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Imam Zijad’s Corner: BLESSINGS OF KNOWLEDGE

August 20, 2019

Blessings of KNOWLEDGE!Knowledge in Islam is a life-long JOURNEY!.. a person never stops searching for knowledge! Those who acquire knowledge, it leads them to the greatest awareness of the Creator – Innama Yakhsha Allahu Min ‘Ibadihil ‘Ulama (35:28) Seeking it is an act of worship (‘ibadah) and an Intellectual jihad! Studying it is praising Allah! […]

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Imam Zijad’s Corner: POSITIVE THINKING: WHAT IT MEANS?

August 13, 2019

POSITIVE THINKING: WHAT IT MEANS? Before putting the powers of positive thinking to work in one’s personal, family, professional, communal and societal life, one must first understand exactly what positive thinking is. By definition, the word positive means dealing with matters of fact; expressed clearly, or in a confident or decisive manner. However, in the […]

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Imam Zijad’s Corner: ETIQUETTE OF CELEBRATING EIDS

August 5, 2019

ETIQUETTE OF CELEBRATING EIDS Muslims should celebrate their Eids in the best way they can. Here are some etiquette with which Eids should be celebrated:  It is recommended to take a bath on the morning of Eid. Imam Ibn Qudamah said: ‘It is recommended to perform Ghusl for Eid. Ibn Omar would perform Ghusl on […]

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Imam Zijad’s Corner: True Meaning of Sacrifice in Islam

July 30, 2019

When we hear a word ‘sacrifice’, we usually think of an animal sacrificed in the name of Almighty Allah, but sacrifice in its true sense means, ‘giving away something of immense value and importance for the sake of Allah alone.’ This something could be measurable like wealth, like time or could be immeasurable like feelings, […]

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Imam Zijad’s Corner: VIRTUES OF ZUL HIJJAH: YET ANOTHER AMAZING LIFE OPPORTUNITY

July 23, 2019

 Imam Zijad’s Corner:  VIRTUES OF ZUL HIJJAH: YET ANOTHER AMAZING LIFE OPPORTUNITY Even if you are not going to Hajj this year, you still can immensely benefit from these superior Days (10 days of Zul Hijjah) for Righteous Deeds… It is from the Grace and Mercy of Allah to the believers, to specify for them […]

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Founder’s Corner: Visiting the Sick, Elderly and Newcomers

July 23, 2019

1. Quote Success may be defined as being courageous to forgive who have hurt us or who have enmities with us, better to reconcile to make them friends again. 2)Visiting the Sick, Elderly and Newcomers SNMC is a unique organization in many of its activities, one such activity, is the weekly local visits. We should […]

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Imam Zijad’s Corner: True Meaning of Sacrifice in Islam

July 16, 2019

True Meaning of Sacrifice in Islam When we hear a word ‘sacrifice’, we usually think of an animal sacrificed in the name of Almighty Allah, but sacrifice in its true sense means, ‘giving away something of immense value and importance for the sake of Allah alone.’ This something could be measurable like wealth, like time […]

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Founder’s Corner: Family Relationships: Communication, Compromise and Compassion

July 16, 2019

1. Quote Whoever does a good deed, it is for himself, who ever acts an evil, it is against himself. 2)Family Relationships: Communication, Compromise and Compassion We haven been actively involved in the community for over 20 years and have seen many of the family relations are broken due to lack of communication or misunderstanding […]

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Imam Zijad’s Corner: LESSONS FROM THE FAMILY OF IBRAHIM

July 9, 2019

LESSONS FROM THE FAMILY OF IBRAHIM The story of Ibrahim (as), his wife Hagar and son Ismail is a significant story in our tradition. Ibraham was chosen to lead humanity in its dark period. His legacy as a Prophet and a great leader is a living memory to mankind. What is it that we can […]

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Founder’s Corner: SNMC Masjid:Design Vision,Windows, Entrance and Domes

July 9, 2019

1. Quote God made the Quran easy to Prophet Muhammed in his own language that mankind might be reminded. 2)SNMC Masjid: Front Windows, Entrance Signs and Domes SNMC Center and Masjid which vividly shows Muslims presence in the heart of Barrhaven, serving since June 1998, is a unique family and community-oriented service organization in its […]

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