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Blessed Kazi Falguni Eshita

When you can walk, talk, eat, even play Remember, Allah has blessed you in more than one way. When you have a home, a nice bed or a baby, Remember, for many others, these are just may be. Some are born without eyes, hands or feet Many are struggling just...

Protect Your Mental Health in Tough Times

If you’re not protecting your mental health right now, you’re either struggling or a superhero. Even before the coronavirus pandemic threw a wrench in things, there was plenty to stress about. Concerns about everything from dirty dishes to climate change can affect your mental health. Just remember: You control your mental...

Lebanon ‘Our Homes are Open’

The Day after the massive explosion in Beirut, residents were surveying the damage to their homes. One video shared online showed 78-year-old Beirut resident May Melki playing the piano in what appears to be her destroyed living room. Her entire home is damaged: furniture in disarray, shattered glass everywhere, curtains ripped apart....

300 Year Old Homes For Future

Most summer days on the Danish island of Læsø, you’ll find Henning Johansen at work. A native islander, Johansen is a thatcher. But on Læsø, a thatcher’s job is unlike anywhere else. Nineteen kilometres off the north-east coast of Jutland, the island appears in Norse mythology as the home of...

Make Virtual Meetings More Productive

With the COVID-19 pandemic changing our very way of life, businesses are rethinking everything. More and more real estate professionals are working from home, which means while you once met with clients and colleagues face to face, you must now meet virtually. The good news is that platforms like Zoom...

Habits That Will Steal Your Happiness

“Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy.” – Wayne Dyer “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius It is usually pretty easy...

Islam on Racism

If someone asks you, “What is your identity?” how would you answer this question? Would you state your name (I am Ibrahim), or job title (I am a doctor), or nationality (I am Palestinian), or ethnicity (I am an Arab), or lineage (I am the son of the great so...

A Spicy Heritage By Fahmida Mehreen

Spices – it is India’s proudest heritage, and the history of Indian spices is almost as old as the history of spices itself. The business and activity of Indian spices can be traced back to the ancient and medieval ages where spices played a significant role in bolstering the Indian...

Nature-Based Solutions Help With Extreme Flooding

Southern China’s rainy season lasted nearly twice as long this year. Record rainfall caused the country’s longest river, the Yangtze, to overflow along the river’s middle and lower regions. “A normal rainy season is about 24 days,” said Xiquan Dong, an extreme weather expert at the University of Arizona. “This...

Looking back on 9/11 – Abu Taher Mustakim

At 8:45 AM in the morning on September 11, 2001, an American Airlines Boeing 767 loaded with 20,000 gallons of jet fuel crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. The impact left a gaping, burning hole near the 80th floor of the 110-story...

Ted Hughes The Harvest Moon

The flame-red moon, the harvest moon, Rolls along the hills, gently bouncing, A vast balloon, Till it takes off, and sinks upward To lie on the bottom of the sky, like a gold doubloon. The harvest moon has come, Booming softly through heaven, like a bassoon. And the earth replies...

Muhammad Iqbal The Crescent

The sun’s boat is broken and drowned in the Nile But a piece is floating about on the water of the Nile The twilight’s pure blood drips into the sky’s basin Has the lancet of Nature drawn the sun’s blood? Has the sky stolen the ear ring of the evening’s...

Editorial

Dear Friends Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah. Hope you are keeping well in the time of Syrian, Palestinian, Libyan etc wars along with the ‘War on Terror’ which seemingly will never end. It is almost 20 years after the 9/11 terrorist attack which led up to ‘War on Terror’ and has...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

In the light of the Holy Hadith

With Gratitude Comes Peace The Prophet Muhammad (saw) says, ‘Those who do not thank people do not show gratitude to Allah.’ (Tirmidhi, Birr, Hadith No: 35) One night while performing prayer, Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) cried so much that the tears running down his beard reached his chest and fell off to the...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Enjoining The Good And Forbidding The Evil “You are the best nation produced [as an example] for mankind. You enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong and believe in Allah.” (Surah: 3, Al-Imran, Verse No: 110) A Muslim needs to be a good person, a truthful servant of...

Muhammad Iqbal The Crescent

Muhammad Iqbal The Crescent

The sun’s boat is broken and drowned in the Nile But a piece is floating about on the water of the Nile The twilight’s pure blood drips into the sky’s basin Has the lancet of Nature drawn the sun’s blood? Has the sky stolen the ear ring of the evening’s...

Editorial

Dear Friends Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah. Hope you are keeping well in the time of Syrian, Palestinian, Libyan etc wars along with the ‘War on Terror’ which seemingly will never end. It is almost 20 years after the 9/11 terrorist attack which led up to ‘War on Terror’ and has...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

In the light of the Holy Hadith

With Gratitude Comes Peace The Prophet Muhammad (saw) says, ‘Those who do not thank people do not show gratitude to Allah.’ (Tirmidhi, Birr, Hadith No: 35) One night while performing prayer, Prophet Muhammad (SAWS) cried so much that the tears running down his beard reached his chest and fell off to the...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Enjoining The Good And Forbidding The Evil “You are the best nation produced [as an example] for mankind. You enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong and believe in Allah.” (Surah: 3, Al-Imran, Verse No: 110) A Muslim needs to be a good person, a truthful servant of...