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Posted on: Jul 7 2005, 07:39 PM


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Assalamu alaykum

Allah is my witness and He knows i've tried. Spent like 3 hours today and about the same couple of weeks ago. Admitedly i'm not very good with computers and i just cant get the pictures to download for some reason. I tried to upload it through www.imageshack.us but it loaded one and wont load more, keeps on diaplaying this image cannot be displayed. I took time and effort to take the pictures to post (minding i'm also not good at taking pictures i would say), so i really wanted ot post them. i got loads of them i just dont know how to post them well.

Alhamdulillah some people tried to help me but it just didn't work. A brother kindly offered to post it on the thread for me but for some reason now he can't post on the thread. So i'm very sorry for those who wanted to see the pictures. Unless i find an easy way to do it, i guess that's it. Search the internet for Yemeni pics, and check www.sialyemen.com , i think they got in new pictures or will be in the future.

ma'assalam
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Assalamu alaykum

Which way is better, post the picture or the link?

ma'assalam
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Assalamu alaykum

Insha Allah i'm trying to load the pictures to this thread . its proving to be a heavy task. I'm trying out one picture and see what happens.



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QUOTE(ummammaar @ Jun 24 2005, 08:05 PM)
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j.gif Alhumdulilah, that you are able to be in such a nice place. Please inform us some more (when you can) in the Islam in Yemen thread.

May Allah protect you, ameen.
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Assalamu alaykum

insha Allah i will try my best to post something about yemen in the Islam in yemen thread, but dont count on it.

jazakillah bi khair

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QUOTE(Insignia of Islam @ Jun 27 2005, 11:53 AM)
Salaam,

I'm planning to travel to Sial in Yemen for the Summer Intensive Arabic course (1 term) from 1st August - 31st August. Brother Farouk1986, when I fill in the online application form, I send it and then what happens? When and how do I send the copy of my passport? Will they send a form home?

And I'll be going alone from the UK. If anyone else is planning to go during this time, do mention it.

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Assalamu alaykum

i'm very sorry for the late reply. I've been busy in the ma'ahad and i hardly get time to come online.

It will be great to have you here in Yemen. I know exactly what your talking about, i had the same problem, i probably filled up the form online like 3 times and sent them tonnes of mails. Basically after you fill in the form with all the details, you have to pay before they process your application. Send a photocopy of your passport, pay by Western Union and they will process your visa and send it to you by mail. You just print it, book a flight buy a ticket, tell the ma'ahad your date of arrival and that's it.

Insha Allah i will be available if you need more information. May Allah guide you and help you learn the arabic language as you wish. SIAL is excellent for teaching you to speak, they teach you arabic like a mother teaches a child a language, it is very effective i think. I spoke to some people who are doing grammar arabic courses and i tell you they are not good when it comes to conversing in arabic, and i believe being able to speak is the basis of every language. Like now alhamdulillah i'm like a primary arabic school stusent. i can speak but i dont know all the grammar rules, i need to learn more vocabulary to become advanced.

Hope to hear from you again.

ma'assalam
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Posted on: Jun 23 2005, 09:11 PM


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Assalamu Alaykum


I thought it was just going to be an easy copy and paste of the pictures, but its all complicated for me transferring the pictures. The easiest option for me is to send it by email, so if you want to see the pictures of sial and yemen, just post your mail on this thread and i will send it as an attachment insha Allah. Sorry for the inconvenience, i'll still try and see if i can post is on the thread.

ma'assalam
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Assalamu alaykum

More about Yemen and sial

I find the city beautiful and the whether cool as the city is about 2000m above sea level, so even the Brits aren’t complaining about the heat. There are students at the moment from Spain, France, Britain, US, Nigeria(me), Somalia, Canada, Pakistan, Indonesia, China and Italy, that’s all I know We just recently had a new student from Britain will be receiving another from Britain and US. The student average age is about 20-30. But young students are also welcome from 15 years of age I think. There are older students in their 40’s I think. There are married couples (I only met one though). There are more males than females. I don’t know the countries, age, their number etc of the women for Masha Allah most of them wear niqabs, so I don’t know whether I’ve been seeing the same ones over and over again or they are even more in number. There are students that do not study in the Ma’ahad but at their private homes. It is possible to acquire a private apartment rather than stay in hostels. The muslim women all acquire private apartment as far as I know and the classes are not mixed, although some male teachers teach female students due to the short number of female teachers.

There are good shops, supermarkets, etc so students don’t have to pack up to the teeth when coming to Yemen. Food is very cheap including posh restaurants.

If you really want to learn Arabic quickly I strongly suggest one to one tuition. If you have time to learn and relax then you can join the groups which are quite small, like 2-4 students usually in number. I switched from a group to one to one as sometimes you might be held back in class if some student’s are lagging behind.

We had a power cut for a few minutes once while I was here, so bring a touch light if you are weary about the power.

I have the pictures, i'll try and post them now bi-iznillah

ma'assalam
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QUOTE(Z-247 @ Jun 17 2005, 01:19 AM)
sl.gif Brother Farouk!

j.gif for the information. See, I want to move with my family and live there permanantly if I can i.gif. So I need to know about long term employment prospects and also the cost and availability of housing. If you can point me in the right direction I would be most grateful.
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Assalamu Alaykum

Ok as i'm a foreigner in Yemen, i don't know the precise details, but you can call these 2 numbers of staff in Sial, insha Allah they will assist you as they are yemenis;

+967 73297366 (Jamal)
+967 77103136 (The Mudeer, Muhammah al-Anisi0

Tell them i gave you the number and you want so and so information.

Hope this helps

Yemen is a great place, i hope you and your family will enjoy it.

Ma'assalam
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Poll: Can A Man Love More Than One Wife?
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Posted on: Jun 16 2005, 08:10 PM


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Assalamu alaykum

what do you mean by sharing hubby sister um eesaa ???

ma'assalam
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Poll: Can A Man Love More Than One Wife?
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Assalamu alaykum

it would be very untactful i think to show one wife you love the other more i.e. by praising one in the presence of the other. And of course if asked by one wife, ' do you love me more' , the husband should tactfully say yes or atleast 'i love you both equally' eventhough all parties could know this is unlikely, so i think its best to tactfully show her you like her without comparing her with the other. And if the husband is just between them i.e. spends the same nunber of days with both wives each, gives them the same allowance, etc, then there is no hole for one of the wives to point at as a reason that she isn't loved like the other.

the husband could make a rule, no discussing about the other wive with me, just mind your own business. From my experience, even if the husband tries to be just, the problem comes when the wives suspect wrong doing, gossip, envy, jealousy, malice...Meanwhile as a good muslim, no suspicion, for as Allah said 'indeed much suspicion is haram', no gossip, no envy..... and obeying the islamic laws, all problems will be solved!!!

Multiple marriage might not be the ideal situation, although considering Allah permits it due to his infinite Knowledge and wisdom, i.e. such as number of women outnumbering that of men, it is far better this way than to have women in the society with no husband- from sharing the love in multiple marriages to dividing the love where some are loved, while some not at all.

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Assalamu alaykum

Some nice pictures already, just insha Allah take more variety of pics, transfer to flash disk, then up in the forum.


Z 247, yes you can work, there are even some students in the institute that teach english to yemeni students. plus you can choose the time you want to study in the day, and how many hours a day, which days of the week if its one to one. if in a group, it has to be a group decision on the options.

ma'assalam
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> Islam in Saudi Arabia
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QUOTE(UnderCover_Brother @ Jun 3 2005, 09:47 PM)
Assalamu'Alikum,

I just wanted to ask how is Ramadan in Saudi?

Wa'Salam.
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Assalamu alaykum

my family have been to umra during ramadan. it is almost as intense as hajj, but not as many people, and longer, depending if you go early. this is bcos people know the benefit of doing umra during ramadan. then famous night prayers with sudais and shuraim thumbsup.gif

ma'assalam
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QUOTE(D-ZiNeR @ Jun 16 2005, 06:46 PM)
Asalamu Alaikum

Some pictures would be much appreciated too. Have a good time brother.
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Assalamu alaykum

i will do that insha Allah by next week.

ma'assalam
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QUOTE(Z-247 @ Jun 16 2005, 06:33 PM)
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Thanks for that Brother!

Please tell us more about Yemen, like customs, immigration laws, cost of living, employment etc.

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Assalamu alaykum

You will find all the information you need insha Allah on the website. But just to say a few words about the visa, all you have to do is send a copy of your passport via email to the institute, fill in the short application form provided in their website, then when you pay for the visa and tuition, your visa will be processed and sent back to your mail. All you need to do is print the copy, book a flight, pack up and get ready smile.gif

Just email if you want more info

ma'assalam
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Assalamu alaykum

Alhamdulillah i finally got my wish. After a hard battle deciding where to go and what to do, i finally ended up in Yemen. I'm doing a 3 month arabic course and so far it is just great. There are a lot of Brits and Americans also studying in the Institute i'm studying in, Sana'a institute of Arabic Languages- http://www.sialyemen.com

Its fun too. The institute is actually like a border line between the Old ciyt of Sana'a for those who like a traditional, quiet and peaceful environment, and the new city of Sana'a where bustling like Cairo, with almost anything you want to find, accesceries, clothing (not the best in quality though), food (KFC, Pizza hut, Shawarmas, Italian, chinese, korean, pakistani(Chicken Biryani thumbsup.gif ), indian.....restaurants, gym, amusement parks (not as thrilling as the 7 flags or Alton Towers of course).

Its quite cheap too! For anyone who can afford it and wants to learn arabic, i say come to Sial. Some people have been to various places around the arab world such syria, palestine, egypt...learning arabic but while here at sial, they say its the best. The courses are flexible, it could be private one on one, choose your syllabus, bring your group over for large discounts. Female classes are seperate. Yemenis are so friendly and welcoming. They are very islamically modest. most of the women were niqabs. Yemen is a good place to study arabic for muslims and non muslims as well. there are several non muslims and they are really having a good time.

Hope i get time to tell you more about yemen and the course.

ma'assalam
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Robin Van Persie(arsenal Football Player)
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Assalamu alaykum

Yup, i saw him too. At first they were just splashing it on it other then i said let's give him a benefit of a doubt, but then letter on i saw him holding a bottle for himself.

Let's still give him a benefit of a doubt, you know sometimes how reverts are with practicing.

May Allah guide him and all of us.

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Can't Stop Backbiting!
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Assalamu alaykum

Imagine telling Allah exactly what you posted. How would you feel about that? I would feel very silly. So if you don't want to face Allah knowing you backbit someone, then do your utmost best to avoid the situation by all means and effort. If it is still too hard, then you have to make yourself fear Allah and realise He will bring you to account for your actions.

The source of it is jealousy as you said, and to get rid of jealousy, pray for something good for the perosn. It is advisable for all people to concentrate on their own relationship with Allah, than to look at others and find out whether they are good or bad. There's no profit in that.

There's so much to say on backbiting. I hope this helps and if the problem still persists, then insha Allah i'll say more.

May Allah guide you

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Assalamu alaykum

Thanks brother Borbus and sister SG. jazakallah bikhair

I'll to my dad tomorrow insha Allah. Insha Allah ww'll come up with conclusions.

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Assalamu Alaykum

Thanks sister Asmauk. All the help seems to be coming from the guys in the football thread! Good guys in that thread indeed!!!

May Allah help you with your exams. May He make it easy, succesful and take care of every aspect of it. Hasbunallahu wa ni'imal wakeel. The same for all muslims who are having their exams or just had it.

I just finished my IB examinations this morning. Alhamdulillah!!!

I will await your help insha Allah. I hope i sought out everything as soon as possible before i miss out and don't get to do much. Ameen

If there's anything in french i shouldn't hesistate to ask? Hmm you speak french. My french is quite good actually, except speaking and listening. So i just want to improve on that aspect a lot to be fluent, which is more important than grammar, reading and writing to me. Insha Allah i'll look into that sometime. Hopefully not this summer, as i much prefer to do arabic this summer.

Again thanks and jazakallah bikhair.

ma'assalam
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Assalamu alaykum

To add to the drama, Ibn jabal only offered me Level 1!!!

Then finally i got a mail from Al-diwan center, the arabic school in Egypt. I could enroll from June 1st to August 25th. The problem i have with this is that really limits my options on things i can do this summer. If i choose al-diwan i will only be able to go to Malaysia , then after the course in al-diwan, i'll have to wait at home for about a month and a half possibly! Just the kind of scenario i want to avoid.

Anyway i'll keep considering the options but i'm running out of time.

Ma'assalam
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Ibn jabal just gave me an offer. I've also been in contact with Salman who runs the course so i'm sure it will cause some incoveniece if i just pulled out. And Salman now speaks Arabic like an arab eventhough his Bengali (Brother Borbus told me that), so his course should be beneficial and i can get professional advise on how to further my arabic study.

I started looking at internship and immersion programs. This programs will be easier to do while in university. So i'll also look into that for the future insha Allah, including French!!! So Arabic and Frnch, i'll come your way insha Allah. But for french, how will it be useful to me, apart from saying to myself, 'i can speak french'. But i guess because i've studied it for years already and i don't want to let go what i learnt. What do you think of learning french?

So now unless someone can come up with an ingenius idea that will tempt me away from me current plan, its the Malaysia.....

Thanks whoever reads it and makes a contribution. Jazakallah bikhair.

ma'assalam
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Assalamu Alaykum

Thanks again sister.

Yeah, i will be very happy if you know of any good program.

Anyway it seems to me now like i'm going to the ibn jabal course because to be honest i should have planned the trip to the mideast very early, choose the coourse etc. So insha Allah i will look into that another time (if nothing comes up.

Plus to add to the chances that i'm going to ibn jabal, my dad asked me whether i wanted to go to Malaysia with him for 30th anniversary of Islamic development banking, which will take place insha Allah in june. I think i'll just go on the trip even though learning arabic seems to be more beneficial. Or what do you think?

I feel robbed when opportunities pass me, especially these islamic events. Again in the Coming Event's Section, I found a 10 day course in Leicester. I'm interested in doing that too.

so insha Allah for the moment, it will be; Malaysia, Ibn jabal, Leicester (if it will fit in), maybe but unlikely, a month in an arab country after ibn jabal.
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> Quran Revision Class...
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Assalamu alaykum

Ahh, so it is Mu'maneen reciting. Masha Allah!!!

Thanks brother Aatk for the copy and paste advice, plus the links. Jazakallah bikahair.

Ma'assalam
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Eating Makrouh Food
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Assalamu alaykum

When one has a choice between halal and haram, then to me it's obvious one should choose the halal option.

In a hadith, the prophet (S) was asked about eating meat that was slaugtered without mentioning Allah's name i.e. When jews and christians cook for muslims. The prophet (S) said 'say Bismillah'

I read a scientific article on slaughtering meat. It came to a conclusion that the halal meat is a much healthier choice because the blood is allowed to run out, it is precisely cut a major artery (i think), and under clean conditions. Meanwhile in the stun and other similar haram methods, the blood isn't gotten rid off, and this could be very harmful if the animal has some pathogen in the blood. There is even more to the article, i can't remember everything inside.

Ma'assalam
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> Quran Revision Class...
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Assalamu alaykum

Allahu akbar. Brother Mu'meen from Palestine! But your now a londoner biggrin.gif . May Allah answer your prayers. Ameen

Brother Mumeen are you the one reciting in the link you gave us? Nice pronounciation.

More importantly, what caught me eye is you are going to try and set up an arabic program! On the net as well? or somewhere in london? Anyway if you have some advice on learning arabic quickly just pour it on me. Please read this link and see if you can help;

http://forums.gawaher.com/index.php?showtopic=13315

Thanks and ma'assalam
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Assalamu alaykum

I'm having problems actually getting an arabic course in an arab country sad.gif . I've even been sending males to some of organisations that run the courses for info but i'm not getting any response.

I started to search for Arabic internship programs from;

www.languagesabroad.com

I don't know what to do!!! And i'm running out of time. O Ya Allah, hasbunallahu wa ni'imal wakeel.

ma'assalam
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> Quran Revision Class...
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Assalamu Alaykum

please how do i Copy and paste, or more precisely where will i paste the copied link???

Brother Mumaneen masha Allah, i gather you are a hafeez and you speak arabic. How did you learn arabic? I really want to learn arabic this summer, bi-iznillah

In 3 to 4 years IF hafizs insha Allah. With 365 days a year, in for years we shouls memorise about 1200 ayats, taking one ayat a day each. Will this be sufficient?

For me, what i find difficult is not memorising the daily portions giving out but revising. How should we revise what we memorised in an efficient way? Should it be something like once a week, no extra ayats memorised but revision of everything memorised? I can imagine how difficult it can get when we reach over 100 ayats, especially with the long ayats closer to suratul Baqarah. So i think one a day is quite a good idea, but i just want to know how to revise and put it all together.

I started memorising with a mu'allim during a short break. I use to do a surah a day (these were short surahs though from suratul nas to suratul Mulk). When i went back to school, without the mu'allim i quickly got tired of it. i found revising too difficult.

So to keep on with this program, we have to log onto IF everyday. I'll try and may Allah help us all. May Allah make all those brothers and sisters who want to become hafizs and fluent in arabic. Ameen

jazakallah bikhair

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Assalamu alaykum

Jazakallah bikhair Sister CE and brother Borbus (who i met online) for your help.

If i'm going for the ibn jabal course, i would have to wait 2 months at home, but is i get a place in another arab country, insha Allah i can start as early as 1st June bi iznillah!!!

I remember something. I've studied french for a couple of years now. I know the grammer rules very well and i'm quite good at reading comprehension. But i still don't speak french the way i would like it because i only apply it in the classroom, not much else where.

I dont want my arabic to be like that. So what i'm planning to do is IA try my best to get a place to study arabic arabic somewhere in an Arab country. If this is not succesful, then i will wait 2 months, go for the ibn jabal course and see if i can add a month of arabic in an arab country, but this is unlikely and difficult to arrange. May Allah ensure the best for me. Ameen

Ma'assalam
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Assalamu Alaykum

Becoming a muhafeez online!!! Those that mean we have to log onto IF everyday???

May Allah help us achieve this goal.

But i don't understand the method. You're somehow going to listen to us online, and we somehow also listen to you on line, or we only communicate by posts?

I'm interested, and insha Allah if i can fit in the time, i'm down.

Jazakallah bikhair. May Allah forgive you and answer your du'a for life (i know you like this- and protect from every torment of the afterlife. ameen)

Ma'assalam
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Assalamu alaykum

OK i used to be fat and i lost 15kg in around 2 weeks laugh.gif !!! Yup the thing is my body is flexible, i can easily gain a lot of weight by eating a lot and being physically in active, and i can easily lose weight by excess physical activities and eating little. Since then i never became fat because i still watch what i eat, but i guess for me it never reached the bulimic level because i really love food!!!

So i think i understand a little bit of the psychological battle going on in her head. She will feel absolutely defeated should she submit to anyone's 'tricks' of making her eat, so i assume she has a strong will even before this incident and is unlikely going to submit to what is being told to her (except when Allah changes her heart for He is All Able ).

So what i suggest is get some drug or something like that from a doctor that makes one want to eat. I suppose she eats a slice of bread a day or something that small, so somehow making her have the drug without knowing what the drug is, i.e. we see the symptom of such and such a disease in you, have this drug so that you don't.....emphasising the point the drug isn't food and contains almost no calories. Or injections from a physician or whoever it is, that will make her eat.

Anyway i hope you get the idea. The aim is to either somehow make her have the drug, or be injected with something that will have the effect of making her want to eat.

Hope this helps

May Allah change her heart so she wants to eat. Hasbunallahu wan'imal wakeel.

Ma'assalam
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QUOTE(amani @ May 15 2005, 08:18 PM)
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she thinks shes too fat?

well i just found out a good friend of mine has ofically got anorexia no.gif shes too thin anyway but now thinner.

its something in the head..you really cant do alot unless they are willing to listen....force eating can lead to bulemia

what you can do is show her some pics of what has happened to anorexic girls...and give her some stories.. i.gif this will hit home
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Good idea thumbsup.gif

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Assalamu Alaykum

innalillahi wa inna ilaihi raji-un.

Very tricky situation. Did someone ever tell her she was fat, overweight or something like that? Or is she bullimic? Did you try to make her speak, as in why she is doing this? Or if she doesn't know or can't explain why, it is possible to find what exactly is making her so distresses i.e. at some point she could curse at someone or something that is making her so distressful, thinking perhaps nobody heard or just saying it to herself. Try staying with her the whole day, eat in front of her, do some entertaining activity that she enjoys, read the quran together or go to masjid with her or somrthing like that. Ask her if she wants you to make any du'a for her. The du'a she would like you to do for her could give you a clue what is disturbing her.

All i can do is pray. May Allah help her get back to her normal state, and resolve the problem in the best possible way. Hasbunallahu wan'imal wakeel

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In summary, my options are;

1. Go to Yemen for 2-3 months
2. Go to london ibn jabal arabic course (8 weeks), and look for other possible courses to enroll in.
3. Some other good option if you know any
4. Go to london ibn jabal course, then maybe another month in Yemen (i don't know whether this is possible though)

Your contribution will be much appreciated and may Allah reward you for any help you can give. Jazakallah bikhair

Hope to hear from you

Thanks and ma'assalam
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Assalamu Alaykum

Insha Allah starting late in MAy till October, i will be on summer vacation. How best to spend this holiday seeking islamic knowledge, rather than being tempted to take part in haram activities. At first i planned to go for a deen intensive course in july (i posted this event in the 'Coming Events' section) but then the Deen intensive was fully booked before i applied. Now i plan to do an arabic intensive course. I've always wanted to learn arabic. I want it to be like a second language to me so that i can read the quran like i read english text.

I applied for the ibn jabal arabic course in london (this is also on the 'Coming Events' section) but i started looking at other options elsewhere. I am convinced after reading the ibn jabal website and speaking to Brother Borbus that this is a very good course. But the only problem i have with this course is i can only do it for a maximum of 8 weeks. Considering i have 4-5 months of freetime, i would like to do more than 8 weeks. So another option i found was an arabic intensive course in Yemen (SIAL Yemen). This i could do up to 3 months from june to August. I also found out that some people go to somewhere in the middleEast maybe a year after they attend the ibn jabal course.

I've never been to Yemen but should i go there, i would be staying in a residence provided by the institution. If i go to london i would stay in our family apartment. And should i choose to go to london for the ibn jabal course, i would try and look for some courses to do. Like i found a 10 day course in leicester from 19th to 29th of august (Also in the 'Coming Events' section), which seems quite interesting. But on the other hand i will be going to a london university insha Allah in September or October (depending on the university i go to) , so that will mean london, london and london......
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Assalamu alaykum

A very good idea. Makes perfect sense to me. Dot please make it happen.

Ma'assalam
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Tears While Reading Quran
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Assalamu alaykum

Somebody crying while praying? Well i should think the person feels so close to Allah and out of love, fear...The person cried! and don't forget , the quran is recited during the prayer!!!

ma'assalam
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Seigheh
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Assalamu alaykum

Temporary marriages use to be permissable at the early stages of Islam during long military expeditions. But afterwards, the practice was stopped. A little bit similar to how alcohol was forbidden in stages. Afterwards companions never practiced it and scholars have passed verdicts forbidden it.

If you can find the book by Yusuf Qaradawi, 'The lawful and the prohibited' , it is well explained.

This temporary contract does not help at all. what within a day one could have made 10 contracts, zinah 10 times!!! And before you know it, when you finally want to get married, your spouse already had let's say 20 other partners through temporary marriage. And soon permenant marriage will become old fashioned. Seriously this contract thing is just the same as current day zinah. There is an informal contract between the boyfriend and girlfriend.

And then who puts the limit for how long and when it is allowed? Who has that right? Allah and put the limit as permanent...Marriage as we know it. And that's the best and purest.

hope this helps

Allah knows best.

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Why Won't Anyone Marry Me?
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QUOTE(D-ZiNeR @ May 10 2005, 05:17 AM)
Asalamu Alaikum

It's because Allah's wanting to teach you the lesson of patience.

Whilst being patient, it's a great time to earn many rewards, so this might be a time where you have the opportunity to earn umpteen rewards and as Allah is the All-Seeing, He does as He pleases but also what's best for His rightful servent, so this could mean it might be a really long time before you find yourself getting married.

Don't take this upon yourself, I'm sure you have plenty of good qualities. If you carry on thinking like that, you'd end up bringing your ownself down. Rather think in a manner like the family you proposed to, their daughter was not 'good' enough for you. (Make sure it doesn't get to the level where pride enters though brother, as pride my dear brother is ONLY for the one who created man from a bit of clay.)

Be optimistic about yourself. Think posotive, keep striving and praying all the time. Ask Allah that you shall be patient and that you would like Allah to bless you with a wife of your own accord whenever He (Allah) wishes.

Insha Allah be patient brother. Sorry I haven't said much, I'm just in a little rut myself.

I pray Allah grants you a suitable wife in the near future. Ameen.
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Assalamu alaykum

If i add anything, i'll just be repeating what bro D-Ziner said using other words. Well said bro.

Ma'assalam
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Is It True.........................?
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Assalamu alaykum

Oh yeah, i forgot to ask. What's iftar? Is it the same as sahoor, the pre-dawn meal when fasting?

ma'assalam
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Is It True.........................?
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QUOTE(isha @ May 10 2005, 12:54 AM)
Why do people keep saying things like that to me?

I feel so unwelcome.

I think i'll just stop posting on this forum now.
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Assalamu alaykum

i'm would be surprised to find out there are no chaste males and females in Toronto. But hey who i'm i to say anything when i don't live there. And i think if somebody was not chaste, but then repent and really regret what they did, they even become more chaste as they became like new born babies after their repentence!!!

Anyway my main point. Don't feel unwelcome sister. I don't think anyone is personally against you and sister ziggy's post did not seem to me in anyway like she wanted you to feel unwelcome due to your opinion.

Remember the hadith of the prophet (S) that the person that mixes with people and is patient and tolerant with what they do to him is better than the person who doesn't mix with people so that they won't be hurt. So just be patient and tolerant especially when you have different point of views with other people. Many times you are offended by somebody, but they did not intend that. You do find those who deliberately try to offend you, but in all cases who knows what's in the heart but Allah, so just be patient and tolerant.

Ma'assalam
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Cooking With Alcohol
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Assalamu alaykum

i understand how if bread and other things that go through a stage when they contain alcohol, but the final product doesn't, then why is alcohol not allowed to be used as a flavor?

first of all Allah knows best. The prophet (S) was alive and people were eaten khubz (basically bread). He was alive when alcohol was consumed and he forbade it. The one that buys it, carries it, sits where it is drank, drinking it...anything directly related to alcohol was forbidden. So Allah in his infinite wisdom and knowledge knew how bread was made but it was not forbidden. Alcohol meanwhile was. So no matter how we try to explain it, Allah knows best.

I would explain it by saying, so that people will not start to become careless about it and because it is a major sin, to show how serious it is the avoid it at all costs. by buying alcohol and using it to flavor food, it will reach a stage when the alcohol will be at easy reach for those who want to consume it, even in muslim countries. So anybody buying alcohol, 'oh i use it only when cooking'. And with children and naive peolple around, they might want to try out this 'special ingredient that mom only uses to make special meals'.

Also in the hadith forbiden alcohol, it forbids a muslim to sit on the table where it is consumed. Why? is it because it evaporates and the muslim inhales it and eventually becomes intoxicated? Unlikely but possible. It is so that people don't even get attracted to it, be tempted to take it, and people to shun altogether anything that has to do with it. Mixing alcohol with food is coming even closer than sitting on a table where it is consumed. The person buys it, holds the bottle, smells it, uses it and this is even worse than sitting on the table where it is consumed, eventhough it wasn't consumed as it evaporated while cooking.

Hope this helps and jazakallah bikhair

ma'assalam
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Assalamu alaykum

May Allah forgive us for criticising muslim leaders and may Allah help them and guide them. Ameen.

Ma'assalam
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Assalamu alaykum

It is permissable for women to remove facial hair i.e. moustache and beard. For the method of removing hair, i think you can do it as you wish as long as it is not harmful i.e. you can use hair removal creams, shavers, etc. I also don't know the source that says razors are not allowed. So i think as long as it will not harm you, its fine. I know some people cut themselves with razors, they feel ichy, get rashes or bumps etc.



I hope this helps

May Allah guide you. He knows best.

ma'assalam
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Forgiveness For Someone That Hurt You
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Assalamu alaykum

Sister Love4eva, read the quran. Yusuf's story. And reflect on it a lot. I know we all know its a story of forgiveness, but trust me if you read it, and reflect you will feel different (it's the quran after all!!!)

You can also read the life of Muhammad (S) and also reflect on it.

I bet u've read everything we put up for Sister Noor. if you haven't i think it can help.

Then finally if you are still not at ease to forgive, maybe you have to more precisely give details about what this person is doing to you, your relationship with the person and so on.

Hope this helps

Ma'assalam
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Saudi Teens Go â€کwest’
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Assalamu alaykum

^^^^^ didn't quate well. i was referring to the story that imams go clubbing, so added one i heard too!!!

And i mixed up the countries. It was a tunisian student, not a moroccon student. (what business will a moroccon student have with a tunisian mu'azzin ohmy.gif )

ma'assalam
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QUOTE(selina @ May 8 2005, 12:54 PM)
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What the ???? ohmy.gif hhmmm unsure.gif
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Assalamu alaykum

How about this one. A student in morocco narrated it to an imam who told me the story. A mu'azzin was paid to call for prayers in tunisia (yup, sadly it's not always done fisabilillah but mu'azzins are paid. Ok that's quite understandable). But this mu'azzin will called the prayer, then heads off to go and watch a football match. He doesn't pray for the salat he just called!!!

Ma'assalam
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Saudi Teens Go â€کwest’
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QUOTE(*Muslima* @ May 9 2005, 10:07 PM)
the last paragraph of the article said.......

If these teenagers’ opinions are indeed representative of the Arab youth at large, it should be a red flag for the region’s entertainment industry and should encourage it to develop new stars to rise in the Middle East; otherwise, for young people, the stars they follow will continue to rise in the West.

So this is their solution, create homegrown stars that imitate those very same ones? or am i reading it wrong?
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Assalamu Alaykum

If i'm not mistaken, they are already doing that, maybe not particularly in Saudi, but in the other arab countries.

Anyway, let me be fair and mention the other side. Obviously not all the ruling elite are corrupt and so on. I really praise them for the way they take care of the 2 holy Masjids. That's where they are really doing a good job, plus receiving muslims all over the world for hajj and Umra. Allah is taking care of His house.

Ma'assalam
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Assalamu Alaykum

picture looked real to me at first glance because there is a man looking up with two hands on his head and the people on the left hand side of the picture on high ground were looking in the direction of the storm.

But when i started seeing people doubting its reality, i also started thinking, hmm it could be fake. And then finally there are strong proofs to support it happened. May Allah just guide us to see the truth of things. Ameen.

ma'assalam
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So Good To Be A Muslim!
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Assalamu Alaykum

Masha Allah brother. Look forward to discussing with you. i've seen one post of yours about your 'nickname' muhsinmuttaqi. That was great, eventhough i didn't read the wholw thing. jazakallah bikhair

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Don't expect the saudi government to do anything that will stop this, when they do not practice shari'ah as it should be according to quran and sunnah. In the first place there is no such thing as inheriting leadership in a monarchy. The people should choose their leader.

Then don't forget it is the government that allowed the US to come into the country to 'protect' them when Allah says in the quran to not take the kafirs as Auliya(protectors, patrons....) . It is the government that allowed haram Satellite TV to be broadcasted. And there are stories even that the princes drink alcohol themselves. Plus they are good friends with the american government. They are extravagant, investing in America and other useless companies, have palaces and holiday resorts in countries like spain while there are more and more people becoming poor. There was even a story that one of the prince donated a large sum of money to the london zoo while some saudis are dying of poverty.

I myself when i went there so the disgusting channels they have on satellite TV.

The prophet (S) did say a time will come when the leaders will be the worst among the people. Indeed this seems to be the time. There are so many pious Saudis out there and great scholars. But not only in Saudi, almost everywhere in the world now, we are ruled by the worst of people, tyrants.

May Allah help us and guide us all, and establish for us good leaders who fear Him. Ameen

Ma'assalam
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Assalamu alaykum

^^^whoever remembers Allah in seclusion and their eyes flood with tears are among the 7 people that will be under the shade of Allah on the day of judgement when there is no other shade but Allah's ; considering other people are flooding in sweat due to intense heat of the sun brough close by.

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Assalamu Alaykum

Unfortunately i heard the hadith from a scholar and i can't remember who reported it. Insha Allah i will ask the scholar for the source the next time we meet. I'm happy you're alright. Alhamdulillah.

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Assalamu Alaykum

This is a difficult one and must be a difficult time for you. Your now relaxed i guess and not as angry as you were. What do you plan do next?

If you think its apporpriate see a scholar and talk him through your whole marriage problem.

May Allah give the good you want. Ameen

ma'assalam
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Forgiveness For Someone That Hurt You
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Cont'd...

Have you read this hadith;

The prophet (S) and companions were in a Masjid when he (S) said, the person that is about to come in is a man of paradise. Then a man came in. This man was no one special in terms of doing nawafil prayers, night prayers, fasting etc. So the companions were surprised. The next day the same thing happened and the same man popped into the Masjid after the prophet (S) the next man to come in is a man of paradise. So now the companions were really curious and one of them decided to secretly find out what this man does to deserve paradise. A companion stayed over night in his house and observed nothing special so he just admitted why he stayed overnight to the man, The man said he also does not know why. But there is something he does everynight before he goes to bed, he does not keep anyone in his heart. He forgives anything that has been done to him. This earned him paradise.

So if you always forgive others, the cycle will be such that others will also forgive you and the All forgiving Alllah will forgive you. If sometimes shaitan tries to remind you of past experiences that hurt, seek refuge with Allah from him. Do something that will make you forget like tasbih, dhikr, reading the quran, having a conversation with somebody else on a beneficial topic.

May Allah erase those terrible memories of yours and make it easy for you to forgive, as well as all of us. Ameen

(I didn't plan to make this a long speech, and i didn't read the link you put up that you found an answer so i hope i was not just repeating your answer in anyway. I hope this helps)

Ma'assalam
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Assalamu Alaykum

You are not obliged to forgive. Remember that. Realise you have a choice to forgive and not to forgive. I think to realise you have a choice, and to choose the choice to forgive which is better will make it easier. Always remember you have a choice. If you choose to forgive, remember you could have chosen otherwise.

Looking at the forgiven side, i advice you to read over the story of Yusuf (AS)in the Quran. They wanted to kill him and basically got rid of him. But he forgave them. Read the story, try to understand how bad it was to him that his brother's threw him into a well.

Read the biography of the prophet (S). Reflect on what the quraish did to him and how he forgave them. How the people of Ta'if stoned him and how he forgave them.

You will be a million, kazillion....times better off forgiving somebody. If you do not forgive the person, and he does not repent and ask you to forgive, the person will be punished, no question. And admittedly everyone likes to see payback. But to forgive, in akhirah when your just looking for that extra reward, rewards from the people who did wrong to you will be added to yours and you will be so happy you forgave the person, or your sins will be added to the person.

I know what you say when it hurts badly when the memory comes. What i do is i say to myself, if this person is a good person, he will repent and ask me to forgive, or atleast attempt to ask me to forgive, but maybe couldn't due to lack of contact or something like that. But if the person is bad, then even if i forgive or not, the person will still be punished for their other sins. Meanwhile by forgiving, i gain. Allah has mercy on me, forgives me for sins which i know and don't know, considering the fact that it is very likely i have also done something to someone which requires the person to forgive me, or else i'll be punished.
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Ibn Jabal Intensive Arabic Courses
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Assalamu Alaykum

i'm torn between 2 sides. I posted the post about the 'Rihla to Medina' which will take place insha Allah from july 5th to july 26th. But i spoke to Borbus and also had a look at the ibn jabal website and i do want to attend a course this summer, Level one: full time classical arabic. But all the sessions clash with the Rihla. Honestly i really want to go for this ibn jabal course, its just what i wanted, an intensive arabic course. I'm not exactly sure what is taught in the rihla. Even if arabic is taught i doubt it will be intensive and i think other subjects will be included too. Plus its so much more convenient for me to go to london for the ibn jabal course, and its only £200. The rihla cost $1100 i think, plus some complication of meeting the group in either canda, The US or the UK b4 departing. But the problem is my mom's friend introduced me to the Rihla, i said i wanted to go, i already told my dad and she will be disappointed if i pull out.

I still haven't submitted my application to either the Rihla organisers or the ibn jabal course. I'll do istikharah insha Allah then decide.

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Loneliness
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i was 'lonely' when i first came to IF. 'Lonely' in inverted comma because i made myself feel that way.

Insha Allah i can help you out. Just hit me on MSN anytime;

umarm21[at]hotmail.com


If i don't see you on MSN then maybe i'll just post something for you on this thread.

Ma'assalam
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Imams of the Haramain
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And with Arwa recording on DVD w00t.gif !!!!!! Almost definitely can't keep up with that!!! sad.gif

And understanding the khutba in arabic cry.gif

Ok, are there new renowned reciters of the quran other than Sudais and Shuraim. Apart from the 2 of them, the rest i've heard are good but can't beat S & S.

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Imams of the Haramain
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I must praise you guys for your enthusiasm on this thread. Masha Allah. jazakallahu bikhair. I tried to keep up with you guys, but it was taking ages to read all the posts i missed, then get the time to watch and respond in school. During the holidays i watch but have less internet access to keep up, then during school, no time to watch, not even on the net, plus a slow internet connection at peak hours.

You remember i suggested in Medina the Mu'azzin does not repeat the Allahu Akbar-s after the imam while in makkah the mu'azzin does. After daily observations, i realised it was somewhat random. Most times the mu'azzin repeats, but a few times not.

Ma'assalam
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Ball/prom
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Brother Mumaneen thanks for explaining my statement 'Allah forgives mistakes'. Jazakallahu bikhair.

Ladoo Bhai i think i know what you mean by aggressive da'wah that falls through deaf ears. LOL.

people who conform to peer pressure never achieve anything significant in life and are never special. But people who do what they really believe is right with conviction are the ones that always come up with great things, and they are the ones who control the people that conform to peer pressure if you think about it. So if anyone goes to the prom due to peer pressure then you are being led you will never lead others. Am i the only one thinking like this?

Ma'assalam
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Rihla To Medina
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just some corrections. It's in July (not juky) and you can get financial aid to go, yup free sponsorship if your application is accepted. The forms are on the website.

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What Do You Invisage?
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For a start, i think that the 'ideal' or 'dream' partner we are all looking for don't exist. But don't get me wrong, you can still make up your list of things you would like your partner to have, or be. Just that sticking to it will most likely mean no one will match your criteria.

I like sister Maryam K's kind of criteria. Its more to do with good manners and character a muslim should have. This is more realistic than superficial kind of criterias that concentrate on looks like the partner must be this tall...

I think for most people in the end, when they fall in love, they will compromise or settle or be happy with what they can get.

What do i envisage??? Saying a religious partner covers all the good characters one can expect, as a religious person should be as best as possible follow the sunnah, be kind, clean, cheerful, playful, patient...

The 4 criteria the prophet layed down are religion, wealth, status and looks. He advised us to choose a religious partner, then consider the rest.

Ma'assalam
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Robin Van Persie(arsenal Football Player)
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Assalamu Alaykum

i was really happy to hear this story. But we have to remember, it was a tabloid newspaper that reported this story, and upon all tabloids, it was News of the World (the king of rumors and trash news as some people say). So can anyone confirm this story in another way? Like if i had Van Persies phone number i would call him straight up and ask him. Remember rumors went round that Alan Smith became a muslim, just for some poor little muslims to ask him whether it is true, and he shouted 'NO' .

So for now i'll take your words that he is a muslim but i will be happy if a stronger source will confirm this.


ma'assalam
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Ball/prom
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Soon my school prom is taking place i've been having a lot of discussions with the muslims who want to go. What gets to them the most is like Brother Lailaha-illah also said 'its the last time we're going to meet'. Just as everybody would like to spend the last moments of their lives doing good, also spend your last moments in high school or wherever it may be, doing something good. Have good endings to everything. Like sister MM 04 suggested, an islamic party is good, a great way to spend your last moments in school with good people.

Another thing is the peer pressure. Peer pressure because everyone is talking about it. Saying 'Oh its going to be fun', 'you'll miss if you don't go'....Guys in my school talk and plan what they will do for their proms years in advance, organising their dates, cars, suits and what not.

My answer to this is, be patient. You will never lose out if you remember Allah and decide not to do something for his sake. The reward will be immense. Atleast if the prom is not haram, it is doubtful and keep away from what you are in doubt with to what your comfortable with, what you can happily do while everyone is watching you , especially Allah.

Brother Lailaha-illah, about your friend, don't forsake him. Show him with wisdom that what he did or what he is doing is haram. If he doesn't listen or keeps on arguing he is right to do what he is doing, then leave him alone and close that chapter by ending that discussion. Remember the prophet (S) said i guarantee paradise to someone who stops an argument even if they know they are right.

And trust me brother, don't be sad, you will see people doing so much wrong. You just occupy yourself with what Allah will hold you account for, and leave people to account with Allah for their own. If an opportunity rises to show them with wisdom that they are doing wrong, then take it and do it without intense arguments.

Ma'assalam
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Rihla To Medina
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I posted this a while ago but somehow it mysteriously disappered. so i hope you see this b4 it mysteriously disappears.

There is a deen intensive in juky running for about a month. It is possible to get financial to go on the trip. For more information. see;

www.deen-intensive.com

Insha Allah i will be attending and i would like to know if anybody is or is willing to go. You can tell me more about it if you have been to one of the deen intensives or know about. It is organised by Zaytuna.

ma'assalam smile.gif
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Ball/prom
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And i forgot to add me smiley face biggrin.gif smile.gif biggrin.gif laugh.gif smile.gif biggrin.gif

Happy day! Ma'assalam
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Ball/prom
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^^^of course sister mystique. Allah forgives mistakes.

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Ball/prom
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i think it's haram. Allah says 'Do not come near Zinah' and to me prom is one of those events that make one come close to zinah. There's also the extravagance in spending for the prom, drinking usually takes place, music that excites the evil desires. For alcohol, it is even haram to sit on the table where it is served. In proms this will usually inevitably happen.

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Poll: Do you have "pictures" in your house
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What's the conclusion? What do scholars conclude about pictures, especially family pictures hung up on walls, unlike portrait photohgraphs on ID cards which to an extent is necessary.

ma'assalam
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Is It Harder To Grow A Beard, Or Wear Hijab?
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Assalamu Alaykum

^^^^Yup yup, i agree hijab is harder. But that's just what i think, i might be wrong.

The muhammed ali story is wonderful!!!

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Assalamu alaykum

on the left top hand corner of my screen, it has 'Logged in as: Farouk1986' or do i need to do something else?
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Is It Harder To Grow A Beard, Or Wear Hijab?
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i'm sure most of you know Amr khaled. I've listened to several of his talks on TV and they are very good. He tries his best to convince women who don't wear hijab to wear it. But he wears a suit and shaves bcos leaving the beard is 'not compulsory'. i heard he does that to show that Islam is for everybody not just for the bearded men. It seems to be working though as he gets more and more followers.

Some people criticise him for not following sunnah ways, but kafir ways like his dressing in suit and shaving. Some people support him and say shaving is not compulsory and wearing suits is no problem, and his wearing suits and shaving has helped him guide many to practice Islam sincerely.

i dont have a beard yet. i've never shaved it and it hasn't grown yet. When it comes insha Allah, what's the ruling, fard to leave the beard and side burns, or.... I don't have a lot of knowledge on leaving the beard but the hadith i read seems to me like the prophet gave a command, not a suggestion or advice, saying 'trim the moustache and leave the beard'

Ma'assalam
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Football
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Assalamu Alaykum

I like crystal eye's new 'Allah banner' (is that what you call it?). I never found a good one to put for meself. Who knows where i can get one?

i've contacted POA, i think POA ought to say bye to us on the thread. but i doubt she even logs onto IF. Someone contact her so she can say bye to us on the football thread.

Sis Asmauk, just the right time for you to be back on the thread. Have you been reading what has been going on in the thread? Interesting stuff and you said almost exactly what i was going to say. 'Did liverpool have another easy draw?'

Chelsea- Liverpool ...... scary.

Chelsea-Arsenal tomorrow, wednesday night. a cracker. Arsenal haven't played Everton yet have they? i thought they were suppose to but didn't bcos of FA cup.

Ma'assalam
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I'll Be A Way For A While
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Assalamu Alaykum

May Allah help you through whatever ou're striving to do. Ameen- hasbunallahu wa ni'imal wakeel.

Are the weights exams? if they're exams i'm glad is not something that bad and may Allah help you with that. Ameen.

Ma'assalam
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if i'm not mistaken i can still see ads while this topic says 'ads-free skin' . I didn't mind it b4 but now i see haram pictures of women with uncovered hair.

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I'm Off
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Assalamuj Alaykum

Alhamdulillah i'm back nice and fine. i had a great time (ok may be not revision wise). Actually come to think of it, i made the security issue in Nigeria sound very bad. There is a security problem, but its not that bad if you see what i mean or should i say alhamdulillah we are fine.

I still have a lot of revision on me shoulders, and i think that will make me not frequently log on to IF. Insha Allah when i get time all tell you the highlights of my trip.

Sis- Zeinab your Nigerian? lived there, been there? Or if your not Nigeria and are muslim, you could be Lebanese. I know there are a lot of them in Nigeria.

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I May Not Be Here For Some Time
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May Allah give you and your mother good health. Your such a wonderful sister Ummammaar. Your presence will surely be missed. hasbunallahu wani'imal wakeel.

Ma'assalam
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Is It Harder To Grow A Beard, Or Wear Hijab?
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Assalamu Alaykum

haven't read such an interesting topic like this for some time.

Beard or the hijab can be more difficult or easier to people depending. its relative on the person'd taqwa, place, etc

The beard could easily be dismissed by people as this person is likely to be a muslim as non muslims also leave a beard. But how about a turban or a religious hat for men. This is also sunnah. I'm sure this will more distinctly show everbody this person is a muslim. Now then maybe the men will start to experience some of what it is like to were the hijab.

Ma'assalam
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Football
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Assalamu Alaykum everybody!!!

Alhamdulillah i'm back!!!

So do i need say more about Liverpool, or shall i just wait for your comments?................

Man U V Arsenal FA cup final. Fantastic. A cracker on my graduation day.

Lampard is really becoming a classy player. Now i think his better than gerrard. Gerrerd might regret leaving liverpool, but somehow i want him to leave. He keeps on saying the team needs improving when he needs a lot to improve. He's getting more inconsistent with time and pressure is on him. He seems to be handling it pretty badly.

Rahim- sorry its late (i travelled), but in answer to your question, i think football is worldwide and popular because its an easy game to play. Just a ball and that's it. So everyone around the world can play it unlike basketball where you need a rim, or cricket where you need bats, or golf where you need those sticks.... So people know the, and enjoy wathcing it. some people are football for life diehards, i think because they don't have other important things to do, especially those who don't have a religion and are out to have as much fun and joy in this world.

POA, Crysal eyes, rahim, i'm waiting for your comments. i'm sure you've watched or atleast heard the champions league results.

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> Islam In Kryjystan
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Nice sharing some information brother. Tell me more please, i'm interested. You live there? live in Russia? if so i did you visit?

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A Blondes Revenge
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Smart decision. Nice one!!!

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Forum: Just for Fun · Post Preview: #99879 · Replies: 11 · Views: 402

Imams of the Haramain
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Assalamu alaykum

Yup^^^ i think so. When i went to Makkah and madina, although i might not have been very observant, the pattern was consistent. In makkah, the mu'azzin repeats, in madinah doesn't. I wasn't the only one who observed this. A muslim brother even asked me why that is so!!!

May it was just coincidently when i was there. I was in saudi for less than a week doing umra in sha'aban. Anyway your observations should be more accurate than mine, since you guys watch the salats ona more regular basis.

Thanks

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The Exam
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Assalamu alaykum

500 students were writing an exam. It was time up. The invigilator announced stop writing. 499 students stopped writing, got up and gave in their papers. One boy kept on writing and writing. The invilator said, that's it. I'm not takin in your paper. The boy kept on writing. The invigilator ignored him and piled all the other papers. Suddenly the boy came up with his paper and tried to hand it in. The invilator said he had to obey the rules and he cant cheat. The boy pleaded, cried, but to no avail. He turned around with sunken shoulders and headed to the exit. The invilator felt pity for him and was tempted to collect the boys paper, but he stood frim to his decision. Half way to the exit, the boy turned around with confidence and came to the invigilator He asked the invigilator, 'do you know me?' the invigilator said No. The boy asked are you sure. The invilator hesitated whether the boy was the son of an important person, but the invigilator said No, i dont know you. The boy asked for the last time, Are you 100% sure you dont know me. The invilator said,No i don't no you. i'm sorry i cant help you. The boy smiled and put his paper in the middle of the pile of the other 499 papers which were kept on a table, then the boy ran off!!!


You get it? if you don't get it, the funnier. have a think and when you get it, you'll appreciate the story!

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Don't Blame Anyone
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Assalamu alaykum

Blame game

A thief came up to a judge with a crouching stick, he had a broken leg and said to the judge, 'your honour, i was walking down the road minding my own business. suddenly i spotted an open window. It was an invitation i had to accept. I opened the window, and before i got in, the window slammed down and broke me leg. so i blame the man who is accusing me of robbing him for breaking my leg. The judge asked the man, 'why did you have a faulty window that injured the thief' , the man said i blame the carpenter for making me a bad window. After all i payed good money for that. The judge asked for the carpenter, The carpenter said i made a bad window because i ate a bad pie that day, so blame the baker The judge said bring me the baker. The judge said, you baked a bad pie, that made the carpenter make a bad window that broke the thief's leg. The baker said, i blame a beautiful woman who came in to the bakery while i was making the pie. i got distracted and baked a terrible pie. So the woman was brought in asked why she distracted the baker. The woman asked how did she distract he baker, the baker said her dress. So the woman blamed the tailor for making such an attractive dress. The tailor was brought in, wasn't the smartest of blokes, couldn't blame anybody and so the judge sentenced him to be hanged. The tailor was a tall bloke, so the officer who was supposed to hang him said the man is too tall, his legs will land on the floor when the stool is removed. So the judge blamed the man who designed the hanging device and he was hanged!!!

Who do you blame ovrall? If you were the tailor, who would you blame to save your life?

Moral of joke: Take responsibility and dont find people to blame, rather acknowledge your mistake.

There are so many versions of this story i think.

Hope you enjoyed it and ma'assalam
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Football
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Assalamu Alaykum

just to add to the previous post, A brother in IF from Brondesbury college (Yusuf Islam's school) confirmed that football players came to his school and gave a speech. I think it was anelka, kanoute and i'm not sure if there were more.

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Football
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Allahu Akbar. Allahu Akbar. Allahu Akbar. I just read Nicolas Anelka is now a muslim. Tell me i'm late and you all know. So that's why he went to Turkey. What a good move for him. May Allah guide him to the straight path, and all of us. Ameen. Islam and football, i imagine how enjoyable that will b for Anelka in turkey.

I heard Habib Toure takes a praying mat to Highbury, someone told me he heard a commentator say Toure is fasting, while palying a match in Ramadan. Who else.... Kanoute, Mido...... i think that's all i know.

Ma'assalam
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Imams of the Haramain
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Assalamu alaykum

I'm sure you guys would have noticed this, but i don't know why its like that.

In madinah, the mu'azzin does not repeat the calls, 'Allahu akbar' after the imam. He does not even say 'Rabbana wa lakal hamd' after the imam says 'sami Allahu liman hamidan'. But in Makkah the mu'azzin does repeat the calls.

It might just me my coincidental observations, i don't know whether you have observed that.

Ma'assalam
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I'm Off
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Assalamu alaykum

I will be going to Nigeria insha Allah this easter holidays. Bi-iznillah i will be busy revising for my final IB exams. This means i will not be on the net as often. i will be back insha Allah in full swing on the 10th of april.

Please pray for my safe journey, nice enjoyable holiday with power and water supply 24/7 (yup, we have power and water cuts), succesful revision, and safe jorney back to school. And i do well in my exams. Same to all muslims in a similar situation to me. Ameen

Then the other part to it is i recently learned Armed Robbers invaded our home. They were 7, had guns, tied up all the security personal, broke into the house. But then alhamdulillah, Allah is Great, there was no one in the house. My mom, dad, all had travelled. So they left.

That's Nigeria for you. We live in terror throughout our lives that Highway robbers don't stop us on the street at broad daylight, and sometimes we have sleepless nights fearing armed robbers will break into our houses. The police are apparently the robbers and the enemy.

May Allah protect our lives, property from all danger. Ameen

Please pray for my safe journey, nice enjoyable holiday

Ma'assalam
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> Islam In Nigeria
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Assalamu alaykum

I started the forum for Krygyztan and not where i live!!! So here it is Nigeria. The muslim Nation. It seems to me that Islam's rise back to power will come from the roots of Nigeria. Yup that's right, ask me why if you want.

There's a lot to say about this great muslim nation, full of devout muslims, and great scholars, even though they are not the most renowned in the world. So when i thimk of something to say about Nigeria, i'll just post it here,or if you have any questions, insha Allah i will help you quench your thirst.

For now let me try find some articles for you to read about Nigeria;


http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/20...article05.shtml

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/20...article06.shtml

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/20...article04.shtml

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/20...article64.shtml

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/20.../article4.shtml

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/20...article02.shtml

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/20...article03.shtml

http://islamonline.net/English/News/2004-1...article03.shtml


Enjoy and Ma'assalam!!!
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Football
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Assalamu Alaykum

Alhamdulillah, i'm so happy i've been forgiven, and i have nothing between me and anyone. I hate something coming between my muslim brothers and sisters.

Rahim you listen to football on radio!!! Once i did that, didn't like it much but had to as I was camping in the wild. The radio commentators too biased on one side i think, so one doesn't get good game reflection. what's your question again?

POA!!!!! where have you been??? We miss you here!!! I hope your fine.

I will be on easter vacation insha Allah till 10th of April and will insha Allah be booking for exams. So i'll not be on the net regularly. So till you hear my post and after match comments later on insha Allah, especially;

Liverpool V Juventus

I hope Juventus dont make me a laughing stalk on IF, if you know what i mean.

Ma'assalam
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> Islam In Kryjystan
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Assalamu Alaykum

I think i got the first address wrong. here it is i hope;

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/20...article01.shtml

Add this for the read!!!

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/20...article04.shtml

If the links dont work, just tell me please.

Enjoy!!!

Ma'assalam
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> Islam In Kryjystan
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Assalamu alaykum

I'm just hearing about this country for the first time i believe. Here is an article i read about it. Ine of those mulim 'Tan' countries we know exist

http://www.islamonline.net/English/News/20...article01.shtml

Enjoy

Ma'assalam
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Asking Questions To Askimam Or Islamqa
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Assalamu alaykum

^^^^Islam online didn't directly answer your question? LOL. I like their responses actually, especially whe ni read the response they give to other people. They give personal counselling and fatwa. Although when i had counselling from them, they kind of didn't answer my question. But i think this is due to the communication method, it is easy to misinterpret information since its not face to face, or the counsellor wants some vital information to determine the problem or solution but doesn't have it in the initial post sent. Allahu a'alam

Ma'assalam
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Lights Out....or
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Assalamu alaykum

Great post sister!!! Well said and very modest of you to say its a useless post and your not expecting people to change from this. i say no no...This post is great. May Allah help us and guide us through all these tests. And may he not give us a test which we cannot bear. Ameen

Add to what you said sister, people basically fighting with each other in IF, and of course in the wider muslim world, muslims fighting amongst themselves. Subhanallah. May all unite us all muslims and give us victory over those who do not believe. ameen

Ma'assalam
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Forgive Me?
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Assalamu alaykum,

Great initiative brother- for setting an example and being courageous to post this!!!

Brother i forgive eventhough this is the first time i think we're posting on the same thread. I forgive you for what you might even do to me in the future. And so to everybody in IF, and everybody in the whole wide world, i forgive everybody. I ask every body to also forgive me for anything in the past, present or future. May Allah forgive us all too. Ameen

I heard this great hadith (but i dont have the source, so i don't even know whether it's authentic, but there's a good lesson from it i think)

The messenger (S) was in the Masjid and told the companions the next person coming into the Masjid is a man of paradise. This happened 3 times i think and the same person kept turning up. So the companions tried to find out why this person is a man of paradise. One of the companions spent time with him to find out. This man of paradise, slept through the night, and didn't do anything special that people could see. So thr companion investigating gave up and told the man of paradise that he has been observing his actions because of what the prophet (S) said, and asked the man of paradise what he does that is special. The man of paradise told him he doesn't know but he does something every night before he goes to bed. Before he goes to bed he forgives everybody for what they did to him hoping that Allah also forgives him for what he has done.

When A shocolar told me this hadith, i said to myself, why not forgive Bush for invading muslim lands and killing my muslim brothers and sisters, all the people who oppress the muslims and all people who do me wrong, for surely, Allah's torment is enough for them if they don't repent sincerely, i don't need to add more torment on them. Also i might have oppressed so many people in ways i do not perceive, or hurt them, or cause them harm without knowing, so i hope Allah also forgives me for my own short comings. Like an example, i made some comments in a thread in IF and someone called me a hypocrite. Up till now i dont know why what i said was hypocrital, but it might have been hypocrital, so i asked for forgiveness and may Allah forgive me.

Ma'assalam
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Imams of the Haramain
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Assalamu Alaykum

thanks guys for answering me questions. Grateful!!! biggrin.gif

Ma'assalam
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Asking Questions To Askimam Or Islamqa
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Assalamu alaykum,

I dont know about the sites your talking about unfortunately. You can try www.islamonline.net - 'Ask The Scholar' section. I think they take 10 questions at 2 o clock everyday. They have a good reliable service, good responses.

Hope this helps.

Ma'assalam
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Football
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Assalamu alaykum

Ok i read the last post crystal eyes posted. At first i was happy with the way you replied, your approach and everrything, alham dulillah i think its all OK.

But then you said;

'no one is offended, it just ain't nice to see hypocricy wallahi, you were willing to join the thread a discuss and now it seems you think back on it, just because some think l'pool will lose?'

I had butterflies going through my stomach reading that. I think we're misunderstanding each other, as usually occurs when football is discussed. I acted hypocritically? May Allah forgive me for that. I'm very sorry. Now i feel all bad. Maybe its time to say bye bye to this thread. I'm sorry if i offended anyone. Please all should forgive me.

Ma'assalam
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Football
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QUOTE(Crystal Eyes @ Mar 23 2005, 08:26 PM)
Asalamu Alaykum

Dear Brother Al Furqaan both women and men play football, separately of course just like nearly all of the sports played. You ask is it beneficialأ¢â‚¬آ¦.yes, sports keeps up in good health, and stops us from being obeseأ¢â‚¬آ¦is that not a good thing? idle chit chat is something of little use, which this thread is notأ¢â‚¬آ¦please if you have any queries speak to Amu Dot and not flame for no reasonأ¢â‚¬آ¦.anyhoo back to the main point of the thread.

Jizakallah khair ukht Zeinab.

What do you think of the fact that Chelski, Jose Mourniho and Ashley Cole are all being charged by premier league for the meet up in the London hotel and breaking 2 rules? I am sad at the fact that one of our players is in this trouble cry.gif but Chelski being in trouble is just all the happiness Iأ¢â‚¬â„¢ve been getting recently! w00t.gif lol.
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Assalamu Alaykum

^^^^football 'stops us from being obese' - i don't see how watching football can do that, on the contrary it can do just the opposite.

You guys keep on coming up with biased comments. You blame chelsea for everything. To be fair, why dont you blame the whole Arsenal team bcos Ashley cole was charged? But Mourinho was charged and its 'Chelsea.....' .

You justify hating chelsea for doing bad stuff and my point is, all the other football clubs do bad stuff, so why dont you hate them all and stop watching football. Isn't it enough to even hate all the teams because they have kafir players who we know drink alcohol and commit adultery and so on? If that's not bad enough then i dont know what will be. If you want to enjoy your football, i don't see the point in having double standards and hating some football clubs and liking others when they also clearly have or do things that are bad enough.

Liverpool V Juentus - I agree Juve are favourites to win. But don't forget the comments you guys are making about how Liverpool will lose. Later on we might see 'of course every team can beat this team bcos they played rubbish' and stuff like that.

(I hope i'm not offending anyone, we just have different views and i'm expressing mine. biggrin.gif biggrin.gif biggrin.gif )

Ma'assalam
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Imams of the Haramain
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Assalamu Alaykum

Ok for a start, i haven't being following this thread but it looks like the most lively, longest going with a lot of posts- maybe the record holder in IF.

Anyway what's 'bisht'?

It seems like you guys watch all the 5 prayers in the haramain every day. is that right? That's great, how do you get the time to watch all, which channel? Don't you guys go to school?

Plus someone mentioned sheikh hudaifi being arrested, but it seems he's now around. i thought once they are arrrested, no one hears about them for life and the keys to their prison wards are thrown away. That's what i heard sheikh faisal of UK say (he has also been arrested i heard).

sudais quran recitation is the best i think, but after you listen to it for long, and then it comes to shuraim's turn, Shuraim's seems better. just fantastic!!! Who is sheikh hudaifee? what's he famous for? never really heard much about him. is he also one of the great quran reciters?

Ma'assalam
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Better Late Than Never
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Assalamu Alaykum

The Makkah part was a great read!!! Funny how guys didn't want to be patient and ended up in a worse situation. The patient always win!!!

Ma'assalam
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Fashion Takes A Vow Of Chastity
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Assalamu alaykum

^^^^^^^^Yup, i like the analogy by 'Jannahj', i tried to think of an analogy to compare the clothing with abstinence and how it won't work, but couldn't. So all credit to 'Jannahj' - Great analogy!!!

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Fashion Takes A Vow Of Chastity
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Assalamu Alaykum

I don't think the campaign will be succesful. It takes a lot more to abstain than just wearing 'I want to Abstain' on clothing that do not promote abstinence at all themselves. On the contrary, they might do just the contrary, people buy the abstinence clothing, want to show it off, temptation, then its all over.

Ma'assalam
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Better Late Than Never
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Assalamu alaykum

Great story, i wonder why you hesitated to share it. What's special about the Imam Soyooti Tafsir. it sounds very important(you spaek arabic? If you do that's great for you). When i went for Umrah, almost all the books, interesting titles and so on were in arabic, but i can't speak arabic cry.gif insha Allah i will learn it. Can i also share my Umrah stories after you? Yours made me excited remembering my Umrah.

Hope the Makkah part is even more interesting and longer!!!

Ma'assalam
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Humour Of The Companions
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Assalamu alaykum

I read the link given about jokes; http://www.ummah.com/islam/taqwapalace/humour.pdf

It clearly said the prophet (S) didn't lie while joking. Any way for there are jokes i'm still doubting, it seems though the humorous stories did take place, but for some of them, i'm not sure people will find it funny if you do it to them, like the prank that someone is a slave, or slaughtering someone's camel and someone else pays for it, or someone sends you something, you thinking its a gift but then you later on find out you have to pay. Ithink some muslims won't even forgive you for some of the pranks that were meant to be humurous. So i still don't know the ruling when pranks are permissable.

Ma'assalam
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Humour Of The Companions
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Assalamu alaykum

As Sis Qassab pointed out, is it allowed to lie in order to make people laugh? I read a sahih hadith (i think narrated by bukhari) which the prophet (S) said 'Woe unto those who lie to make people laugh' .

So are these funny semi lie stories from reliable sources? Or is it one of those exceptions? if they are exceptions, i would like to know the ruling when they are allowed.

The story of someone whose clothing and stuff were taken away why he was sleeping, i think i've a hadith which the prophet (S) says muslims should not play with each others properties and gave an example with hiding people's shoes.

Also taking off the person's cloth and made naked? that doesn't sound good to me.

Then the food joke where someone hit someone with 'craudle' (or something like that), and throwing water melons at each other, isn't that waste of food? Is it allowed to playfully waste food in Islam? Is it courtesy to force someone to eat what they don't want to it, ans swearing they must eat it? So if the person doesn't eat it, 3 days fast!!! Doesn't sound good to me.

Most of the jokes sound a bit dodgy to me.

Hope someone can explain and justify them.

Ma'assalam
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Assalamu Alaykum

Common guys, why are you jealous of liverpool. the comments your making now are similar comments made b4 they played bayer leveurkeusen... they will lose...blh blah blah. And why aren't you happy for chelsea. POA anyone who thinks chelsea deserved to win is 'cracked' ?

CE, is it that you didn't want chelsea to win bcos of rumors that someone in chelsea made racist comments? Ethics and football. If you look at it that way, almost all football teams do unethical stuff. Like arsenal, just look at some of the arrogant staements they come up with. Man U of course we know. Liverpool, they even have a beer brandname on their jersey. As long as we do not support the bad things they do, and only enjoy our football, i think all is cool

I want to adopt a new policy... Liverpool is still my team but the rest, no hard feelings. They win, good for them. Not they cheated, they were lucky, and sought of biased comments.

Best player- Gerrard of liverpool
Best team- Chelsea

Insha Allah i'll come back and post more

(i'm in a hurry to go home. Sorry if i'm sounding.... not nice. Smile everybody)
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Something Bad Has Begun
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Assalamu Alaykum

This incident happened some time ago now. I hope it is for the better of Yusuf Islam, encourage him to keep on doing better in the deen.

I remember he said he was going to sue the american government... Anyone knows whether he did... or what happened?

Ma'assalam
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How Do You Handle Rejection?
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Assalamu alaykum

Brother, first and foremost, i see no reason why you should be down. It's not your fault at all as you said. So remember it was not your fault, it is whoever stopped the engagement proceeding for whatever reason. As people have already mentioned, be glad you are not to be involved with the family if that's how they are reacting. Imagine when you get married, i bet there will be a big fight over what language and culture your children will be raised up with.

You might not know, but if you accept this as something that Allah has decreed and you are patient all the way through even though it is difficult, then Allah has in store for you what is better in this life and ulimately in the next. As you said, getting married has been a big goal for you in life. If you put your head down, then you have already lost the battle when it is not over yet. Your not dead, your still alive and going on insha Allah so keep on looking for a partner, one of your goals in life and insha Allah, you will see how Allah will reward you for your patience. Insha Allah, you'll just look back at this event and say, 'what was the foss all about?'.

Finally, the underlying reason why you want to get married is to please Allah. You chose not to date or any kind of illegal ways out of this just for Allah's sake. You woll please Allah even more if you are patient about this thing, and keep on trying to please him in other ways, then he will take care of your marriage and everything else.

Hope this helps.

Ma'assalam
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Want To Take Some Action?
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Assalamu Alaykum

I'm lost. Can someone please tell me more about ARY

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Assalamu alaykum

Chealsea Chelsea!!! outclassed barca. I was happy they won bcos of ronaldinos comments that no english team will go through. Who does he think he is. Player of the year? well now his out, chelsea is through. Liverpool are on their way insha Allah, Arsenal need one more goal at the moment and not concede any in about 6 minutes.... Man U out- terrible performance. I'm behind the english teams in the champions league, even arsenal, just bcos of Ronaldinos comment.

But i have to admit, Ronaldinos goal was excellent. best goal
Mourinno... his the man

best manager- morino
best player- terry
best keeper- check
best team- chelsea

best everything... guess...Chelsea!!!

Ma'assalam
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Assalamu alaykum

Brother, you know usually the most patient people get the best. So you might just get that match amde in heaven, a fantastic pious wife. May Allah give you that. Ameen . Just remember the longer the wait and patience, the better the end result.

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Assalamu Alaykum brother

It's like i can feel your boredom as i read through your post. May Allah help you through your troubles. Ameen. I think it all boils down to your marriage. You do have goals you want to achieve in lie and i suppose marriage is one of them, and not being able to do it makes you feel down, like you are still at the same stage, not increasing your iman or learning something new. You even mentioned how you felt you will be a better person when you are a father.

So my advice to you is to go ahead and achieve your goal. Get married eventhough it might be a real battle btwn you and your parents. But you won't feel bored as you patiently try to find a suitable partner, try to compromise as best with your parents. No matter how long and painful the process might be, i think it will make you feel better, as your cahsing something and are getting closer and closer, and perhaps slowly but surely, you will achieve your goal insha Allah.

Hope this helps

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Marriage Is Necessary
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Assalamu Alaykum

I don't know whether you still need info. I guess you already know the benefits of marriage so i won't go into that.

The drawbacks... I read about a pious man, he might have been a companion of the prophet. He was asked why he didn't get married and he said something about how he can't be patient with himself, talkless of a wife and family, so it was better for him not to get married.

The main thing is, if the marriage will cause more harm than good, then it's better not to marry in the first place. For example when people get married without loving each other, or just only for sexual satisfaction, then eventually this will cast shadows letter on in the marriage in the form of lack of trust, frequent arguments and fights...

hope that helps

Ma'assalam
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Changing My Course
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Assalamu Alaykum sister POA

May Allah guide you to choose the best after your istikhara.

I dont know exactly the situation, but the last thing you want to do is start business information systems and find it hard as well or realise you dont like it. So what makes you strongly believe you will like the buss. comp. system and will do well?

At the same time of course, you do not want to continue what you really dont like and will not do well in. A similar situation happened to me bro, and after he changed courses, it was all good. He enjoyed it and is doing really well.

Ma'assalam
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Ambiguous Words On Clothing
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Assalamu Alaykum

Thanks guys for the comments.

I like Borbus' idea of wearing the shirt inside out, using it for sport, under a jumper... thumbsup.gif very practical.

I guess its one of those things that is best to avoid, not buying the shirt from the brand in the future, like Bro mansoor said.

How about the Fila and Lillah connection. I heard Nike even once had Allah under the soles of nike shoes. Should muslims be boycotting these kind of brands? Not even only in clothing, firms like Mcdonalds, Procter and gamble and the wholw list of them who financially support israel.

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Islamic Way
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Assalamu Alaykum

I think we should be using the islamic hijri calendar in IF, or atleast side by side with the georgian calendar. I wanted to put my islamic birth date in me profilr but i couldn't. The prophet (s) i think loves muslims to be different and exceptional in everything they do. That's why he said we should cut our moustache and leave the beard, opposite to what the jews and christians were doing.

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Where Is Best
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Assalamu Alaykum

POA, have you been reading what's going through me mind? Exactly as you said it, unfortunately i just have to dwell with the universities i've already applied to. Application deadlines have passed for most unis, especially the good ones like Cornell and other Ivy leagues. And as you said it POA, i think if i has spoken to you and Asmauk earlier, i would have applied to UMIST and Liverpool. But that's qadrullah, i have to accept it. no worries smile.gif .

Its hard to come up with a final decision as what i hear sometimes is very contradictory. Like b4 i came to IF, i heard the worst about the University of liverpool. someone said 'not nottingham ' while someone said 'nottingham is good' . But no worries, your opinions have been very helpful.

At the moment this is me plan;

Any US college that accepts me, i'll go there insha Allah in the order, Stanford, Caltech then Berkeley or any other UC college.

If US doesn't work out, which seems like it won't for many reasons, including reasons i haven't yet mentioned in this thread, then the UK. Imperial firm offer, UCL insurance.

Mansoor $100,000, tell me that includes school fees in a year
Sister Ummammaar, sorry for calling you brother. Its because me name is Umar Farouk and when i saw your name i thought we were name sakes.

All y'all thanks and may Allah reward you for your contributions. Jazakallahu bi khair

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Assalamu Alaykum

How did you get this topic back on board POA? I hope you didn't threaten DOC that Rooney will come after him (Rooney has a scary face atimes you know)

Arsenal - Sheffield , Arsenal have so many players out. But they can win.

Football and rascism. Which bands? T-shirts and stuff like that? i 've seen only billboards of the 'Stand up, speak out' campaign. I'll try and get back to this tomorrow insha Allah

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Assalamu Alaykum

thank you so much brothers and sisters for the help! yes.gif .it has been really helpful.

So now insha Allah, i will choose imperial college for my firm offer in the UK. I don't know about my insurance offer though...King's college, i don't want to be going there now. I hope the troubles there isn't going to have a domino effect all over UK or london in the ISOC's. Is this also going on in the ISOC in imperial?

Brother Abdulmajid thanks for your contribution. can you please elaborate on if i want a pure academic life, go to imperial. is it that imperial is whack in all other areas? Management courses too easy... it will be great though to have a dual degree in engineering and business or management kind of stuff as far as i've been hearing. I prefer engineering like mechanical, electrical at the moment rather than life sciences.

Brother Borbus, thanks for your contribution. U've been to imperial? cool. i heard rumour that engineering students are overworked. So how much freetime and work would one have? Could one participate very actively as an ISOC member, a sporting activity and doing engineering?

Brother Ahm thanks for the links, great ones. I've seen so many different rankings and imperial is consistently ranked high.

That's the UK. Now let me move to.. the US.

Brother ummammaar, thanks for the contribution. Why did you say unless i'm a geek, not Caltech? is it boaring, only good academically... As for the application to UCLA, and the other University of california campuses, i've already applied to Berkeley and i think applicants not accepted are automatically submitted to other places like the LA one, Santa...So ididn't want to apply to so many, even though the more, the better chances. 'UC berkeley is very liberal'? what does that mean? too whack? I'm not bothered to apply to other places really. if i dont get a good college in the US, i might as well just go elsewhere like Canada or the UK.

Brother Xeo, thanks for your help. Actually, in the prospectus, like the stanford prospectus, it says international students that apply for scholarship, are the ones more likely not to get places, obviously because they prefer to give scholarships to US students. Alhamdulillah i don't need the scholarship and my grades are ok. I enroll in a british sysyem, so my grades are points in the IB, and GCSE grades. I got A's and A*s alhamdulillah.

I tried the SAT. It was a disaster!!! i didn't practice well and i got 1200. Although i checked the prospectuses, and my SAT grades are in bound with the accepted grade boundary in Caltech, Stanford and Berkeley, so i didn't bother doing more SAT tests.

Lastly to Canada

Canada i've been hearing is safe, good quality and value for price unis. But i heard its freezing cold. Canada is a bit like a consolation for me if i don't go to the US or UK. I wanted to apply to Uninversity of Toronto, as its the top university and there's islamic institute of Toronto. But i just prefer Mcgill for some reason. Plus the Toronto universities like Waterloo, queens, macaster... required me to apply to OUAC, then individually to the unis. A lot hassle and i also didn't want to spend over a 1000 dollars in applications all over.

Again thanks for all your contributions. I'm getting a clearer picture of where i want to go! Hope to hear from you guys again.

My MSN add is umarm21[at]hotmail.com . We can talk more in detail if any one of you is online.

Ma'assalam wink.gif
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Where Is Best
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Posted on: Feb 28 2005, 12:15 PM


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Assalamu Alaykum

I have received some offers from UCAS to study in certain universities in the UK.

The offers are from the following universities;

Imperial college london
Kings college london
University college london
Birmingham
Nottingham (about to send the offer they said)

I plan to study some sought of Engineering with something like business management.

Please i would like some advice from you on which university to choose depending on the location, the islamic environment, how good the uni's are (especially if you know someone in the universities or have heard about it)

By UCAS regulation i have to choose a firm offer which if my grades match to, i have no option but that university in the Uk, and an insurance offer to go to if i dont make me first offer. Or go through clearing and choose from wide range of universities that didn't give me offers if they have vacancies.

At the moment for UCAS i plan to choose Imperial college as me first offer, insurance offer i dont know. Please help me out. or should i scrap all offers and go through clearing?

Then i applied to US colleges in California;

University of California, Berkeley
California institute of technology
Stanford

Then in Canada i applied to Mcgill in Montreal.

Where should i go?

Ma'assalam
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I'm Confuesed Between...
Farouk1986
Posted on: Feb 28 2005, 11:29 AM


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Assalamu Alaykum

Sister may Allah help you through your troubles. Indeed Allah knows best what your going through.

How you respond i think depends on the situation and what has been done to you. 'Illuminate' has given you good guidelines that you can generally try your best to apply.

What are you going through, is it at the moment? Are you the only muslim sister around, which type of school do you go to, how old are you, what exactly are they doing to you? is it bullying or abue? by , boys or girls or even both? are they mocking your religion or something like your hijab? or is it just you are a common target and it's not necessarily because your a muslim?

So try and get support from friends, family or even school staff. Talk to them and tell them what is going on. Talk to someone you feel free to talk to , someone who can support you, help you, protect.

I hope all goes well.

Ma'assalam
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> Islam in Egypt
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Posted on: Feb 28 2005, 09:25 AM


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QUOTE(Nile_Salafy @ Feb 27 2005, 01:41 AM)
essalamu alikumu

i think he has a site some where, and i'm not sure it has english in it or no.

essalamu alikumu
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Assalamu Alaykum

I read in this thread that Amr Khaled is on exile in the UK!!! So what lies for him ahead in the future. Will he start tlak shows there, write books or stay silent and disappear.

Btw, his website is www.amrkhaled.net i think. There are some english translations of his talks.

Ma'assalam
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Former Model Follows Spiritual Path At Yale
Farouk1986
Posted on: Feb 26 2005, 07:53 PM


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Masha Allah. A wonderful story. I hope to meet great people like Dawood Yasin insha Allah. May Allah keep on guiding him and all of us. Ameen

Ma'assalam
Forum: why did they revert · Post Preview: #91459 · Replies: 1 · Views: 774

Super Model Reverts To Islam!
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QUOTE(mo2005 @ Feb 25 2005, 10:57 PM)
asalamu alaykom mashallah thats nice for the sister to find modesty you say shes italian does she speak fluent english if not or she needs quran translated in italian (also they was some italian translations on tawheed and aqeedah on the net) i have one copy which i have been trying to use with my parents as i am a italian revert many years now born and live in u.k.
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Assalamu Alaykum

Masha Allah. I think it would be a good idea if you and Mumaneen could try and co-ordinate so that you meet up with the revert as your both Italian living in London.

Ma'assalam
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