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Four of The Best Prophetic Biographies To Read This Rabi al-Awwal

The month of Rabi al-Awwal is already upon us! Not only was this the month in which the Prophet ﷺ was born, but he also passed away in this month. The month is a reminder to all Muslims to express gratitude for the blessing of being sent such a prophet. One of the key ways […]

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Rabi al-Awwal: A Month To Reconnect With The Prophet  ﷺ

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The Islamic month of Rabi al-Awwal is the third month according to the lunar calendar and comes right after the month of Safar. This year, the month officially commenced on Tuesday 27th September 2022. Whilst all Islamic months have their very own significance, this month has its very own speciality as it was in this […]

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Islamic History in The Heart of Bangkok

Think Bangkok and your mind wouldn’t automatically think of Islam or Muslims. Whilst the capital of Thailand is well known for its party scene, ladyboys and backpackers, there’s a side to the city that goes entirely missed.  Muslims make up Thailand’s largest religious minority, mostly living in the southernmost provinces of Narathiwat, Pattani, Yala, and […]

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The Best Museums To Visit in The UK

With the UK being steeped in history, culture and talent, museums stand to showcase it all. Home to a whole host of some of the finest museums in the world, it’s not just about the Tate Britain and the oft-visited Science Museum. From Coffin Works to Black Country, there’s plenty more to explore and discover […]

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The Rich History of Travel in Islam

Long before Marco Polo and Christopher Columbus, Muslims travelled from one end of Africa to the depths of China. The names of some are famous such as Ibn Batutta, Ibn Jubayr and Al-Maqarri. Whilst they all travelled for different purposes, something innately drove them to traverse difficult paths to reach an end. Before the advent […]

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Explore The Secluded Ruins of Wroxeter’s Roman City

Look at any picture of the Wroxeter Roman City, and you’ll immediately assume it’s located in Spain, Greece or even Turkey. Unknown to many, this 2000-year-old archaeological site – which was once Britain’s fourth largest city – is situated about five miles southeast of Shrewsbury. Historically known as Viriconium, Wroxeter usually remains hidden from tourist […]

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