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Is It Allowed to Practice Meditation Techniques to Calm Down?

Are Alternative Methods of Meditation Allowed for Muslims?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: You are doing nothing wrong by using meditation techniques as long as you do not perform the specific rituals of Buddhism and as long as …

With Hijab and Triumphs, Milwaukee School Basketball Team Shatters Stereotypes

It’s not unusual for first-time opponents to underestimate the lady Salam Stars Then, without fail, Captain Safiya Schaub or one of her teammates will hustle for the basket, quickly post up and nail the layup MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin – A Muslim school basketball team in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has been shattering stereotypes, with all students winning games in their hijab and long sleeve suits. “A lot of …

Islamic View of Sports

What Is The Islamic View of Sports and Exercise?

Short Answer:  Our bodies are gifts from Allah. Muslims should put aside time daily or weekly to maintain physical health. In terms of unlawful sports, boxing is not lawful because a Muslim should not hit people in the face. Islam encourages exercise and sports, but Muslims must be careful that their exercise does not lead them to what …

Bowing as a Greeting in Sport

Bowing as a Greeting in Sport: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear brother in Islam, we are very pleased for the great confidence you repose in us and we really commend your apparent interest …

Muslim Athletes Make History in 2016

In a year full of challenges, Muslim athletes offered the best ambassadors to their faith in different tournaments. Giving young Muslims a role model to follow, their achievements varied in different games, shining in Rio De Janeiro Olympic Games medals.

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