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Ten Prophetic Traditions on The Virtues of Madinah al-Munawwarah

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In the Islamic tradition, both ‘times’ and ‘places’ act as an impetus for spiritual progression. The month of Rabi al-Awwal has already commenced  –  a month which is filled with blessings and virtue. This month, one of the most recommended things to do is revisit some of the greatest prophetic traditions (hadith). Hadith collections are […]

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Why Tahajjud Matters

It’s late at night. The family is fast asleep and there’s pin-drop silence in the house. At this very moment, pushing that duvet to go and perform wudhu can be a challenge. Centuries ago, sounds of water running – from many performing wudhu – could be heard and lights could be seen switching on in […]

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Kampong Gelam – Singapore’s Historic Muslim Quarter 

Beyond the skyscrapers and glamour of modern Singapore lies an area that dates back to the country’s colonial era. Kampong Gelam is one of Singapore’s oldest districts and was once dedicated to the Bugis, Arab and Malay communities. Back then it was known as the Muslim quarter as it was also home to the Sultan […]

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Over 250 Mosques Open Their Doors For #VisitMyMosque Day

For decades, mosques up and down the country have opened their doors for visitors of other faiths to bridge the gap between Muslims and members of other faiths. However, in 2015, the national initiative, #VisitMyMosque was developed by the Muslim Council of Britain with the intention of mosques opening their doors together on one day.  […]

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Halal Tourism For a New Generation

With Islam being one of the world’s youngest and fastest-growing religions, halal tourism, which was once a vague term, has now become a prevailing market. In 2013, it’s estimated that a whopping 108 million Muslim travellers hit the road! However, this increased rapidly to 160 million in 2019. Observing this trend very rigorously, many non-Muslim […]

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The Forgotten Sunnah of Istikhara Prayers

For Muslims, the religion of Islam provides a complete way of life. From divine worship to serving humanity, and maintaining relationships to simple mannerisms, Islamic scriptures have not failed to leave any of it out. Decision-making is an integral part of all our lives. Whilst many of us converse with others before we embark on […]

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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.