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Home for the Forgotten: A day with the Aged

Remember when you used to cry out of hunger and your parents would rush to prepare something to feed you? Remember when you wet your bed in the mornings and your parents would wash the mattress and change the sheets without complaining? Remember when you could barely dress yourself and your parents chuckled over your…

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Changing Your Lenses

We often pride ourselves, ‘To do good and be good’. We often share the sentiments of, ‘To do no harm’. With time, you realize that every single one of us has a different definition or levels of what is good, what is harmful or what is acceptable to one’s values. These are inevitably shaped by…

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Love – An Interpretation Through Faith

Poets have a great way of uniting and separating words to express the concepts of life in the most unique and colourful ways that help one feel, reflect, repent and yearn for what ideas lie in the poetry. The greatest of poets are ultimately lovers too. They love life, the One that created life, and…

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Growing Up: Life-long Learning with The Teacher

In the name of Allah, The Most Compassionate, The Most Merciful Once a year, we celebrate the efforts of our teachers for their hard work and dedication to moulding minds and shaping characters of our individual selves as well as our generation. There is so much to be thankful to god for, as their passion…

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Why do I find it hard to pray?

Many a time, we feel lazy as solat time gets closer. Or the nearer the time for solat is, the busier we get. One may be totally full of energy working on something until they stand to pray, they will yawn. One may be awake the whole night until it’s time for “fajr” prayer, they…

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Zulhijjah: Observing Hajj And Sacrifice Part 2

The Day of Sacrifice Eid al-Adha, also known as The Feast of Sacrifice is celebrated amongst the Muslims from the 10th to 13th of Zulhijjah, the former being called The Day of Sacrifice whilst the remaining days from 11th to 13th of Zulhijjah are known as the Days of Tashriq. The Day of Sacrifice marks…

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Zulhijjah: Observing Hajj And Sacrifice

  The Islamic Lunar calendar is made up of twelve months, Zulhijjah being the last month of the calendar is one of the four sacred months in Islam. It is during Zulhijjah that Muslims observe two of the most important and celebrated events in Islam, Hajj and the celebration of Eid al-Adha. Hajj, the great…

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Adab Of Learning

Imam Malik (رحمه الله) once told a young boy from the tribe of Quraysh: “You need to learn etiquette (adab) before you acquire knowledge.” “Adab of learning” is one of the weekly classes which has been conducted by Safinah Institute. This post is a summary of the course written by one of our students. Let us…

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9 Perks Of Being A Young Mum

  Writing this today seems like an impossibility only two years ago. A 3 month old baby is lying beside me, while a full bucket of baby laundry awaits attention from this 22 year old mother. Outside home, weird glances are the norm as I stumble into trains with a stroller, but it’s something we get…

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21 Things You Should Get Done Before The Year Ends

Ever feel that your days are passing by without any tangible outputs to speak of?  What have you accomplished in the past 6 months? What are the upcoming goals for the next 3 months? Look at the things you did and the things you are planning to do next. In case you are still not…

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