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Islamic New Year: Welcoming Muharram

Saturday 30th of July marked the beginning of Islamic New Year Muharram. The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar and is often referred to as...

Spiritual Malware – The High Tech Pilgrimage

Before we clicked a button to book rooms and flights, Hajj was a far more perilous trial. Pilgrims often fell ill or were robbed...

The story behind Qurbani for Eid al-Adha

As Muslims prepare for Qurbani, let’s explore its origin and why this ritual is so important in Islam. Qurbani is the sacrifice of an...

You might be Emotionally & Spiritually ready, but are you Legally ready for Hajj?

Sadly, the new Saudi lottery-style system which elects pilgrims to “win” a visa, has seen many pilgrims’ dreams of visiting God’s home, shatter. For...

What is the day of Arafat?

The Day of Arafat (Yawm Al-‘Arafah), falls on the 9th day of Dhul-Hijjah, the last month in the Islamic calendar. It is regarded as one...

10 Things To Know Before Cooking The Animal On Eid-Al-Adha

Qurbani means sacrifice. Qurbani is a sacred Muslim ritual of sacrificing Halal animals on Eid-al-Adha. Every year during the Islamic month of Dhul Hijah,...

The story of Ibrahim

Hajj is undeniably the greatest journey a Muslim will take in their life. A journey of sacrifice, self-discovery, and above all a journey of...

5 Sunnah practises for Eid al-Adha

Whilst Eid al-Adha is all about remembering the sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim through togetherness, doing Qurbani and paying Zakat, there are other practises we...

How Nature reflects Tawaf

Nature shows the reality of Tawaf and circumambulation at Hajj if you look closely enough. One of the themes of Islam is trying to know...

Why your dreams matter more than you think — and why we must pay...

From the headline, it sounds like this is going to be the usual motivational spiel about never giving up on your dreams, why your...