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Through Arabic I am transported to distant lands and bygone ages, medieval courthouses and illustrious centres of learning. I become a spectator with front row seats to history – watching the interactions of the sahaba (ra) play out before my very eyes, musing at the back and forth between Imam Abu Hanifa and his students, marvelling at the genius of legends like Ibn Hajar and Imam Ghazali..
- June 22,2017 / Articles / 0 Comments
Masuma graduated from the Arabic Intensive Programme in 2016. She is currently studying the Alimiyyah Programme at Ebrahim College.
- October 14,2016 / Articles / 0 Comments
The history of money began well before the advent of Islam and Islamic Civilization. Roman and Byzantine gold, silver and copper coinage were common in pre-Islamic Arabia. During 40 years of Caliphs and early 30 years of the Ummayad period these foreign coins remained in circulation.
- September 07,2016 / Articles / 0 Comments
There are countless virtues of the rites of Hajj and much wisdom behind them. Whoever is blessed with the correct understanding of them is blessed with much goodness. Here are 16 examples of the spiritual effects of Hajj on a person: When a person travels to carry out the rituals of Hajj, he is reminded of his journey to Allah and the Hereafter. When he travels, he leaves behind his dear friends, wife, children and homeland - likewise is the journey of the...
- September 06,2016 / Articles / 0 Comments
Here are five things we can do to maximise our rewards during the first 10 nights of Dhul Hijjah.
- February 25,2012 / Articles / 0 Comments
“The first generation of Muslims did what was within their capacity to protect the identity of the Muslims and give us something to inherit and take forward” I was invited to be a guest along with Imam Abdullah Hasan on a recent televised programme called ’Let’s Talk, hosted by br Ajmal Masroor to discuss the relevance of the Prophet (SAW) today. Many brothers and sisters called in to make some valid points showing the relevance of our beloved Prophet (SAW) in our lives. One...
- October 03,2011 / Articles / 0 Comments
BY: SHAYKH SHAMS AD DUHA MUHAMMAD All praise is due to Allah (SWT) who revealed ‘read’ as His first command, and may blessings and peace be on His noble Messenger Muhammad, the best teacher, role model and leader. I have three brief pieces of advice for my brothers and sisters at college or university. 1. Intention In any deed intention is of paramount importance. Not thinking about one’s intention is no different to choosing a subject without thinking about one’s...