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30 Good Deeds You Can Do This Ramadan

30 Good Deeds You Can Do This Ramadan

May 16, 2017

Two years ago, prior to a sweltering Ramadan, I made a list of all the things I was going to complete. However, by the tenth day, I was depleted of my imaan boost. After ‘Eid al-Fitr, I looked over my list.

But they seem so easy to accomplish… what went wrong? I believe the problem was that I aspired to reach so many goals in such a short amount of time without really thinking about...

Year in Review 2016, and 2017 roadmap

Year in Review 2016, and 2017 roadmap

January 01, 2017 1 Comment

Thanks for an amazing 2016. As a start-up, like all others, we’ve had some ups-and-downs, and I’m grateful you’ve stuck with us around. Seriously, some of you have been reading our newsletters since the beginning and supporting and sharing (caring) which is amazing.

We launched an entirely new site in April 2016, and almost as quickly took it went all over. It was our big experiment with #SmartAzanClock product to understand the market need...


Morgan Freeman says the Muslim azan is 'one of the most beautiful sounds'

Morgan Freeman says the Muslim azan is 'one of the most beautiful sounds'

December 04, 2016

"One of the most beautiful sounds in the world is the Muslim call to prayer," Freeman said as he sat down with an imam at a mosque. 

Freeman asked the imam what the origin of the azan is and how the muezzin (the one who calls the prayer) is chosen. "Meeting Muslims face to face, I've learned that Islam aims for people to live in peace," Freeman said in the episode. 

18 Suggestions for Concentration in Salat

18 Suggestions for Concentration in Salat

December 01, 2016

Prophet (S): "The one who takes Prayer lightly is not of me. No! By Allah (Swt)! Such a person will not reach the Pond of al-Kawthar". Imam Khomeini says "worship performed without an attentive heart is devoid of value. That which brings about attentiveness of the heart consists of two matters.The first of these lies in possessing unoccupied time and an unoccupied heart, and the second lies in making one’s heart understand the importance of worship.

 


Dont miss the little American girl's reaction when she hears the sound of azan for the first time (Video)

Dont miss the little American girl's reaction when she hears the sound of azan for the first time (Video)

November 12, 2016

It is said that Allah swt has placed a compass in every human that always points to Him. As we grow, worldly influences of parents, environment etc send us looking for happiness here and there. True inner peace and joy elude us until we set out in the direction of the Creator.  A little American girl in a mall in Abu Dhabi is in awe at hearing  the call to prayer. May she say "labaik" one day, inshaAllah. Do share your memories of Azan and spiritual experiences in the comments section
7 KEY FACTORS FOR SUCCESS IN LIFE'S JOURNEY (3 min)

7 KEY FACTORS FOR SUCCESS IN LIFE'S JOURNEY (3 min)

October 27, 2016 1 Comment

"O vicious world! Do not try to snare me.., I am beyond your temptations and pitfalls ... " (Nahjul Balagha, letter 45). Imam Ali a.s. also presents powerful ideas for success in life’s journey (letter 31). Let us build our lives on the solid foundation of a worldview taught by the Holy Quran and Ahlulbayt. Has the time not come to join hands and, together, join the journey to Paradise?


7 STEPS FOR SUCCESS WITH DUAS (4 min, good read)

7 STEPS FOR SUCCESS WITH DUAS (4 min, good read)

October 19, 2016 3 Comments

ARE WE PICKING THE BEST FROM THE TREASURE TROVE?
How often do we supplicate to Allah swt and how? In his famous advice to his son (letter 31 in Nahjul Balagha) Imam Ali a.s. says “Think over it that by simply granting you the privilege of praying for His Favours and Mercies, the Merciful Lord has handed over the keys of His treasures to you. Whenever you are in need you should pray and He will confer His Bounties and...