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Beautiful Names of Allah | Allah

I begin with the most obvious name, the name which is constantly on our tongues, in our hearts, our prayers- ‘Allah’. It is that name with which the Quran begins (بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم) and it is that which comes in the ending of the Quran (إله الناس). It is that name that you usually…

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Beautiful Names of Allah | Introduction

After much deliberation and constantly going back and forth, I’ve decided to attempt to do a short series on the beautiful names of Allah, ‘attempt’ being the key word here. The benefit I hope to derive from this is a firmer understanding of His names that will, in sha Allah, strengthen my connection to Him…

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When Caught In The Eye of The Storm

The breaking of your beautiful heart, the striking of that painful calamity, The destruction of your little nest, the breakthrough of the sudden uninvited tragedy. Nothing is a coincidence, nothing is unfortunate. Every action predestined, every step incredibly accurate. It’s all a part of a mighty plan unknown. Hold on, Oh wounded soul! Your magnanimous…

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Is Our Faith The Same?

The miracle of our mother, Hajar عليها السلام is one that is close to my heart. Maybe because she’s a woman or maybe because I’m her namesake. Or maybe because it’s one of the few miracles that will exist till time immemorial and one that I can see for myself. I haven’t formally studied Tafseer (Quranic…

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Seeds

How pleased were you when you found out that you have been blessed with a seed, A treasure for how many silently weep In the middle of the nights where no one can see Except the Most Merciful. They wish for story-time about Prophet Yunus in a whale, About the sleepers with their dog in…

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Women’s Guide to the Masjid

It’s that time of the year again, Taraweeh. It’s a time that people rush to the masajid eagerly. Women and children who hardly attend prayers throughout the year also go to the Masajid in Ramadan and for Eid. Praying behind an Imam has some rulings that need to be known so that we avoid falling…

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3 Comprehensive Duas

Ramadan, the month of Quran, the month of worship, the month of Dua. At times, there are so many Duas you want to ask Allah, desperate for His Mercy, for Jannah, so many things to achieve in this Dunya that you need to make Dua for, yet when you reach sujood, you can’t think of…

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A Mother’s Ramadan

4 days of Ramadan had passed and I hadn’t fasted a single fast yet. And I had intended to fast this year eagerly awaiting its arrival. And I did try. I woke up, ate suhoor, prayed Fajr slept, woke up in the morning and that’s when the nausea began. I kept running upstairs to the…

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