Dear Muslim Women…Plan your Umrah or Haj properly

Are you planning to go Umrah or Haj in short time? Check out the following information that may be useful. Many questions have come to my attention via blackberry messenger, Facebook, and email such as: ‘When is the best time to ...

Stylish Formal and Semi-Formal Hijab

The following hijab style can be worn for both formal and semi-formal occasions. Here’s how:Prepare an innerwear that covers your neck, and select a pashmina scarf (rectangular shape) that matches the clothing and pins that you will wear. When wearing inner-wear, ...

Book Review: Everyday Islam

Bismillah. These comments are purely my own opinion.  I ask Allah’s forgiveness for all of my ignorance.  Islam is a way of life that has proved timeless in it’s practice, and in it’s capability of solving issues even in today’s modern ...

Women Circumcision in Islam

Circumcision is sunnah by the Prophet (SAW), and it is mentioned in the hadeeth narrated from Abu Hurairoh: The Prophet (SAW) said: “Five things including nature (fitrah) is shaving the pubic hair, circumcision, shaving the mustache, plucking the hair ...

Ramadan Preparation

Ramadan, the Holy Month of fasting from sunrise to sunset as practiced by millions of Muslims all over the world is likely to begin on June 28, 2014 with the sighting of the moon in the night sky. The Holy ...

Can a Muslim woman marry a non-Muslim man?

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious and Most Merciful All Praise be to Allah Marriage is a social institution that is considered very important in Islam. Through marriage, generations will continue. Interfaith marriage is always being debated and is quite controversial in ...

Which is More Beneficial: Tea or Coffee? Part Two

*Coffee benefits A lot of people love coffee, millions start the day with the aromatic brew. Coffee doesn’t just keep you awake, it may literally make you smarter as well. Caffeine potently blocks an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, leading to ...

Little Known Ways to Perform Ghusl/Bath According to the Sunnah (Part 2)

In continuation about Ghusl, the obligatory bath, it is required that Muslim women take a bath after the following occurrences: 3. Menstruation or Nifas (Childbed) A Muslim woman should bathe after menstruation or childbed. As mentioned in the following hadith, ‘A’isha (RA) reported: A ...