A reading from Ma’ariful Qur’ān, Sūrah As-Sajdah, Verse 7

Everything is good in this world. Evil comes through its wrong use [Sourced from: Ma’ariful Qur’ān (completed in the 1970s) by Mufti Muhammad Shafi, English Translation, Volume 7, Sūrah As-Sajdah, page 69] الَّذِي أَحْسَنَ كُلَّ شَيْءٍ خَلَقَهُ   “Who made well whatever He (Allah) created,” (Quran, 32:7) In verse 7, it was said “Who made […]

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Green Deen South Africa at the Living Faith Camp, Brits, 2015

– FH Ragie, 2015-12-17 Over the past weekend I was gifted the opportunity of mentoring youth at the Living Faith Camp that took place in Brits. These camps are hosted by the Living Faith Project (http://www.livingfaithproject.org/) and are aimed at reviving faith in the hearts and minds of younger Muslims by equipping them with the […]

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#HiraHike reflection from an EarthWatcher, Kgaswane Mountain Reserve, Rustenburg

This article was written by a an anonymouse sister who attended the #HiraHike hosted by the Zinniaville Go Green team in Rustenburg. The team took a group of girls, boys and adults for a trip to the Kgaswane Nature Reserve on the 23 August 2015. Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatu I pray that all is well with […]

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#HiraHike: The Prophet Muḥammad (SAW)’s practice of ‘taḥannuth’ or ‘taḥannuf’ (Haykal)

#HiraHalqa readings from “The Life of Muḥammad” (pp 70-72) by Muḥammad Ḥusayn Haykal (first written in Arabic in 1933, translated in to English from the 8th Arabic edition by Isma’īl Rāgī A. al Fārūqī, 1976). The Arabs’ Annual Retreat It was Arabia’s custom at the time for the pious and thoughtful to devote a period […]

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#HiraHike – The Basics

Tawassum, tadabbur and tafakkur – the understanding , remembrance and reflection of God through his signs scattered across the world. (Read more about the three Ts) Throughout the Qura’an, mankind is reminded and called upon to witness the universe and its contents. We are reminded to use these ayah, these signs, as a source of […]

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