Change with the Times!

By Wednesday, December 30, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 1

The best of people are those with the most excellent character" [Tabarani, Sahih] We’ve heard it many times: “This year, you’re going to meet a completely different and changed person. Welcome the new me with the new year.” Unrealistic? Most likely. Ridiculous? Absolutely. People tend to think that change and new resolutions are directly related to the beginning ...

The Sanctity of Sacrifice

By Thursday, September 17, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 1

  Say, "Indeed, my prayer, my rites of sacrifice, my living and my dying are for Allah , Lord of the worlds." People all over the world know the story of Prophet Ibrahim (AS).  A modest servant of God, requested to sacrifice his own son to show his utmost commitment. In the end, his son is replaced ...

On Being Beautiful

By Sunday, June 28, 2015 0 Permalink 4

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 ...