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Sweet Chilli Coleslaw

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Saturday, 08 December 2018 10:00

Add a little crunch to your braai

Vegetables:

½ of a big cabbage or 2 baby cabbages

2 carrots

¼ of a red onion

Few chives

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​Mahmood and the Miswaak

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Thursday, 06 December 2018 10:59

Ask our children:

1. Does Islam teach us to be clean or dirty?

2. How much of junk food should we eat?

3. When should we use the miswaak?

Now tell them the story:

Mahmood was a little boy who loved to eat sweets, chocolates, biscuits and ice cream, and loved to drink milkshake, juice and cold drink. Doritos and Astros, Pepsis and popsicles, Romany Creams and Cadbury Dreams – these were some of Mahmood’s favourites, and he would eat as much as he could, every single day.

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YouTube Addiction

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Tuesday, 04 December 2018 09:28

Question:

Assalaamu ‘alaikum

Respected ‘Ulama

I have recently developed an addiction to watching videos on YouTube. I know it’s wrong and most of the videos contain music as well as pictures of men which is zina of the eyes.

I know that if I continue watching, it is going to slowly strip away my modesty and further weaken my already weak imaan.

I feel very guilty after watching the videos and it disturbs be greatly. I have made istighfaar and tried to stop it, but due to my weakened state, I keep going back.

Please give me some advice as to what I could do to stop for good.

Jazakallah

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Passion to Spend in the Path of Allah​

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Monday, 03 December 2018 08:35

(Ummul Baneen [rahimahallah] – Part Two)

Hailing from the ruling family and being married to the ruler of the time, Ummul Baneen (rahimahallah) had no shortage of wealth at her disposal. Nevertheless, when it came to wealth and spending, it was her passion to spend in the path of Allah Ta‘ala – not on herself. Hence, she was renowned for her charity and her spirit for assisting people in need.

In this regard, it seems as though Ummul Baneen (rahimahallah) followed in her father’s footsteps and perhaps acquired this quality from him. The following statement of her father, ‘Abdul ‘Azeez bin Marwaan, sufficiently highlights his spirit for charity. He says: “How surprising it is that a person has imaan, and is convinced that Allah Ta‘ala provides for him and will replace that which he spends in His path, yet he still holds back his wealth from spending and thus deprives himself of abundant rewards!”

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An Address to Young Girls (Part 2)​

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Saturday, 01 December 2018 09:02

“A Muslimah’s Guide to Living a Blissful Life” by Sayyidah Khairun Nisaa (rahimahallah) #3

My dear daughters! I do realise that (even if you do not prepare yourself while in your parents’ home, then) the day will eventually come when you will have improved, acquired the skills that you need and learnt what you need to know. As time passes, your weaknesses will transform into skills, because you will learn from the difficulties that you underwent and the mistakes that you made. However, of what good will it be, when people who wished well for you and had aspirations in you would no longer be around? It is my aspiration that you begin, from now, acquiring all the qualities and skills that will shield you from the challenges and difficulties that you will face later on.

If you think that you ‘know it all’, and you will be able to deal with the demand of every occasion, then you are absolutely wrong and mistaken, even though you may have occasionally sewed yourself an outfit, or cut out the draft and design of a garment, or cooked a pot of food now and again, or embroidered on a kurta, topi or purse at some point, or you learnt to read the Quraan Majeed and a few kitaabs in some madrasah and then left, and let alone understanding the kitaabs – you did not even know what subject the kitaab was written on! Can this ever be regarded as capability, and can such a person be considered competent? If someone has to ask you a question, then you will be left speechless.

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