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What Does Sunnah Mean?

What Does Sunnah Mean?   Sunnah refers to the deeds, sayings and approvals (including silent approvals) of Prophet Muhammad  and the twelve Imams. The twelve Imams however also followed the sunnah of Prophet Muhammad  , so the sunnah of the Imams, is infact the sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad.

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What’s this about Men Marrying as many Wives as They Want?

What’s this about Men Marrying as many Wives as They Want?   Polygamy; or in other words, the plurality of wives. First of all, it should be recognized, that polygamy existed before the Islam brought by the Prophet Muhammad  , among the Jews, Arabs, Persians etc. All Islam has done, ...

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By Sadiq Al mussawi

6. ALI “peace be up on him” His agnomens: The best of all the adorers “Zainul- Aabideen”, the worshiper “Assajaad”, the best of the piouses “Zainus- Saliheen”, the prophets’ science inheritor “Warithy ilmun-nabiyeen”, the watcher “Al- Mutahajjid”, the honest “Az- Zakee”, the trusty “Al- Ameen”, the ascetic “Az-zahid”, the adorar ...

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What is Taqleed and Ijtihad?

What is Taqleed and Ijtihad?   Islam is a way of life. The laws and teachings of Islam are known as Shari’ah, and these laws have come to us through the Qur’an and the sunnah. The Qur’an has over 6000 verses, and the Sunnah derived from various ahadith are thousands ...

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What is a Shariah Law?

What is a Shariah Law?   There is a difference but a yet a strong link between the words deen and sharia. Deen means religion, while Shari’a means the laws of Islam. Shari’a are the Islamic laws that govern our way of life, and without it, the deen is incomplete. ...

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Who is the Mahdi

Who is the Mahdi   A figure more legendary than that of the Mahdi, the Awaited Saviour, has not been seen in the history of mankind. The threads of the world events have woven many a fine design in human life but the pattern of the Mahdi stands high above ...

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By Sadiq Al mussawi

5. AL- HUSEIN “peace be up on him” His agnomens: Sayeedush- Shuhadae “the martyr’s sirdar” Arra-sheed “the reasonable”, At-taieb “the generous”, Al-wafi “the true hearted”, Az-zaki “the noble”, As-sayyed “the master”, As-saeed “the happy”, Al-mubarak “the blessed”, As-sibt ith-thaani “the second grandson”, At-tabie li mardati- illah “who is the subordinate ...

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What Does Imam Mean?

What Does Imam Mean?    Imam can mean prayer leader and elder of a mosque. The word ‘Imam’ also describes the infallible Imams or religious leaders who were all members of the Prophet Mohammad’s (PBUH) family. The Fourteen Ma’soomeen…>>>here

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As a Muslim, Can I marry anyone I Wish?

As a Muslim, Can I marry anyone I Wish? Marriage in Islam is the uniting, or creating a bond between a man and a woman, who will gradually develop into a deep spiritual, sentimental and socio-economic relationship. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) has said: “No institution of Islam is liked by ...

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Where is Mecca and what’s the Kabba and Hajj?

Where is Mecca and what’s the Kabba and Hajj?   Mecca is the capital city of Saudi Arabia’s Makkah province, in the historic Hijaz region. It has a population of 1,294,167 (2004 census). The city is located 73 kilometers (45 mi) inland from Jeddah, in the narrow sandy Valley of ...

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