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The Day of Arafah

Jabl ar-Rahmah (the Mount of Mercy) is the mountain that lies in the plains of Arafah. It represents the beginning of man’s creation. The Mount of Mercy which stands about 70 meters high, is a granite hill to the east of the Holy City of Makkah. It was on this Mount that Adam made sincere dua … Continue reading

Eid Mubarak

Eid-ul-Adha Mubarak!

Eid Mubarak!

Remember the prisoners this Eid

Moazzam Begg: The Best of Times 27/08/2009 I first read the Dickens’ classic, Bleak House, in solitary confinement, Camp Echo. The concentric part of this story is based on the fictitious – though accurately representative – and never-ending case of Jarndyce vs Jarndyce which ultimately consumes and destroys the lives of it’s central characters, rather … Continue reading

The Virtues and Sunnah of Jummah

By Hamza (*modified) Virtues of Jummah Ali Ibn Abu Taalib (RA) narrated: on the pulpit in the mosque of Kufah: When Friday comes, the devils go to the markets with their flags, and involve people in their needs and prevent them from the Friday prayer. The angels come early in the morning, sit at the … Continue reading