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Servitude in Solitude: Loneliness During Ramadan

Servitude in Solitude: Loneliness During Ramadan

By Zeinab, London. Ramadan, a month that has been away from the Ummah for an entire year, is finally upon us again. A blessed time to armour our iman with increased acts of worship and consolidate our devotion to Allah, the entire Muslim world opens its arms to...

Top Tips For A First Ramadan

Top Tips For A First Ramadan

By Iman “O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous” — Surat Al-Baqarah 2:183 Ramadan is a special time for all Muslims. It is during this month that the holy Quran was...

Making The Most Of Sha’ban

Making The Most Of Sha’ban

By Fatna The month of Sha’ban is upon us. This is a month hailed by scholars as a fundamental time for sowing the seeds of pious toil that we can then hope to harvest during the most important month of the Hijri calendar: Ramadan. Despite its importance,...

Xmas Blues

Every year for the past 27 years the months leading up to Christmas triggers mixed emotions. Thankfully they get less as time passes but I do understand a revert’s experience of Christmas blues. It used to be a big celebration in our house. Every year we’d have people...

Honouring Allah’s Name

Honouring Allah’s Name

Sometimes we witness a terrible wrong that causes us much sorrow. Its significance gets lost in the moment and the righting of this wrong may not be seen until many years later. But when it is, we get to see the brilliance and beauty of Allah’s Divine plan (qadr)....