Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2010’

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    History of Muslim in South Africa

    Muslims were not represented in Parliament until the 1970’s, when the then National Party government introduced the tricameral system. The system assigned separate chambers of parliament, referred to respectively as the House of Delegates, House of Assembly, and House of Representatives to Indians, Whites, and …

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    Appreciation of blessings

    By Shaykhul Hadeeth Mufti Muhammad Taqi ‘Uthmaani Translated by Badrul Islam [Translator’s note: The staggering level of food wastage in Britain was on the news today (16th March 2007). It was on the news not because of the fact that it was being wasted, but …

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    Circumcision

    The most common types of genital operation differ from region to region but they can be described as follows. 1. Circumcision: the removal of the prepuce or hood of the clitoris 2. Clitoridectomy: the removal of the clitoris 3: Excision: The removal of the clitoris …

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    15th sha’baan {laylatul bara’ah}

    Allah Ta’ ala has, afforded His bondsmen certain selected opportunities whereby they may reap his infinite mercy and forgiveness. Some explicit examples of these occasions are the month of Ramadan and Laylatul Qadr.The night of the fifteenth of Shábaan is one such opportunity. Several Ahadith …

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    Let us make sincere our intention

    Only after sitting down to write this article did it dawn upon me how difficult a challenge I was faced with. A good article is one which combines both clarity and simplicity with an appropriate choice of words, whilst ensuring the reader remains interested and …

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    The month of Rajab

    Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. This month was regarded as one of the sacred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum) in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wasallam). It is also a prelude to the month of …

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    7 Dont’s after a meal

    Don’t smoke-Experiment from experts proves that smoking a cigarette after meal is comparable to smoking 10 cigarettes (chances of cancer is higher). * Don’t eat fruits immediately – Immediately eating fruits after meals will cause stomach to be bloated with air. Therefore take fruit 1-2 …

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    Eid Al Adha

    EID-AL-ADHA is celebrated on the tenth day of Dhil Hijjah, the 12th and the last month of the Islamic calendar. It is also very joyous day; it is a feast of self-sacrifice, commitment and obedience to Allah. It commemorates the great act of obedience to …

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    Down Memory Well

    Last night I lay awake unable to sleep, As I let my soul wander too deep. My heart was in doubt about Your Promise, No-one could give me solace. My soul left my body and my body left my cell, As I pulled up my …

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    Women in Islam

    What comes to your mind when you think of a Muslim woman? A mysterious, veiled victim of male oppression, awaiting Western liberation? A slogan-shouting terrorist? An uneducated foreigner with whom you have little or nothing in common? Unless your social circle includes Muslim friends and …

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