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A House By The Canal In Arabia.


As salaamu alaii kumm wa rahmatullahi wa barakath,

This incident occured in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

In the holy month of Ramadan, a pious woman gathered her children every day before iftaar (the time for breaking the fast after sunset) and asked them to pray with her. Then she raised her hands and said: “O Allah! Provide us with our own house by the side of a flowing canal.” The children then all raised their hands and repeated the prayer.

The woman’s husband laughed at them and said: “Your wish for a house is understandable, but what do you mean by a canal flowing beside the house? How will this canal come to our desert area?” Continue reading


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The dua of Maulana Ilyasji for the workers of tabligh.


As salaamu alai kum wa rahmatullahi wa barakath,

As I had mentioned before  that I’d be uploading the exclusive dua of Maulana Ilyasji for the workers of tabligh…well, here it is. I’ve uploaded in to YouTube so that its easier to listen without having to download and all.  Continue reading


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The Dead Need Support…Not Those Who Are Alive – A Conversation between Maulana Umar Palanpuri and a Christian priest in South Africa.


Assalaamu alai kumm wa rahmatullaahi wa barakath,

Paraphrasing an anecdote from the life of a great scholar of the past century connected with the work of  the Prophets, Maulana Umar Palanpuri (may Allah be pleased with him). This incident was related to us by Maulana Zain ul Aabideen (damath baraka tuhum) of Shah Waliullah Madrasah, India. Continue reading


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The.Ijtema® Makes Available to its Readers a Very Rare, Two Volume, 900 Page Book on One Among the Two of the Muslim world’s Most Respected Islamic seminaries: Dar al Ulum Deoband.


As salaamu alai kumm wa rahmatullahi wa barakathu,

Here’s the download link of perhaps the most authentic book written on the history of the world famous Islamic seminary, Dar al Ulum Deoband, titled:

‘History of Dar al Ulum Deoband’

written by Maulana Sayyid Mahboob Rizvi and translated into English by Prof. Murtaz Husain F. Quraishi. Continue reading


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The Man Who Challenged God.


This story is a huge reminder for all of us.

A man in Uttar Pradesh, in North India, decided to die by his own timetable, and “challenge God”. He decided to meet his maker at 12.12.12 (12 minutes and 12 seconds after 12 noon) on 12-12-12. Continue reading


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The Imam of Masjid al-Aqsa [Bait ul-Muqaddas] on the effort of Tabligh.


Shaykh Ali Umar Yaqoub Abbasi, the head Imam and Khateeb of Bait ul-Muqaddas [Masjid al-Aqsa, Palestine] is recently reported to have said,

“Deen has spread throughout the world through Dawah and Tabligh. Because of it, we are Muslims today. Deen will prevail till Tabligh prevails and will go away if Tabligh is stopped. That is why we have to participate in the effort of Tabligh.” Continue reading


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Benefits of using Sunnah Toilets – The Squatty Potty Revolution!


As salaamu alay kumm,

Today morning received this email regarding the Squatty Potty revolution, and while reading it I was like, Alhamdulillah! The west is waking up to this now but our blessed Prophet, Prophet Muhammad [Peace be upon him] already taught us this more than a 1400 years ago! Continue reading