This post was originally published on this site

This post was originally published on this siteIn the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Ramadan Mubarak. May Allah accept from us this month— this month of Mercy, this month of the Quran. We can understand how difficult and confusing the debates leading up to the start of Ramadan have been and wanted to address a few points. Sadly, in some communities, some of the serenity and sweetness that

This post was originally published on this siteThe holy month of Ramadan is upon us. While people get excited and dedicate every minute they can to worshipping Allah , Ramadan is also a good time to create good habits that please Allah , and to better oneself in our daily routines. Making your Ramadan a Green Ramadan, is a pledge to reduce bad habits from previous years that we do

This post was originally published on this siteBy Hamza Vohra   Without a doubt Allah’s speech is a calmness to the ears. But like many, I never felt content with trying to understand the message in a language other than in what it was revealed. After graduating from the University of Connecticut last May, I decided to pursue my goal of learning the language of the Quran in a country

This post was originally published on this siteBy Karimah bint Dawoud   Most of us are already aware that food is divided into three basic nutrition categories: fats, carbohydrates and proteins.   WHY PROTEINS? Proteins -more than any other category- gives us sustained energy, and can be found in a variety of foods; meat (beef, lamb, chicken, poultry, fish), diary, nuts, beans, seeds, legumes and pulses Excess protein is not stored in the

This post was originally published on this siteBy Shaykh Al-Islam Mufti Taqi ‘Uthmani, translated by Umer Ansari Translator’s Foreword: The following is the first formal introduction to Al-Mudawwanah Al-Jāmi’ah: The Hadith Encyclopedia in the English language. It has been formulated based on the Arabic Muqaddimah penned by Shaykh Mufti Taqī ‘Uthmānī at the beginning of Al-Mudawwanah Al-Jāmi’ah, the Urdu introduction by our esteemed Shaykh that was published in Al-Balagh Urdu

This post was originally published on this siteWhy arena��t Muslims combatting Climate Change? As an American teen, nature lover and outdoor enthusiast, I am daily bombarded with worry and stress about the environment and climate change. My generation should be the caretakers of the earth because we will be affected. We will face great environmental catastrophes and weather changes that will force us to change our ways. Perhaps ita��s already

This post was originally published on this siteTo appreciate creation, we should appreciate creatures. Last summer, I was at the Grind Café, on Main Street. I was sitting near the window, trying to get some writing done. But I got distracted by a loud buzzing. A bald-faced hornet was trying to get back outside. It flew, rested, flew, rested, and then crawled down the side of the table. This hornet

This post was originally published on this siteBy Afshan Khan   The Muslim fashion industry is growing, and is expected to grow even further reaching $327 billion by 2019, according to a study by Dinar Standard. It’s no wonder then, that over the last few years major retailers and  brands are actually recognizing our needs and representing us – I mean, we are after all a considerably large, and profitable


Apr 2018

Earth Day 2018

This post was originally published on this siteEarth Day is upon us, a day celebrated by the world to generate awareness on protecting our planet. Earth day started in 1970, and has become a very popular event where people plant trees, clean up parks and rivers, and campaign critical efforts. The struggles our planet faces is one of the most important topics of discussion and should be discussed in our

This post was originally published on this siteThe Story of Mūsā: A Story of Optimism Part 1 In the previous article we spoke of the optimism contained in the story of the Prophet Mūsā . In particular, we looked at the verses of the Qur’an in which Allah relays the story of his birth and the actions of this mother. The story of Mūsā is one which is filled with