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Joys of Fasting by Rumi

 Mar 16, 2023 – islamicity There’s a hidden sweetnessin the stomach’s emptiness. We are lutes, no more, no less.If the sound box is stuffedfull of anything, no music. If the brain and the bellyare burning clean with fasting,every moment a new songcomes out of the fire. The fog clears, and

Your Brain: Use It or Lose It  “Allah grants wisdom to whoever He wills. And whoever is granted wisdom is certainly blessed with a great privilege. But none will be mindful [of this] except people of reason” (Quran 2:269).  Contents  1 Exercise  2 Manage Your Diet 3 Social Interaction  4 Rest  5 Nootropics: Smartness in a

Isra and Miraj: The Miraculous Night Journey

 – By: Syed Abul Ala Maududi   Source: Islamicity  Feb 17, 2023 19 Comments  The Israa and Miraj refer to, two parts of a miraculous journey that Prophet Muhammad  took in one night from Makka to Jerusalem and then an ascension to the heavens. Israa is an Arabic word referring to Prophet Muhammad’s  miraculous night journey from Makka to Jerusalem

Reflections on Isra and Miraj  – By A K M Mohiuddin   Source: Islamicity  Feb 17, 2023 1 Comment To become a faithful and devoted servant is what man should aspire and strive for. Only thus can he climb the summit of his glory and be at his best. Only thus can he exalt his position […]

Loss of Human Dignity Leads to Nations’ Downfall

-islamicity.org Sept 01, 2022 Now indeed, We have conferred dignity on the children of Adam. [Asad] (17:70) وَلَقَدْ كَرَّمْنَا بَنِي آدَمَ That is, every human being has been granted dignity by Allah as a human right. When Allah has given that right then taking that right away or restricting it is a crime against humanity. However, […]

Being Shaped by Ramadan

 BY: KHALID MAHMOOD    SOURCE: ISLAMICITY  APR 5, 2022 Masjid Al-Hussein, also called “floating mosque”, in Perlis Malaysia. The sunset is behind the mosque from the front view (photo: iStock by Getty Images). At this time when we experience occasions, of much sorrow and some contentment, we sense the promise in the advent of Ramadan, the month of […]