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Mercy By Hafsah Parekh

The dictionary definition of mercy is ‘compassion or forgiveness shown towards someone whom it is within one’s power to punish or harm.’ There can be three perspectives to Mercy in Islam: Mercy of Allah (swt) The first and foremost is the mercy of Allah (swt). As we all know, Allah (swt) is Ar-Rahman and Ar-Rahim, […]

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The future of Umrah & Hajj 2022

The wait is over! Muslims – for a long time now – have had to lay aside their hopes of travelling to two of Islam’s holiest sites. Since the pandemic began, Hajj and Umrah activities were suspended for foreign visitors with only vaccinated Saudi citizens being permitted. It’s reported that only 60,000 people were permitted […]

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Ramadan is only 4 months away

Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, self-improvement, and heightened devotion and worship. The fast (sawm) begins at dawn and ends at sunset and more and more believers are getting into the Ramadan mode earlier. The benefits of fasting Blood Pressure A decrease in the body’s salt intake and loss of salt through urine lowers the […]

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My Faith and Mental Health

As it is World Mental Health day I wish to write about how my faith in Islam has helped me to cope with and live through many mental health struggles. Over the past 13 years my life has been a rollercoaster of ups and downs.  I’ve been in and out of hospital be it on […]

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5 Important lessons from Imam Hussain

It is essential to look at the story of Karbala and the lessons we can learn from Imam Hussain. Hussain, the holy prohet’s beloved grandson, lived and exemplary life from which we can all learn and attempt to emulate. Forbid evil and enjoin good When Imam Hussain sacrificed his life and the lives of his […]

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6 ways to connect to our earth

Make dua in the rain Anas Bin Malik reported, ‘Whilst we were with the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) rain fell upon us. The Messenger than exposed part of his garment so that rain fell on his body. When we asked him why he did so, he replied ‘Because it has just come from the Exalted […]

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British Muslim Magazine

Welcome to British Muslim Magazine, Britain’s leading Muslim lifestyle magazine offering inspiration, advice, shopping, food and halal travel advice to British Muslim audiences and international travellers. BMM is the perfect choice for everyone who wants to know more about our nation’s rich history and traditions.