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What is Christmas?

Posted by Khala Tyseer on Monday, December 21, 2015, In : News Articles 

As-salaam Alaikum,

Al-Hamdulillah, All praise be to Allah, for making us Muslims and bestowing us the Deen of Islam to distinguish right and wrong.
The holiday season is upon us again, and the ugly head of Satan is rising again to inspire people to indulge in innovation and shirk.

What proceeds is an analytical view of Christmas and appropriate Muslim conduct during the Christmas season.

We must understand that any belief system or ritual (Christmas or otherwise) in our religion should satis...

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Cleanliness is part of Eman (Belief)

Posted by Khala Tyseer on Thursday, November 13, 2014, In : News Articles 

As-salaam Alaikum,

One of the most important practical aspects of Islam which is cleanliness. Islam is beautiful and that's why its followers are beautiful and clean.

The Muslim whom Islam wants to stand out among people is very clean. He has high standards of personal hygiene, bathing frequently in accordance with the guidance of the Prophet (saws) who encouraged people to wash themselves completely and wear perfume (men), especially on Fridays: "Have a bath on Fridays and wash your heads, e...

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Fasting Muharram & Aashooraa

Posted by Khala Tyseer on Sunday, November 2, 2014, In : News Articles 

The Excellence of Fasting the Month of Muharram & the Day of Aashooraa

Posted on October 29, 2014 by saadburbank

Shaykhul-Islaam Muhammad ibn Abdul Wahhaab (d. 1206H) rahimahullaah mentions in his book ‘Aadaab al-Mashy ilas Salaah':

“[And it is from the Sunnah (supererogatory)] to fast the month of Muharram, the best of it being the ninth and the tenth (days). And it is from the Sunnah (recommended) to gather between the two of them (i.e. by fasting the ninth day and tenth day together). And...

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Eid Al-Fitr 2013

Posted by Khala Tyseer on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, In : News Articles 

Eid al-Fitr on Thursday, August 8, 2013

There is a possibility that the moon of Shawwaal may not be sighted in the East on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 and subsequently many Muslim countries may announce Eid al-Fitr on Friday, August 9th. For instance on Wednesday, August 7, sunset at Makkah is 6:56 p.m. and moonset is at 7:07 p.m. The moon will stay in the Makkan horizon just for 11 minutes after the sunset. This may not be sufficient enough of a time period for the moon to be seen. The FCNA has...

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