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A recent devastating earthquake has claimed the lives of more than 260 Italians.

When the earth shakes

By: Mawlānā Muhammad Saleem Dhorat (May Allah protect him) Source: MuslimVillage With recent earthquakes and the resulting carnage and losses, the point we need to consider is that although we may be well away from the epicenter, safe and sound, what do we need to do? Is it just another news headline and topic of conversation or does it hold deeper significance to us as Muslims? At this point it is worth pondering upon the fact that Rasūlullāh (Allāh’s peace be upon him) has mentioned that as Qiyāmah (judgment Day) nears, earthquakes will become more and more frequent. We have seen this prophecy coming true as time has passed. In the past earthquakes were rare and therefore shocking....

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“Hijabi” cover girls

By: eislaminfo (with minor edits for accuracy and clarity) Source: eislaminfo Walking down the road, sporting the latest handbag, designer shoes and the trendiest figure hugging abayah (cloak/gown). Wow is she turning heads around here! Is this our new cover girl? The Beloved Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him) said: “There are two types of people who will be punished in Hell and whom I have not seen: men having whips like the tails of cows and they will be beating people with them, and, women who will be dressed yet naked, inviting to evil; and they themselves will be inclined to it. Their heads will appear like the humps of the Bactrian camel inclined to one side. They...

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Hijab: A perspective from the Quran

By: Asma Arshad (with minor edits for clarity and accuracy) Source: The word Hijab is taken from the Arabic word “Hajaba” which means to hide or to conceal. Hijab normally refers to the headscarf or distinct dress of Muslim women (even though it can also refer to the modest dress and manner of a Muslim man). Today we see many non-Muslim and Muslim women asking, “Why do Muslim Women wear Hijab?” The simple answer to this is that Muslim women are commanded by Allah, Most High, to cover/veil their head and wear Hijab. Covering the beauty for a woman is for her honor and protection rather than suppression. The importance and virtues of Hijab can be understood from Quranic...

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