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**UPDATED**Join in the Celebrations: Things to Do during the 9-10 Days of Dhul Hijjah

And [mention] when your Lord took from the children of Adam – from their loins – their descendants and made them testify of themselves, [saying to them], “Am I not your Lord?” They said, “Yes, we have testified.” [Suratul ‘Araaf, 7: part of aya 172] *** Asalamoalaykum warahmatullah, It’s okay if you didn’t make it […]

Dhul Hijjah Begins Tomorrow inshaa’Allah

Official Decision and Announcement of the High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia: 1st Dhul-Hijjah will be tomorrow Friday 28th October 2011 and the Muslims performing Hajj will be in ‘Arafah on Saturday 5th November 2011 (9 Dhul-Hijjah 1432). The Muslim Ummah shall be celebrating Eid al-Adhaa on Sunday 6th November 2011, (10 Dhul-Hijjah 1432), Inshaa’Allah. […]

Just for a Smile: Teaching Kids Geometry

Yesterday, my 6 year old son and I studied angles during his 2nd grade geometry lessons. To help him remember the names of the angles, we pretended the lines ‘grew up’, and I explained to him that as angles are ‘young’ they are ‘acute’. After which we would say, “awww look how a-cute!” Then I […]

Sh. Ahsan Hanif: The Etiquettes of Student of Knowledge |Part 1|

Book: The Etiquette of Seeking Knowledge by Sh. Bakr Aboo Zayd “The reason why I don’t want him to do that is because when we praise ourselves then people become attached to personalities and they don’t become attached to knowledge, to the Quraan and the Sunnah. And when the scholar dies, people think that knowledge has finished […]

Good News!!! Sh. Ahsan Hanif’s New Fiqh Course (Tune in LIVE online)

What: An Explanation of Bulugh al-Maram Who: Shaykh (now Dr.) Ahsan Hanif  (yayyy alhamdolilah!) When: Nov. 10. They say after Ishaa and I checked on their website and the Jamaa’aah is at 8pm so by approx. 8:30pm UK Time, 1:30pm MST, 3:30pm EST inshaa’Allah. Need a time converter? Please click here. Where: LIVE at HERE! Note: Currently […]

Problems of Muslims Today: The Divorce between ‘Ibadaat and Ma’amlaat

When you have people coming to you losing faith (yes, giving up on Islam) just because the members of their families who are known for their religiosity are totally opposite people at home, you start questioning as to where did the problem start from. Is it culture which is destroying our morality? Why is there […]

Alhamdolilah for the Love…

All Praise is to You and You alone… for allowing me to enter the Paradise of this world ya Wahhab. This is indeed a Heba from You and it brings so much peace and happiness that I wonder what’s up there in store for the believers. You created everything to remind me of You. Then […]