Islamic Studies
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“None of you truly believes until he loves for his brother (or neighbour), what he loves for himself”, a narration from Prophet Muhammadﷺ also ingrained in almost every faith on earth. How many fond (or otherwise!) memories do you recall of your

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  “Just walk or swim for 20 mins, then you stop.” “Stop to rest, then continue the workout, right?” “No, stop to finish. Just 20 mins, any extra is bonus.” “What? That sounds like my kind of workout regime! I

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Like an old friend, she’s back again – Ramadhan, the month of Qu’ran, mercy, serenity… and food (or lack thereof). Today though, we’re just going to talk about one superfood – the date. We are all familiar with the common

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When I started with the first part of this article it was with the intention of reminding myself and the ummah about the simple things in life which we often neglect, that eventually become our undoing. The second part was to

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What else is there to know about fasting? The topic sounded dry to me. What new knowledge could I possibly learn from this course that could change the quality of my fasting? And fiqh?? Sounds like those do’s and don’ts

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Have you ever seen someone place a chair, cushion, water bottle, handbag, or anything else, in front of them before they begin solah (prayer)? Or maybe they chose to pray facing a pillar or wall despite the large space available?

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A husband and wife were driving home when they passed by a civic centre that was filling up with people. Husband: Do you know what is happening in there? Wife: I heard the local councillor Norin Izzy is having a

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Bismillahirahmaninrahiim. AREES Training Centre was established in collaboration with AREES University on June 11th 2014 and is located in Kota Damansara, Kuala Lumpur.  The programs offered currently are a Diploma in Islamic Studies, an Advanced Diploma in Islamic Studies, and

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  It had been a long day at the office dealing with laborious monthly reports, meetings going around the mulberry bush, and elevator rides where we stand with our eyes glued to the mobile phone instead of trying to connect with

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At some point in their lives, most Muslims consider the possibility of learning Arabic. Like any other, I went through this process – thinking: “I don’t need to know Arabic to go to Jannah”, then: “I can understand the Quran

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