Islamic Wisdom

Sep

23

Islam 101

Things To Do on Eid al-Adha

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem. Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu. Eid al-Adha Mubarak! Alhamdulillah, we have reached another day of feast and celebration. Eid al-Adha is one of the two festivities of Islam. It commemorates Prophet Ibrahim’s (A.S.) willingness to sacrifice his son ...

Sep

10

Islam 101Reflections

Islam: The Most Misunderstood Religion

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem. Assalamu alaykom wa rahmatullahi wa barakatohu In the present times, the true message of Islam is being overshadowed by misconceptions. It is because there are people who don’t understand what Islam is all about either for not ...

Aug

25

Reflections

No Atom Exists That Allah Does Not Know

Every calamity we have to witness, every hardship we have to encounter, every step we have to take, every minute we have to breathe, every atom that exists.. happens with the knowledge of Allah. Among the 6 articles of Islamic ...

Aug

05

Muslim YouthThe Hijabi

The Purpose of the Hijab

Bismillahir Rahmaanir Raheem. Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu.   Hijab, why do we – Muslim women – have to cover ourselves like; our hair, body shape, etc? What is the purpose of wearing a scarf around our heads? And ...

Jun

20

Ramadan

What Ramadan Is Not For

Today is the second day of Ramadan in most countries, while it is the first day in some. We are blessed to witness the beginning of this month and we are asking Allah to allow us to complete this month ...

Jun

17

RamadanThe Hijabi

The Hijabi Ramadhan Starter Pack

Bismillah! June 18, 2016 is the official start of the Holy Month of Ramadhan, the most important month in our calendar–one day to go as I am writing this. The anticipation builds up. The excitement almost tips us over. We ...

Jun

17

Let's Eat OutMuslim YouthThe Hijabi

The Fasting Challenge

Last 2013, one of my college best friends, Sol, who is a Christian joined me for fasting for one day during Ramadhan. At first, I was skeptical about her joining me. As she would say, it was one of the items in ...

Jun

04

Shari'ah

Shari’ah in the Philippines

Ever wondered what law directs Muslims in the Philippines and to what point does it affect our everyday living? This post will give you a bird’s eye-view of the law that guides Muslim Filipinos – the Presidential Decree 1083. A Presidential ...

Jun

03

Muslim YouthReflectionsWhat's New

Islamophobia and the Social Media

Assalamu alaikum. Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem. I have been a netizen ever since I discovered internet back when I was in primary school. I started blogging in 2007 when Friendster blogs was still the thing! In those many years of using ...

Jun

01

Islam 101Tafseer

Quran Tafsir – Surah Al-Fatihah Part 5

You can find the complete series on this link Quran Tafsir – Surah Al-Fatihah Series Ayah 7 Ghayri Al Maghdoobi a’laihim, wa la Ad Daalleen (unlike the path of those who faced the Anger and unlike those who remained Astray) Now ...