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The Global Economic Crisis – Steps Every Muslim Should Take

The Global Economic Crisis – Steps Every Muslim Should Take

It goes without saying that the global economy is not in harmony. This takes its toll on everyone and Muslims are no exception. We keep hearing economic experts’ advice – which is sometimes helpful- on how can we handle this economic crisis. However, Muslims can find guidance in the Islamic teachings that provide the best …

Not a Pilgrim? Here Are Five Things You Can Do in Dhul-Hijjah Days

Not a Pilgrim? Here Are Five Things You Can Do during Dhul-Hijjah Days

The blessed days of Dhul-Hijjah  are almost upon us! These are very special days. Our beloved Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) described them as the days during which good deeds are more beloved to Allah than any other days. Pilgrims have a lot of things to do during these days, but what about non-pilgrims? …

Guide to Hajj: How to Make `Umrah

Hajj Guide: How to Perform Umrah

As mentioned in the article “Are Hajj and Umrah Same Thing?”, Umrah is the lesser pilgrimage. It involves ihram, Tawaf (circumambulating the Kabah), Sa`i (walking between mounts of Safa and Marwah), and shaving or cutting the hair. So, these are the main 4 rituals of Umrah: 1. Ihram The first steps in your Umrah are to …

Tips on Dealing With a Difficult Mother-in-Law

How to Deal With Difficult Mother-in-Law

Sometimes dealing with a difficult mother-in-law can be somewhat challenging. Wives should remember though that their gain can somehow  feel like her loss. If one’s mother in law is dominating, how can she deal with it? How do we adjust when we  get married. How to Deal with Difficult Mother in Law Ustadha Taimiyyah Zubair offers valuable …

working mom

For Working Moms: Make Life Easier for Yourself

Being a working mother is tough. It’s not easy to spend whole days trying to fulfill your responsibilities in two different places, home and work. It’s neither easy to let go of the feeling of guilt you are always plagued with when you think of your kids. No, please don’t get frustrated, there is good …

For Successful Ramadan... Read Ramadan Success Stories

For Successful Ramadan... Read Ramadan Success Stories

To be successful this Ramadan, you need to benefit from Ramadan success stories. One of the best motivators to achieve Ramadan success is to learn from the successful. We need to study the example set by those who performed well during Ramadan. Who is best than Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) to learn from? …

Tips for Success in Ramadan... Do the Worships You Love

Tips for Success in Ramadan... Do the Worships You Love

How to achieve success in Ramadan? When people go to a sheikh or an imam to help them make a Ramadan plan, they usually want a list of to-dos. They want the imam to dictate to them what they should do in detail. But Imam Yaser Birjas has a different idea. In this video, he …

6 Spiritual Quotes

6 Spiritual Quotes for Your Life and Soul

Ramadan is around; it is time for a spiritual recharge. So, we collected for you these spiritual quotes; they are inspiring and beautiful. Spiritual Quotes Imam Zaid Shakir and Sheikh Waleed Basyouni touch on the value of gratefulness to Allah. Sheikh Yahya Ibrahim reminds us to check in on our beloved ones. Mufti Menk gives a prescription …

Your Concentration in Prayer Will Improve After This 60-Second Video

One Tip Will Improve Your Concentration in Prayer

Are you unhappy with your level of concentration in prayer? Do you get distracted easily? Do you need a push to be more focused? Got 60 seconds? Do something today your future self will thank you for. Listen to this quick down to earth video by  Brother Saad Tasleem. More about concentration in Prayer: …

For a Success Ramadan.. Don't Listen to Slackers!

Make Ramadan a Success.... Don't Listen to Slackers!

How to achieve a successful Ramadan? In a previous message, the need to have goals and to set them very high was emphasized. Now, when you set those goals, you may face people who will try to discourage you. Never listen to them! Focus on your plan and the achievement of your targets. Join Sheikh …

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