Lara was a Canadian-born Scandinavian who became Muslim at the age of 23. She was never affiliated with any religion nor was she atheist. In mid-teens she began to think about religion.
The Muslim world is experiencing another Ramadan, a month that rains down goodness on the body and soul.
Quba Mosque to the south of Madinah is the second largest and prestigious mosque in the city after the Prophet’s Mosque, but claims the first place owing to its importance in Islamic history having be
Millions of Muslims across the world, especially in Arab countries, swear by the miswak as the ideal tooth cleanser, with no need for mouthwash, toothbrushes and visits to the dentist.
In the holy month of Ramadan, the blessings and the spirit of love of Islam is being felt deeply in believers’ hearts.
The purpose of fasting is to develop the quality of righteousness (taqwa) by abstaining from sinful deeds and training ourselves to control our desires.
Kavita, nicknamed Poonam, belonged to a family associated with India’s extremist Hindu organization, Shiv Sena.
There is a subject matter that every believer who lives by the morals of the Qur’an should ponder on meticulously: Purifying the lower self in the month of Ramadan.
1. Focusing on food, to the extent that people begin to worry about eating more than actually fasting.
S. S. Lai of Chinese background hailed from a family of idol worshippers. But her perception about Islam started changing as soon as she got into touch with her new Muslim friends.
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