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Celebrating Eid the Islamic Way!

Dear brothers and sisters….

……by this time, you must have done some of the things mentioned here, and, I am sure you would love to do many more, InshaaAllah. Go ahead and Enjoy Your Eid, InshaaAllah….

The days of the two Eids, Eid al Fitr and Eid al Adhaa, are the days of joy and happiness, and these days are singled out for some acts of worship, special practices, and traditions, including the following:  Continue reading

September 13, 2016 Posted by | celebrating EID, Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Do not forget your share of the world!

This ayah from Surah al Qasas seeks to strike balance between dunya and Aakhirah.

Your involvement in worldly activities should not go to such extent that you tend to forget Aakhirah and the life to come.

Similarly your involvement in religious or spiritual activities should not make you an ascetic in that you tend to ignore the lawful enjoyment that this world has to offer. Continue reading

March 20, 2016 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Know Your Hijrah. Do Your Hijrah!

Two hadeeths, in relation to Hijrah, stand out distinctly.

These two great sayings of the glorious Messenger of Allah – Prophet Muhammad, sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam – in fact set the Agenda for the New Year.

They set the agenda for every New Year. Every New Month. Every New Week. Every New Day. Every New Moment!

If you care about your Islam, you will value them in your life.

So happy New Year to you, and to every moment of your life. Continue reading

October 16, 2015 Posted by | Islamic Months, New Year | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment