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Tough Times

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Tough Times

We are surrounded by a world which beautifies everything around us such that it leads to an eternity of misery and remorse.

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Adorn Knowledge with Action

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Adorn Knowledge with Action

We may have been filling our bookshelves and computers with whatever Islamic knowledge that we come across. But the question is how much of it are we really implementing?

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I Loved Her, and She Turned Away

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I Loved Her, and She Turned Away

We all surely know about many ahadith relating to the love of this world and the end of it. How this world means so little, despite our long, strong attachment to it. This world has not been faithful to any of its lovers – one of its lovers dies, and the world still goes on. Then why don’t we stop loving it? Don’t we know about the eternal hereafter? Of course we do. How can we even try to make the excuse of living in ignorance when every kind of information is available to us? And yet it’s love for this world that holds us back from doing what’s right.

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The Love You Feel

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The Love You Feel

You see them sometimes on college campuses, the young man and woman who exchange shy glances and sweet smiles when no one is looking. Or hidden in her room, the girl giggles as she sends messages back and forth with some guy she knows online or from school, all the while hoping her parents don’t find out. You know the types of situations I’m talking about. And today, I would like to discuss the concept of “dating” or “relationships” in Islam.

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The Full Time Decision

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The Full Time Decision

My dear sisters in Islam, I have chosen this topic for discussion because I can relate very well to it. Most of us, in general most Muslim sisters in the Indian-subcontinent – we do hijab when we go out. We wear abaya when we go out. But, when it comes to any special occasions like weddings and such events, why don’t we wear our abaya? And if we do, then why don’t we wear our hijab?

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