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Make  Religious  Teachings Clear and Simple

Make Religious Teachings Clear and Simple

| January 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sheima Salam Sumer, earned her Master’s degree in Counselor Education from the University of South Carolina. She has worked as a professional counselor in a variety of settings–school, home, and office, counseling individuals of all ages as well as families and groups. Here she throws light with answers on family issues, kids and parents from […]

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Parenting, the Spiritual Way

Parenting, the Spiritual Way

| December 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sheima Salam Sumer is a trained counsellor and author of “How To Be A Happy Muslim Insha’ Allah” and “The Basic Values of Islam”. Here she responds to some questions on Parenting, the spiritual way. Q: How do you see the purpose of human life, and, in this context, what do you see as the […]

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Queries on Investment

| July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

By CA Aslam Pasha Q1. What is Deposit and Investment? Ans. In general terms, Deposit means a credit of the depositor thereby giving the depositor the right to money and creating a debtor-creditor relationship that is to be returned to the depositor. Raising money by way of share capital money raised as security deposit earnest […]

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Committing Suicide is Strictly Forbidden in Islam

Committing Suicide is Strictly Forbidden in Islam

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

OUR DIALOGUE BY ADIL SALAHI Q: Every day I read in the media about people committing suicides. Teenagers commit suicide due to parental pressure, adults end their lives on trivial disputes, marital couples end their lives over extra marital affairs and so many other reasons. After cancer, suicide seems to have become a menace in […]

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Question & Answer With Maulana Wahiduddin Khan on Islam and Peace Building

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Q: Religion can be a blessing. But it can also become a curse, if it turns into fanaticism and disrespect for others. I appreciate your efforts in trying to present an understanding of Islam so that it is a blessing in people’s lives. I’d love to hear more about how are presenting Islam so as […]

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Can Women without Spouses Accompany Us?

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

We are four couples and have decided to perform Hajj 1438 Hijri by a private tour company. We are all in our 60s and are closely related to each other. Now there are two ladies among close relatives who desire to join with us. First among these two is a widow and lives alone. She […]

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Zakat on Purchase Value or Resale Value?

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

I request you to clarify some doubts regarding payment of Zakat in the following case: 1- I had purchased 30 gms of gold in the year 1975 at the rate of Rs. 500 per 10 gms. 2- 20 gms of gold was purchased by me in the year 1995 at the rate of Rs. 5,000 […]

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Questions About Prayer

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

People have many questions about salaat or namaz, the Islamic form of prayer. Some of them are: What is adhan or azan (the call to prayer)? What is its significance? Why does one direct his or her face towards the Kaaba while praying? What is the purpose of intention (niyyah or niyyat) in prayer? Is […]

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Basic Purpose of Worship or Prayer

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Q: What is the basic purpose of worship or prayer from the Islamic perspective? Answered by Waris Mazhari God made this beautiful planet Earth and settled human beings on it as His heirs. Scientific research tells us that it took millions of years for the Earth to become habitable for plant, animal and human life. […]

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Is Life Insurance Halaal?

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Q. Is it okay to go for life insurance? What is the Islamic position on this? Could the life be insured? – Sana Sultan, Bangalore Editor replies: Life is of course God-given and it is He who withdraws it. The time of death is not known except to God himself. So what emerges from it […]

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