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Is Shaking Hands after Prayer an Act of Sunnah?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa 1- It is permissible to greet another person after Prayer or making duaa by saying, for example, taqabbal Allah, (may Allah …

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Advantages of Learning Quran Online

Quran is the most unique and deep book in the world. It contains all the lessons of human guidance which ensures how to be prosperous in the world and what will happen after that.  Quran is the best-selling book in the world. Yet every country in the world does not …

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Get Reward from Allah for Everyday Actions

The key to obtaining reward from Allah (SWT) for everyday’s actions is fixing the intentions. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is reported to have said: Actions are (judged) by motives (niyyah), so each man will have what he intended.(Al Bukhari and Muslim) The Prophet (PBUH) also said: Certainly, Allah does not …

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Reflections on Tawakkul – Balancing Trust with Planning

One of the most fundamental pillars for Muslims is the concept of Tawakkul, which is often defined as trust and reliance in Allah. However, many people misunderstand the concept of Tawakkul. They see Tawakkul as a passive, verbal characteristic which simply involves supplicating to Allah for what we want.  However, there’s an incident from Prophet Muhammad’s …

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Letting Go

She thought about what she saw in him. When she accepted him, was she dreaming? He thought about the same about her. Was she just faking it altogether?  ***** Had they played their parts too well?  Did they make avenue for Paradise or hell? Who betrayed who?  They were two, …

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Give Sadaqah Jariyah and Leave Your Legacy

Charity and faith go hand in hand. In Islam, there are both obligatory and voluntary forms of giving – Zakat is an example of the former, while Sadaqah Jariyah is an example of the latter.  What is Sadaqah Jariyah? Sadaqah Jariyah, meaning a form of giving that keeps on giving, …

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Muslim soccer referee Jawahir Roble is making history

From basketball and boxing, to tennis and truck racing, women’s sports are still by and large in a development phase in terms of maintaining a cultural footprint with the mainstream public. To wit, many of the calendar’s major women’s sports events — the Olympics, Wimbledon, UFC pay-per-views, etc. — often …

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Why Glamping is Perfect for Muslim Travellers?

Camping is an amazing way to reconnect, relax and have real quality time together. �However, for many muslim travellers and families, camping is not often viewed as an option or something they consider as a viable holiday. �Since the arrival of our little adventurers, we have become that little more …

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