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Announcement: New Partner Monos.AI

Announcement: New Partner Monos.AI

We are proud to announce our partnership with Monos.AI, an Islamic based tech start-up using AI to support Muslims with faith based questions, source Islamic products and act as a virtual Muslim companion, from managing Zakat to mindfulness exercise. MONOS is a gateway to a harmonious fusion of Islamic teachings and cutting-edge technology. They are a team of dedicated individuals who share a common goal: to bridge the gap between technology and faith, empowering individuals to embark on a journey…

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Investments, Trading and Gambling

Investments, Trading and Gambling

In the context of risks, trading and gambling are both regarded as speculative risks. In both trading and gambling, one can profit or lose. However, there are key differences which make gambling and trading inherently different. Some of the differences from a Shariah perspective are: 1) Gambling is considered to be the staking of wealth by two or more parties where the winner wins all and the loser loses all. In other words, gambling is winning at the expense of another’s loss. Whereas…

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What is Alcohol

What is Alcohol

Anyone who has ever visited a grocery store knows that there are many different types of alcohol. Through the process of distillation, some alcoholic drinks contain more alcohol than others and maybe more dangerous.

Reward of Dhikr

Reward of Dhikr

What is light on the tongue but heavy on the Scale? Dhikr, the remembrance of Allah O You who believe! Remember Allah with much remembrance Quran 33: 41 During the hustle and bustle of our frantic lives, the day seems to go by so quickly that it is not until a rare quiet moment late at night that we may realize we have not remembered Allah throughout the day. Apart from the five daily prayers (which themselves are forever threatened to be rushed…

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The rules and symbols of stopping in the Quran (Waqf)

The rules and symbols of stopping in the Quran (Waqf)

The Quranic verses contain various punctuation, some necessary stops and pause signs and others optional. Waqf means to stop in Arabic.
The rules come from the Sunnah and they have been recorded as places where the Prophet stopped, or definitely stopped or sometimes paused. Part of the reason is to be able to reflect and comprehend the verse.

Best Oils For a Relaxing Massage

Best Oils For a Relaxing Massage

The Muslim wakes up at fajr and has a long hard-working day. From time to time, due to stress, pressure, we face tension in various parts of the body. The head and shoulder are common. We carry a lot of weight on shoulders and it takes a toll when we try to keep our head held high.

Food Additives

Food Additives

Taste, texture, freshness and appearance are a few of the major contributions food ingredients and food additives make toward the enjoyment of food. By aiding in the processing and preparation of foods, ingredients also help to maintain certain desirable qualities that are associated with various foods.

Science says smile

Science says smile

Capitalising on this moment, Isen and Levin set up a famous study where some people found money in the change drawer of a pay phone, and some people didn’t. As they left the phonebox, a person walked by and dropped a bunch of papers. The results: 84% of the people who found money helped pick up the papers, while only 4% of those who didn’t find money helped.

The Benefits of Volunteering

The Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to enhance your mood and satisfaction with life. Studies show that people who spare their time and devote it to volunteering and helping others have a greater sense of social connected-ness, which in turn wards off loneliness and low mood.

What Sugar does to our Brains

What Sugar does to our Brains

It can feel like we are often bombarded with information highlighting the negative link between sugar and health. We are told that sugar negatively impacts our mental well-being, by suppressing hormones that play a significant role in brain health. We are told that sugar has a detrimental effect on learning and memory, and that is has addictive properties, meaning that once you start on the sugar buzz, it can be hard to stop. Recent research has even highlighted the significant…

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The Muslim and his Neighbour

The Muslim and his Neighbour

He is not a believer whose stomach is filled while the neighbour to his side goes hungry Prophet Muhammad, al-Sunan al-Kubrá There is great emphasis on the neighbour in Islam. The idea is, if we all look after at least our neighbours, then the whole community will be at security. In Surah Nisa, Verse 36, Allah says: Worship Allah and associate nothing with Him, and to parents do good, and to relatives, orphans, the needy, the near neighbor, the neighbor…

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