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Report of South America Trip

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​ Throughout the trip through South America we observed the wonderful Dawah being carried out by a Jamaat from South Africa which has settled there. We also learnt that there are some blind girls living in Brazil, hailing originally from Palestine. T...
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Meal Times at Madressa Noor for the Blind

At Madressa Noor for the Blind, our students need to be at their physical and mental best in order to stay alert, be able to concentrate and feel active and healthy: all important to effective learning. For these reasons, we offer our students a whol...
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Cure for the Eyes From the Sayings of the Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him)

1. It is narrated from Abdullah bin Abbas that Nabi (S.A.W) is reported to have said: "Smear your eyes with "Ithmid" (Antimony). It clears the eye and grows the hair. And he claimed that Nabi (S.A.W) possessed a container from which he smeared his ey...
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Our Role Model-prominent Blind Sahabi - Abdullah ibn Umm Maktum (Radiyallahu Anhu)

Abdullah ibn Umm Maktum was a cousin of Khadijah bint Khuwaylid, Mother of the Believers (Radiyallahu Anha). He was amongst the first to accept Islam. He lived through the persecution of the Muslims and suffered what the other companions of the Proph...
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A True Muslim Leader

Once Hadhrat Umar (Radhiyallaho Anho), during his caliphate, was going on his usual rounds towards Harrah (a suburb of Madinah) with his slave Aslam, when he saw a distant fire in the desert. He said, "There seems to be a camp. Perhaps, it is a carav...
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The Miser and The Angel of Death

A miser had accumulated, by effort, trade and lending, three hunderd thousand dinars. He had lands and buildings, and all kinds of wealth. He then decided that he would spend a year in enjoyment, living comfortably, and then decide as what his future...
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500 Years of Worship

During a Jumah Khutbah in a small town, an Imam talked about the significance of saying "Insha Allah" (which means if Allah wills) when planning to do something in the future. After a few days, a man who had also attended the Khutbah was going to buy...
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The Importance of Saying Insha-Allah

During a Jumah Khutbah in a small town, an Imam talked about the significance of saying "Insha Allah" (which means if Allah wills) when planning to do something in the future. After a few days, a man who had also attended the Khutbah was going to buy...
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Home, Sweet Home

By Khalid Baig   "My own feeling is that we've pushed women too far," says Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, the 80 year old Harvard University doctor who is frequently called "America's Pediatrician," in a recent interview in the Los Angles Times. "We've...
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How To Make Your Life Better

It should be the desire of every Muslim to draw nearer and closer to Almighty Allah the most compassionate and the most merciful. By drawing closer and near to Allah we gain his help in every aspect of our lives in this world and to be merciful to us...
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Short Biography of Imaam Bukhari

The most important of all hadeeth collections, is of course al-Jaami' as-Saheeh of Imaam al-Bukhaaree. Al-Bukhaaree is said to have questioned more than a thousand scholars of hadeeth, who lived in places as far apart as Balkh, Merv, Neesaaboor, the ...
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The Bronze Dog

In 1934, a bronze statue of a dog called Hachiko was erected at the Shibuya Train station in Tokyo, Japan. The story of this dog is mentioned below. Hachiko was born in 1923 and was owned by Eisaburo Ueno, a professor in the agriculture department at...
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Da’wah (Presenting Islam to Non-Muslims): Some Useful Hints

(ICII Publications, 1993, International Council for Islâmic Information (ICII), MCC, Ratby Lane, Markfield, Leicestershire LE67 9RN, United Kingdom, Phones: (01530) 244944, 244945 Fax : 244946)   Da'wah, conveying the message of Islâm to non-Mus...
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Qur’aanic Braille Workshop - Dhaka, Bangladesh - April 2009

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Help Spread the Qur’aan

Teach Braille As a sighted Qur'ân Teacher, do you wish to teach the blind the Holy Qur'ân in Braille? If you are passionate about the above, please contact us. Our Outreach programme enables the blind living in any part of the world to read the Qur'â...
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The Man with the Magic Touch

Ayurvedic and Unani medicines are as old as the historic monuments of India. Both these find their roots in natural or herbal resources. In today's organic culture, they are once again internationally popular and sought after, for their innumerable b...
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Quraanic Braille Workshop - Madressa Noor for the Blind, South Africa - March 2007

All praise be to Allah. We have been very fortunate to organize our first local Quraan Braille Workshop for students at our centre in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa from the 26th to the 30th of March 2007. From the 11 Students that attended, 9 were f...
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Faza’il-e-Amaal released in mp3 audio format

For the first time in the world, Madrassa An-Noor for the Blind is proud to present an audio rendition of Faza'il-e-Amaal in mp3 format. Faza'il-e-Amaal is a vast treasure of fundamental Islamic teachings put together with great efforts by Shaikhul H...
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Jamiatul Ulama Tasheel Series now available in audio format

Produced by the Jamiatul Ulama of South Africa, the Tasheel series, a benchmark in Islamic Literature, is utilized widely by sighted students in Maktabs vastly spread across the country. In an endeavor to promote and create educational equality for v...
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Checkmate

Hanif Mankar who hails from Ahmadabad, India, is an exuberantly cheery and happy-go-lucky kind of guy. Addressing even strangers with a vibrantly loud, baritone voice he is optimally suited to his job as a cashier at the State Bank of India. He has a...
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