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Qualities to look for in a Muslim Spouse

In Islam, family is the most important foundation of society. It is important that each Muslim family is productive and constructive, both in worldly matters and in religious and spiritual matters. It is the foundation of the ideal environment for Muslim society, and to have the ideal family, it is …

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Guide to the Muslim Holy Month of Ramadan

It is during the month of Ramadan that the Holy Koran was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad in Mecca. Muslims all over the world observe this month by fasting and abstaining from food and drink from dawn to dusk. Fasting has been prescribed for Muslims to teach them self discipline, …

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Why does Islam Forbid Magic and Sorcery

The first thing you must acknowledge is that Allah(swt) is in complete control of all things. He has no partner and we are not to associate anything with him. Therefor, when condoning such a thing as magic or sorcery you only stand to intervene in the way of his works. …

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Staying Healthy and on Track during Ramadan

The ninth month on the holy Islamic calendar is one of the most crucial as it is the month of Ramadan; the time of year when Muslims fast in order to exercise self-control in the name of Allah and attempt to become better people. Fasting during Ramadan can become unhealthy …

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How to Observe Ramadan in non Muslim Countries

Muslims regard the ninth month of the Islamic calendar – Ramadan – as a sacred month.  They believe this is the month that the revelation of the Qur’an to the Prophet Muhammad commenced. Observing Ramadan means recommitting oneself to Allah and a holy life, humbly connecting with those less fortunate …

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Islamic History the Tragedy at Karbala

Hazrat Imam Hussain was born in Madina in 4AH/626AD, and like his brother, was a source of great joy for his grandfather, who was remembered as taking him on his knee and carrying him on his back. Hazrat Imam Hussain was, of course, a loyal supporter of his father Hazrat …

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Biography Bilal

Bilal al-Habashi or Bilal Ibn Rabah (AD 580-640) was an Ethiopian by race who was born in slavery in the City Mecca. He figures in history as the first Muezzin of Islam- the Caller to the prayers.  He was among the first slaves from Africa to accept Islam. With his …

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