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Five Lessons from the Last Sermon of Prophet Muhammad SAW

In the year 10 A.H, our beloved Prophet Muhammad ﷺ undertook his farewell pilgrimage to Mecca – this was by far one of the most significant events in history. On the ninth day of Dhull Hijjah, standing on the plains of Arafat, in front of one of the largest gatherings of Muslims at that time, our Prophet ﷺdelivered […]

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5 Qualities to Look for in a Quranic Teacher

Many of us want to learn the Quran, to be able to read it with understanding, and to be able to experience that deeper connection with the words of Allah (ta’ala) that people who understand the Quran have. One of the major problems that we encounter however, is finding a suitable Quranic teacher to guide […]

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Zina In Islam

What is Zina in Islam?

What is zina? When is it said that a person has committed zina? Questions like these have become common as our societies become more liberal and zina is becoming more common practice.  Zina means fornication and adultery, and it is considered a major sin in Islam. Fornication is the sexual intercourse that takes place between two […]

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5 Things a Muslim Should Consider Before a Nikkah

One of life’s milestones that many people look forward to is their nikkah. That time that you are finally able to live with the one you love, and every act that was impermissible before becomes permissible for you both. The Messenger of Allah (‎ﷺ) said: “There is nothing like marriage, for two who love one […]

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Halaqa

Virtues of Seeking Knowledge At A Halaqa

There are few places where a Muslim can get beneficial knowledge like a halaqa. It is a gathering for knowledge and understanding of Islam, and a place to improve upon our faith. Halaqa means a religious study circle. It’s the place where scholars of Islam share their knowledge with other Muslims, and the place for […]

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Hakam

Allah al-Hakam (The Judge)

The word ‘hakam’ denotes a judge, and also an arbitrator, or one who settles disputes between two people or groups of people. The former meaning is found in the following ayah: “[Say], “Then is it other than Allah I should seek as judge (hakam) while it is He who has revealed to you the Book […]

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