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Prayers Only Five A Day

Prayers: Only Five A Day?

Now, I want to know if there are other prayers that should be performed along with the five obligatory ones

4 Spiritual Tools Battle Anxiety and Stress

4 Spiritual Tools to Battle Anxiety and Stress

Sometimes I wonder if our ancestors experienced the same levels of stress and anxiety we experience today. It seems as if high anxiety is a mark of living in modern times where we are aware of and on guard against every microbe, every fanatic, every state that holds the potential to destroy us…

What is Nafl? The Optional Sunnah Prayers

What is Nafl? The Optional Sunnah Prayers

Beyond the five daily required prayers, Muslims often engage in optional prayers before or after the required prayers. These prayers are performed similarly to the required prayers but are of varying lengths and timings. Performing these extra prayers can…

#LetUsPray: NY Muslim Students Campaign for Prayer Spaces

NEW YORK – Muslim students in Bernard College and Columbia University have been campaigning for proper prayer spaces, launching a new video campaign using the hashtag @LetUsPray. “You can put us in the basement. But in taking us in, you become responsible when we take root and no longer be accommodated by the space you …

Are You Constant In Your Prayers

Are You Constant In Your Prayers?

Your life revolves around salah, salah does not revolve around your life. If you keep putting the prayer off until right before the next prayer then you are not constant in your prayer.

Ohio 18th International Islamic Festival Opens

PERRYSBURG – The Islamic Center of Greater Toledo in Perrysburg, Ohio, has welcomed on September 16 a variety of visitors from all faiths during the 18th annual late-summer International Festival. “We initially came for the food. It’s so spicy and fragrant,” said 53-year-old Jackie Petruney of Perrysburg, Toledo Blade reported on September 17. “I didn’t …

10 Things You Should Know About Prayer in Islam

10 Things You Should Know About Prayer in Islam

Muslims pray five times a day. When one hears this, they might get the impression that Muslims must stop everything they are doing at an exact time and start praying. Each prayer has a window which makes it easier for Muslims to pray…

Fired Over Prayer Breaks, Muslim Workers Get $1.5 Million Settlement

DENVER – A Colorado meat-packing plant has agreed to pay $1.5 million to 138 Muslim workers who were fired after walking off the job in a dispute over prayer breaks, Reuters reported Saturday. The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said in a statement on Friday that it had “reasonable cause to believe that Somali, …

Young Boy Breaks from Play to Pray (Video)

RIYADH – A video showing a boy praying in a corner in a theme park has been widely shared on social media, with many praising the young boy’s commitment to prayer times. “You took my heart boy! Masha Allah may Allah give u everything you wanted and you never even thought of Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah soo …



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