A child is seen near members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque in Strasbourg

A Cry in The Masjid

Ramadan has come and gone and Muslims all around the world eagerly celebrated this month with their families by going to the masjid for Iftars and Taraweeh.  We met friends who we had not seen throughout the year, prayed together and enjoyed each another’s company. However, throughout all of this, there was, and is the…


Shaykhah Bahiyya – A Role Model

The past few months have seen the deaths of some giants in Islamic Scholarship, and among them is one of the greatest female scholars of our time, Shaykhah Bahiyya bint Hashim al-Qutbi al-Filaliyyah. Known for her exemplary patience, steady smile and pleasant, jovial demeanor with everyone around her, Shaykhah Bahiyya was someone who kept all…


Motherhood In the Shade of The Quran

Ever since I started Qur’an classes, I would hear my Teacher talk about her Ustadha. My teacher was obtaining an Ijaza at that time, so she would recite to the Ustadha once a week over the phone. She would constantly share advices and tips from her teacher and marvel at her knowledge and ability. Her…


Nothing But Love | Book Review

Success reaches everybody – against all odds, slashing the impossibilities and tearing down the walls of obstacles – provided that you have dedicated your complete self sincerely to the dreams that rest on your eyelids, dreams which your heart owns and can’t breathe without. One name that comes up when thinking of accomplishment of dreams…


Dua Series | Best Time To Make Dua | Episode 2

Continuing from the previous post, Adab of Calling Upon Allah we now move to times and places in which we have been told the chances of acceptance of dua is higher. (Allah is always available ya’anee 24×7 and hears the prayers and calls of all His slaves) It could be a long read for some so…


With Hardship Comes Ease

Every ayah in the Quran is important as it is the word of Allah but then there are some ayat which touch us particularly depending on our state of mind and situation. It sometimes happens that we are going through a certain scenario and we randomly hear an ayah being recited  or read an ayah…

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Is there a vicious circle in Ramadan?

Picture this. So you’ve been killing yourself studying for your board exams, staying up late, cross-eyed from focusing and cramming your brain with information for the big day. Except, when it finally arrives, you oversleep because you’re too drained and miss the test!   Or imagine this. You’ve been planning your wedding and a lavish honeymoon in the Maldives. The…

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