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5 Superfoods of Sunnah & Their Benefits

Medical science has advanced in leaps and bounds, so much that there are now over-the-counter medicines available for the mildest of coughs and colds. Home remedies like natural fruits, herbs and spices, once used to treat ailments, have now been replaced by medicines that give instant relief. There are medicinal supplements available in the form of tablets, powders, etc., to … Continue Reading

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Is Wine Truly Healthy for You?

I’m confident that you will agree with me when I say you have heard about wine’s health benefits and how it aids in heart health and longevity. I’m also certain that you know Islam prohibits the consumption of alcohol in every form, including wine, and that every Muslim trusts Allah’s ﷻ wisdom and keeps away from it.

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Quran: The Cure for All Ailments

يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ قَدْ جَاءَتْكُم مَّوْعِظَةٌ مِّن رَّبِّكُمْ وَشِفَاءٌ لِّمَا فِي الصُّدُورِ وَهُدًى وَرَحْمَةٌ لِّلْمُؤْمِنِينَ

“O mankind, there has come to you instruction from your Lord and healing for what is in the breasts and guidance and mercy for the believers.”

[Quran 10:57]

The Quran was sent down as a blessing to mankind. It plays different roles in our lives. … Continue Reading

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Islamic Healthy Lifestyle or Modern Healthy Lifestyle?

Defining a Healthy Lifestyle

In today’s world, a healthy lifestyle is described as a way of living that lowers the risk of illness and death. Health is considered as just a tool to add years to life, and this modern healthy lifestyle helps in achieving as well as attaining that “dream-celebrity-style-body.” That’s the reason why many companies that sell health … Continue Reading

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Hasad, Sihr, and How to Treat Them

Hasad (Destructive Envy)

Hasad occurs when one wishes for blessings to be taken away from a person they envy, whether it is a blessing with regard to the religion or worldly affairs. It harms both physical and spiritual aspects of the self and inflicts harm on the individual. Allah ﷻ prohibits it in the Quran,

“And those who harm believing

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Contribution of Muslims towards Psychology and the Role of Islam in Managing Mental Illness

Contribution of Muslims towards Psychology

While mental illness was acknowledged by the Prophet ﷺ during his time, it was considered taboo in many societies. Many people attributed it to attaining the wrath or displeasure of Allah ﷻ, jinn possession and magic, neglecting the possibility of an actual problem of the mind. This mentality, however, is slowly changing. More people have … Continue Reading