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HOLIDAYS CAN BE REAL FUN!!!

Some ways of making your kids vacation more fun & rewarding… By Umm Ammarah Dad what can I do next???...Mum I’m BORED!!! For parents vacations can be really demanding keeping our children occupied. Vacations pose a great challenge for many parents. However holidays can be great fun if parents are …

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Shi’ism Exposed

by Majlisul Ulama It is essential that Muslim sympathisers of the Shias divest themselves of the notion that Shi’ism is part of Islam – that it is just as one of the other four Madhabs which constitute the Ahlus Sunnah. Shi’sim is not Islam nor is it a sect of …

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Television Facts and Figures

an IslamiCity Bulletin TV Turnoff Network recently published their research results that startled us. When we noticed the terms, ‘average American’ or ‘average American home’ in the data, we knew Muslims contributed to this average. While we are busy building Masajid and Islamic schools out in the communities through out …

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Cinnamon and Honey

Whoever thought? Honey is the only food on the planet that will not spoil or rot. What it will do is what some call ‘turning to sugar’. In reality, honey is always honey. However, when left in a cool dark place for a long time it will “crystallize”. When this …

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THE POST EXAM PERIOD

By Abu Muhammad Yusuf Our children are a trust given to us by Allah. Depending on the upbringing we give them, we may nurture them to be morally good and upright persons or if they are just left uncared and untrained they may become innocent victims of the environment and …

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The benefits of pomegranate seeds

“Bypass your bypass surgery” by Dr Syed Zair Hussain Rizvi. EVERY SEED OF POMEGRANATE WHICH GOES IN YOUR STOMACH IS A SEED OF LIFE FOR YOUR HEART!!! Two things are full of benefits for the human being, lukewarm water and pomegranate. Pomegranate is a seasonal fruit in Pakistan & India …

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A Woman’s Reflection on Leading Prayer

On March 18, 2005 Amina Wadud led the first female-led Jumuah (Friday) prayer. On that day women took a huge step towards being more like men. But, did we come closer to actualizing our God-given liberation? I don’t think so. What we so often forget is that God has honored …

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Virtuous Jealousy

Virtuous Jealousy: A woman’s take by Fatima Barakatullah   We live in societies in which most men and women have lost their sense of modesty, women are obsessed with their appearances and wear clothes to be seen by others and to attract the attention of other men even if they …

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Allah’s Medicine Chest: Lemons

By Hwaa Irfan Lemons are just one example of the simple bounties Allah has provided us with. Although they may just be a “customary fruit,” they contain flavanoids, which are often referred to as ‘natures biological modifiers,’ because of their ability to modify the body’s reactions to other compounds such …

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Eid – A blessed gift scarred by mockery

Eid – A blessed gift scarred by mockery eid-mubarak Faizel Patel – Cii News – Agust 16, 2012 It’s been months in the planning. The exotic fabrics specially imported from Dubai, Swarovski crystals of every shape and colour, ready to line a designer abaya to leave you breathless. The fancy …

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