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Fasting

Save the Earth: By Fasting

Fasting isn’t a new concept for people adhering to Islam. Food fasting is a common practice in many human cultures, as a part of religious practices. Ramadan is a Hijri month that requires daytime fasting; being one of the five pillars of Islam.

Ramadan

Green Up Your Ramadan: Practical Tips

The month of Ramadan is now blessing our days and most of us have a list of goals for those special occasions. Ramadan is the best time to give up bad habits and start good ones, as Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) taught us that devils are chained during this month and their power to distract and tempt us is diminished.

One of World's Healthiest Foods: Lemons

One of World's Healthiest Foods: Lemons

Lemons are just one example of the simple bounties Allah has provided us with. Although they may just be a “customary fruit,” they contain flavanoids, which are often referred to as ‘natures biological modifiers,’ because of their ability to modify the body’s reactions to other compounds such as: allergens, viruses and carcinogens. Lemons are usually …

Smoking

Time to Quit Smoking is Now

According to a 2006 article published in the British Medical Journal, smoking rates are generally high in Muslim countries.

Timothy J. Winter on Medical Benefits of Sunnah

Timothy J. Winter on Medical Benefits of Sunnah

This interesting session by Timothy John Winter, aka Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, is about the medical benefits of Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him. The famous British Sunni Muslim scholar is the founder and Dean of the UK-based Cambridge Muslim College. He’s also the Director of Studies (Theology and Religious …

Many Reasons for Muslims to Be Happy (Watch)

Even though happiness is perhaps one of the most important things in life, no one can explain much about it.  Its concept itself is elusive.  Is it an idea, emotion, virtue, philosophy, ideal, or is it just programmed in the genes? Perhaps everyone has a different perception of happiness. Some people find happiness in success, …

Following the Prophetic Science: Dieting, Nutrition & Cure

Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is the recipient of Allah’s Divine Hikmah. He was chosen to receive it through Wahi (revelation). His entire life was, therefore, an epitome of success in health, hygiene, mental precision and human relationships. It is amusing to note that modern science, medicine and even fashion have come full circle in reiterating what …

Prophetic Medicine: Message Par Excellence

The Sunnah (Traditions) of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) are rich in advice and instructions on such matters as hygiene, sanitation, and treatment of disease through the use of medication. Referred to as Al-Tibb Al-Nabawi (Prophetic Medicine) by Muslims the world over, about 50 prophetic traditions on specific ailments …

New Beginnings: Unraveling Weight Loss Dilemmas

If you’re like most of the world’s population, one of your top three new year’s resolutions must be: I have to lose weight. You will also probably start the uphill road by going online and checking out if maybe, just maybe, there’s a new gadget, diet, pill, or anything that you’re unaware of which might …

Benefits of Exercise

We often hear of the importance of exercise in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In practice, however, we struggle when it comes to joining the gym or eating a healthy meal. As Muslims, we should have a drive and desire to look after the body, as it is a gift and trust given to us by …



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