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What are the Benefits of Zakah

Zakah is one of the five pillars that upholds the faith of Islam. Charity, alms-giving and philanthropy is a part of every religion. In Islam, the spirit of giving is two-fold: one is voluntary which is known a Sadaqah, whereby a person may give as much as he wants to …

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Surah Al Adiyat

The early revealed mystic Meccan Surah Al-‘Adiyat (The Assaulters) portrays in a rhythmic, sublime and poetic style horses in battle. The Arabian horse which is very much prized by Arabs as one of the best breeds is well trained and loyal to its master; it is also appreciated for its …

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Who are the Ismailis Muslims

Ismailism is a sect within the Shia branch of Islam. As per the Islamic beliefs, the Ismailis maintain the concept of Tawheed (Unity) and do not associate any partners with God. They also believe in the finality of Prophet Muhammad as the last Divinely guided messenger among a chain of …

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Yunus

“We have sent thee Inspiration, as We sent it to Noah and the Messengers. After him: We sent Inspiration to Abraham, Ismail, Isaac, Jacob ant the Tribes, to Jesus, Job, Jonah (Yunus), Aaron, and Solomon, And to David We gave The Psalms.” Chapter 4: “Nisaa or The Women” Verse 163. …

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The Prophet of Islam

Bismillah ar Rahman ar Raheem. Rasulullah Muhammad (peace be upon him)was born in Mecca, c.570CE into a well respected clan Banu Hashim a member of the ruling tribe of Mecca the Quraysh. Unfortunately he was orphaned as a newborn when his father Abd Allah, returning from a trading trip in …

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Islam is not a Violent Religion

Although some people do not think so, the vast majority of people who practice Islam are not terrorists, nor are the majority of terrorist cells Islam based.  The reason a large portion of the public may think that the two are tightly connected is because the media gives the wars …

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