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Oct20

The spirit of hijab

By: (Compiled by) M. B. Ahmed Source: MuslimVillage Dear Sisters! Allah says in the Qur’an in Surah Ahzab: “Remain in your homes and do not make a display of yourselves as was the practice of the former period of ignorance…” (Qur’an 33/33)Narrated Abu As-Sawar Al-Adawi: Imran bin Husain said: The Prophet ( Allah bless him and grant him peace ) said, “Hayaa’ does not bring anything except good.”Hijab is the veil that has to be drawn over your body, your behavior and your speech.The beautification of yourself is for your HUSBAND only!Shaytan tells you to apply make-up to beautify yourself in front of all men… Allah orders you not to beautify yourself and appear in front of...

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Sep08

The unique virtue of fasting on `Āshūrā’

By: Muwasala Source: Muwasala MV Editor’s Note: Depending on when the sighting was declared in your region, the Day of Ashura would be around the 9th of September 2019. The Day of `Āshūrā’, the tenth of Muharram, is an auspicious day. It has been narrated that it was the day on which Allah forgave our father Ādam, the day on which the Ark of Nūh came to rest on the mountain known as al-Jūdī after six months at sea, and the day on which Allah forgave the people of Yūnus (peace be upon him and all the Prophets). When the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and grant him peace) came to al-Madīnah, he found the Jews fasting the Day of `Āshūrā’. He asked them why they were fasting and they told...

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Sep08

Devotion and generosity on Ashura

By: Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Source: Darul Iftaa MV Editor’s Note: Depending on when the sighting was declared in your region, the Day of Ashura would be around the 9th of September 2019. Many ‘Ulama encourage the giving of gifts, charity, and spending on one’s family on the day of Ashura. That is as a purely optional virtue in addition to prescribed fasting. What follows is a brief look at some of the narrations upon which those recommendations are based. There are two types of narrations related regarding these matters. The first concerning the virtue of giving general charity on the 10th of Muharram (Ashura), and the second concerning the virtue of spending specifically on...

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