. Souls were as white as snow, as transparent as water, and as clear as daylight; but souls are also ready to be changed as fast as the wind, and our mission is to keep them as they are. Allah (God) created us, gave us the unique tool that other creatures ...

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