Author: deenspiration

EP 5: Health & Fitness In Ramadan (feat. Amina Khan) – Diet, Lifestyle & Spirituality.

  The Blessed month of Ramadan is most likely your favourite month of the year, and so it should be! It’s the month of the Qur’an, a month full of immense rewards and blessings, a month of forgiveness, a month of community and love, and deep spiritual development. Just amazing! Now, although many of us look forward to using Ramadan to become the best version of ourselves in terms of our Iman, we tend to forget about, or totally neglect the idea of also becoming the best version of ourselves in terms of our health. Believe it or not, many of us get...

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When You Feel Like Your Worship Isn’t Enough

by Amsal Rahim   Last night, I felt groggy, nauseous and incapacitated to stand up for the entire Qiyam prayer. It was inexorably agonising for me as I just wasn’t able to feel the sweetness of the prayer and instead sat down, switched my phone on and started reading through the extensive du’a requests I received, supplicating for each one with the bottom of my heart. In those moments, I was glum and in low spirits as I just couldn’t determine what was wrong, I had been able to stand in prayer every other night, what was the matter...

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Give & You Will Receive! (An Inspiring Charity Story)

Call it a coincidence, but after these two amazing things happened to me in the last two days, there is no doubt in my mind as to why they occurred! You can make of the following whatever you wish, but for me, it truly exemplifies the power of GIVING. It also brings to life two sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him): “Wealth is not decreased by charity, so give in charity…” and “Give charity without delay, for it stands in the way of calamity.” As for the first saying, our scholars explain (and I’m giving an...

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EP 4: How To Focus in Prayer (Part 4) – BONUS Episode feat. Belal Khan, Mohammed Faris, Ismail Kamdar, Omar Usman, Abdul Azeem Climie and Sumaira Zaheer

In this epic conclusion to the 4-part ‘How to Focus in Prayer’ series, we’re blessed to have SIX special guests in this bonus episode, packed full of so many valuable gems you could be tweeting them all week! Episode 1 covered tips on what to do before the prayer to help with focus/khushoo’. Episode 2 focused on tips for during the prayer, while episode 3 covered what we can do after the prayer. In this bonus episode, our wonderful guests provide some solid tips for specific types of Muslims and their situations – a rather unique approach to Khushoo’....

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