Skip to content

Posts from the ‘Features’ Category

20
Oct

Why Islam? Sister Aminah Assilmi’s story

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful [towards all mankind], the Especially Merciful [towards the believers]

As this blog is all about living the Muslim life, one of my goals- God willing- is to start posting more reversion stories to shed light on how so many people are choosing to live this beautiful way of life. Read more »

Advertisements
10
Oct

Featured post: Bait and Switch

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

In the world of page-click journalism, anger sells.

Read more »

20
Jan

Living the Muslim life in NYC Part II

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

It’s been a while since I’ve been here, nearing a decade almost.

Read more »

18
Jan

Living the Muslim life in….NYC!

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

***This may be the first of what becomes a featured series- ordinary men and women living the Muslim life the world over and telling you about it.  If you’ve ever wondered about the diversity of Islamic communities this one is for you :).  First up, a brother living up the Muslim life in NYC*** Read more »

23
Dec

Feature: Hajj 2011 Photo Diary, Part Five

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

The city of the Prophet Al Madinah!

A place known as Al Munawwarah, the illuminated.

You might also find it interesting to listen to this nasheed (Islamic song) dedicated to the city of Madinah.

Read more »

20
Dec

Feature: Hajj 2011 Photo Diary, Part Four

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

This installment features images of the cave in which the Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم and his companion Abu Bakr (may Allah be pleased with him) hid from the Quraysh, who were pursuing the two men to prevent them successfully completing their migration from Makkah to the city of Madinah. Read more »

19
Dec

Feature: Hajj 2011 Photo Diary, Part Three

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

 

Part three features images of the ZamZam Towers clock and other places of interest in Makkah. Read more »

16
Dec

Feature: Hajj 2011 Photo Diary, Part Two

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

This post features photographs of Al Masjid Al Haram and close-ups of the Ka’bah, the first masjid dedicated to the worship of Allah on earth and the direction towards which Muslims pray five times a day.  The supplication which a person makes when they first set eyes on the Ka’bah is an accepted one, God willing.  Enjoy :). Read more »

15
Dec

Feature: Hajj 2011 Photo Diary!

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

In this special, featured series, a sister shares her Hajj 2011 experience with us- through the lens of the camera :).

May Allah accept the sister’s Hajj and reward her for sharing these precious memories, ameen. Read more »

13
Nov

Feature: Hajj Diary Series, Conclusion

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

*Concluding part of this awe-inspiring diary series.  May Allah accept the Hajj of our brother and grant him many more, ameen*

Read more »