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Archive for February, 2015

Selecting a Marriage Partner

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By Mohammad Mazhar Hussaini Marriage is recommended for partners who share a common way of life. They should be able to effectively carry out their responsibility as care-takers of earth. They should share the common goal of building a well integrated Muslim community and be able to work harmoniously towards it. Criteria for Selecting a […]

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Use of Cellphone – Essential Guidelines

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Cellphone has reached into the hands of every adult nowadays. Sometimes we even allow adolescent children to carry it if we are out for shopping to keep track of them. But hardly ever have we bothered to tell them the mores and manners and caution to be observed in handling it. Here the Islamic Voice […]

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How to be Free from Bitterness? The Path of Forgiveness is Divine

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By Mohammed Ali Vakil It happened one evening. I’d just moved to London and was busy settling in. Exploring the city, making new friends – the typical stuff international students do when they first arrive. I was in a cafe when it happened. Someone put their hands in my coat and stole my things. At […]

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From Earning Big Money to Earning Big Blessings!

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My transition from being a hotelier to a counselor was a spiritual journey for me. Being a giver, brought a feeling of inner peace and joy, as opposed to being a taker who in the end could end up becoming selfish. By Azeem Bolar I started my Hotel Management education back in 1987, from France […]

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Get Rid of Depression: Discover the Creation Plan

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Fulfillment through materialism is quite unachievable. It is only spiritual pursuits that can give you the sense of true fulfillment. Depression is a phenomenon of discontentment. Why does this phenomenon exist? The reason is that every person is born with an unlimited desire for enjoyment. But, everyone has very limited capacity of fulfillment. It is […]

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You Get What You Give

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If you send out only negative energies, you can hardly hope to earn respect and love from others. By A Staff Writer Just as there are universal laws of physics and chemistry, there are also universal laws of the psyche or soul. One of these laws is the ‘You Get What You Give’ law, the […]

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Conflict and Fanaticism

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Q : We see that all over the Muslim world, two rival groups are always in conflict: One attracts highly educated people who believe in reason and logic, but care little for religion, while the other consists of largely uneducated people who hold fanatically to certain beliefs and try to impose them on others. How […]

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Islam and Human Rights

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O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another. (Qur’an, 49:13) Q: What exactly are human rights? Is it just the right to life? Alternatively, is it the right to freedom, liberty, and justice? Do human rights include having the right […]

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Bilal ibn Rabah: The Symbol of Human Equality

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Bilal’s rise to a position of prominence in Islam is evidence of the importance of pluralism and racial equality in Islam. The epitaph inscribed on the tomb of Damascus, Syria. By Abu Tariq Hijazi Bilal ibn Rabah (may Allah bless him) is one of the most illustrious names in the Islamic history. A Negro slave […]

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Doing Good with God’s Bounty

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There is a certain attitude people should have towards the life of this world. It has been explained by the Prophet (Pbuh). Should they maintain it, they rise in honor. The Qur’an was Prophet Muhammad’s (Pbuh) permanent companion: He loved it and recited it at all times, in prayer, night worship and whenever he could. […]

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