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The Sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim

Ustazah Nuurunnuur

The story behind how Eid al-Adha or Hari Raya Haji came about is well-known to Muslims and perhaps to some non-Muslims alike.

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Sacrifices in Islam

Ustazah Nuurunnuur

Eid al-Adha, or Hari Raya Haji as it is known in Singapore, marks the end of Hajj, the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca.

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Knowing When to be Humble

Dhaniah Suhana

In today’s culture of “if you’ve got it, flaunt it”, especially lauded in the media, at times it can feel like being humble gets you nowhere in this life...

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How Rasulullah s.a.w. Dealt with Grief

Dhaniah Suhana

Death is a natural part of life’s experience. Before our own deaths, many, if not all of us, would have experienced the loss of someone that we know or is close to us.

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Why Islam Does Not Condemn Dogs

Dhaniah Suhana

It is important for Muslims to realise that Allah s.w.t. has entrusted us with the earth and all of its resources. This means that the earth is not just an unconditional gift, but also a responsibility.

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Religion (Islam) vs Science. Really?

Dhaniah Suhana

In today’s post-modern world, it seems as if the pervasive narrative is that a person has to choose between religion and science, and cannot be of both.

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Rasulullah s.a.w. the Environmentalist

Dhaniah Suhana

Over the many years on this planet, the population of has mankind on earth has grown and keeps growing, and so has our technology. As a result, the amount of resources that we consume on this planet has been increasing as well.

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Laylatul Qadar – A Gem Everyone Is Searching For

Ustazah Nuurunnuur

Every Ramadan we often hear the term – “10 malam terakhir” or “the last ten nights”. What is it really with these ten nights? Why is it so important?

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How to Open the Doors of Sustenance

Dhaniah Suhana

In this era of consumerism, it is increasingly difficult for us to turn away from the wealth and luxuries of life. Certainly, the desire to own expensive things is tempting - from large houses, to luxurious, powerful vehicles, to the latest mobile phones.

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How to Obtain a Key to Heaven

Dhaniah Suhana

Stepping into heaven is a dream that is held by all people of piety. That is the place most beautiful in which all dreams can be fulfilled.

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Clash of Opinions - Are Tarawih Prayers 8 or 20 Raka’at

Dhaniah Suhana

All around the world, Muslims anticipate the month of Ramadan every year, a month in which Allah showers His limitless rahmah upon His servants who are mindful of Him.

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4 Bubur Not To Miss

Dhaniah Suhana

Every Ramadan, mosques all around Singapore give out bubur, or porridge, to the public.

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3 Muslims Who Made Great Contributions to the World

Dhaniah Suhana

When we discover the Muslims who have contributed great things to society, we are reminded that Islam has an impact that goes beyond simply within the Muslim community.

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3 Things Not to Get Hangry About This Ramadan

Dhaniah Suhana

Some people call them first-world problems. But these so-called little annoyances in our daily grind can really get under our skin - especially if combined with other factors, like being hangry (that’s hungry + angry).

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3 Things That We Can Glean From the Life of Rasulullah’s Daughter

Dhaniah Suhana

She was the youngest daughter of Rasulullah from his marriage to his first honoured wife, Khadijah Binti Khuwailid.

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3 Things to Share With Your Muslim Neighbours This Ramadan

Dhaniah Suhana

Ramadan is here! It is a time for Muslims to increase in their good deeds and reconnect with friends and family.

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5 Mosques To Pray Tarawih in Comfort.

LearnIslam SG

Ramadan is the only month in the year that Muslims carry out the Tarawih night prayers.

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Why This Ramadan is All About Mercy: Rahmah, Get Set, Go.

Dhaniah Suhana

Why should we show mercy (rahmah) first and foremost this Ramadan? Let's look to the Prophet s.a.w.'s examples for guidance.

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Wanna Get Dinner Together? Rulings on Inter-Faith Iftar

Dhaniah Suhana

As Muslims living in a diverse, globalised city, is there any rule against breaking our fast (iftar) with non-Muslim neighbours or friends? Here's the lowdown.

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The Devil's Advocate: Wastefulness in Breaking Fast

Dhaniah Suhana

We live in a society today where food and drinks have become very accessible. However, this does not give us any right to be mindless and wasteful; because this is a characteristic of the devil.

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Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word: 3 Ways to Help Reconcile Ties

Dhaniah Suhana

This is the simplest, and yet, hardest thing that we can bring ourselves to do this Ramadan. But don't fret, because these 3 tips will help you out.

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Ramadan Rituals and Practices - Getting 'Em Right

Dhaniah Suhana

We take a look at Ramadan rituals and practices, and the essential principles behind them to understand them well.

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How Did Rasulullah Exemplify Inter-Faith Relations?

Dhaniah Suhana

The Islamic law exists not only to preserve religion, but also to protect the freedom of beliefs. So how do we maintain our relations with people from different faiths? How did the prophet do it? Here are 2 incredible examples how.

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Are You Man Enough? Traits of the Ideal Muslim Man

Dhaniah Suhana

What does it mean to be a “real man” through the lens of Islam? In truth, there is no one single definition, because of the diversity of cultures and contexts in which Islam is being practised.

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3 Ways to Respond to Inappropriate Gifts

Dhaniah Suhana
Inputs by Ustazah Siti Nuurunnuur

In extending our rahmah towards our non-Muslim friends, Muslims are encouraged to share food, exchange gifts and wish each other good will. We have always been encouraged to live alongside those of other faiths and to get to know one another.

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3 Tips To A More Productive Ramadan

Dhaniah Suhana

How can we be more productive this Ramadan? Here are 3 simple things we can practise to make this Ramadan more meaningful than previous ones: Do more good deeds, read more, reflect.

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