Daily Archives: June 3, 2013

Ahmed Deedat; A MAN WITH MISSION

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Born in the Surat distric of India in 1918, Ahmed Hoosen Deedat had no recollection of his father until 1926. His father a tailor by profes…sion had emigrated to South Africa shortly after the birth of Ahmed Deedat.

With no formal education and fighting off the extreme pangs of poverty, he went to South Africa in 1927 to be with his father. His farewell to his mother in India in 1927 was the last time he saw her alive for she passed away a few months later.

In foreign land, a boy of nine with no formal schooling and command of the English language began preparing for the role he was to play decades later without realizing it.

Applying himself with diligence to his studies, the little boy not only was able to overcome the language barrier but excelled in school. His avid passion for reading helped him gain promotions until he completed standart 6. Lack of finance interrupted his schooling and at early age of about 16 he took on the first of many jobs in retailing. Read the rest of this entry

Preparing Physically for Ramadhan

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PREPARING PHYSICALLY FOR RAMADAN:
Over the next couple weeks start to decrease the amount of times you eat per day. It can be a shock for the body to go from eating 5-6 times a day to only twice (sahoor and iftar). So not that we are a less than 40 days a way from fasting, start to reduce your 5 times to 3 times a day. That will still allow you to maintain a steady metabolism while tapering off to get the body ready for Ramadan.
(Continued via Fit Muslimah)