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Building Good Character

Three Christians and the Prophet of Islam

By Arshad Gamiet
“Remember that whenever believers of one faith treat believers of another faith with kindness and respect, they are also showing a courtesy to God, to Allah…”

Destructive effects of social media and gaming addiction

By Dr Zubair Chaudhry
This is a timely warning from a professional Psychiatrist. He takes us on an imaginary journey through Cyberspace, to visit the real dangers faced by millions of internet users around the world. He warns that unless we use the internet wisely, we risk being drawn into its ‘darker side’ that undermines our spiritual and moral well-being. We risk losing our very humanity…

How to be a mindful Muslim

By The Yaqeen Institute.
“Muraqabah is more than just a state of Secular mindfulness. Muraqabah also includes the awareness of Allah (taqwa). It requires daily rigorous training to ensure that quiet contemplation cultivates constant Allah awareness.

Our parents are our path to Jannah

By Dr Muein Shubib
“Our parents deserve our utmost love and respect. Neglecting or abusing our parents is a grave sin, and incurs Allah’s displeasure. Our parents cared for us when we were young; we must love and care for them when they are old. This will open the doors of Al Jannah for us…”

Muslim Ethics and interactions

By Dr Hossam Roushdi

“Sura Al Hujuraat eloquently describes the way we should have good relationships with one another. Believers do not have suspicions about one another, do not spy on one another, do not backbite or undermine one another. We should always think the best of each other, make excuses for one another and give the best interpretation when there is any doubt…”

Pray as if this is your Last Prayer

By Dr Husni Hammuda
“Our attitude to prayer is crucial. Careless, clumsy, hasty prayers done with our minds focussed elsewhere, are of no use and are indeed offensive to Allah. When we pray, we must imagine we are addressing the King of the Universe, who deserves our undivided attention and our utmost respect. We have no guarantee that we will be alive for the next prayer, so let us do each one as if it may be our last…”