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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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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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Uber Eats provides complimentary iftar meals to food delivery drivers and couriers fasting during Ramadan

As members of the Muslim community continue to fast during the final days of Ramadan, Uber Eats is today launching ‘Sundown Spots’ –  a series of pop-up restaurants offering free iftar meals after sundown – to support the hardworking delivery drivers and couriers working throughout Ramadan and keeping the nation fed.  The ‘Sundown Spots’ series […]

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Five Ways To Stay Healthy And Fit This Ramadhan

Whilst Ramadhan is a month filled with spiritual blessings and significance, it does not decrease the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Fasting in and of itself is highly beneficial for the body as it helps in removing toxins, fights inflammation, increases productivity, and improves cholesterol levels. However, it remains crucial to focus on your […]

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Improving our health to get closer to God

By Huma Baig Before a health-related trial knocks on our door, we can draw closer to God by following His commands and embodying the way of His Messenger ﷺ whilst helping our body remain in optimal health. Here are five Islamic rulings and sunnah, mentioned in canonical collections of hadith, that may encourage us to […]

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Have you started preparing for the month of Ramadan?

Are you slowly moving into Ramadan mode? Here are 6 small steps to get you in the Ramadan mindset. 1. Remember your morning and evening Adhkars 2. Read a few pages of the Qur’an daily 3. Give to charity 4. Fast on Monday’s and Thursday’s as well as the 13th, 14th and 15th day of […]

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