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DEATH: INEVITABLE FOR THE LIVING

By OYEWUNMI KAFAYAT OLASEYI The concepts "life and death" are in opposition to each other same as light and darkness, cold and heat. The Arabic word (Al- Mawt ( الموت ) death) core meaning is stillness, as everything that has life come to an end. sleep is similar to death, believers termed it the "lesser death." Going to sleep is death,…
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THE GLORIOUS MONTH OF DHUL HIJJAH

BY OYEWUNMI KAFAYAT OLASEYI The month of Dhul Hijjah is among the most sacred times in the Islamic calendar. A month marked by greater spirituality, we experience the Hajj and Eid el Adha, two very unique occasions dedicated to Allah (SWT). Many people are unaware that the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah are, without exception, the…
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IMPORTANT DUA FOR HAJJ AND UMRAH

By OYEWUNMI KAFAYAT OLASEYI The two most important Islam pilgrimages are Hajj and Umrah. Hajj is sometimes referred to as the big pilgrimage or the Pilgrimage, whereas 'Umrah is referred to as the minor pilgrimage. Hajj and 'Umrah both entail a pilgrimage to Makkah that includes rituals such as ihram, circumambulating the Ka'bah,…
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THE THREE FORMS OF HAJJ IN ISLAM

BY OYEWUNMI KAFAYAT OLASEYI Hajj is known as the pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, which every adult Muslim must make at least once in his or her lifetime. The Hajj is the fifth of the Five Pillars of Islam, which are important Muslim traditions and institutions. The pilgrimage rite begins on the 7th of…
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REPENTANCE: ACT OF FORSAKING SIN

BY OYEWUNMI KAFAYATOn the Day of Resurrection, all of humanity will be restored to their former bodily shape. On this planet, everything God created will come to an end at some point. Every human being, from the beginning to the end of time, will be resurrected and judged according to their actions. "Day of Judgment" is the name given to this day.
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