The Science of Shukr

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This is a summary of  an article originally posted on Forbes.com by Amy Morin Muslims everywhere will tell you that being grateful is a part of practicing our Deen.  "If you give thanks (shukr), I shall certainly increase you" (Qur’an 14:7). Giving gratitude, or Shukr, is an important part of our religion and way of life, and for good reason. According ...

Are You a Conscious Consumer?

by Tabassum Siddiqui, Head Designer I had a very different blog post planned for today but when I thought about the  tragic Rana Plaza garment factory collapse near Dhaka, Bangladesh earlier this month, I wanted to say something about it. I just think it’s insane that  more than 1,000 people—mostly women—had to lose their lives all because ...

Creating Connections Through Modest Clothing

Storify by shukrMon, May 20 2013 23:31:35Creating Connections Through ModestyHere at SHUKR, we're proud to be able to serve people of all religions who find that their faith encourages them dress modestly, without having to sacrifice style and beauty. When we saw on Twitter that customers of different faiths are connecting over their love ...

Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

There have been a number of studies that have been done on gratitude lately demonstrating that the act of being grateful improves your life in a number of ways. As Muslims, we are already commanded in a number of ways to practice the attitude of giving thanks: Why should Allah punish you if you have thanked (Him) ...