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Remember Who You Are

 BY: SPAHIC OMER    SOURCE: ISLAMICITY  JUL 26, 2021 This article is about man and how his life is torn between remembrance and forgetfulness. The article shows that man’s primordial origins were in Heaven and were pure. His task on earth is merely to remember who he is, and to live

An intimate look into the beautiful journey of Hajj

Muslim Hands For those of you who couldn’t make it to Hajj, our YouTube series, The Prophetic Steps, is full of brilliant, exclusive footage from Makkah (courtesy of Islam Channel), and contains everything you need to know about the Hajj. As you watch these videos, you will be transported to the Jamarat in Mina, the […]

The Hadith of Angel Gabriel AS

 By: SACHIKO MURATA, WILLIAM C. CHITTICK    SOURCE: ISLAMICITY JUN 5, 2021 Umar ibn al-Khattab said: One day when we were with God’s messenger, a man with very white clothing and very black hair came up to us. No mark of travel was visible on him, and none of us recognized him. Sitting down before the Prophet, leaning his […]

Status and Significance of Bayt al-Maqdis in Islam

 BY: IKRIME SAEED SABRI    SOURCE: INSIGHT TURKEY Bait al-Maqdis or Bayt al-Maqdis’ (Arabic: بيت المقدس‎). ‘The Holy’, is semantically extended as a common designation for Jerusalem in the Arabic language as Al-Quds. In Islamic sources it refers to the entire area where the Al Aqsa Mosque compound is situated (photo: iStock by Getty Images). In this

May the Spirit of Ramadan Remain

By: Sadullah Khan Source: IslamiCity May 14, 2021 We ushered in the Eid-ul-Fitr by saying farewell to the blessed month of Ramadan and reflect on how our devotions through Ramadan have effectively impacted on our attitudes, our relationships, our bodies, our hearts, our minds and our souls. As Muslims, we are well aware that Islam […]
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Ramadan: Health benefits of fasting

By Gurama A. Gurama Dailytrust  Fasting is the willful refrainment from eating, smoking, sexual intercourse, drinking among others. Several metabolic adjustments occur during fasting. Some diagnostic tests are used to determine a fasting state. For example, a person is assumed to be fasting once 8–12 hours have elapsed since the last meal. Muslims refrain from […]
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Ramadan, The Quran and The Believer

 BY: SADULLAH KHAN     ISLAMICITY  APR 18, 2021 Ramadan Iftar and Quran (photo: iStock by Getty Images). Ramadan is the month of heightened Allah-consciousness, of attaining unto taqwa / God-consciousness; of training ourselves to be the best we can be; a month to initiate improvement of reputation, character and for cultivating good habits. Ramadan is also the month of
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Fasting in Shaban to honour Ramadan

    SOURCE: ISLAMICITY  Shaban is the 8th month in the Islamic calendar and is considered one of the meritorious months for which we find particular instructions in the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad . It is reported that Prophet Muhammad,  used to fast most of the month in Shaban except for the last few days of the month. These fasts […]