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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-Musl...
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Qur’aanic Braille Workshop - Dhaka, Bangladesh - April 2009

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Help Spread the Qur’aan

Teach BrailleAs 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'ân ...
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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 be...
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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 Ha...
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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 vi...
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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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Du’as in the Life of a Muslim now available in audio format

Encompassing all the Supplications or Du'as that enhance the virtue of every facet and aspect of a Muslims daily life. Du'as in the life of a Muslim is regarded as an invaluable asset to, and necessity for every Muslim household. Ranging from Du'as t...
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Our student, Abdullah Hodgson (England) goes for Hajj

Brother Abdullah Hodgson, a revert student from Dorset in the United Kingdom, fulfilled one of his fundamental obligations as a Muslim, and also realized a fervent dream, when he was blessed with the opportunity of undertaking the difficult journey-t...
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The work has begun

All praise is to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds, Peace and Salutations be upon our beloved Prophet Nabi Muhammad (SAW).It gives us pleasure to bring to your attention, that renovation and construction work has begun of our new home in Cedara. Due to s...
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Quraanic Braille Workshop - Mumbai, India - April 2009

All praise to Allah (S.W.T.) who gave us the opportunity to conduct a second Qur'aanic Braille workshop in India. We had previously conducted a workshop in 1995 at Madrasa Arabia Islamiya, Jamnagar, Gujarat.Recently some senior officials of the Deeni...
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Qur’aanic Braille Workshop – Limbe, Malawi – July 2009

All Praise is to Allah (S.W.T.) the Lord of the worlds and Peace and Salutations be upon our beloved Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H.)We thank Allah for giving us the opportunity to conduct our second Qur'aanic Braille Workshop this year in Malawi.Our host...
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Winner of the 2009 Corporate Investment Social Award

Madrassa An-Noor for the Blind is a one of a kind specialist non-profit Islamic institute catering for the needs of the visually impaired and is presently based in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.Founded in 1986 by Moulana Hassan AK Murchie to meet th...
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Report on Madressa An-Noor For The Blind's Visit To Egypt

Dates: 14-17 December 2009Venue: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt.Synopsis:All Praise is to Allah and Peace and Salutations be upon our beloved Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) Our team (Moulana Murchie and Yaseen Mahomed) from Madrassa An-Noor f...
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