Islamic life

Thanksgiving, thanksgiving day, Islam, Muslims

On the last days of the year, we usually look back at what we did and what were the things we gained in that 365 days that passed. Sometimes, we would regret the times that were...

freedom of thought, Salam Islam

United Nations General Assembly in the 18th article of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states “Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion; this right includes...

generosity in Islam, Salam Islam

In the previous article, we explained the importance of generosity according to Islam. This article presents you with 6 codes of behavior that are to be observed in the acts of charities and alms-...

hajj, Islamic life, salamislam

Another year has come around and another Hajj (holy pilgrimage) period has started for Muslims from all around the world. Those who have decided to take part in this year’s Hajj may have already...

generosity in Islam, Salam Islam

Generosity is such an important virtue in the religion of Islam that the holy Quran says with regard to it: “You will never attain piety until you spend out of what you hold dear, and whatever...

happier life, happiness in Islam, peace in Islam, Islamic life, Salam Islam

In a world that we are faced with many disappointing and horrifyingly inhuman incidents on a daily basis, one might wonder, how is it possible to be Happy? How can we attain inner peace? Are we...

prejudice in Islam, Salam Islam

When my nephew was about two years old, he experienced his first meet up with a cockroach. My sister and I found him sitting very close to a cockroach, looking at it, smiling and enjoying his...

homosexuality, Salam Islam

Homosexuality that means sexual or romantic attraction to the people of the same sex, has been a controversial issue to psychiatrists. Since they have been expected to examine this sexual...

stress in Islam, lifestyle in islam, Salam Islam

In the two previous parts of the solutions to depression, we introduced some of the recommendations on how to avoid anxiety and stress in Islam. Those examples included both spiritual and material...

stress in Islam

In the first part of the article, some stress relieving practices were discussed. Here we complete the list with other advises proposed in Islamic teachings. Visiting Family and Gathering with...

stress in Islam, Salam Islam

In the era we are living in today, stress and stress-related illnesses such as depression and anxiety are becoming of the biggest killers and the effects that they have on our emotional and...

heaven in Islam

For those who believe in the afterlife, there is often this concern that whether they go to heaven or hell. Some Muslims believe that being a Muslim suffices for entering heaven, but is that true...

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