Manners of Eating and Drinking

Image may contain: foodHealth is one of the most magnificent graces of Allah (s.w) to his slave and one of his most venerable and abundant donations.

Al-Bukhari (an authentic book of prophetic traditions) has narrated that the Holy Prophet has said:
“There are two favours that many people are prejudiced by it: The health and the leisure.”
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Ella, Sri Lanka

Image may contain: mountain, sky, cloud, outdoor and natureElla is a small town in the Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka governed by an Urban Council. It is approximately 200 kilometres (120 mi) east of Colombo and is situated at an elevation of 1,041 metres (3,415 ft) above sea level.

The area has a rich bio-diversity, dense with numerous varieties of flora and fauna. Ella is surrounded by hills covered with cloud forests and tea plantations. The town has a cooler climate than surrounding lowlands, due to its elevation. The Ella Gap allows views across the southern plains of Sri Lanka. Ella got its own historic values with the link to the Legendary Ravana stories too.
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imagesby :- Sister Asiya Abd al-Zahir

Islam has been described as being the religion of Fitrah, the innate nature of all humans. It is not surprising therefore when we discover that Islam is being accepted as the only pure way of life a person can follow by millons of reverts around the world. Statistics show that out of every 5 who revert to Islam, 4 are females. This blows away the false concept that Islam is a repressive religion for women. The following is one account of a sister who submitted to Allah as her Lord, took Islam as her religion, and Muhammad (s.a.w) as her Messenger. Continue reading WHY I EMBRACED ISLAM

Black Seed (Nigella Seed)

No photo description available.It is narrated by the hadith that the Holy Prophet (pbuh) said: ‘Use the black seed because it has a relief of all diseases, but death.’

Black seed has a tasty aroma and contains phosphate, iron, phosphorate, carbohydrate, oil 28%. It contains anti-virus bacteria, carotene, anti-cancer fighting material, and hormones which give strength and activity.

There are many, many benefits of the black seed. Here we will list some of them.

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What Allah States in The Al-Quran

Image may contain: text“Why do Muslim women have to cover their heads?” This question is one which is asked by Muslim and non-Muslim alike. For many women it is the truest test of being a Muslim.

The answer to the question is very simple – Muslim women observe HIJAB (covering the head and the body) because Allah has told them to do so.

“O Prophet, tell your wives and daughters and the believing women to draw their outer garments around them (when they go out or are among men). That is better in order that they may be known (to be Muslims) and not annoyed…” (Qur’an 33:59)

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Date Fruit Health Benefits

Image may contain: foodAssists Digestion: Dates consist of 20 different kinds of amino acids which facilitate the digestive process. This is why dates are easily digestible and furnish the body with required energy for physical activities in about half an hour. Moreover, consuming dates on fasting days before breaking the fast helps avoid overeating after the fast. The factor responsible forhuman hunger is shortage of sugar in the blood. Consumption of dates, not only pacifies the feeling of hunger with its sugar content, but also all of its nutritional value is absorbed by the body. This prevents people from overeating after a day of fasting.

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Can Muslim Parents Force Hijab on Daughters?

Image may contain: one or more people and textFatawa: Can Muslim Parents Force Hijab on Daughters?

Dear scholars, As-Salamu Alaykum. Some Western thinkers claim that Muslim parents force their daughters to wear hijab. My question is: Do Muslim parents have the right to force their daughter to wear hijab if she refuses to wear it? Jazakum Allah khayran.

Walaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Continue reading Can Muslim Parents Force Hijab on Daughters?