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Is Islam a Religion, Culture, Nationality or Ethnicity?

Short Answer: “Islam is a religion, but not in the usual sense… Islam covers all aspects of life, such as politics, economics, and culture… Islam has common “cultural” elements…” But Islam is not a nationality or an ethnicity. “Muslims come from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, North America, and so on. And each of these groups also participate in their …

What New Muslims Need For Their Spiritual Journey

What New Muslims Need For Their Spiritual Journey

Mindfulness is thinking about the one with whom we are in a relationship. It is thinking about and doing all that would bring you closer and avoiding the things that what would pull you apart. In our relationship with Allah (SWT), mindfulness is called taqwa…

How To Choose Your Wife

How to Choose Your Wife?

You’re looking at two things: character and deen. If the character is great and good, or equivalent to your slightly higher, and the deen level is equivalent to your slightly higher, then you stand a better chance for your daughter to be in a home where she will be happy. Get them married.

Balancing Life

Balancing Life as a Muslim: How Do You Do It?

Short Answer: It’s not easy, but it can be done with the right order of priorities. Priorities start with the fard, or obligatory acts of worship and deeds. Our families and friends have rights over us, so does our society, but we don’t spend all of our time and efforts trying to please them alone. Our bodies also have the …

Use Your Dunya For The Deen

How can we turn everyday tasks into acts of worship? How can we get rewarded for sleeping, drinking, working? Through intentions.

Allah's Promise To The Believers

Allah promised those who hold tight to the deen that we will inherit all that is the Earth. Allah promises that this deen will prevail even if it takes 10, 20, 100 years.

Your Choice Of Friends Plays A Big Role In Your Life

All we care about these days is the amusement of this world. We go with our friends to play football or cricket or golf. Whilst this is not wrong, we need to use some of our time connected to the deen. The choice of friends plays a big role in this.

Does Dementia Affect My Deen?

Wa`alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear sister in Islam, thank you for your interest in learning more about the teachings of Islam. May Allah save us all from the …

Just Married, Why Am I Not Happy?

Harboring good expectations for the future, being polite, and restraining their tongues during the early months and years of marriage, newlyweds who encounter disappointing if not shocking behavior and actions from their spouses should turn to Allah in their dua’s…

Your Life Is Your Loan from Allah ...

How is your life a loan from Allah? Sheikh Hamza Yusuf explains in this video the meaning of the word deen. What does deen mean? The Arabic word comes from a root word dana which means to discipline. It has the meaning to consider guilty, (idana) is when somebody is guilty of something. It also …



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