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How Do I Spend Ramadan Alone?

Saturday, 2 May 2020

In the name of God, Compassionate, Merciful بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمِ | Peace be with you السلام عليكم

This year, a lot of us will spend Ramadan and Eid alone. Allah is testing every nation with the Covid pandemic and we need to now accept that being isolated or stuck at home is actually not the worst thing in the world.

But the idea that as Muslims, when normally we celebrate and prepare for Ramadan with loved ones, each fasting day will pass without the added interactions of a social gathering - is a bit sad. We're not allowed to see family, no street-Iftars this year, mental problems and social abuse are increasing, our mosques are closed. I mean, it's really tragic.
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Creating A #Ramadan Kit In Isolation

Saturday, 11 April 2020

In the name of God, Compassionate, Merciful بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمِ | Peace be with you السلام عليكم

When you're isolated, bored, lonely or down - get planning. Fasting will start in two weeks so here's some practical tips to make a Ramadan Kit nice and early.
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Qur'an Studies: Surah An-Naas

Thursday, 30 November 2017

In the name of God, Compassionate, Merciful بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمِ | Peace be with you السلام عليكم

Notes from a Quran Tafsir class I took over ten years ago.
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The Phases Of Muslim Marriage

Monday, 25 September 2017

In the name of God, Compassionate, Merciful بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمِ | Peace be with you السلام عليكم

After ridin' The Singleitis Train for so many years and then happily settling into a phase of marriage, one learns that the job description was a little different than advertised.

Typically, a marriage goes through various phases, changing at each couple's unique pace so the experience is not a standard cut-and-paste ride for all, but the evolutions are general trends.

*Disclaimer: Much of the following is from various Islamic studies and a result of research. This is not definitive nor applicable to all, but it is a standard 'science'. A lot of the content is adult material. Reader discretion advised. Seriously. Don't say I didn't warn you.

1st phase :: The Wedding Night

An interesting evening unfolds on the first night. It's one of the most sought after evenings. Funnily though, Muslim men and women are anticipating different things. During the actual night it's a very anxious time altogether. Newly married and fresh off the prayer mat, the Muslim couple are sat there in awkward silence. With so much anticipation and emotion built up, neither husband or wife knows what to do...
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