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Dangers of Showering!

Dangers of Showering!

Narrated Abu Malik Al-Harith ibn Aasim Al-Ash`ari: Allah’s Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Cleanliness is half of Faith.”(Sahih Muslim) Allah, the Almighty, says, [Surely, Allah loves those who turn much to Him, and He loves those who purify themselves.](Al-Baqarah 2:222). Considering how Islam, like other world religions, advocates cleanliness as emphasized numerous …

Luton Mosques Team Up to Clean City - About Islam

Luton Mosques Team Up to Clean City

Nearly 200 bags of rubbish filled in big clean up around Luton LUTON, UK – Mosques in Luton, south east UK, have teamed up with community groups to clean the city, in an effort planned to bring people together from all backgrounds and faiths. “The ‘Big Clean Up’ has been an incredibly successful initiative across …

Face Cleansing, the Natural Way

Face Cleansing, the Natural Way

While it may be OK once in a while to turn the house into a day spa, that just won’t work everyday. So, if you want a quick and an Oh-So-Natural cleansing routine that won’t break the bank or the environment, try these. Soap Nuts I was told about a soap leaf by my friend, …

Are We Too Clean For Our Own Good

Are We Too Clean For Our Own Good?

Scientist and health care specialist for years have been debating the “hygiene hypothesis,” which asks whether modern humans are too clean for their own good. Recently researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois asked the same question, and found that our ultra-hygienic ways are actually causing us to become sick. How could this be? Does this …


Siwak: Preventive Medicine For Your Teeth

One of the best ways to protect one’s teeth is siwak. The Prophetic Sunnah contains several mentions of it. Siwak are cleaning wicks. They get their name from the Arabic word “yudlik”. Its rough translation is “massage” (i.e., massage the mouth). It means more than “tooth brush.” The best type of siwak is that which …

Preventive & Healing Wonders of Ablution - About Islam

Preventive & Healing Wonders of Ablution

Nor does he say (aught) of (his own) Desire. It is no less than inspiration sent down to him” (Surat An-Najm53:3-4). I have a confession to make. I never really took my time to make ‘ablution’ the way I ought to. By ‘ought to’ I’m referring to the detailed care that was encouraged by our …

Makkah Divided into 5 Zones for Cleanliness - About Islam

Makkah Divided into 5 Zones for Cleanliness

The city of Makkah and the adjoining holy sites have been divided into five zones to keep all the areas clean during the Hajj season. Makkah Municipality has signed five contracts for this purpose. Makkah Municipality Services deputy municipal official Abdulsalam Mushat said the cleaning work will involve 7,152 supervisors and workers. “The municipality has …

Lost to Belong! - About Islam

Lost to Belong!

What attracted me to Islam was the beauty in it. I hadn’t been exposed to all the stereotypes or the media or the negative connotations.

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