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Psychological Wisdom in the Holy Quran: Part 1

The Holy Quran contains psychological wisdom that promotes our mental health. The Holy Quran encourages us to be optimistic, purposeful, rational, responsible, realistic, patient and compassionate. Part 1 of this article explores the Quran’s psychological wisdom related to optimism, purpose, and rational thinking. Verses That Encourage an Optimistic Attitude The Holy Quran encourages us to […]

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Quran Children Stories

Getting Your Children Interested in Quran through Stories

The unadulterated speech of Allah, the actual word of God, the truth embodied in a Book known as the Quran is what our Master has revealed as His final revelation to the world. In many Muslim houses, the Quran gathers dust and is simply seen as a wonderful piece of art that lets others know […]

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Dhul Hijjah

5 Beneficial Acts of Worship to Do in Dhul Hijjah

The month of Dhul Hijjah is one of the most sacred and blessed months in the Islamic calendar. It is the month of Hajj and the month of Eid al-Adha. This is the month in which the Messenger of Allah (Peace be upon him) has said: “There are no days more beloved to Allah that […]

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hadith

Understanding Hadith – ‘its not complicated!’

My brothers and sisters in Islam and in humanity, please lend me a few minutes. I promise you will take something of benefit insha’Allah from this one! Think about this – you opt for a subject in your school or college, a subject you are totally naive to, say chemistry. You get the textbook and […]

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Everything you need to know about the Qibla

Everything you need to know about the Qibla

Muslims all over the world face the Kaaba in Makkah while performing Salah (prayer). The Islamic term that refers to this direction is called the “qibla”. It is very common for a fellow Muslim to ask one another where the qibla is, before he/she performs his/her prayer. So how did this qibla come into existence? […]

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The Virtues of Masjid al-Aqsa

The Virtues of Masjid al-Aqsa

With the recent events in mind, many Muslims might be wondering what makes Masjid al-Aqsa so special that people are ready to die to protect our right to it. Jerusalem was the birthplace of many of the prophets whom Allah (swt) sent to the Children of Israel. Who are these people? Israel is another name […]

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