Health

Need for Speed

The worldwide trend is to aim for increase in speed. Is this a good thing? DEVIL SPEED “Calmness and patient deliberation is from Allah and haste is from Satan.” (Tirmizi) Our food is increasingly becoming instant and with that comes attendant health problems. A myriad of sicknesses find their root …

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Islam & Mental Health

What is Mental Health? Mental health is our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Mental health does not only affect the way we think, feel, and act but also how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is not limited to emotional problems. For instance, if a …

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Meet the SUPERFOODS

As much as I’d like to think of myself as a ‘healthy’ eater, I know the reality of it couldn’t be further from the truth. For the most part, I tend to be conscious of what I put in. I reiterate, for the most part (whilst mentally downing a fresh …

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The Power of Forgiveness

  The act of forgiveness is a strategy to become neutral, to reset the game, to start fresh. Forgiveness is a decision, an intention to get out of guilt, to clear all the debt and baggage that keeps us stuck in self-destructive patterns. Forgiveness does not mean that you condone …

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Botox Injections

Question:  I am a general practitioner in UK . My question is it permissible to practice give Botox injections, facial peels, dermabrasions. Mostly done for patients to look younger and good looks. I am mainly thinking of doing it for earning extra money {being honest} I would like to know …

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Al-Shāfi (The Healer)

Diseases continue to shape the lives of humanity. At this very moment, countless human beings are bedbound by illness while suffering the anguish and despair that accompanies it. The endless waiting at the doctor’s surgery or the walks taken up and down the hospital corridors are draining others. While some …

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Homosexuality & Lesbianism in Islam

  In this materialistic age when everything is being sacrificed at the altar of ‘freedom’, the world, from east to west, is witnessing a total collapse of morality and decency. Virtue is portrayed as evil while sins of every type are being glamourized so as to seem acceptable to society. …

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Why is Homosexuality Prohibited?

QUESTION Salam! I am a teenager from pakistan. I am 17 and doing my a levels. Several people around me are supporters of the lgbtq community. As much as I try to condemn it is hard doing so overtly as it ends up in me being ostracised. In a honesty …

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Qur’an on Homosexuality: Setting the Record Straight

  By Khalid Baig In the post colonial world the “civilizing mission” continues and the crusade for civilizing the backward Muslims into embracing the sexual mores of the civilizers is going full speed ahead. Since openly declaring that the Qur’an and Islam are plain wrong does not get you much …

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