Fitrah is an Arabic word that essentially means the natural state, the innate nature, of the human being. This innate nature of ours recognises our Creator in all that surrounds us and seeks to worship Him.
Green Deen South Africa aims to create environmental conscientiousness in our South African Muslim community by fostering a culture of active participation in socio-ecological issues. Green Deen South Africa seeks to achieve this by creating a national network of education, communication, tool-sharing and collaboration for the South African community, from our young children at the grassroots levels moving up to our larger organisations and policy development.
This initiative brings to the forefront the inherent relationship between Islam and the environment.
Is Islam really a "Green Deen"?
The short and simple answer is YES! Islam in principle and practice is deeply rooted in understanding and caring for all creation and resources on our planet and in the universe. Read more...
The #GDnetwork is a network of South African and non-South African individuals and organisations who share ideas, information and events related to Islam, the environment, and community.
Fill out the form to join the network at https://goo.gl/forms/SPIQfeiQeaF8xSB12
Community. Creation. Creator. Connect. #TheEidConnection Eid al-Fitr (عيد الفطر), “festival of breaking of the fast”, is a religious day celebrated by Muslims across the globe. It marks the end of Ramadan - the Islamic holy month of fasting. A special Salaat (Islamic prayer) is prayed in the morning, generally in an…
The annual pilgrimage of Hajj to Makkah, Saudi Arabia, is no small event. With around 2 million people (numbers varying from year to year) in attendance from across the globe, it is very easy for the essence of spirituality, connection and contemplation to get lost in the rush of the masses. In…