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Please Protect your Kids from Sexual Abuse

April 30, 2014

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Please Protect your Kids from Sexual Abuse : By Haleh Banani  This is a very common problem in our communities and no one ever talks about it. it is usually done by a family member or a trusted friend – someone who has access to your kids. 1.   Teach your kids what is appropriate and […]

Riba is haraam for the one who takes it and the one who pays it, and it is haraam to help with it in any way whatsoever

April 29, 2014

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Q. In one of the questions on your website you stated that working in an auditing office that deals with customers who are involved in some riba-based transactions is not permissible, and you quoted the hadeeth of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) in which he cursed four categories of people, […]

[The Three Principles] Second Principle – Knowledge of the Religion of Islam with Proofs – Third Level of Islam

April 23, 2014

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The Third Level: Ihsan Ihsan is a single pillar and it is that you worship Allah as though you see Him, and even though you do not see Him, He sees you. Proof of Ihsan is the Saying of Allah, “Truly, Allah is with those who fear Him and those who are Muhsinoon (sing. Muhsin: […]

[The Three Principles] Second Principle – Knowledge of the Religion of Islam with Proofs – Second Level of Islam

April 23, 2014

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The Second level: Eeman Eeman has seventy and some odd braches, the highest of them is, “La ilaha illa Allah” and the lowest of them is taking away something harmful from the street, and Haya (shyness) is part of Eeman. The pillars of Eeman are six: i) Eeman in Allah, ii) Eeman in His Angels, […]

The Pillars (Rukn) of Prayer (Salaah)

April 23, 2014

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The pillar or essential part (rukn) cannot be omitted deliberately, by mistake or out of ignorance, rather it must be done. The pillars of prayer, of which there are fourteen, as follows: (i)              Standing during obligatory prayers if one is able to do so (ii)             The opening takbeer (saying “Allaahu akbar”) (iii)            Reciting al-Faatihah (iv)            Rukoo’ (bowing), […]

[The Three Principles] Second Principle – Knowledge of the Religion of Islam with Proofs – Meaning of Islamic Testimony (Shahadah)

April 22, 2014

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The Meaning of Shahadah is, “There is no Ma’bood, who deserves to be worshiped except Allah.” ‘La ilaha’ is a denial of all those who are worshiped except Allah. ‘Illa Allah’ is an affirmation of worship for Allah alone without partners in worship, just like there are no partners with Him in His Dominion. What […]

[The Three Principles] Second Principle – Knowledge of the Religion of Islam with Proofs – First Level of Islam

April 22, 2014

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[Second] Allah is not pleased that anyone should be associated as a partner with Him in worship, neither an angel who is near Him, nor any prophet who was sent as a messenger. Proof is the Saying of Allah, “The mosques are for Allah (Alone), so invoke not anyone along with Allah.” [Soorah al-Jinn (72): […]