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The Pillars of Society in Islam

No one likes a society that is beset with ailments, problems and the emergence of negative symptoms, like the occurrence of the various forms of crime and vandalism such as theft, robbery, strife, fraud, adultery, rape, disrespect for leaders and the aged, no compassion for the young, destruction of public …

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The Islamic Punishments are not Harsh – Just

The Islamic punishments are not harsh. As the saying goes, you have to be cruel in order to be kind. And that’s what Islamic punishments are about. They were established for certain reasons. Adultery punishment in Islam, for example, was made to protect the family and especially the children. If …

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The Prophet of Islam

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim. All praise is due upon the creator of all. Just as the moon glimmers with light reflected from the sun in a harsh hopeless night, so did Muhammad (sallAllahu ‘alahi wa sallam) glimmer with a spiritual light reflected from the truth in an isolated ignorant era. Many …

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How do we Define a True Muslim Character

The Idea of character, and how we define it in a society of many different cultures and religions depends on who you ask. Christians have a different idea of what character is than a Jew, or the Muslim. In order to understand the concept of character specifically to a particular …

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Islamic new Year

The Islamic calendar beings with its first month called Muharram. According to the authentic traditions and sayings of the Prophet (peace be upon him), every day of every week of every month and every year is a blessing of Allah The Almighty and Muslims offer thanks and gratitude for it. …

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Defining ones Relationship with Allah

As any practising Muslim knows, defining your relationship with Allah is a task that wavers from time to time. Belief may be firm but the fickle human heart loses sight of what is dearest to oneself. Keeping in constant communication with Allah becomes imperative to the relationship and is not …

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Rights and Status of Mothers in Islam

A mother is that person who carries us for nine months in her womb, delivers us into this world enduring a pain which no words can describe, then takes care of us till the day she dies. Islam has honoured mothers and has bestowed on them a status far beyond …

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