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How Hijrah Can Inspire Your New Year Resolution

How Hijrah Can Inspire Your New Year Resolutions

A new hijri year started. As usual I am busying myself with a slew of to dos. Reflecting on the past year I wrote a long list of goals for the year ahead. These include spending more time with the family and managing money more wisely. This also included the continued promise to lose more …

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Have You Made Your New Year's Resolution?

Nadia has given up making New Year’s resolutions.  She says that she makes the same ones year in and year out and never ever keeps them for longer than a week or two.  “The whole process is an exercise in futility and a guilty, depressing one at that,” she laments. Research data from countless sources …

Defusing Civil War in Madinah (Story)

Defusing Civil War in Madinah (Story)

After the immigration of Muslims from Makkah to Madinah, one may imagine that Makkah can live now in peace, away from Muslims. However, the people of Makkah have another opinion; for many reasons, they see a great danger in the fact that Muslims and Islam have found a new home in Madinah: – Madinah is on …

Lessons of the Blessed Hijrah & Why Madinah

Madinah, known as Yathreb before Islam, was the destination of the Prophet’s migration. In addition to the wondrous events of the journey of Hijrah and the valuable lessons that could be derived from it, there is still a question about the reasons of choosing Madinah as such destination. You want to know the answer? Join Dr. Yasir …


Teaching Children About Hijrah And the Prophet?

In this counseling answer: “Help them to utilize all their senses in their learning also, taking a more practical and visual approach will help to make learning more fun. For example, as you teach about the Hijrah you can be working on a practical task of getting a big piece of card and designing a …

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Hijri Calendar: Tying Muslims Together

Islam is a religion of social connections that bind us together. That social relationship impacts us on the most intimate level. Our salaah (prayers) is offered as sentient individuals…

Muslim singers perform Tala'al Badru Alayna

5 Muslim Singers Perform Tala'al Badru Alayna (Watch)

Maher Zain, Hamza Namira, Mesut Kurtis, Raef and Irfan Makki performing Tala’al Badru Alayna live at The Apollo Theatre, London – United Kingdom, concert organized by Awakening Live in October 2014. This song was first sung by the people of Medina to welcome Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him when he arrived in their blessed …

Why Did the Prophet Leave Makkah?

Why Prophet Didn't Just Stay in Makkah & Worship Quietly

One may wonder, “Why would the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and Muslims leave their hometown, Makkah, to some far place like this?” The straightforward answer is because he and the Muslims were not able to worship Allah in Makkah and they have been tortured by the Makkans. While that was absolutely true, …

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