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Who Are Ahle Hadees?

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST BENEFICENT, THE MOST MERCIFUL The phrase ahle Hadees refer to a group of people who venerate the sunnah and seek to propagate it. They adhere to the ‘aqeedah (beliefs) of the companions of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). In seeking […]

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What are the “good righteous deeds that last”?

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST BENEFICENT, THE MOST MERCIFUL Al-Shanqeeti (may Allah be pleased with him) said: The scholarly opinions concerning the “good righteous deeds that last” all boil down to one thing: they are all actions which are pleasing to Allah, whether we say that they are the five […]

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Is There a Set Age for Marriage in Islam?

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST BENEFICENT, THE MOST MERCIFUL Firstly:  Islam does not give a specific age for marriage, either for the husband or for the wife. Allah, may He be exalted, says (interpretation of the meaning): “And for such of your women as despair of menstruation, if ye doubt, […]

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How do we Motivate Ourselves?

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST BENEFICENT, THE MOST MERCIFUL Often the most difficult challenge to improving our life, to making a change, or to implement a plan is finding out how to motivate ourselves to take the first step toward a goal and then to remain constantly motivated. Have you […]

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Is a Woman’s Prayer Wearing Make-up Considered Permissible?

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST BENEFICENT, THE MOST MERCIFUL If a woman does wudoo’ then puts makeup on her face, that does not matter, and it does not affect her wudoo’ or her prayer, so long as it is not naajis, because purity of clothes and body are essential for […]

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Is Your Business Halaal?

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST BENEFICENT, THE MOST MERCIFUL Business (tijarat) is one of the Sunnah of our prophet Mohammad (pbuh). When we say sunnah we mean an honest and sincere business. But in modern times, is every business run by Muslims all over world Halaal? This is the question […]

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Why Muslims Should Learn Arabic

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST BENEFICENT, THE MOST MERCIFUL Allah ﷻ chose Arabic as the liturgical language of Islam. Thus, the Quran, hadeeth and all Islamic teachings were provided in Arabic. It was chosen out of all the languages in the world, used in the past, present and future. This […]