The Sweetness of My Middle Eastern Vegan Kitchen

The Sweetness of My Middle Eastern Vegan Kitchen

The dish is famous in kitchens across the Middle East. My mother taught it to me, and tonight I am preparing it for my family. Taze Fasulye—fresh bean casserole—has proven to be a rich, nourishing comfort food amid duress over the past year. But in my kitchen, the...

5 Moments Prophet Muhammad ﷺ Showed Empathy to Non-Muslims

5 Moments Prophet Muhammad ﷺ Showed Empathy to Non-Muslims

Islam’s teachings of kindness were never restricted to Muslims. Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ many commandments encouraged good treatment of people, regardless of their religion, and can be applied to both Muslims and non-Muslims. It is also affirmed in Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ...

5 Trailblazing Muslim Women Who Influenced Islamic History

5 Trailblazing Muslim Women Who Influenced Islamic History

People might be aware of modern inspiring Muslim women. There are lots of female Muslim names that are taking action to make the world a better place, with their notable contributions in the arts, science, sports and politics. Some of those names may be familiar to...

Navigating Mental Wellness As A Muslim

Navigating Mental Wellness As A Muslim

We have been through so much for nearly two years now since the emergence of the, still ongoing, world health challenge — Covid-19. As the pace of recovery picks up with the cautious and gradual reopening of physical borders, that does not mean we are unshackled from...

Giving Charity: 5 Reasons Islam Encourages It

Giving Charity: 5 Reasons Islam Encourages It

The act of charity is deemed to be one of the most favourable acts and highly encouraged in Islam. Allah SWT and Prophet Muhammad ﷺ mentioned time and time again in the Quran that the act of charity is great, and should be performed on a regular basis.  All of those...

Eat Healthy like the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ During This Pandemic

Eat Healthy like the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ During This Pandemic

With COVID-19 still affecting the world, many of us are finding ourselves stuck at home for most of the day, juggling between work and other responsibilities. Figuring out what to eat can be yet another daily challenge and it may be tempting to sideline healthy eating...

From Rasulullah ﷺ: The Beauty of Tawbah

From Rasulullah ﷺ: The Beauty of Tawbah

If we really knew the merits of repentance, we would not stop practicing it. It is one of the most beloved acts of Allah. Indeed, our Creator does not ask us for perfection. He knows better than we do that we are not angels and that we sometimes make mistakes. We...

5 Fun Ways for Kids to Learn Quran

5 Fun Ways for Kids to Learn Quran

Learning the Quran could be daunting for any individual, including parents. This is even more so for kids who are being exposed to the holy book for the first time. For most it would be in a foreign language which they have just begun reciting in their daily prayers...

Intentionally Choosing Hijab

Intentionally Choosing Hijab

I took my hijab off today. On my last early morning in Prince Edward Island, I visited a beach that was completely empty. I looked in every direction and there was not a person in sight. No people around meant I could take my hijab off. So I did. The Atlantic Ocean...

Tawbah and Why It’s Essential for Every Muslim

Tawbah and Why It’s Essential for Every Muslim

The word Tawbah literally means 'return'. In religious terminology, it is the return to Allah — more precisely, the return to the Creator after having disobeyed Him, in order to ask for His forgiveness; a repentance. As the Prophet (peace be upon him) said, all human...

5 Tips to Fill Your Time Meaningfully During the Pandemic

5 Tips to Fill Your Time Meaningfully During the Pandemic

It is never easy to manage time and relationships. Relationship with oneself, relationships between friends and family, and most importantly, the personal connection with Allah (SWT). It is especially challenging during the current, ongoing pandemic where many feel...

7 Spiritual Piety Tips for New Converts

7 Spiritual Piety Tips for New Converts

Spiritual piety is one of the most meaningful graces bestowed by Allah (SWT) to His creatures. It paves the way in the direction of light, filled with blessings, and away from a path consumed by distractions, destructions and, ultimately, sins. Granted as a start, it...

Tips to Maintain A Tahajjud Routine

Tips to Maintain A Tahajjud Routine

.Tahajjud, a voluntary prayer performed during the later part of the night, holds immense spiritual significance in Islam. As narrated in Sahih Bukhari and Muslim, it is a time when Allah descends to the lowest heaven, offering His blessings and forgiveness to those...

Muharram: A Holy Month with A Special Day of Ashura

Muharram: A Holy Month with A Special Day of Ashura

Holy Months before Islam The month of Muharram is one of the four holy months, along with the months of Dhul Qa'da, Dhul Hijja and Rajab. These months were in the pre-Islamic era (al jâhiliya), already considered as special periods, forbidding the tribes to fight each...

Embark on a New Beginning in 1443H

Embark on a New Beginning in 1443H

As another year draws to a close, we are once again met with the opportunity to reflect on our Deen in the past year and to think about our aspirations for the next. We are greeted by Muharram, a blessed month that has seen many significant events take place —...

8 Conditions of Salah

8 Conditions of Salah

Salah, the second pillar of Islam, is a daily obligation upon all Muslims above baligh (mature) age and is the act of offering prayers to Allah SWT. Read on to know what are the conditions of Salah.

5 Benefits of Reading Quran

5 Benefits of Reading Quran

As a Muslim, we believe that the Holy Quran is a source of divine blessing and merit, tranquillity, and guidance for all mankind. The Quran is believed to sanctify the heart and home of the Muslim because it’s based on the words of Allah (SWT). In Quran, Allah has...

Islamic New Year Resolutions

Islamic New Year Resolutions

With Muharram being days away, this means a new Islamic year is upon us. It is important to take a step back and reflect on how to improve ourselves for the coming year especially as Muslims. We all have the intentions to make changes, to kick-start a better, more...

The Meaning Behind Islamic Months

The Meaning Behind Islamic Months

The Islamic calendar, also known as the Hijri calendar, consists of 12 lunar months. Every Islamic month symbolizes a particular meaning. Let’s explore the meanings and origins of these Islamic months’ names! The Islamic Months Indeed, the number of months with Allah...

Create Your Own Quran Playlist

Create Your Own Quran Playlist

Have a playlist for your music? What about one for the Quran? Muslim Pro has just released the Quran Playlist, our latest development in the Quran feature just in time for Ramadan 2020. Users can now create your own Quran Playlist with your favourite surahs and share...