Darul Ilm – The House of Knowledge

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From Ghana to America, as an Imam

– by Barbara Bradley Hagerty with Sheikh Rashid Lamptey http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=12532168 All Things Considered, August 6, 2007 · The day is sunny and hot, the hamburgers are on the grill, the kids are jumping on the moon bounce and about 400 people are milling around the brand new Dar Al Noor mosque in Manassas, Va. Neighbors…

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Madhab and Islam

– hidayahnet@yahoogroups.com Alhamdulillah! Wassalatu wassalamu ala nabiyil kareem wa ala aalihi wa sallim Amma ba’d. Bismillah ala sunnati Habeebullah. Assalamu Alaikum Dear Brothers and Sisters in Islam! Are you Shafi or You are Hanafi, you can’t pray this way? I am Hanafi, so I ‘ll not pray separately? That is a Shafi mosque? He is…

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Imitating the Disbelievers

– Domain of Islam "WHOEVER IMITATES A GROUP THEN HE IS FROM AMONGST THEM" From an early age, it can be observed how much imitating has an effect on children. The child hears it’s mother tongue being spoken in the home and then realises that certain words spoken by the child makes the parents respond…

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17. Muadh ibn Jabal (R. A.)

– Muslim Access Muadh ibn Jabal was a young man growing up in Yathrib as the light of guidance and truth began to spread over the Arabian peninsula. He was a handsome and imposing character with black eyes and curly hair and immediately impressed whoever he met. He was already distinguished for the sharpness of…

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16. Ubayy ibn Kab (R. A.)

– Muslim Access "O Abu Mundhir! Which verse of the Book of God is the greatest?" asked the Messenger of God, may God bless him and grant him peace. "Allah and His Messenger know best," came the reply. The Prophet repeated the question and Abu Mundhir replied. "Allah, there is no god but He, the…

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15. Salim Mawla Abi Hudhayfah (R.A.)

– Muslim Access In giving advice to his companions, the noble Prophet, peace be on him, once said: "Learn the Quran from four persons: Abdullah ibn Masud, Salim Mawla Abi Hudhayfah, Ubayy ibn Kab and Muadh ibn Jabal." We have read about three of these companions before. But who was this fourth companion in whom…

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Learn – Understand – Observe – Change

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“Whoever testifies that there in none worthy of being worshipped but ALLAH, Who has no partner, and that Muhammad is His slave and Prophet, and that Jesus is the Slave of ALLAH, His Prophet, and His word[1] which He bestowed in Mary and a spirit created from Him; and that Paradise (Heaven) is true, and…

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“If anyone desires a religion other than Islam, never will it be accepted of him; and in the Hereafter, he will be in the ranks of those who have lost (their selves in the Hellfire).” (Holy Qur’an 3:85)

“…The only religion in the sight of ALLAH is Islam…” (Holy Qur’an 3:19)

“Do you not know that accepting Islam destroys all sins which come before it?” (Saheeh Muslim)

Life and our thoughts

Life may not always move in the direction we expect, but it is certain that things keep changing in our lives. It may be our minds, thinking, attitude or even dressing, we can say. 🙂 Life is like agile software methodology, let me say, because the changes that happen in our lives are mostly quick…

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Denouncing Terrorism without a second thought

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Imam Mahdi (Descendent of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH))

– by Mufti A.H. Elias and Mohammad Ali ibn Zubair Ali Who Is Imam Mahdi? Note: Please do not confuse Imam Mahdi with Hadhrat Isa (Jesus) Alayhis Salaam. They are two different persons, and both will come during the last days. According to Hadeeth, Imam Mahdi will appear first, and Hadhrat Isa (A.S.) will appear…

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Is Family Planning allowed in Islam?

– by Jamaal Zarabozo The question of family planning and birth control was discussed in detail by the Majma al-Fiqh al-Islaami. They had twenty three scholars research this topic and present their findings on this matter. The participants involved represented many different trends and schools of thought. Among the participants were Muhammad Ali al-Baar, Ali…

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The 5 questions on the day of judgement

Every servant of Allah will remain standing before Allah on the Day of Judgement until they have answered five questions about five things: their life – how they spent it; their knowledge – how much they acted upon it; their wealth – how they acquired it and how they spent it; and their body [and…

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Three women of al-Jannah [Paradise]

From: akt1@crux1.cit.cornell.edu Date: Wed, 5 Apr 1995 17:32:24 -0400 Subject: Three women of al-Jannah [Paradise] assalamu alaikum We hear often speakers in Friday prayer talking about Paradise and all of us find their hearts, minds and thoughts tuned on that "frequency". However, the speakers in their majority talk about Paradise as if it were a…

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Barzakh – The resting place between Death and Resurrection

– Wikipedia In Islamic eschatology, Barzakh (Arabic: برزخ‎) is the intermediate state in which the soul of the deceased is transferred across the boundaries of the mortal realm into the spirit world and into a kind of "cold sleep" where the soul will rest until the Qiyamah (Judgement Day). The term appears in the Qur’an….

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14. Abu Hurayrah (R. A.)

– Muslim Education & Literacy Services "An Abi Hurayrata, radiyallahu anhu, qal.’ qala rasul Allahi, sallallahu alayhi wa sailam…" Through this phrase millions of Muslims from the early history of Islam to the present have come to be familiar with the name Abu Hurayrah. In speeches and lectures, in Friday khutbahs and seminars, in the…

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13. Abu Musa Al-Ashari (R. A.)

– Muslim Education & Literacy Services When he went to Basrah as governor of the city, he called the inhabitants to a meeting and addressed them: “The Amir al-Muminin, Umar, has sent me to you to teach you the Book of your Lord and the Sunnah of His Prophet and to clean your streets for…

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12. Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari (R. A.)

– Muslim Education & Literacy Services Khalid ibn Zayd ibn Kulayb from the Banu Najjar was a great and close companion of the Prophet. He was known as Abu Ayyub (the father of Ayyub) and enjoyed a privilege which many of the Ansar in Madinah hoped they would have. When the Prophet, peace and blessings…

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11. Abdur-Rahman Ibn Awf (R. A.)

– Muslim Education & Literacy Services He was one of the first eight persons to accept Islam. He was one of the ten persons (al-asharatu-l mubashshirin) who were assured of entering Paradise. He was one of the six persons chosen by Umar to form the council of shura to choose the Khalifah after his death….

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10. Abdullah Ibn Umm Maktum (R. A.)

– Muslim Education & Literacy Services Abdullah ibn Umm Maktum was a cousin of Khadijah bint Khuwaylid, Mother of the Believers, may God be pleased with her. His father was Qays ibn Za’id and his mother was Aatikah bint Abdullah. She was called Umm Maktum (Mother of the Concealed One) because she gave birth to…

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