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23
Dec

Feature: Hajj 2011 Photo Diary, Part Five

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The city of the Prophet Al Madinah!

A place known as Al Munawwarah, the illuminated.

You might also find it interesting to listen to this nasheed (Islamic song) dedicated to the city of Madinah.

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23
Dec

Why we don’t deck the halls at Xmas

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 Is it that time of the year again? Thousands of sales, holidays from work and school, family gatherings, and the cold weather. Yes, ’tis the season. But, why am I not in the holiday spirit?

*A brother explains why Muslims don’t “do” Christmas* 

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20
Dec

I am sending you this email to ask, is it possible for Allah to accept me, in other words forgive me?

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Emotional, real-life story of repentance, of a sister who has since passed away. Read more »

20
Dec

Feature: Hajj 2011 Photo Diary, Part Four

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This installment features images of the cave in which the Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم and his companion Abu Bakr (may Allah be pleased with him) hid from the Quraysh, who were pursuing the two men to prevent them successfully completing their migration from Makkah to the city of Madinah. Read more »

19
Dec

Eemaan (Faith)

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Nasheed (Islamic song) by Talib al Habib Read more »

19
Dec

Feature: Hajj 2011 Photo Diary, Part Three

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Part three features images of the ZamZam Towers clock and other places of interest in Makkah. Read more »

16
Dec

Feature: Hajj 2011 Photo Diary, Part Two

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This post features photographs of Al Masjid Al Haram and close-ups of the Ka’bah, the first masjid dedicated to the worship of Allah on earth and the direction towards which Muslims pray five times a day.  The supplication which a person makes when they first set eyes on the Ka’bah is an accepted one, God willing.  Enjoy :). Read more »

15
Dec

Feature: Hajj 2011 Photo Diary!

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In this special, featured series, a sister shares her Hajj 2011 experience with us- through the lens of the camera :).

May Allah accept the sister’s Hajj and reward her for sharing these precious memories, ameen. Read more »

11
Dec

I love him for the sake of Allah

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In this post I want to talk about someone who I love.  I don’t just love him, I love him dearly. Read more »

7
Dec

And the winner is…Mr/Miss Muslim!

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One of the tactics of those who hate Islam is to feed you a horrific image of what life would be like if we allowed Muslims to live by ‘their rules’ or if we all lived ‘like Muslims’.  Racist right-wingers in Europe are certainly guilty of such scare-mongering in today’s society, to justify the oppression and curbing of freedoms of Muslims in the West. Read more