Whispers of the Night Soldiers

It was hard to tell what actually woke me up. It couldn't have been my alarm as my thumb reflexively hits the "dismiss" button within seconds, that's the only job it has throughout the night; my sleep was induced when it started raining so it wasn't the weather; it couldn't have been mosquitoes, I'm so …

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For the Dead

In the name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Death, as we all know is certain. What is uncertain, is the “when” of it. It is forever a reminder of how short life is and the certainty of returning to our Lord. Shaikh Muhammad bin Saalih al ‘Uthaymeen (RahimahuLlaah) said; “A person should …

Imaam Ash-Shafi’ee (رحمه الله): The lost lessons from his change from old to new fiqh school of thought.

Have you ever tried correcting someone on certain islaamic practice only to have it be argued that the opinion you cited is that of scholars from different geographical location or culture and therefore not binding on him? The matter might be such that it is not culture related and you may even have convincing proof …

What’s On Your Plate?

Introduction to balanced diet. You're probably thinking; "Ugh! this is going to be all about how yucky, healthy food is better than good old fashioned toxic, cheap, stress-free junk we prefer to consume" Well, let it be clarified that you couldn't have been more to the point if you tried! A balanced diet consists of …

How Classy Are You?

In The Name of Allaah, The Most Exalted in Might, The Most Dependable. All praise belongs to Allaah, Exalted is He above all they associate with Him as partners; The Most Knowledgeable, full of eternal Wisdom, Who has created man out of His boundless mercy, and set the criterion for right and wrong, that He …

The Beginning

“All set. After taking almost forever to dress up that morning I was finally ready, and it was time for the mirror. I aimed for my phone then stopped, change of plans, it wasn't a day for a phone-screen mirror. Everything was perfect. The shirt, the tie, the trousers I had to spend extra time …

The Evil of the Eye

Majority of muslims have come across gist regarding the evil eye at some point or another, but because this issue has not nearly been over-flogged enough or it may just be that a lot of people still regard it with levity, this article has thus been put together in an attempt to remind and/or further …

Natural Living: A Glimpse

A life of consuming only organically produced food or employing only natural everyday products do not fully capture the concept behind Natural Living, as there is more to it than food and skincare. Natural living is more encompassing. It covers all areas of life from nutrition, health, environment, energy sources to general lifestyle. To better …

Wars of the Youth, Battle with the Heart

In the name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, The Most Merciful. Undoubtedly, the youths of the 21st century are at war but the question is, with who? Being a muslim in today’s world is not a bed of roses and may Allaah, Glorified and Exalted is He, make it easy for us. We must however, …

​We Hear and We Obey: A Case Study of the Companions.

Let's remind you of the exemplary people of sami'naa wa ato'naa (we hear and we obey)......