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Devotional Actions for the Occasion of 'Āshurā'

Devotional Actions for the Occasion of 'Āshurā'

  Fast the ninth and tenth of Muḥarram.[1]   Expand on yourself and your family by way of making some extra food, buying small presents, inviting family over for dinner,...

Devotional Actions for the Occasion of 'Āshurā'

  Fast the ninth and tenth of Muḥarram.[1]   Expand on yourself and your family by way of making some extra food, buying small presents, inviting family over for dinner,...

Thoughts on Zakat

Thoughts on Zakat

The purpose of this article is to provide guidance for Muslims regarding three topics that present challenges vis-à-vis zakat payments, especially when large amounts of money are involved.   Paying...

Thoughts on Zakat

The purpose of this article is to provide guidance for Muslims regarding three topics that present challenges vis-à-vis zakat payments, especially when large amounts of money are involved.   Paying...

The Eve of the 15th of Sh‘aban

The Eve of the 15th of Sh‘aban

The eve of the 15th of Sh‘aban is one of the most significant and spiritually important times in the Muslim liturgical calendar. It is a night that the salaf used...

The Eve of the 15th of Sh‘aban

The eve of the 15th of Sh‘aban is one of the most significant and spiritually important times in the Muslim liturgical calendar. It is a night that the salaf used...

My First Visit to Singapore

My First Visit to Singapore

Between 1-5 February 2024 I had the distinct pleasure of traveling to Singapore for the first time to attend a conference on “Fatwa in Contemporary Societies” hosted by Singapore’s Islamic...

My First Visit to Singapore

Between 1-5 February 2024 I had the distinct pleasure of traveling to Singapore for the first time to attend a conference on “Fatwa in Contemporary Societies” hosted by Singapore’s Islamic...

God & Caesar

God & Caesar

Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s” Matthew 22:21            The US presidential election of 1864 came...

God & Caesar

Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s” Matthew 22:21            The US presidential election of 1864 came...

Towards Islamic Mindfulness

Towards Islamic Mindfulness

It was a perfect spring afternoon in Kyoto, Japan. The light rain of the morning subsided, and the sun began to shine through the droplets on the leaves and trees....

Towards Islamic Mindfulness

It was a perfect spring afternoon in Kyoto, Japan. The light rain of the morning subsided, and the sun began to shine through the droplets on the leaves and trees....