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Making Hajj in a Wheelchair

Although Hajj isn’t obligatory for disabled Muslims, nevertheless, a strong desire to make this spiritual journey pulls on the heartstrings of every Muslim. In past ages, the physical challenge of Hajj was far more rigorous than our air-conditioned era of caretaker travel agencies, convenient mass transit and comfortable accommodations. Nowadays, compassionate attention to the needs …

Introduction To Islam

Introduction To Islam

This is a wonderful short video to share with non-Muslims as an introduction to Islam. Islam is the 2nd largest religion in the world. What is Islam? Find out!

Exhaustion and Hajj Rituals

The phenomenon of exhaustion frequently takes place in the summer or in places with high temperature such as the Holy Sites. Sometimes, it attacks the person suddenly, but it mostly be caused by the body being subjected to high temperature which, in its turn, results in losing huge amounts of sweat that contains Sodium Chloride. …

Lying

Decoding Language of Lying

According to TED-Ed, we hear anywhere between 10 and 200 lies per day. And although scientists have spent centuries in coming up with methods to detect lying by tracking physiological changes in their tellers, these methods have proved unreliable. Is there a more direct approach? Noah Zandan, founder and Chief Executive Officer of ‘Quantified Impressions’ uses some famous examples …

Never Be Scared Of Jinn

Never Be Scared Of Jinn

We should never be scared of Jinn. There is a reminder in the Quran as to why, Shaytan wants us to be afraid of his allies but there is only one we should fear and that is Allah.

Islam is a yes religion

Islam Is a “Yes Religion”?

When I was seven years old, I used to attend a halaqa (Class that teaches religion) of what I would call today “the Islam of No’s”. One summer day upon entering class, my stoic teacher and I got into this dialogue. “What is this?” My teacher glared at my hand. A shinny bracelet wrapped around …

Allergy and Hajj Rituals

Allergy may inflict any organ in the body; the eyes, nose, stomach, arms, legs or so on. But it has different names with each organ, such as running nose, influenza, hay fever, summer common cold, urtecaria, spasmodic chest disease, spring cattar, recurrent bronchitis and brochial asthma. All these diseases are different kinds of allergy, as …

Biblical Figures Reimagined - Moses' Full Story

Biblical Figures Reimagined - Moses' Full Story

Any account of Moses’ life is filled with lessons and guidance for all of humankind. The lessons in Quran however are not only in the story that Judaism and Christianity call the Exodus but begin when he was a newborn baby.



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