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Good Manners

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One of the most beautiful things I found in Islam when I first encountered it was the emphasis on good manners. One quote a shaykh once made in a lecture particularly stuck with me: A Muslim is made by manners. Nowadays something strange is going on in the UK, where I live. The Islamic schools are becoming known for bad ... Read More »

Prophet Muhammad (SAW)’s Last Sermon

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This sermon was delivered on the Ninth Day of Dhul Hijjah 10 A.H. in the ‘Uranah valley of Mount Arafat’ (in Makkah). After praising, and thanking Allah he(SAW) said: “O People, lend me an attentive ear, for I know not whether after this year, I shall ever be amongst you again. Therefore listen to what I am saying to you ... Read More »

Itikaaf Laws

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I’TIKAF (1) I’tikaf means to stay in the Musjid with the niyyat of I’tikaf for the sake of Allah Ta’ala. The purpose of such stay in the Musjid is ibadat and to gain proximity to Allah Ta’ala. THE TYPES OF I’TIKAF There are three types of I’tikaf: Wajib, Sunnatul Muakkadah and Nafl. WAJIB I’TIKAF An I’tikaf of Nathr(vow) and a ... Read More »

Superfood-Almonds

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http://greatist.com/health/superfood-almonds   When cravings attack, it can be tempting to reach for something greasy or sweet, but neither is friendly to the waistline. For a healthy alternative, grab some almonds to help satisfy hunger and boost energy between meals. High in protein and fiber, these little nuts are this week’s superfood.   Almond Joy — Why It’s Super   So why almonds ... Read More »

6 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy

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Prophet Muhammad salAllahualayhiwasallam mounted the pulpit, then wept and said, “Ask Allah for forgiveness and health, for after being granted certainty, one is given nothing better than health.” [Tirmidhi] This demonstrates the virtue of being healthy in Islam. How can you lead a better life? These are my six ‘Feed Your Life’ steps to staying healthy and having a better lifestyle. 1.     Feed your soul ... Read More »

Dehydration and Allergies: 6 Simple Steps to Rehydrate Your Body

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by: Nancy Hearn (NaturalNews) I lived with the common allergy symptoms of runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing for most of my life. In fact, I was pretty miserable during allergy season. After many years of allergy tests, dietary changes, and natural remedies, I came to the conclusion that I was probably going to have allergies for the rest of ... Read More »

5 Foods That Contain More Calcium Than Milk

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When most people think about getting their required calcium for the day, they tend to think a cold, tall glass of milk will do the trick. How much calcium do our bodies need anyway? It is recommended that people between the ages of 19-50 need 1,000 mg of calcium on a daily basis. It is also crucial during adolescence—the recommended ... Read More »

The Truth About Music In Islam

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(1) Hadhrat Ibn Abbaas (radhiyallahu anhu) narrated: “The musical drum (tablah) is haraam. Liquor is haraam, and musical instruments are haraam.” (Kaf-fur Ruaa’) (2) Hadhrat Ibn Mas’ud (radhiyallahu anhu) narrated: “Verily, Nabi (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) heard a man singing o­ne night. He then said: ‘His Salaat is unacceptable! His Salaat is unacceptable! His Salaat is unacceptable!” (Nailul Autaar) (3) Hadhrat Abu Hurairah ... Read More »

Watch Your tongue

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o part of the body has received attention from our Prophet peace be upon him to warn us about as much as the tongue. Yet, it seems that for most of us there is no part of the body we pay less attention to than our tongues. And in spite of the damage we inflict upon ourselves and others around ... Read More »

Your Body Has a right Over You

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Rasulullah has mentioned that there are two favours which most people take lightly; Good health and free time. Looking after our health is an essential part of a Muslim’s life. If we are not careful regarding this important aspect of our lives, then we may be deprived of many important a`maal (May Allah Ta’ala protect us all). We maybe unable ... Read More »

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