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Finding Fatimah


Recently, I came across one more exemplary Fatimah, who was born to a Tunisian businessman in the year 800 AD. Fatimah bint Mohammad al-Fihri is known as the founder of the oldest university in the world, writes Ayesha Nasir.

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Positive Teaching


My parents emphasized the value of having good teachers all my life. Why? Because such individuals teach you what can’t be bought with money. They are the path to Jannah, writes Shaykh Tawfique Chowdhury.

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Is Your Child Intelligent?


“Everybody is a genius; but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” (Albert Einstein)

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Learning was as serious as faith


Many scholars of the early Muslim civilization saw a clear connection between learning and faith, writes Umm Zahra.

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Exploring Islamic Schools


In this article, we will take a look at the current educational system, focusing more closely on the Islamic schools. Although this is not a comprehensive analysis, we hope it will be a platform for thought about the future of the Muslim youth.

Knowledge


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Dealing with Grief and Sadness in the Light of Surah Yusuf


Like most stories from the Quran, there are some important life lessons that stem from Surah Yusuf, writes Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan.

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Surah Al-Hujurat in Our Lives - Part 7


In this ongoing series, Eman Al Obaid explains the 12th verse of Surah Al-Hujurat and how it applies to our daily lives and social etiquette.

Solutions


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Fun & Learn Teaching Aids


Tasneem Vali shares top five fun and learn teaching aids that have worked wonders for her family.

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The Fiqh of Love


Maham Irfan transcribes an enlightening lecture of Sister Binte Mobin on the fiqh of love, a workshop organized by Youth Talk in Karachi.

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The Doors to Mercy


Zahra Anjum shares top five handy tips on how to make the doors of mercy open for us in Ramadan.

Values


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Maintaining Productivity while not Praying


Uzma Awan shares some useful tips for ladies who want to maintain their productivity in Ramadan even if they are not able to fast.

Ramadan

This Ramadan will be a Different One!


Maria Karim shares her Ramadan checklist as she aims to make this Ramadan different (and better) from the previous ones.

Men's Perspective


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Ethics of Auto Repair


Sheikh Saeed Alfandi Al-Chirkavi and Imam Kuramuhammad-haji Ramazanov, two great contemporary Muslim scholars, have extensively discussed in their writings the ethics of driving and auto repair.

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The Social Impact of Borrowed Living


Most of us are falling into the trap of living a lifestyle based on loans which is affecting us, our families, and our society in a negative manner. Let us study the impact of borrowed living and look at some ways to counter it.

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Time Management, the Sunnah Way


Brother Ahmed Faraz has transcribed some useful time management tips given by Shaykh Ismail Kamdar in a webinar organized by Islamic Online University

Lifestyle


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Our Deen is Green Part 2: Green Shopping


When it comes to eco-friendly Muslim shopping, less is more. The fewer unnecessary items we buy, the less resources we waste, and the more we act to save the environment and follow the path of our Prophet (sa), writes Klaudia Khan.

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Live Healthy, Fast Healthy


Here are a selection of healthy Suhoor and Iftar menu options to ensure that you remain healthy throughout the month of Ramadan.