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Get ready for the last ten days of Ramadan – Freedom

As salaam alaykum! Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h.) said, “If any Muslim comes out of Ramadan without gaining forgiveness and goodness, he is a real loser.” (Ibn Hibban and At-Tabarani) The last ten days of Ramadan are very special days in the … Continue reading

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Preparing for Ramadan – Sha’aban 2 – 15 Nisfu Sha’ban Lailat ul Bara’at – Friday night in North America

Lailat-ul-Bara’at or Shab e Barat (as it is known in the Indian Sub-continent) is the night of the full moon of the Islamic month of Sha’ban. Some scholars equate this night with Lailat Mubaraka (night of blessing) which is mentioned … Continue reading

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Preparing for Ramadhan – Sha’ban 1

السلام عليكم My dear brothers and sisters. This weekend we enter the month of Shaban, alhamdul’illah. It is a great gift that Allah (swt) has allowed us to again come to this time of the year. And soon, insha’allah we … Continue reading

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An evening of Sufi and Qawwali music in Bengaluru

Nizami Bandhu bring the 750-year-old legacy of Sufi and Qawwali music in a performance in the city Source: An evening of Sufi and Qawwali music in Bengaluru By  Ranjani Govind March 21, 2019 12:17 IST Updated: March 21, 2019 16:22 … Continue reading

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On the shootings in New Zealand Mosques

It has taken me a couple of days and lots of inner inquiry to come to some kind of peace and respond appropriately to the recent horrific events in Christchurch, New Zealand. Not the least of my need for time … Continue reading

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