In shaa Allah, Idd al adha is upon us (31st July, 2020). Four of the twelve Hijri months (Islamic calendar) are considered sacred that is Rajab (7), Dhūl-Qa’dah (11), Dhul-Ḥijjah (12) and Muḥarram (1). “Indeed, the number of months with Allah is twelve [lunar] months in the register of Allah [from] the day He created the heavens and the earth; of these, … Continue reading The first ten days of the month of Dhul Hijjah, Idd al adha →
Photographs have long been a point of conflict for Muslims. Being that they are an enjoyable treat for all, many argue on their prohibition in the diin. The truth is photographs are prohibited for a believer i.e. a person who believes in the oneness of Allah and that the Prophet (peace be upon him) is … Continue reading Photographs in Islam →
Today is Eid! I have been in an Eid mood. Who hasn’t? It’s that time of the year Alhamdulillah. It comes twice a lunar year. Eid Ul Fitr especially comes with mixed feelings. It finds us nostalgic because just when Ramadhan ends and you are praying taraweeh, reading the Quran, giving sadaq with a smile … Continue reading Ramadhan Gone too Soon; Hello Eid 🙂 →
Many a Muslim are confused with the concept of Zakah. Even more are puzzled by the two categories i.e. Zakatul maal and zakatul fitr. Zakah is an obligatory charity one has to pay out of their wealth. “And establish prayer and give zakah, and whatever good you put forward for yourselves you will find it … Continue reading ZAKATUL FITR →
We are officially in the last 10 days of the Holy Month of Ramadhan!. Alhamdulillah. I am having mixed emotions about this. It was just yesterday when we started fasting the month of Ramadhan and now here we are, nearing the end. Not sure whether I will have another opportunity to witness yet again or … Continue reading Seeking Laylatul Qadr in the Last 10 Days! →
Since the Covid 19 outbreak and eventual measures put in place by various governments and countries, everyone has been affected differently. Businesses have closed, Schools have closed, Mosques have closed, physical meetings have been banned. Of course, the initial shock sends the body into all sorts of emotions. People have lost jobs, have lost a … Continue reading The good side of the COVID 19 Pandemic: the Believer’s Perspective →
We are a few days into the Holy month of Ramadhan. Alhamudillah for the opportunity given to us to witness this. We ask Allah Subhunawa’tala to enable us complete it successfully! One of the pre-requisites of fasting the month of Ramadhan is waking up for suhoor (predawn meal). It is sunnah to wake up for … Continue reading Waking up for Suhoor with my Toddler! →
Praise be to Allah, the Most Gracious and Most Merciful. Ramadhan is upon us once again. Alhamdulillah. We thank Allah for the opportunity yet again to be alive up to this very moment and we ask Him to enable us reach, fast and end the month of Ramadhan successfully. Ramadhan is the month when the … Continue reading Ramadhan during the Quarantine: How to get the Best Out of It →
As I was going through my IG, I stumbled upon an article about a Muslim Chaplain who was having health issues. Initially, he didn’t take it serious and attributed it to other existing illness he had been having over the years. When it got serious, he visited a Doctor and was then diagnosed with Liver … Continue reading Grappling with Grief? →
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