August 12, 2022

For some people, the global pandemic has been a time of reflection and strengthened religious beliefs. For others, it has been a time of doubt and questioning. COVID-19 has forced people to confront their mortality, and for some, this has led to a renewed sense of faith. Those who already had strong religious beliefs may have found them even more strengthened during this time. The pandemic can be seen as a test of faith, and those who have come through... Read more

August 8, 2022

The Quran is the holy book of Muslims and the foundation of their belief and practice. The word ‘Quran’ means ‘the recitation’. It is the word of Allah(SWT) that was revealed to the last prophet Muhammad (PBUH). It is also regarded as a miracle by many Muslims, due to its beauty and depth of meaning. Muslims believe that the Quran is a guidance for all of humanity and that it contains the eternal truths of God. How was the Quran... Read more

July 29, 2022

It was a cold winter night as I lay in my bed to sleep. There is a deafening silence in the house. I closed my eyes and the memories of the day started playing in my mind. As my thoughts progressed, I started thinking of my past happy and cheerful memories. And then it transitioned into negative memories of the day I lost my loved ones. My mind got stuck on that particular day and all the negative emotions started... Read more

July 18, 2022

“Fashion is a distinctive and often constant trend in the style in which people present themselves.” Most commonly, fashion is defined as the prevailing style of dress or behavior at any given time. Fashion trends are often started by looking at other cultures. – Wikipedia. On the flip side, Modesty can be defined in different ways, but generally, it is seen as a quality that helps people to behave and dress in a way that avoids drawing unnecessary attention to... Read more

July 1, 2022

  In Islam, marriage is a sacred bond where two souls complete half their deen (faith). It’s also considered a social contract with varied duties and responsibilities attached to it. And, it is a Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) and an obligation upon every Muslim. It is stated in the Quran: “He it is Who created you from a single soul, and of the same did He make his spouse, that he might find comfort in her” (vii.... Read more

July 1, 2022

In Islam, Muslims have to fulfil five obligatory duties bestowed upon them — Shahadah (profession of faith), Salat (prayer), Siam (fasting), Zakat (charity), and Hajj (pilgrimage). As you see, fasting is one of the five pillars of belief for all Muslims. And, fasting is obligatory during the month of Ramadan. What is Fasting in Islam? Fasting is a state in which a Muslim abstains from food, drink, and sexual intercourse from dawn to dusk. This also includes smoking cigarettes or... Read more

June 25, 2022

We see images of perfect-looking people, overachievers, and couples going on dream vacations on Instagram. We may feel our life isn’t living up to these standards set by others who have it all together. Which makes us compare ourselves to them. We start feeling worse about what we have or the little progress or success in recent months/years. We don’t realize that this constant feed has a negative impact on us mentally and emotionally. You see, Instagram has its perks... Read more

June 16, 2022

A legacy is something that is passed down from generation to generation. It is something that we leave behind for our children. This is not just material wealth. It is also the values we live by and teach them. We need to leave a legacy for our children because it is a part of their inheritance. It is something that they can look back on and learn from. So, how can we achieve that? Well, it’s not easy, but it’s... Read more

June 8, 2022

Menstruation can be a difficult time for many Muslimahs, especially if they are active in their worship. It can make you feel cut off spiritually and might even make you feel more distant from Allah (SWT). And if your periods and the month of Ramadan coincide, then you ought to feel dejected.  The idea that you cannot participate or engage in acts of worship during your cycle is quite common but may not be completely true. So, how can you... Read more

May 31, 2022

Muslim Women and feminists are considered to be the two ends of a string. It’s a popular notion among people that if a woman is a Muslim, she can’t be a feminist and vice-versa. The idea that feminism and Islam cannot coexist is rooted in cultural norms, not religious ones. If we study Islam – the Quran, hadith, sunnah, and Islamic history, we will know the status of women in Islam.    Firstly, let’s see what a feminist movement is... Read more

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