The Way of the Prophet (PBUH)

Islam and Climate Change – Blog Action Day 2009 Special

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To realise the Greatness of Allah we really don’t have to look far, time and time we hear the Scholars say to see Allah’s Greatness look at the sun, the sky, the trees, his animals and you will see Allah’s Greatness.  You see, Allah has created such a beautiful world [...]

The Role Model to End all Role Models!!

The Role Model to End all Role Models!!

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Most role models these days tend to be the famous celebrities that we see on the screen or in print everyday.  They range from your  beautiful film stars, soap stars, right through to the latest fashion models, sports men and women and also increasingly, as money is taking over our [...]

The Hidayahblog Guide to Combating Swine Flu

The Hidayahblog Guide to Combating Swine Flu

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At the time of writing, the current Swine Flu pandemic has claimed 29 lives in the UK with experts saying that unfortunately more loss of life is to follow.
So how do you beat it? How do you protect yourself from one of the most deadliest viruses on this planet right [...]

No Country for Romanians

No Country for Romanians

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Well I’m sure you’ve all heard and read about the Romanian families who have decided to quit Northern Ireland as a direct result of the violent racist attacks they endured over the past couple of weeks.  Yes, it seems, that some of the residents of Northern Ireland think that they [...]

Honesty is ALWAYS the best Policy!

Honesty is ALWAYS the best Policy!

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Now as we all know for the last few weeks, all we have heard is MPs and their extravagant expense claims. Many are being asked to stand down from their post and many are now being investigated further – whichever way you look at it, it ain’t good!
But one thing [...]

Work Hard, Play Hard and Pray Harder!

Work Hard, Play Hard and Pray Harder!

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As I was going to the Masjid (Mosque) to pray Asr yesterday, I met one of my friends from way back.  Quickly walking into the Masjid, I asked him how he was (as you do!), to which he replied with the strangest comment.
He said, ‘Oh you know, work, home, work, [...]

Pure Heart – Brave Heart

Pure Heart - Brave Heart

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So why have there been no posts on Hidayahblog recently?  What have I been doing for the last couple of weeks?
Well first of all I have to apologise.  Factors including coming home late from work (I know, it’s no excuse!), organising the recent practical demonstration on how to wash a [...]

Rise to the Challenge

Rise to the Challenge

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Alhumdulillah (all Praise belongs to Allah) I count myself very lucky indeed to have heard the talk by Moulana Zahidur Rashdi in Zakaria Masjid on Sunday 19 April 2009.
It was billed as the challenges facing the Muslims and was indeed a very refreshing, and thought-provoking talk by the scholar.
He focussed on [...]

Mothers Day?

Mothers Day?

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A day in which we celebrate our amazing mothers, a day dedicated to them, so what do we do buy them flowers, some chocolate etc. but do we truly value our mothers. What status do our mothers really hold?
A man once asked the Prophet to whom he should show the [...]

The Fear Factor

The Fear Factor

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In Islam, one of the steps to understanding God and building your relationship with Him is the concept of fearing Him.
Why fear?
Because as we all know, when any human being fears another, they either try to stay away from that person or do what they can to please them so [...]