Tag: Faith

Reciting "Astaghfirullah": Seeking Allah's Forgiveness

Reciting “Astaghfirullah”: Seeking Allah’s Forgiveness

Astaghfar (or Istighfar) is the act of seeking forgiveness from Allah. The Arabic term “Astaghfirullah” means “I seek forgiveness from Allah.” Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was al-Insan al-Kamil, the most virtuous...

/ July 19, 2017

Hijab: A Soothing Shade of Faith

Modesty is a virtue that we humans have been endowed with. The purpose of Hijab is to safeguard modesty. Hijab acts as a sign of submission to Allah, reminding ourselves...

/ June 12, 2017
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;...

/ May 29, 2017
O Breeze! Turn Towards Medina by Nizamuddin Auliya

O Breeze! Turn Towards Medina

Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya (1238-1325 CE) was a renowned Sufi saint of South Asia. He stressed on the importance of working for the betterment of the poor and weaker masses, and...

/ April 27, 2017
The Importance and Virtues of Surah ar-Rahman

The Importance and Virtues of Surah ar-Rahman

Surah ar-Rahman is named after one of the most beautiful Names of Allah. This Surah shows examples of Divine Grace and reiterates the importance of various Gifts of Allah. This...

/ November 17, 2016
The End is Near

The End is Near

Each soul with its share Of felicity, melancholy and mirth Is bound for a time, Everlasting ain’t earthly life. Like bubbles destined to burst, Like pebbles destined to hurt. Engaged...

/ November 7, 2016
How To Deal With Stress

How To Deal With Stress: An Islamic Prescription

There are various ways to deal with stress. The first step is to have faith in Allah. As stated in The Quran 53:43 — “It is He who makes us...

/ October 13, 2016
5 Valuable Lessons From The Life of Prophet Adam (AS)

5 Valuable Lessons From The Life of Prophet Adam (AS)

There are many life lessons that we can learn from lives of each of the prophets. This article discusses five life lessons that can be learned from the life of Prophet Adam (AS)....

/ October 6, 2016
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...

/ September 12, 2016

Inspiring Muslim Women: Aixa al-Hurra

From the earliest days of Islam, Muslim women have been and continue to be active leaders in the community. Aixa al-Hurra was one such lady known for her bravery and...

/ September 8, 2016
Poem: A Dawn of Hope

A Dawn of Hope

Dust I was, floating in air, Given an identity by Creator’s Care. Flying seed I was, craving for land, Given a golden ground by His Guidance. Fake glitters charmed me...

/ September 1, 2016
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...

/ August 24, 2016