Eid-ul-Fitr – #TheEidConnection

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 open field, or in a […]

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Conscientious (Green) Hajj

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 the throngs of crowds, food […]

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Press Release: Operational Structure Change and Registration

28 January 2017 29 Rabi’ul Akhir 1438 AH بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْمِ In the name of Allah, the beneficent, the merciful. السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ May the peace, mercy, and blessings of Allah be with you This serves to notify the public that the Green Deen South Africa (GDSA), previously unregistered despite its active […]

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Green Verses, Ramadan 2015 – A verse per Juz/Para

Our first #GDRamadan Quran series from last year (2015) focused on bringing you a green, ecological verse from each juz/para every day. We have collated them below for you to have a refreshing read! May Allah SWT make us of those who recognise, understand and appreciate all of His aayaah – in the Quran, within ourselves […]

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GMOs, Islam, Monsanto and South Africa

1. What are GMOs? Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are defined as any living organism whose genetic hereditary material has been altered. Genetic material, the DNA of organisms, can be altered through: selective breeding of plants and animals. This has been practiced in various forms since the earliest days of our ancestral farmers. genetic engineering that has […]

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#30PacketsOfGreeness, #Ramadan2016

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Muslims set themselves into a daily routine of rising above their physical needs in order to embrace greater spirituality. The month is filled with extra acts of worship, an emphasis on being a source of goodness, and an avoidance of any action that is of harm to others and […]

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Purple Bandage Roshnee Tree Campaign

Purple Bandage is a non-profit, community based organisation from Roshnee, Gauteng, South Africa. They have been active in the community for some time and have done sterling social, economic and (now) environmental work. Read their call-out for tree sponsorhips below! There’s no denying the SPEED BUMPS have slowed us down ?, we might as well […]

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Green Ramadan

Allah (SWT) has created us with very basic, physical needs – drinking, eating, sleeping and intimacy. These needs essentially connects us to our environment, and connects us to the living and non-living elements that surround us. Recognising these needs and this connection helps us to understand and embrace our dependence on our Creator through His creations. […]

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