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10 Days of Dh Al-Ḥijjah | ʿĪd Al-Aḍḥā

Dh al-Ḥijjah, ʿArafah, Uḍḥiyah, Takbīrāt, Ayām al-Tashrīq, and ʿĪd al-Aḍḥā We’re about to enter the greatest days of the…

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Prophetic Guidance for the Solar Eclipse

Next Monday, August 21st, there will be a solar eclipse. This is when the physical disc of the moon…

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Zakāh on 401 (k)

It is a very common practice among the Muslim community for individuals to pay their zakāh during the month…

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Zakāh on Gold and Silver Jewelry

Zakāh is one of the pillars of Islām. As the Prophet ﷺ told us, “Islām is built upon five:…

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Winter Quarter 2017 | IOK Chaplaincy Update for UCLA, USC, and UCI

As the winter break came to an end and the campuses started to come back to life we resumed our usual activities at each location. The new year was filled with all kinds of uncertainty with the then incoming…

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November & December 2016 | IOK CHAPLAINCY UPDATES for USC,UCLA & UCI

November led to the end of the quarters and semester at the various campuses. For office hours and study circles our efforts continued as usual. The major event that affected all campuses this month was the Presidential Election. On…

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Fall Quarter Update 2016 | IOK CHAPLAINCY UPDATES for UCR

UCR Chaplaincy got off to an early start in the 2016-2017 calendar year as Shaykh Ahmad met with MSA leadership in early August in order to discuss and plan for services during the upcoming school year. It was a…

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