On Being Beautiful

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Allah is Beautiful and loves beauty... (Muslim) Modesty and beauty are two concepts that cannot coexist in Islam? We beg to differ. There is nothing wrong with being beautiful in Islam; in fact it is encouraged, as the famous hadith quoted clearly shows. The problem is that modern ideas of beauty have been stripped of any ...

Holiday In the Sun

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It is Allah who made for you the earth a place of settlement and the sky a ceiling and formed you and perfected your forms and provided you with good things. That is Allah, your Lord; then blessed is Allah , Lord of the worlds. (Qur'an, 40:64) When was the last time you went a whole day ...

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 ...