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Things You Need to Know About Ramadan

Introduction: Ramadan is the ninth month in our lunar calendar. The origin of this word is (Ra-ma-doo رَمَضُ) which means in the Arabic language: “intense or extreme heat.”[1] “When the

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Ramadan: A Gift from Allah

It’s surreal how close Ramadan is. Every year we realize how fast it comes and how quickly it goes by. One of the scholars says, Ramadan has come like a

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Human Responsibility Part 3

The belief in the Day of Judgment was among the major themes of the early messages of Quran that strengthened the principle of human responsibility. Consequences and outcomes change human

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The Month of the Quran: Ramadan Edition

“شَهۡرُ رَمَضَانَ الَّذِىۡٓ اُنۡزِلَ فِيۡهِ الۡقُرۡاٰنُ هُدًى لِّلنَّاسِ وَ بَيِّنٰتٍ مِّنَ الۡهُدٰى وَالۡفُرۡقَانِۚ…” It was the month of Ramadan in which the Quran was first sent down as guidance for

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Being Strong

Muslims are living now with a feeling of desperation that is affecting their lives on all levels. The feeling of failure to be strong as an Ummah or as individuals

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Thinking Well of Allah

Before the creation of Adam AS, the angels were questioning why Allah ﷻ was going to create mankind, a creation that would cause mischief on this earth. Allah ﷻ directly

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Human Responsibility Part 2

Prayer by night was another skill to foster the principle of human responsibility in the hearts and minds of the believers. Mohammad and his small circle of followers were the

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If Only We Had Listened!

“Moreover, they forbid other people from listening to it. And they draw themselves away from it. Yet they are destroying none but themselves, though they are not aware of it.

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A New Year, A New Me

Each and every year we hear the very common phrase “A new year, a new me.” To most, unfortunately, it’s a trend that fades after a few weeks or even

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