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The Essence of Ramadan

Ramadan is a great guest. Whenever an honourable guest comes, we prepare in advance for their arrival by cleaning our homes and ensuring everything...

How the story of Prophet Ibrahim is the greatest lesson in Devotion & Sacrifice

The Quran speaks highly of the Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi salam) and tells a dozen stories of his courage, devotion and care for others. He...

The Shared Science behind Ramadan and Intermittent Fasting – When Two Worlds Collide

Fasting during Ramadan doesn't just benefit us spiritually, but it's a chance for us to detox our bodies too. In the last decade, Ramadan...

10 Ramadan children’s books to read to your child

It can be difficult getting young children to grasp the concept of Ramadan. Children are inquisitive creatures, and may need more that just a...

Spiritual experiences and reflections on the Hajj

We are fast approaching the day of Hajj, Monday the 19th of July. It’s a day when the pilgrims gather at the plain of...

Mindfulness in Salah and Fasting 

The Oxford dictionary defines mindfulness as: focusing one's awareness on the present moment, especially as part of a therapeutic or meditative technique.  Have you ever...

Two things you need on a Spiritual Journey

I was a contestant on the 6th season of the reality show I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here (IACCGMOOH). It’s the show where 10...

Madina tul-Munawwara: The Blessed City

I am going on a pilgrimage – the Umrah – next week Insha-Allah. First, we will travel to Madina, the amazing city where even...

Ramadan: a Time of Reflection

The purpose of the Islamic shariah, rituals and practices is to create an orderly and disciplined society, where every individual is valued and all...

Ramadan, Digital Detox and the Science behind it.

During Ramadan, we find that the time we normally spend eating is now empty space within our calendars. Our usual routine becomes amiss as...