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Surah al-Waqiah

Surah al-Waqiah recited by Qari Ziyad Patel of South Africa

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12 Rak’ah from the Sunnah

It was narrated that ‘Aishah said: “The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: ‘Whoever persists in performing twelve Rak’ah from the Sunnah, a house will be built for him in Paradise: four before the Zuhr, two Rak’ah after Zuhr, two Rak’ah after Maghrib, two Rak’ah after the ‘Isha’ and two Rak’ah before Fajr.’” حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو بَكْرِ بْنُ أَبِي شَيْبَةَ، حَدَّثَنَا إِسْحَاقُ بْنُ سُلَيْمَانَ الرَّازِيُّ، عَنْ مُغِيرَةَ بْنِ زِيَادٍ، عَنْ عَطَاءٍ، عَنْ عَائِشَةَ، قَالَتْ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ ـ صلى الله عليه وسلم

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Common Health Issues During Hajj

RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION People from all over the world bring with them all kinds of infections, and the unavoidable closeness of the hundreds of thousands of Hujjaj facilitates easy spread of those illnesses. Fatigue, and lack of sleep from the physically demanding regimen of Hajj rites as well as the over-enthusiastic exertions in salah and devotions, lower one’s immunity and resistance, thereby making one more vulnerable to disease. Acute respiratory infection is very common. Epidemics of flu-like illnesses are also

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Obsession with Dreams

People are excessively obsessed with dreams. Their concern for things which they dream of, is greater than their concern for things which affect them during their state of wakefulness. How confused are they! Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi (Hayaatul Muslimeen)

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Hajj and its significance

In the real and true state of Haj there is a matter of fact a pattern of two scenes, and in each and every act of Haj there are two implied realities. In every one of Allah’s commands there are manifold benefits and much wisdom, of which the significance’s and deeper meanings are mostly of such depth that our minds cannot conceive them. But many of the inner meanings on the other hand are such that everyone’s mind can comprehend.

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A Guide For Intending Pilgrims

NIYYAH 1. The person who intends to perform Hajj must do so with the express niyyah of attaining Allah’s Pleasure, and to fulfil one’s fardh, and also to diligently carry out the Commands of Allah and His Rasool sallallahu alayhi wasallam. The rewards for deeds depend greatly on the niyyah that is formed. Sincerity is extremely important. 2. The ‘ibaadah of Hajj has the exclusive status of being fardh only once a lifetime, for those who can afford it. It

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Birthday?

A birthday, a celebration again? Yet isn’t each day special, Waking up and breathing? So many pass away, Wishing for another chance. To pray, to repent from sins and harm. Live each day as though it is your last, And be grateful to Allah For each and every blessing.

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Looking at others

Abu Hurayrah رضي الله عنه narrated: the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: ❝Look at those who are lower than you (i.e. in terms of worldly gains) and do not look at those who are above you, lest you belittle the favours of Allah conferred upon you.❞ Sahīh Muslim 2963

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Dua for Exams & Studying

رَبِّ اشْرَحْ لِي صَدْرِي وَيَسِّرْ لِي أَمْرِي وَاحْلُلْ عُقْدَةً مِّن لِّسَانِي يَفْقَهُوا قَوْلِي Rabbishrah lee sadree Wayassir lee amree Wahlul ‘uqdatan min lisanee Yafqahoo qawlee “O my Sustainer! Open up my heart and make my task easy for me, and loosen the knot from my tongue so that they might fully understand my speech.” [Qur’an 20:25-28] These were the words of prayer Musa (alayhis Salam) uttered when he was going to see Pharoah to deliver his message. He was nervous

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