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Zakaah (Alms giving)

Source : Islamweb.net / 14 June 2013

Zakah is the third pillar of Islam. Due to its great importance, it has been coupled with Salah (prayer) in many places in the Quran. In most places where Muslims are enjoined to perform Salah, they are also commanded to pay Zakah. Allah said (what means):

"And perform As-Salah (prayer), and give Zakah, and whatever of good (deeds that Allah loves) you send forth for yourselves before you, you shall find it with Allah. Certainly, Allah is All-Seer of what you do."[Quran 2:110]


One child in three is overweight or obese, UAE study shows

By Jennifer Bell / 12 June 2013

One in three children is overweight or obese and at risk of early diabetes and hypertension, a new study suggests.

Researchers studied 1,440 children and teenagers aged 6 to 19 and found 14.2 per cent were overweight and a further 19.8 per cent were obese.


The Honorable Status of the People of Sacred Knowledge

By 'Allamah Zafar Ahmad al-'Uthmani / 10 June 2013 

The need for acquiring religious knowledge and the reply to the objections made by the worldly people on the students of sacred knowledge


How To Prepare For Ramadan – Are You Ready?

Source : Quranreading.com / 3 June 2013

(In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, all praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger)

“O you who believe! Observing al-sawm (the fasting) is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you, that you may become al-muttaqoon (the pious).”(Quran al-Baqarah 2:183)


The Emperor and the Seed

Source : Islamcan.com / 1 June 2013

An emperor in the Far East was growing old and knew it was time to choose his successor. Instead of choosing one of his assistants or his children, he decided something different. He called young people in the kingdom together one day. He said, “It is time for me to step down and choose the next emperor. I have decided to choose one of you.”


The Grateful Blind Man and the Two Liar's

By Zaid Ansari / 28 May 2013 

In the Qur’aan, Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) reminds us that if we are grateful for what he gives us, then He will increase our blessings. On the other hand, if we ungrateful, and act as if Allah owes us something, His favours and blessing will be taken away and we will suffer a severe punishment:


Why we Read Qur'an ?

By Muhammad Irfan Kas / 20 May 2013

Why do we read Quran, if we can’t understand a single Arabic word?

This is a beautiful story: An old American Muslim lived on a farm in the mountains of eastern Kentucky with his young grandson. Each morning Grandpa was up early sitting at the kitchen table reading the Quran. His grandson wanted to be just like him and tried to imitate him in every way he could.


UAE children more obese than US, with 30% in Abu Dhabi overweight

Source : Emily Cleland / 7 May 2013

Nearly a third of schoolchildren in Abu Dhabi are obese or overweight, but progress is being made in improving the eating and exercise habits of the young, the emirate's health authority has said.


Help Your Children to Love the Holy Qur’an

By ISWM / 6 May 2013

Umar ibn Wasil al-Basri that Sahl al-Tustari said: “My uncle once told me:`Remember Allah Who created you.’ I said: `How should I remember him?’ He replied: `Say in your heart, whenever you are alone at night, three times, without moving your tongue: Allah is with me; Allah is looking at me; Allah is watching me.”



Source : Missionislam.com / 25 Apr 2013

As soon as Idrees got home from school, he ran to his grandfather to ask him about something that was on his mind.

"Grandpa," he said, "I want to ask you something."

"What is it, Idrees?" asked Grandpa Uthman.

"Grandpa, on the bus, a lady was telling her friend how important patience is, and how true patience should be as it is described in the Qur'an. Can you tell me what that means, Grandpa?"


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