During a history class, Heraa Hashmi’s classmate confidently claimed that Muslim don’t condemn that acts of violence carried out in the name of their religion, leaving her frustrated.
Three weeks later and a 700-page Google doc later, MuslimsCondemn.com was born. This is her story.read more
Islamic societies, for many Muslim students, are the backbone of their University experience. In this crucial life-stage of learning, self-discovery and spiritual development, how do we ensure we maintain a healthy student-life balance?read more
For so many of us, emotions like sadness, anxiety and depression are a part of our lives, dictating the quality of our lives from how we feel, to how we act around others, and how we feel about ourselves.
Is it okay to feel these emotions, or should we feel bad for doing so? Isn’t this a sign of having a lack of faith?read more
“A friend will not (literally) share your struggles, and a loved one cannot physically take away your pain, and a close one will not stay up the night on your behalf. So look after yourself, protect yourself, nurture yourself and don’t give life’s events more than what they are really worth…read more
By Naairah Aftab - Campaigns Officer, FOSIS Scotland (as part of the #LifeHacks series) “All good men and women must take responsibility to create legacies that will take the next generation to a level we could only imagine.” - Jim Rohn It is an inevitable fact that...read more
Months ago as I parted with a mentor of mine, I shared with her my sadness at having to leave so many friends behind. She said, “When you miss someone, make Du’a for them – it will bring you closer together as they experience the acceptance of your Du’as for them”.
But what if that friend has passed away?read more
A highly valuable, easy-to-follow guide packed full of tips on what to do before, during and after the prayer to help you attain better focus, tranquility and a stronger connection with Allah (swt).
There’s a phrase that is common among many Muslims – one that you’ve probably heard or perhaps even thought of yourself – that when said, is in fact reflective of a lazy and detrimental attitude towards one’s Deen.
That phrase is, “But… it’s only a Sunnah!” Does that sound familiar?
by Shaykh Amer Jamil Below is an edited version of the transcription from the video above. Watch the rest of the short reminder videos from the Good Life Series by Shaykh Amer Jamil by clicking here. We all know the importance of the heart and why we have to...
In the Blessed Month of Ramadan, our hearts cry with joy and our souls warm with pleasure thanks to the opportunity that we are given to become closer to our Lord. The Shayateen (devils) are chained up, the Gates of Heaven and opened while the Gates of Hell are...
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