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The Prophets of Islam

Allah has created man with soil. When Allah created first man Adam (A.S), He orders all of his angles to put down their heads against Him. All of the angles fellows the order except Ibless, who was not angle but a Jinn and made up of fire. He disobeys the …

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Who is Amr Khaled

Six years ago, a stunning appearance of an unusual preacher and activist entered the Muslim World as a televangelist. A young provoked speaker who was able to inspire and motivate the Muslim Youth in all Arab Countries encouraging them to play part in Community service and development, at a time …

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Hajj the Pilgrimage to Makkah Mecca

Hajji is an Arabic word that generally means setting out with a definite purpose and actually refers to going on Pilgrimage to Makkah (usually referred to as Mecca), a town in Saudi Arabia. Hajji is one of the five pillars of Islam-those practices which are central to Islam and are …

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Hajj Rituals

In the course of life, symbols and ways of expression are bestowed as provision for one’s spiritual growth. Such is the hajj pilgrimage, representing the voyage of the soul towards Almighty Allah. Hajj is intended to assemble men and women from distant and close by to share in sacrifice, prayer …

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Things to Avoid in a Mosque

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Masjid (or mosque) is the most sanctified place for every Muslim on earth. In its peaceful environment, one should observe courtesy and respectfulness as it promotes the spiritual, social and even physical reconditioning of the body. The Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) said:- …

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Heaven in Islam

How strong is our faith? This particular question has often been the topic of numerous debates among people. Life on earth is temporary because whatever any of us achieves and no matter how much riches and successes we have, in the end, we will all die when our time comes. …

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Quran Study Chapter 93 Surah Ad Duhaa

Surah Ad-Duhaa (The Morning Hours), rich in evocative metaphors, opens with a solemn oath by the particle “By” (Wa) to give pledge to the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) at a period in his life when moments of inspiration were at a halt. The imagery drawn from the contrast of the …

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Lunar and Solar Eclipses in Islam

People of ancient civilizations from all parts of the globe developed various myths and legends about eclipses. The Chinese believed that during an eclipse the sun was devoured by a dragon. Native Americans believed that a bear bites the sun and moon after an argument, while the Serrano Indians thought …

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Recommended Biographies for the Prophet Muhammad

For the average person, a biography is usually only written once. However, with the Prophet Muhammad, many have competed and still continue to compete to write about his life and times. It is rare indeed, that even after all these centuries, a man continues to hold such reverence and respect, as …

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