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Expoloring the origins of the Sunni/shia split in Islam

The Sunni/Shia split has been the basis of endless debates over the years. Commentators have focused their strengths on sketching the characters of Hazrat Ali (as) and Hazrat AbuBakr (ra) and comparing the two personalities. However the conventionally believed notion of the split being solely a political one is not …

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Zikr or Dhikr

In Islam a believer must return account for all actions of his life, since the raison d’être of his creation and his life in this world is the worship of his Lord. “I have only created Jinns and men that they may serve Me”.  quran.com/51/56  Besides the prescription of compulsory …

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Where to Listen to the Quran Online

Thankfully, the Internet has made it possible to be able to listen to Arabic recitations of the Holy Quran from a wide range of websites, as well as in a wide range of language translations which can often be read as the Arabic is played. Mp3’s of the Quran can …

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Converting to Islam

What type of testimony do you need in order to convert to Islam? Firstly, what does it mean by testimony? By an English dictionary; “A declaration of truth or fact” and “Evidence proving or supporting something”. These definitions themselves show that in making a testimony of ones converts to Islam, …

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Prophet Muhammad

Assalamu alaykum or Peace be upon you. This Article will discuss the greatest man who ever lived, the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad ibn Abdullah ibn abi Talib, “Al Amin” (the trustworthy). As written in “have you discovered its real beauty” by dr.najl ibrahim arfaj (not available online but can be …

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Challenges by Muslim Women

Muslim women and the challenges they face depend upon the extend to which she tries to follow her religion. If she is a true muslimah, not only will she have to offer explanations to the curious outpourings of her colleagues , but also excuse herself from unislamic situation. Many of …

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How to Enhance your Faith by Fasting in Ramadan

Muslims all over the world shall be once again in the midst of the most important period on the Islamic Calendar, that is, the fasting month of Ramadan. Fasting is an act of abstaining from eating, drinking, smoking, sexual intercourse, etc., from the break of dawn till sunset. The observation …

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Compilation of the Quran through History

The authentic Divine Book of Allah for mankind, The Holy Quran, is one of the most widely read and often memorized worldwide. According to Dr. Mazhar U. Kazi, author of “130 Evident Miracles in the Qur’an”, the Holy Quran was “sanctified, recorded, carefully preserved and canonized from its inception.”  Revealed …

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