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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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THE MIRACLE OF HONEY

THE MIRACLE OF HONEY Your Lord revealed to the bees: “Build dwellings in the mountains and the trees, and also in the structures which men erect. Then eat from every kind of fruit and travel the paths of your Lord, which have been made easy for you to follow.” From …

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THE OLIVE: A HEALTH-GIVING PLANT

One of the foods to which attention is drawn in the Qur’an is the olive. Research in recent years has revealed that the olive is not just a delicious food but also represents an important source of good health. In addition to the olive itself, olive oil is also an …

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Women’s Liberation

And They Called it Women’s Liberation How Women Were Lured Out of the Home in the USA By Areeba bint Khalid From the 1800s to the present day, family life in the West has remarkably changed. While the West calls this change part of the women freedom movement, a look …

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