The Joy of Hajj

Time goes so fast, we have entered the Islamic new year, the month of Muharram as the first month in a year means that we have left the month of pilgrimage, Dhulhijjah. Muslims from around the world who gathered in the Holy Land for ...

20 Tips And Tricks For A Muslimah – What and How to Pack for Traveling

When you have determined your vacation destination, have bought your transportation tickets, booked accommodations, and are ensured of the itinerary, now you have to pack everything that you want to take during your stay. Here are some tips and tricks for packing your clothes in ...

Fasting On The 9th of Dzulhijjah

“Mom, my teacher said I have to save for sacrificial animals. Why  do I have to sacrifice?” asked my son. “To share for those who are not able to so that they can enjoy the delicious taste of lamb meat or beef too,” I ...

Saudi Customs: Why Do The Women All Wear Black?

 Bismillahirrahmaanirrahiim All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger In general, women in Saudi Arabia are required to cover up entirely using a large black “cloak” called an Abaya on the top of their ...

Learning Basic Arabic

Bismillahirrahmanirrahiim. With the name of Allah the Merciful and Compassionate. All Praise to Allah. “Verily we have sent it down as an Arabic Qur’ân in order that you may understand” [Surah Yusuf: 2] Umar ibn al-Khattab, May Allah be pleased with him, ...

Performing Umrah during Rajab, is it better than any other months?

Praise be to Allah, Lord of Nature, shalawat and greetings to the Prophet and the most noble Messenger, our Prophet Muhammad, Shalallahu ‘alaihi Wa Sallam, along with his family and his companions. A lot of Muslims like to perform umrah during ...

My Children’s Qurban,Story from a Sister in Indonesia (1)

وَلِكُلِّ أُمَّةٍ جَعَلْنَا مَنسَكًا لِّيَذْكُرُوا اسْمَ اللَّـهِ عَلَىٰ مَا رَزَقَهُم مِّن بَهِيمَةِ الْأَنْعَامِ ۗ فَإِلَـٰهُكُمْ إِلَـٰهٌ وَاحِدٌ فَلَهُ أَسْلِمُوا ۗ وَبَشِّرِ الْمُخْبِتِينَ  And for every nation We have appointed religious ceremonies, that they may mention the Name of Allah over the beast of cattle that ...