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Ibn Khaldun, the father of social science

Ibn Khaldun, the father of social science

Abd al-Rahman Ibn Mohammad is generally known as Ibn Khaldun after a remote ancestor. His parents, originally Yemenite Arabs, had settled in Spain, but after the fall of Seville, had migrated to Tunis

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'Ibn al-Haytham – the first scientist'

When learning about the Muslim scholars of the past, it is easy to be amazed by their brilliance, accomplishments, and contributions to the modern world. Each provided a lasting legacy that changed th

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The wisdom of Prophet Muhammad

The Prophet wrote to the Caesar of the Byzantine Empire, inviting him to Islam, sending a letter to him with Dihya al-Kalbi. The Prophet directed him to present the letter to the governor of Busra, wh

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A view on Prophet Muhammad from France, 1854

Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine: 21 October 1790 - 28 February 1869) was a French writer, poet and politician who was instrumental in the foundation of the French Second Republic.

Following

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Prophet Muhammad: the system changer

The life of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) is the role model and guidance for all of us in every aspect of our lives. I really feel wordless to describe even a few aspects of this Best among the best Creation

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Bediuzzaman Said Nursi’s life and the Risale-I-Nur

Bediuzzaman Said Nursi was born in 1877 in eastern Turkey and died in 1960 in Urfa in Turkey. Readers may refer to his biography for details of his long and exemplary life, which spanned the last deca

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Guide to Zakat

 Zakat is mentioned along with Salat (prayer) in 30 verses of the Quran. It was first revealed in Surah Al-Muzamil.

 

“Indeed, your Lord knows, [O Muhammad], that you stand [in prayer] almost two thir

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11 practices to maximize I'tikaf

Aishah (RA) reported that the Prophet (PBUHS): "Used to perform i'tikaf in the last ten days of Ramadan until Allah the Mighty & Majestic, took him." (Bukhari & Muslim)

 

Abu Said reported tha

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The Conquest of Makkah

The second great Islamic event that took place in Ramadan was Fatah Makkah (the conquest of Makkah) on Ramadan 20, 8 AH (630 AD) when Muslims victoriously entered the city after being forced into exi

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Facts you must know about Battle of Badr

Seventeenth Ramadan is a reminder of the battle of Badr — the first major battle fought against the enemies of Islam. This decisive battle laid the foundation for the Islamic State and made Muslims a

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7 praiseworthy etiquette of fasting during Ramadan

The fourth pillar of Islam is fasting. Allah prescribes daily fasting for all able, adult Muslims during the whole of the month of Ramadan, the ninth month of the lunar calendar, beginning with the si

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Ten common mistakes during Ramadan

1.Making sahoor much before Fajr. Eating sahoor a few hours after Tarawih or Isha prayer is wrong. It should be taken closer to the time of Fajr.

 

2. Some say you cannot swallow your spit during Rama

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Ten benefits of Ramdan you must read about

The benefits of the Ramadan month of fasting are too many to be counted. If one does recognize them and realize their importance, he wishes to have the month of Ramadan to be throughout the whole year

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Ten Duas for first ten days of Ramadan

Fasting the month of Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam. These are the foundation upon which the entire structure of Islam is built. These consist of the declaration of faith, prayer, fasting

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Top 7 facts you must know about Ramadan

Each year as part of Ramadan, which began this year on July 30, millions of Muslims worldwide will fast for 30 days from sunrise to sunset. But Ramadan is about much more than fasting. Kashmir Dispatc

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Duas for first, second and third part of Ramadan

The meaning of Dua is Supplication to Allah. You can recite duas in any language. Allah accepts all of your duas in whatever language you speak to Him.

 

The Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) said: "Th

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