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Dhul Hijjah

5 Beneficial Acts of Worship to Do in Dhul Hijjah

The month of Dhul Hijjah is one of the most sacred and blessed months in the Islamic calendar. It is the month of Hajj and the month of Eid al-Adha. This is the month in which the Messenger of Allah (Peace be upon him) has said: “There are no days more beloved to Allah that […]

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Understanding Hadith – ‘its not complicated!’

My brothers and sisters in Islam and in humanity, please lend me a few minutes. I promise you will take something of benefit insha’Allah from this one! Think about this – you opt for a subject in your school or college, a subject you are totally naive to, say chemistry. You get the textbook and […]

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Everything you need to know about the Qibla

Everything you need to know about the Qibla

Muslims all over the world face the Kaaba in Makkah while performing Salah (prayer). The Islamic term that refers to this direction is called the “qibla”. It is very common for a fellow Muslim to ask one another where the qibla is, before he/she performs his/her prayer. So how did this qibla come into existence? […]

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The Virtues of Masjid al-Aqsa

The Virtues of Masjid al-Aqsa

With the recent events in mind, many Muslims might be wondering what makes Masjid al-Aqsa so special that people are ready to die to protect our right to it. Jerusalem was the birthplace of many of the prophets whom Allah (swt) sent to the Children of Israel. Who are these people? Israel is another name […]

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Some Facts About the Kaaba

Check out some facts about the Kaaba below! Who built the Kaaba? The Kaaba has been rebuilt several times in the past. But the first time ever it was built was by Ibrahim (as). Ibn Kathir says: “Allah described the House as a safe resort and refuge, for those who visit it are safe, even […]

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Who Wrote The Quran?

Have you ever wondered…         How the Quran was compiled into one single book?         Who was behind this compilation?         Weren’t the verses revealed at different times?         How were these verses clubbed into surahs (chapters) and how were they placed like how they are right now? Well, in this article, we will look at all this and […]

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