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Fasting Ashura: Why Muslims Fast on This Day

Samarkand Mosque Ashura

Not long ago, we welcomed the new Islamic year with the commencement of Muharram. For Muslims around the world, this is a time when intentions are renewed as many contemplate their plans for the forthcoming year.  As we ease our way into the first Islamic month, the day of Ashura (10th of Muharram) gives us […]

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The Final Sermon of The Prophet Muhammad PBUH

Words have played an important role in human history with many of us using them as our blueprint for life. Over 1400 years ago, the Prophet Muhammad PBUH made a speech on the plains of Arafat which is still relevant today. Being his final and farewell speech, pilgrims make it a point to peruse the […]

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Reviving Our Love For The First Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah

“The last time I remember feeling extremely close to God was in Ramadan.” Not only is this a common statement uttered by the vast majority of us, but it also evokes an understanding of how common acts of worship are usually forgotten about upon the completion of Ramadan. Reciting the Qur’an, standing in prayer the […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Takbeer Tashreeq

Every year, millions of pilgrims and over a billion Muslims recite a declaration of faith known as the Takbeer Tashreeq. But as this moment comes only once a year, it can be easy to forget the details surrounding how one should recite it and when it should be recited. Below we’ve outlined everything you need […]

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