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EMPTY MASJID!

It’s said that, in one of the masjids (mosques) the congregation became thrilled with the large attendance.They said to the imam: “O Imam, at a guess how many would you say attended this prayer”? The imam replied to them, saying “Not a single person”.Someone, out
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Eleven Matters You Always Wanted to Know about Istikharah

By Yūsuf Badāt What is Istikhārah? Istikhārah literally means to seek the good. – (See: Lisān Al-ʿArab) In a religious technical context it refers to seeking good from the Almighty to make an appropriate decision, through formal prayer and a specified supplication. – (See: Qāmūs Al-Fiqh) What is the Status of Istikhārah?  Istikhārah is a sunnah (prophetic
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SOME HAUSA NATIVE NAMES AND THEIR MEANING

Hausa names are used by Hausa people in parts of Niger Republic, Northern Nigeria, Sudan and Ghana ▪️Delu, Kande: A girl born after the birth of many boys.▪️Tanko: A boy born after the birth of many girls.▪️Talle, Audi: A child born after the death of the father.▪️Yelwa, Wadatau, Arzika, Goshi: A child born in the time of […]
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The secret to a tranquil heart

Like the needle of the compass faces North when at rest, so the heart of the Mu’min faces in the direction of Allah Most High’s obedience and pleasure. In the obedience of Allah Most High do we find our peace, contentment and happiness. When a compass is moved or shaken, we observe how the needle […]
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Gossip destroys morality

-eislam.co.za Ssshhh..You hear a juicy tit bit from a neighbour, who heard it from a friend, who heard from her sister on a social chat group, who added some “spice” to make it more appetizing… and so the gossip goes around town…sounds familiar? Gossip is dangerous and harmful; it can destroy the fabric and morality […]
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Dealing with doubtful matters

-ilmgate “The halal is clear and the haram is clear. Between the two there are doubtful matters concerning which people do not know whether they are halal or haram. One who avoids them in order to safeguard his religion and his honor is safe, while if someone engages in a part of them he may be doing something haram, like one who grazes […]
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Which kind of person is respected the most?

…Hats off to Raffia Arshad “My family told me to remove my hijab for a scholarship interview, otherwise it’d reduce my selection chances. That was my career’s defining moment. I took the risk & decided to keep the hijab on. “I not only got selected for the scholarship in a law school, but today after […]