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Heal Your Soul with These Spiritual Posts

Heal Your Soul with These Spiritual Posts

Life is short! It is our only opportunity to secure an everlasting, beautiful life in the hereafter. Anything that distracts you from this goal is a trap that you should be alert to. These spiritual posts by our Imams and Scholars highlight the significance of doing well and relying on Allah in everything. Here, we are …

Backbiting: Causes and Remedy

Backbiting: Causes and Remedy

Ghiebah, or backbiting, is forbidden in the Glorious Qur’an where a person who commits it is given the similitude of a person who eats the flesh of his dead brother. It is also condemned in the Sunnah. We read in a Prophetic hadith, “Verily, your blood (i.e., life), your property, and your honor are inviolable …

The Relationship Between Spirituality and Sustainability in Islam

The Relationship Between Spirituality and Sustainability in Islam

Instead of standing alone amidst the marvels of God’s creation, quite alien to them, a structure rather integrates itself with them as much as its plan, design and utility are able to suggest. It identifies its status vis-à-vis the other worldliness with that of the natural sensations around it.

Physical Characteristics of Temperament

In the Qur’an, Allah describes man as being created from water (Surat As-Sajdah 32:8), which is cold and wet; earth (Surat Ali Imran 3:59), which is cold and dry; clay (Surat Al-A`raf 7:12), which is cold and wet; and a sounding clay (Surat Ar-Rahman 55:14), which is hot and wet as it is transformed, or hot and dry as …

Life is Hard... But It Is Also Very Wonderful

Life is Hard... But It Is Also Very Wonderful

We make life so very complicated, don’t we? It’s not just the tragedy and the violence which we see on the television news that makes our lives so disjointed and confused. Even choosing a career or selecting a course at college becomes the reason for hours of anguish. Shall I do this or shall I …

STAND UP: Finding Strength in Prophet's Life

STAND UP: Finding Strength in Prophet's Life

Are you tired of the difficulties and challenges that the Muslim community is facing every day; rather every hour and minute? You will find relief in the life of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) and his noble Companions. Imam Zaid Shakir takes us through stories of the early Muslims who, in the …

6 Means to Prepare for the Final Journey

6 Means to Prepare for the Final Journey

When you pass away, do not worry about your dead body as fellow Muslims will take good care of it… They will take off your clothes, wash your body up, and wrap it in a clean white shroud. They will take you to your new house, the grave. Many are those who will escort you …

This Is How Social Media Impacts Our Self-Esteem

This Is How Social Media Impacts Our Self-Esteem

Social media is a constant in our daily lives that impacts our perception of ourselves. Our perception is our reality, even if that reality is skewed and incorrect, it feels real to us. Social media gives us an unrealistic, glorified glimpse into the lives of others. When we compare ourselves socially, professionally and spiritually to …

Tips from the Prophet's Life to Conquer Laziness

Tips from the Prophet's Life to Conquer Laziness

Laziness is a disease of the heart which can paralyze the potential of a person. In the modern era of fast-food, high-speed internet, 4G data on our phones, it’s difficult to live an active lifestyle and beat procrastination. What are some tips from the life of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) on …

Love People to Get Allah's Love

Mu`adh ibn Jabal (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said,7 “Allah says, ‘My love is promised to those who love each other for My sake. My love is promised to those who go out to visit each other for My sake. My love is promised …



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