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Quran Study Chapter 107 Surah Al Maun

Surah Al-Humazah The definition of a true Muslim is that he chooses for others what he chooses for himself. Still we see that even belonging to this religion of peace and brotherhood, our standards for others are not the same as what we want for ourselves. No one would like …

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Adhan the Call to Prayer in Islam

For all Muslims Adhan (Announcement) is proclaimed daily five times signifying a call to prayer. The faithful are bound to this commitment because this routine is more than a daily ritual. Spoken aloud, a declaration is made to all who can hear the voice of the Mu’adhdhin. The act of …

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Facts about Kaaba in Makkah

In the city of Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, enclosed within the central courtyard of Masjid al-Haram (The Grand Mosque) looms a simple, yet impressive, cubical stone structure called the Ka’aba. The Ka’aba, also known as the “Beitullah,” meaning “House of Allah,” is the most sacrosanct site in Islam. The …

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Conditions of the shahada

Many Muslims, both new Muslims and those who grew up with Islam, take the words in the shahada for granted or simply don’t take the time to truly grasp the meaning of the words in the shahada. First let’s look at the shahada itself. The complete shahada states that: “Ashadu …

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Why is Hijab Important

Hijab for a woman is important like a wrapper for a sweet, if we won’t cover up the sweet, all ants would be attracted towards that sweet, same is the case for Hijab, if a women doesn’t cover herself then all males would be attracted to her. A woman is …

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Muslims who have Won Nobel Prizes

Muhammad Anwar El Sadat, Egyptian president (1970 to 1981), met with Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin to seek a peaceful resolution to the Israeli-Egyptian conflict. The result was the Camp David Peace Accords. From this came the 1979 Israeli-Egypt Peace Treaty which meant the withdrawal of Israeli military and civilians …

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Islam Famous Mosques in Medina

Medina (in Arabic, Al-Madinah), known as the ‘Radiant City’ and also as the ‘City of the Prophet,’ is one of the holiest places in Islam, second only to Mecca. The population of over 918,000 is located in the Hejaz region of Western Saudi Arabia about 100 miles inland from the …

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Why Muslims Participate in Hajj

Every society has a center of unity where they join to worship God. Hajj is the pilgrimage to Mecca which is known as one of the five pillars of Islam. Hajj was made as a pinnacle of worship for Muslims to gather and praise their Lord and Master. There are …

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