LIVING ISLAM

Peer Pressure

Peer Pressure By Khalid Baig What will the people say? Will they approve of it? Will they laugh at it? It seems that such concerns influence our actions –especially our public conduct– more than anything …

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Preparation for Ramadhaan

With only a little over two months to go, Ramadhaan is eagerly anticipated. Slowly the women are talking about stocking their freezers and feeding their families, but how many are making preparations to feed their …

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Haters

“HATERS”. I don’t recall this word as a child, but it’s often heard nowadays. So what is a hater, or rather who is a hater? There are many definitions one could use for the term …

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Simplicity in our lives

I asked my 8 year old students who knew the meaning of the word “simplicity”, as we were doing a seerah lesson (describing the character of Muhammad- Rasoolullah (Sallallahu ‘Alayhi wa Sallam). None of the …

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Beautiful Poem- If My Lord Asks Me

A man once came to Imām Ahmad bin Hanbal and asked him, “O Imām, what is your opinion on poetry?” He replied, “Which poetry is this?” to which the man responded by reciting the following …

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Islam’s Treatment for Anxiety and Worry

Islam’s Treatment for Anxiety and Worry Dealing with Worries and Stress Let us now discuss some of the different kinds of remedies and treatments taught by Islam: 1. Equipping oneself with eemaan (faith), accompanied by …

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Expiry Dates White bread

FAMILY OF DOCTORS IN ENGLAND HAVE BEEN HAMMERING THIS POINT THAT MEDICINES DON’T EXPIRE. AN 80 YEAR OLD WELL KNOWN DOCTOR, IN MUMBAI, WITH VAST EXPERIENCE INSIST ON SAME POINT. DO MEDICATIONS REALLY EXPIRE ? …

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