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Sabr is not Suffering in Silence #1

Sabr is not Suffering in Silence Part 1 See also Transcript Part 2 | Part 3 I want to begin by speaking about a concept that is oftentimes misunderstood; Sabr (patience). In the context of abuse or oppression it is extremely important to understand the meaning of the word ‘Sabr’, when it applies and when it does not apply. On Patience & Perseverance – Patience, Perseverance and Fortitude – Tariq Ramadan: How to Empower Yourself – Muslims’ Duty Toward the Oppressed – Al-Qaradawi: Jihad against Local Injustice and Corruption – Islamic Balance between This Life & the Hereafter Sabr...

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Virtues & Meaning of the Adhan

The Adhan is a reminder of our faith, a call to prayer, a promise that we should ‘Come to Salah, Come to Success’. South Africa is one of the countries that are blessed to be able to call out the melodious Adhan over the loudspeakers of the masaajids. It is something many of us in South Africa take for granted. Our masajid are recognised as religious spaces and do not have to be camouflaged as rooms or apartments, as is the case in many parts of the western world. If you have been hearing the adhan all your life...

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10 ways to earn hasanah

Everyone wants to have a great pile of good deeds in the aakhira. Here’s a good yet easy list of 10 ways to grow your hasanah (good deeds) 1. Give a copy of Quran to someone and each time they read from it, you will gain hasanah.2. Donate a wheel chair to a hospital and each time a sick person uses it, you will gain hasanah.3. Share constructive reading material with someone.4. Help in educating a child.5. Teach someone to recite a dua. With each recitation, you will gain hasanah.6. Share a dua or Quran CD.7. Participate in the...

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