Lifestyle

Don't Get Tired!

There are times when the world seems like it is going to come tumbling down on us. But the most human thing to do, the most Muslim thing to do, is keep pushing.…

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IS ISLAM  UNDEMOCRATIC?

Modernity has given us a de-divinized public order. It has suppressed the truth of the Soul for the harmony of the City. It has reduced the mandate of Divine Vicegerency to a …

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Dealing With Mental Illness

This particular sister was always avoided by everyone everywhere even in the masjid, everyone steer clear from standing/sitting with her during solat. I find this very saddening. Our responses to mental illness in Nigeria is very disparaging and upsetting, but unfortunately the easiest ones is ridicule and/or avoidance.…

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Meditations on Menstruation

Most Muslims today are generally familiar with the rulings of purification and menstruation in Islam, but there is often much to be desired in how we, as a community, discuss these rulings and …

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6 hair care tips for Hijabis

Contrary to popular belief, hijabis are not bald under their hijabs! Even though our hair is protected from the natural elements (wind, sunlight, snow, rain, etc.), that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t …

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Sit your way to death

Sitting is the epitome of a sedentary lifestyle. A car-commuting, desk-bound, TV-watching lifestyle can be harmful to your health. All the time we spend parked behind a steering wheel...…

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Health Benefits Of Sujud

As Muslims we know that the Qur’an offers guidance to us in all aspects of our lives. It is indeed a blessing and a guide for all times and places. In today’s modern world full of electronic communication, globalization, technology and …

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CIRCUMCISION – MEDICAL BENEFITS

Circumcision was practised by some pre-Islamic Arabs and was a common practice in Africa from very early times. With the Africans it marked the passage from childhood into adulthood. It was and …

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