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Memorize Rabbana Dua 14 – {QUR’AN 3:192}

Bismillah Transliteration Rabbana innaka man tudkhili annarafaqad akhzaytahu wama liththalimeenamin ansar. Translation Our Lord, indeed whoever You admit to the Fire – You have disgraced him, and for the wrongdoers there are no helpers. Audio – Reciter (Saad Al Ghamadi) Explanation This is the second supplication contained within the concluding verses of Surat …

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Muslim Women: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Bismillah I’ve been wearing hijab for almost 16 years alhamdulillah, but I’ll be the first to say I didn’t always look “modest.” In fact, like most women, hijabi or otherwise, I’ve been through many phases trying to find my own personal style and getting comfortable with my body and self. Today …

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8 Basic Errors Muslims Make When Paying Zakat Al-Fitr – Shaykh Muhammad AlShareef

Bismillah I feel compelled to put this together because I’ve seen the following errors being committed even since I was a young boy. In sha Allah, you can help me spread the word by sharing this article with your community, friends and family. What is Zakat Al-Fitr? Think “Iftar”, Zakat …

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IN 1 HOUR : Memorize 101 Verses of Qur’an + Climb 101 Levels of Jannah

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” As the end of Ramadan draws closer we all are at some level suffering from “I did not do enough anxiety attacks”. The goals relating to Qur’an Memorization that we set before Ramadan have materialized only a 40% – 50%. …

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Ramadan: A Time of Healing for Victims of Sexual Abuse

Bismillah Dearest Sister, Forgive me that I have not written to you sooner, I hope this reaches you in time for Ramadan. I want to share with you my intention for writing to you. It really frustrates me that with the non-Muslim clients I have worked with in Social Work, …

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6 Easy Steps For Preparing For Ramadan

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” Are we ready for Ramadan? As we are approaching the blessed month of Ramadan with only a few weeks left, what have we done to prepare ourselves for Ramadan? Throughout the year our hearts have been accumulating stains and rusts; …

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10 Things To Avoid Wasting Time In During Last 10 Days Of Ramadan

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman ”My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” 30 days – Maximum. 28 days -Minimum.  That’s all the time you have to make use of in the most blessed month of the year, Ramadan. 11 months we’ve been swinging in the ups and downs of productivity, in seeking …

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Ramadan Action Plan For Pregnant & Breastfeeding Mothers

Bismillah The much awaited month of Ramadan is a blessing for muslims all over the world. Be it young, old, male or female. We all wait to earn its high rewards and try to make the most of it. But each year is different, we have exams, sicknesses, diseases, travelling, …

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Ramadan Checklist

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” Ramadan is a major blessing in the life of a Muslim. Majority of us pray to reach it and anticipate the rain of mercy during that month and the extra reward we get for each and every deed we do. …

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Your Heart Will Never Be The Same After Reading This Mother’s Tale

I walked up the stairs along with my daughter Nour in the poorly lit corridor. I entered the room shyly and in broken Arabic greeted all the sisters in the room. A family in this Syrian village had invited me for dinner and I looked forward to such invites. Not …

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