With a generation of kids having access to gadgets and most often than not having a terribly hard time getting something beneficial to keep them entertained, what I did come across recently as a Muslim parent, really brightened up my day (and my kids’) – The Ilmspired app!
The reason for my joy lay in the way Ilmspired was designed; … Continue Reading
The glitter of the world sparkled,
Leaving the teenager’s eyes dazzled!
Lost in the world so glamorous,
Lost in the belief – you only live once!
With songs, she fed her soul;
Others’ opinions made her whole.
Uttering slang words were cool;
Otherwise, in this world, you were a fool.
She built castles in the air,
Believing in what the … Continue Reading
This year, Fatimah’s college had decided to take them to an orphanage. She wasn’t sure about the experiences she would have, but because her best friend was going, she agreed.
For a week, she wondered what she should buy for the kids at the orphanage, and then she decided to ask her father about it.
Her father suggested, “You can … Continue Reading
It is an undeniable truth that Islam is not merely a religion, but a comprehensive way of life. It has rules and guidelines that encompass every aspect of human life – social, economic, interpersonal, educational, and many more – for a happy, successful and balanced living ever since it was first spread fourteen hundred years ago in the lands of … Continue Reading
1400 years ago, a man rose to call
Upon the path of salvation for all;
A way of life taught so long ago,
Does it apply now, I wonder though?
An outdated version, they say;
Unsuitable, orthodox, inappropriate.
Brought by an unlettered man,
It surely needs a modernistic update.
Let’s start with a trivial act
Of washing hands and staying … Continue Reading
We present to you a mini Tafseer book series for your children to learn Tafseer and to help them understand the Surahs of the Qur’an in fun and interactive ways.
The Mini Tafseer Book Series is designed to teach children (Pre-KG to 5th Grade) the Tafseer (exegesis) of all the chapters in the 30th chapter of the Qur’an, … Continue Reading
“Modernisation is the current term for an old process-the process of social change whereby less developed societies acquire characteristics common to more developed societies.” -Daniel Lerner
According to this definition by an American scholar, modernisation aims to achieve a better life, which is one of the goals of Islam, too. When it comes to a ‘better’ life, from improved provisions for … Continue Reading