7 Beautiful Reasons Why Muslims Fast During Ramadan

7 Beautiful Reasons Why Muslims Fast During Ramadan

For us Muslims, fasting during the month of Ramadan is super special as it’s far more than just abstaining from food and drinks, but carries a deeper spritual meaning behind it. So, what is Ramadan? Ramadan is the 9th month on the Islamic Lunar Calendar and is the month in which the Holy Quran was

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The Differences between Zakat Al Mal and Zakat Al Fitr

The Differences between Zakat Al Mal and Zakat Al Fitr

Let us explore the difference between Zakat Al mal and Zakat Al Fitr.  To begin, let’s dive deep into the terminology itself. We have learned that the Arabic word ‘Zakat’ means growth and purification. Al Fitr comes from the word إفطار or “breaking the fast” because it marks the breaking of the long fast at the

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5 Tips to Survive Your First Ramadan

5 Tips to Survive Your First Ramadan

It could be tricky for a new Muslim when they start planning to fast for the first time this Ramadan as it is quite natural to feel anxious and wonder if you can pull off the month-long fast. It can also be a source of anxiety especially when Ramadan falls on  a summer month. Imagine

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The Virtue of Sabr in Ramadan

The Virtue of Sabr in Ramadan

For most part during Ramadan, our level of sabr (patience) is one of the main aspects that will be tested in this Holy month. It is about dealing with everything with patience, from not getting angry at situations like being stuck in heavy traffic as you head home or delay of tasks by others, or

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Healthy Eating Habits to Adopt During Ramadan

Healthy Eating Habits to Adopt During Ramadan

Truth is that it can be tempting during the coronavirus crisis for people locked inside their homes to seek relief through eating (which led to overeating), and it may happen throughout the month of Ramadan at night. But from a positive angle, Ramadan is the perfect opportunity to practice healthy eating habits and reduce those

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5 Types of Sadaqah You Might Never Have Heard Of

5 Types of Sadaqah You Might Never Have Heard Of

Generally, we have heard of Sadaqah but do we know that Sadaqah can be categorised into Sadaqah Wajibah (compulsory), Sadaqah Jariah (sunah) and etc? In our previous post we talked about the impact of sadaqah on society, and today we will be focusing on Sadaqah Wajibah and its five types.  Sadaqah Wajibah is compulsory and

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How to Improve your Quran Recitation - Here are 5 Ways!

How to Improve your Quran Recitation – Here are 5 Ways!

The month of Ramadan, the blessed month in which the Qur’an was revealed, will be upon us very soon. What’s a better way (and time) to mark the significance of this momentous occasion – the revelation of the Qur’an – than to improve our Quran recitation?  In this article, you will learn the most effective

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Work during Ramadan

5 Tips to Stay Motivated at Work during Ramadan

Fasting has many awesome benefits and in recent years, fasting has become a modern lifestyle. As Muslims, we need to remember that the primary reason we fast is because it was legislated by Allah, we submit to it, and perform it as an act of worship to get closer to Allah. Coming back to the

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Physical Health Benefits of Fasting in Ramadan

Physical Health Benefits of Fasting in Ramadan

With Ramadan approaching us in less than three months, Muslims around the world are preparing to fast. In obedience to the command of Allah they will abstain from food and drink, amongst other things, during the days of the holy month. Fasting is more than just a religious duty for a Muslim and it is

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The Impact of Sadaqah On Society

The Impact of Sadaqah On Society

Do you know that zakat, or sometimes, it’s known as ‘charity’, is the Third Pillar of Islam, a major teaching in the religion? Being charitable and providing for the needy are important features of the Muslim character.  There are several categories of charity that are defined in Islam, and the two most important being zakat

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