Mindfulness in Islam

Mindfulness in Islam

By Umarrah Javed Al Hadi ﷽   Mindfulness: A word that defines the human ability to be entirely present. To become conscious or aware of something and to truly notice what you are doing.  Introduction  The Qurān repeatedly implores us to be mindful:...
What the Quran Says About Faith and Reason

What the Quran Says About Faith and Reason

In post-modern society, faith and reason are often juxtaposed as two competing ideals – with neither being able to exist alongside the other. But is that a false dichotomy? Are faith and reason truly irreconcilable? Certainly not, according to the Qur’an – the...
Surah Maryam: Zakariyya’s Response to Allah’s Blessings

Surah Maryam: Zakariyya’s Response to Allah’s Blessings

Audio Reflection from Imam Adam Jamal / Transcription Below أعوذُ بِٱللَّهِ مِنَ ٱلشَّيۡطَٰنِ ٱلرَّجِيمِ بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ قَالَ كَذَٰلِكَ قَالَ رَبُّكَ هُوَ عَلَيَّ هَيِّنٌ وَقَدْ خَلَقْتُكَ مِن قَبْلُ وَلَمْ تَكُ شَيْئًا   قَالَ...
Surah Maryam verses 1-5: Silent Call

Surah Maryam verses 1-5: Silent Call

  Audio Reflection from Imam Adam Jamal / Transcription below   بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ I just wanted to share a reflection today on Surah Maryam [19:1]. Allah says: ‘كهيعص’  (Kaaf, Ha, Ya, ‘Ayn, Sad). That’s the...
How Can My Heart Find Rest?

How Can My Heart Find Rest?

“Why am I never satisfied?” “How can I become content?” That is a common question of modern people. The Quran says: “Verily, in the remembrance of Allah do hearts find rest.” [13:28] The remembrance of Allah is not only lip service. It is...