Tawheed – a liberation from oppression

"Lord of the heavens and the earth and whatever is between them - so worship Him and have patience for His worship. Do you know of any similarity to Him?" Maryam [16:65] Growing up, the importance of worshiping Allah alone and not committing shirk (associating partners with Allah in worship), was constantly emphasized. My mum … Continue reading Tawheed – a liberation from oppression

Repentance and Forgiveness

Many times in life, you come across certain individuals who persistently commit sins and do not seek the forgiveness of Allah, they believe with full certainty that they will not receive His mercy and consequently choose to increase in evil deeds. This is a grave mistake and misunderstanding. Allah assures us in the Quran that … Continue reading Repentance and Forgiveness

Hijab: trends or Islam?

One of the most beautiful things legislated in Islam for Muslim women is hijab. Contrary to what many people believe, the hijab is not merely a piece of cloth that we drape over ourselves as a symbol of oppression. It is not something we wear because we are forced to by male guardians, or because … Continue reading Hijab: trends or Islam?

Do it for the sake of Allah

We have all been placed on this earth for the same reason: To obey Allah, abide by His rules, and the objective is for us to get to Jannah, in shaa Allah. Doing things for the sake of Allah is immensely important. When there is something we do not feel like doing, or our mums ask … Continue reading Do it for the sake of Allah

My spiritual journey: Rekindling that connection with Allah

  A believer’s faith fluctuates. This is an undeniable reality. Our faith is not an impenetrable brick wall that remains firm and illuminated throughout our precious time in this life, rather it shifts and changes. At times it is high, mostly when we are worshiping Allah as He should be worshiped and refraining from committing … Continue reading My spiritual journey: Rekindling that connection with Allah