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Archive for July, 2012

MATRIMONIALS JULY

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Benefits of Fasting

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In his “Treatise of the Bewildered Ecstatic Traveller” the noted Indian Sufi Shaykh Najmuddin Kubra outlines some of the benefits of fasting, including: * The restraining of the ego, which incites towards evil. * The receipt of a recompense without end as: “Only the patient  will obtain their recompense without reckoning” (Quran: 39:10). * The purification of the sins of the ego. * Your […]

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Compensation for not Fasting in Ramadan

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Q: At times, I get very severe pain in my neck which needs analgesic tablets to relieve because I suffer from cervical spondylitis. It happened once or twice in the month of Ramadan that the pain was so severe that I could not bear it  any longer and broke my fast to take the tablets. Should I […]

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Azaan – A Sublime Musical Experience

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From the Azaan, flows wisdom which waters spiritually parched souls. It was the month of Ramadan and when the the Azaan came  through, I felt like I was in a fairy land. By Indira Satyanarayan During the fasting month of Ramadan, my friend Zaheer Memon ( NCP National secretary- Advocate Majid Memon’s son) gave me the  book, ‘’Muhammad- A Biography of the […]

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Plan Your Time Well for Suhoor

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Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) is quoted as saying: “Make sure to have your suhoor meal, for suhoor is blessed”. It is a concession given to  us by Allah so that we are better able to undertake the task of fasting throughout the day. Commentary by Adil Salahi We fast from dawn to dusk. This is the timing given […]

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Fasting-A Duty of Obedience to Allah

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(Commentary by Sayyid Qutb. Translated by Adil Salahi) In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Believers, fasting is decreed for you as it was decreed for those before you, so that you may remain God-fearing! Fast  a certain number of days. But whoever of you is ill, or on a journey, shall fast instead […]

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Muslims at the Bottom of the Pile

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Human Development Report 2011 By S. Tahsin Ahmed The India Human Development Report (HDR) 2011 brought out by the Institute of Applied Manpower Research, a research body  under the Planning Commission, did not create a storm as could be expected – given the nature of its disclosures. The Report examines  whether certain sections of the Indian society suffer from multiple deprivations by investigating how different castes and […]

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Government schemes for free coaching for UPSC /KPSC

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Free Pre-Examination coaching for Minority candidates of Karnataka state for UPSC/ KPSC Examinations scheme has been initiated in  2010 by Directorate of Minorities, Government of Karnataka. All graduates under the age of 30 are eligible. This year also, the Directorate of Minorities, government of Karnataka has called for eligible candidates under the scheme to take the screening test. Last  date to apply for […]

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An Appeal to support Aasra Home for Women

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Aasra Home for Women, provides shelter and training to indigent women, women from broken homes, victims of domestic violence,  and women in vulnerable situations. Aasra has been set up by Tanzeemul Mohsinath Charitable Trust at Lingarajpuram, in the Bangalore Cantonment area in a rented premises. It can accommodate nearly 40 inmates and provide them training in various vocations and skills. Aasra also provides training in tailoring, embroidery, knitting and handicrafts, computers, […]

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Setting the Clock back

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Delhi HC Ruling on Age of Muslim Girls Marriage By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj The Delhi High Court’s refusal to render the marriage of a 15- year old Muslim girl void raises more questions than it answers. The  judgment is basically flawed because it practically lowers the age of marriage from the nationally recognised and acknowledged  standard of 18 to 15. To boot, it does […]

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