All posts by Anjum Ara

Anjum Ara is the co-founder and contributing editor of Muslim Memo. An optometrist by profession, Anjum prefers to spend her time reading and following the Hadith and Sunnah.

10 Islamic Rules of War Given by Prophet Muhammad #2

10 Islamic Rules of War Given by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Islam is often projected as a violent religion, either due to bias or misinformation. At times, mainstream media portrays Islam as an ideology of violence. This leads to many people mistakenly assuming the media version

Quranic Dua Surah al-Furqan ayah 74

15 Amazing Dua From The Quran

Dua is one of the simplest ways of establishing connection with Allah and seeking His Blessings. There are several Dua from The Quran that we can use to make our faith stronger; many such Quranic Dua were

Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes #02

Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes: The Wisdom of Shaykh al-Islam

Imam Ibn Taymiyyah (RA), in full Taqi al-Din ibn Taymiyyah, was a great Islamic scholar. He was born in 1263 CE in Harran, east of Damascus. Ibn Taymiyyah dedicated most of his life to learning,

Quotes by Umar ibn al-Khattab 03

Wisdom of al-Farooq: 10 Quotes by Umar ibn al-Khattab (RA)

Hz Umar ibn al-Khattab (RA) was one of the closest friends and companions of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). He was a pious man and the most powerful and influential Caliph. Hz Umar (RA) was well known

Self-Flagellation and Self-Harm is Not Allowed in Islam

Self-Flagellation and Self-Harm is Not Allowed in Islam

Self-flagellation is the act of beating oneself with things such as whips, lashes, rods, chains, knives, etc. willingly, especially in religious context. In early times, among certain Catholic sects, self-flagellation was apparently imposed as punishment and as

Imam al-Shafi'i | Inspirational Islamic Quotes

20 Amazing and Inspirational Islamic Quotes

There is much wisdom to be found in the words of great Muslim figures, such as the Companions of the Prophet (PBUH) and other saints or scholars. Such Islamic quotes, like the ones by by Hz

Hz Ibrahim (AS) And The Concept of Sacrifice in Islam

Hz Ibrahim (AS) And The Concept of Sacrifice in Islam

Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and is obligatory for all Muslims who are financially capable. According to Ayah 27 of Surah al-Haj, Hz Ibrahim (AS) was given the details about Hajj:- “And proclaim among

Colombo Masjid | 10 Unique Masjids from South Asia

10 Interesting And Unique Masjids From South Asia

We know that a masjid is a place dedicated to Allah’s worship. In South Asia, masjids have existed for centuries. In fact, Masjids from South Asia have evolved in style and architecture over the course of time.

Quranic Dua Surah al-Ghafir ayah 08

25 Glorious Dua From The Quran

We all know the power of Dua. They say Dua is the weapon of the believer. And when it comes to learning new prayers, what better place to look for than the Quran itself? The

Life Lessons From Prophet Muhammad

10 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Life lessons can be found anywhere. Some people look for inspiration and knowledge in the classroom and in books, whereas others seek life lessons by practical application. Many people follow their role models and celebrities.