A day for a Muslim in London

With the current situations that keep evolving regarding Islam leading to islamophobia has impacted many Muslims. I personally don’t let it impact me but I can’t completely deny the change I have felt and witnessed. I don’t wear Islamic attire per se but I do grace a hijab (headscarf) with modest clothing. Travelling amongst the […]

Marriage: an Asian female viewpoint

In the Asian community when a girl hits the age of about 18/19 people begin to ask if she’s engaged or if proposals are coming for her. If proposals aren’t coming her way parents tend to get worried,  especially when others at that age are getting proposals. This is where things go wrong. When parents […]

Forgive our sins…

What’s the difference between Maghfirah (مغفرة ) and ‘Afuw (عفو )? Maghfirah: is for Allah to forgive you for the sin but the sin will still be registered on your book of deeds. Maghfirah is Allah’s forgiveness for your sin but on the Judgment Day it will be written on your record, Allah will ask […]

The Night of Destiny – Laylatul Qadr 🙏

In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful. Surely, We sent it down on the Night of Destiny. And what should make thee know what the Night of Destiny is? The Night of Destiny is better than a thousand months. Therein descend angels and the Spirit by the command of their Lord — with every matter.  It is […]

My favorite designers👗

So here are my top favorite places for modest clothing. Hope it helps! Annah Hariri has a lovely collection of luxury pieces and very contemporary designs. Clothing is somewhat pricey but good quality. Collection has very unique designs. Shukr has a huge collection and lots to choose from. Their collection is very affordable too but a little basic. Inayah has a […]

What age should one begin to fast?

Shariah has commanded children to not fast. They are allowed to offer some fasts when they are closer to puberty. One should not make children fast as it is sinful. At the age of 12 to 13, one should start offering some (one or two) fasts and by 18 years, one should become regular in […]

Common fasting mistakes 👎

1. Drinking Milkshakes made with syrups etc on a daily basis – Why: It contains high amounts of sugar, additives and colourants – Solution: If you have to, drink it twice a week maximum 2. Drinking large amounts of water at iftaar time – Why: Filling the stomach with water is more strenuous to it […]