Open Up To The Possibilities

I remember I was once asked by a psychotherapist, ‘why was I so excited and looking forward to Ramadan?’. A month of no-eating! I thought, hmm … how do I answer such a question? Do I go into the features and ruling of fasting in Islam? What clever, intellectual explanation do I give? Then  I […]

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The Best Women (4 of 4)

Such a woman should live in a palace, be surrounded by servants and maids and be adorned with gold and silk. That is our understanding of how a person with high status should be. However, a browse through seerah books will give us a totally different picture.

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The Best Women (2 of 4)

In a hadith related by Bukhari, the Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him) gave the example of a Muslim like a date palm-tree. How beneficial is such a tree in the desert of Arabia; its fruit, leaves, trunk and shade.  This tree made an appearance in

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The Best Women (1 of 4)

Who won the race, the turtle or the rabbit? We all know the story. The turtle won but not because it installed propeller jets to its shell. It’s because the rabbit became complacent and took it easy. By the time the rabbit woke up and

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