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Why I Love…Thikr

Why I Love…Thikr

By Sadeemka Dhikr, my love When I first embraced Islam, the idea of dhikr wasn’t really clear to me. Remembering Allah – ok. Having a list of words, a certain amount, that should ideally be said daily, like a tick-off list, I thought, because it’s a sunnah and it’s an...

Why I Love….Tazkiyah

Why I Love….Tazkiyah

By Abigail Maryam The word tazkiyah carries the meaning of purification, chastening, or facilitation of growth. In Islam, it refers to self-development. Tazkiyah lies at the heart of our beautiful faith. I love it for its uniqueness and tremendous benefits. I intend...

Why I Love….Tawbah

Why I Love….Tawbah

By Meru Hussain Secrets. Not everyone can keep them, some feel like they will burst if they don’t share them with someone, whilst others can take them to the grave. Sins are like secrets, secrets between you and your Lord- at least, those done in private....