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The Elements of Islamic Montheism

As is well known, Tawheed (Islamic monotheism) is the basis of Islam, expressed by its fundamental declaration of faith: There are no gods, but The God. This means that there is and there is only one true God, who alone deserves to be worshipped. According to Islamic view, and as …

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Compilation of the Holy Quran

While the Quran was being revealed, the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W) preserved it in several ways. The Quran was written on stones, leaves and pieces of leather. Many Companions memorised the entire Quran by heart (called Huffaz). After the death of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W), his Companion, Hazrat Abu …

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Why Muslims Perform Hajj

One of the five pillars of Islam is Hajj or the pilgrimage, which should be performed at least once in every Muslim’s lifetime, financial or personal circumstances permitting. The importance of Hajj is mentioned in the Koran in Surah 22:30 (Al-Hajj) which says “Such (is the Pilgrimage): whoever honors the …

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Why you should try to Understand Islam

You should try to understand Islam because it’s the most misunderstood religion or way of life today, yet this hasn’t deterred many from entering into the folds of Islam on account of reading about it from its primary sources, and not merely accepting any political propaganda used to try to …

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Dates Fasting Ramadaan Islam

Dates are enjoyed by Muslims throughout the year, but even more so during the Holy month of Ramadan, when many Muslims break their fast by eating dates, as was the practice of the Prophet Mohamed (peace be upon him). In the Holy Koran, dates and date palms have been mentioned …

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Islamic Punishment – Just

There ain’t no punishment in Islam To truly understand punishment in Islam, we need to consider a few factors: First of all, the human is not just a physical existence, the human is the master piece of Allah, it’s beautifully complicated, and it’s meticulously balanced. The way I understand human …

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Muslims the right to Wear a Veil

It has always amused me how defensive Muslims, or those who are moved to advocate in the ’cause of’ Muslims, are on most issues they write or speak about. The veil being no exception, many views and opinions have been written with much emotion concerning a Mulsim woman’s right to …

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Why do Muslim Women Cover

The hijab (typically known as a head covering but goes beyond this) was never exclusively an element pertaining to the Islamic faith. Mary, for example, who is a respected religious figure in Christianity and Islam, is often depicted in church stained-glass paintings as being dressed modestly and wearing a hijab. …

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