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Discover the beauty of Islam through the essence of faith and its practices, and enrich your spiritual journey with our collection of Deen articles.

The Virtues of Makkah: Understanding Islam’s Holiest City

The Virtues of Makkah: Understanding Islam’s Holiest City

In the name of Allah, all praise is due to the Lord of all worlds. Salutations and peace be upon the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, born in Mecca, his family, companions, and all who follow in His footsteps. Allah, the Almighty, has made Prophet Muhammad ﷺ the most noble of...

The Guiding Light: Three Virtues of Reciting Surah Al-Fatihah

The Guiding Light: Three Virtues of Reciting Surah Al-Fatihah

Surah Al-Fatihah, the opening chapter of the Quran, holds immense spiritual significance for Muslims around the world. Its virtues extend beyond its role in daily prayers, encompassing a wealth of blessings. Within its seven concise verses lie gems waiting to be...

Exploring Acts of Kindness in Islamic Teachings

Exploring Acts of Kindness in Islamic Teachings

Speaking about kindness in Islamic teachings, we cannot overlook the role of the Quran. The Quran itself has various names to refer to kindness, including al-Hasanah, al-Khair, al-Ma'ruf, al-Maslahah, and al-Birr. While they all generally imply kindness, each has its...

Discovering Islam through Animated Series on Qalbox

Discovering Islam through Animated Series on Qalbox

Are you eager to deepen your understanding of Islam in an engaging and accessible way? Curious about the impact of animated series in facilitating this learning journey? Learning about Islam through animated series is an enriching activity to do with the family....

7 Steps To Guide You Through Your Year-End Reflections

7 Steps To Guide You Through Your Year-End Reflections

The end of the year is here and as an individual seeking growth and improvement, it is always good to spend some time reflecting on ourselves. However, we have to make sure that our reflections are aligned with Islamic principles. Reflecting for Personal Growth in...

Al-Aqsa Mosque: A Symbol of Faith and Resilience

Al-Aqsa Mosque: A Symbol of Faith and Resilience

In the name of Allah, all praise and thanks are due to Allah, the Most Gracious and Most Merciful, for all the blessings and favours bestowed upon us. May peace and blessings be upon the Prophet Muhammad SAW, who embarked on the journey of Isra’ and Mi’raj and to whom...

The Art of Quranic Recitation

The Art of Quranic Recitation

Reading the Quran holds immense significance for Muslims, as it offers numerous spiritual and practical benefits. We are encouraged to incorporate the recitation of its sacred verses into our daily lives, as it is considered the Word of God revealed to Prophet...

10 Quran-Inspired Ways to Assist During Times of Crisis

10 Quran-Inspired Ways to Assist During Times of Crisis

All photos in this article were taken by Musa Zanoun, a Palestinian photographer in Gaza. In our interconnected world, we often find ourselves confronted with heart-wrenching news of calamities and natural disasters. Whether it's an earthquake in Afghanistan, Türkiye...

Have We Migrated?

Have We Migrated?

In the name of Allah, all praise is due to Him for granting victory to the religion of Islam, spreading it throughout the world. Blessings and peace be upon the Messenger of Allah, Prophet Muhammad SAW, who migrated from Mecca to Medina and propagated Islam to reach...

4 Spiritual Benefits of Being Grateful

4 Spiritual Benefits of Being Grateful

Gratitude (As-Syukru) is an attitude that always wants to make the best use of the blessings that Allah SWT has given, both physical and non-physical. Gratitude is also accompanied by an increase in self-approach towards the one who gives favours, namely Allah SWT. In...

Discovering the Meaning Behind “Assalamu’alaikum”

Discovering the Meaning Behind “Assalamu’alaikum”

Bismillah, in the name of Allah, we express our gratitude and praise to As-Salam, who bestows prosperity in this world. Blessings and peace be upon the Messenger, who delivered the message of peace (well-being) throughout the world, the family of the Prophet Muhammad...

5 Scientific Facts In The Quran Verses You Didn’t Know

5 Scientific Facts In The Quran Verses You Didn’t Know

The conversation about the Qur’an will always be interesting because of its features. Al-Qur’an as a book of guidance, contains the words of Allah for the happiness of the world and the hereafter. It also contains various implicit and explicit guidelines related to...

Common Mistakes Committed During Umrah and Hajj

Common Mistakes Committed During Umrah and Hajj

Hajj and Umrah are very special acts of worship, because they have great significance and virtue that make so many people want to do the worship. Moreover, the reward for hajj mabrur is heaven. Both Hajj and Umrah involve the body and soul, so you don’t only need to...

The Treaty of Hudaybiyyah: A Turning Point in Islamic History

The Treaty of Hudaybiyyah: A Turning Point in Islamic History

We are in the sixth year of the Hijrah; it has been six years since the messenger of Allah ﷺ and his companions emigrated from Mecca to Medina because of the oppression they were experiencing there. These six years were punctuated by battles between the new Muslim...

Preparation for Performing the Hajj Pilgrimage

Preparation for Performing the Hajj Pilgrimage

All praise is due to Allah, the Creator of all things. He has granted the inhabitants of the world permission to continue enjoying worship after worship, which is the main purpose for which we were created. The Hajj pilgrimage is a religious obligation that occurs...

Life Lessons from the Battle of Uhud

Life Lessons from the Battle of Uhud

As Ramadan passes, the month of Shawwal with its great excellencies and important stories comes. One of the various excellencies about Shawwal is the virtue of fasting the sunnah six days of Shawwal which is equivalent to fasting one year. And among the stories in it...

The Magnificence of Laylatul Qadr

The Magnificence of Laylatul Qadr

Laylatul Qadr is the most important night of the year. It’s very meaningful to the people of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ  whose average age was shorter than the previous prophets who reached hundreds of years. Meanwhile, the average life span from the people of the Prophet...

Unlocking the Power of Zikir: A Comprehensive How-To Guide

Unlocking the Power of Zikir: A Comprehensive How-To Guide

In our fast-paced and hectic lives, finding moments of peace and reconnecting with our spirituality can often feel like a daunting task. However, amidst the chaos, there is a powerful practice that can help us regain balance and serenity. Zikir, the act of mindful...

Unveiling The Journey of Divine Revelation of The Quran

Unveiling The Journey of Divine Revelation of The Quran

According to Sheikh Abd al-Azim Az-Zurqani, the revelation of the Quran occurred in three stages. The first stage was the revelation of the entire Quran to the lauh mahfuz all at once. However, the timing of this revelation is known only to Allah, as Allah says: بَلْ...

3 Tips to Enhance Daily Prayer

3 Tips to Enhance Daily Prayer

Prayer, also known as Salah, is a fundamental pillar of Islam and is considered an essential act of worship for Muslims worldwide. Salah is performed five times a day, and it involves a series of physical movements and recitations of verses from the Quran. Prayer...

Rajab, Between Virtues and Righteous Deed

Rajab, Between Virtues and Righteous Deed

Bismillah, all praise and thanks to the Almighty. Blessings and salutations to the prophet and all his family and companions as well as those who follow in his footsteps.  Rajab is considered one of the esteemed months of Allah and is one of the four months known as...

The Gentleness of Prophet Muhammad PBUH

The Gentleness of Prophet Muhammad PBUH

Bismillah, praise to Allah SWT, Who sent the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ to serve as a leader and guide to the human race. We should be grateful for the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ arrival and his messages. His character traits and morals ought to serve as constant examples throughout...

Habit Building: Remembrance of God

Habit Building: Remembrance of God

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