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Is Water Always The Best Choice On A Hot Day?

Water makes up more than half of our body weight. To sustain this amount of water in our bodies, we’re advised to drink six to eight glasses of fluid per day. Water is the healthiest drink we can reach for – no sugar, no calories – but is it always...

Discipline in Islam

The Discipline Policy is based on the principles of Islam derived from the Quran and the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad ?. As Muslims, we are expected to behave with self-discipline and noble conduct in every situation. Discipline differentiates humans from beasts. It is a sign of Allah’s care when...

Maintaining Good Habits After Ramadan

Maintaining Good Habits After Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan is all about becoming a better version of yourself by being more compassionate, thoughtful, and getting closer to the Almighty. However, this pious month is also about self-introspection and continuing with healthy habits even after Ramadan. Does it sound like a tough task? Well, trust...

Learning how to learn -Nasir Hossain

The students have a general tendency to memorize as much as they can before the examination and forget as soon as the test is done. In fact, if you memorize a lot of things at a time, you will surely forget nearly everything within a very short time. Why? To...

Boredom May Create A Public Health Threat

In recent months, you may have heard about “pandemic fatigue.” The term is not clearly defined. But the gist is that people have grown tired of the pandemic and of having to keep apart for so long. That fatigue can show up as feelings of anxiety, hopelessness, frustration, anger and...

On the Intricacies of al-Nafs -Ibrar Qasim 

Al-Nafs is an individual, the self, the inner self, the spirit; frequently a synonym of Ruh, yet is different from it. That is why Jihad against oneself is Jihadal-Nafs or Jihadma` al-Nafs and never Jihadma` al-Ruh (Jihad against the soul). It is thought that when a man sleeps, his Ruh remains, but...

Teenage Sleep and Mental Health

It’s late morning and the teenagers in the house are still fast asleep long after you’ve got up. Should you rush upstairs and pull them out of bed by their feet? It may be tempting, but the answer is probably no. The evidence is mounting that sleep in adolescence is...

Everything Other Than God Is Unreal -FARAZ KHAN

“Everything Other Than God Is Unreal” Exploring a Kalam Ontological Argument That is because God alone is the Absolutely Real, and what they call upon other than Him is unreal, and God alone is the Sublime, the Exalted. Qur’an 31:30 The most truthful statement a poet ever uttered is the statement of Labid:...

How Africa’s Largest City is Staying Afloat

Navigating the thronging streets of Lagos, Nigeria, is a challenge at the best of times. But during the rainy seasons, the city’s streets can become almost impassable. Home to more than 24 million, Lagos is Nigeria’s economic powerhouse, making it a destination for people seeking new opportunities. But that rapid...

What Would Prophet Muhammad Do? Aisha Stacey

We live in disturbing times. Nowadays, the youth only care about themselves. They have little respect for their parents or for society. They cannot be told a single thing. And they believe themselves to be wise, when the truth is they cannot hold one thought in their heads. And as...

Do You Understand Your Nafs?

The weight room smelled of recycled rubber, steel, and sanitizer. Our cross country team split into teams of two at the various stations. My friend and weight-lifting partner was always very encouraging. “Come on,” she would tell me. “This is where the difference gets made.” I had been running cross...

The Clash of Cultures -Motiur Rahman

Each and every civilization possesses some sort of driving force, which in other word may be called as soul of that civilization. Like the human, civilization is born, passes the stages of childhood, adulthood and eventually comes to an end. Ideology, philosophy of life, cultures are the foundational elements based...

Motivational Techniques of Prophet Muhammad

Motivational Techniques of Prophet Muhammad

Whether at work, school, with friends or family, there are times when we are all affected by moments of low self-esteem or lack of motivation to navigate through the day. In times like these, it is helpful to have someone that makes us feel motivated, uplifted, and encouraged to persevere....

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Only Through Goodness We Can Prevent Evil “Goodness is what gives your heart peace and your conscience comfort. Evil is what gives your heart unrest and your conscience worry and doubt, even if other people approve of it.” (Ibn Hanbal, IV, Hadith No: 227) Dear Brothers and Sisters! Wabsa bin...