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Sisterhood

Regardless of our ethnicity, the language we speak, our social class, social status, skin colour, wealth or lack there of, as sisters in Islam we are all united and bonded by our belief in Allah and His last Messenger(peace be upon him). "As a Muslim you really feel part of a global community regardless of where...
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Community

Light of Mercy is an organization bringing Muslims together across the GTA and beyond to learn the essentials about Islam, socialize and help bring New Muslims in an open, compassionate, non-judgmental environment. We welcome new Muslims, non-Muslims and those who are just curious about the Islamic faith....
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1st Caliph – Sayyiduna Abu Bakr

Sayyidina Abu Bakr as-Siddiq Shaykh Gibril Fouad Haddad Abu Bakr al-Siddiq, `Atiq ibn Abi Quhafa, Shaykh al-Islam, `Abd Allah ibn `Uthman ibn `Amir al-Qurashi al-Taymi (d. 13), the Prophet’s intimate friend after Allah, exclusive companion at the Prophet’s Basin (hawd) and in the Cave, greatest supporter, closest confidant, first spiritual inheritor, first of the men who believed...
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2nd Caliph- Sayyiduna Umar Ibn Khattab

`Umar ibn al-Khattab ibn Nufayl ibn `Abd al-`Uzza ibn Rayyah, Shaykh al-Islam, Amir al-Mu’minin, Abu Hafs al-Qurashi al-`Adawi al-Faruq (d. 23). Among the Companions who narrated from him: `Ali, Ibn Mas`ud, Ibn `Abbas, Abu Hurayra, and especially his son Ibn `Umar upon whose narrations Malik relied in his Muwatta’. He was described as fair-skinned with...
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