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February, 2012

  • 20 February

    Ruku and Qaumah

    Ruku and Qaumah 1. Say the takbeer and go into ruku.[1] Note: The takbeeraat-e-intiqaaliyyah (takbeer which is recited when moving from one posture to another) should be commenced as soon as one begins moving to the next posture and only completed when one reaches that posture.[2] 2. In ruku the …

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  • 20 February

    Qiyaam

      Qiyaam 1. Face the qiblah.[1] 2. Keep a distance between both the feet (approximately 4 fingers) with the toes of both the feet facing towards the qiblah.[2] 3. Raise the hands up to the ears with the thumbs being parallel with the earlobes.[3] 4. Once the hands are raised …

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  • 18 February

    The Sunnat method of performing salaah for men

      Before Salaah 1. Wear decent loose fitting clothes (clothes with no inscriptions etc.).[1] 2. Ensure that the salaah is performed with a topee.[2] 3. Prepare well in advance for salaah before the salaah time.[3] 4. Prepare yourself mentally that you are going to present yourself in the court of your Rabb.[4] 5. Ensure that your …

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January, 2012

  • 28 January

    The Collapse of the Fourteen Towers of Kisra’s Palace

    On the eve of the birth of Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam), an earthquake shook the palace of Kisra, the Persian King, causing fourteen towers of the palace to collapse. The fire in the temple of Persia, which had been burning continuously for a thousand years was suddenly extinguished and Lake …

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December, 2011

  • 29 December

    The auspicious birth

    At the break of dawn on Monday the 8th of Rabi Ul-Awwal, corresponding to April 570 A.D., in the Holy city of Makkah Mukarramah, in the house of Abu Taalib, the greatest of mankind, the leader of the progeny of Aadam, Muhammad Mustafa (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) entered this world. It …

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