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    • Lessons from Fatherhood (1)

      Our first clue that something was different was when my wife, usually a night owl for whom turning in at midnight was an early night, started falling asleep at 9pm. She also started experiencing body aches, and her period had been late for awhile. As her cycle was usually irregular

      Lessons from Fatherhood
    • 4 Refutations to Anti-Hadith Arguments (0)

      In defence of the Prophetic Traditions  “I leave behind me two things, the Quran and my Sunnah, and if you follow these you will never go astray.” The Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him), in his farewell sermon Several articles questioning the validity of the hadith have come to light

      4 Refutations to Anti-Hadith Arguments
    • Event Review: Reflections on the Burdah with Shaykh Ahmad Saad (0)

      What: The Mantle Adorned: Reflections on Burdah Where: Simply Islam, Still Rd Who: Shaykh Ahmad Saad When: 22 November 2013, 8pm Organised by SimplyIslam When was the last time you wrote something out of love? Yeah the once in a while birthday/mother's/father's day dedication on social media but that's about
      Event Review: Reflections on the Burdah with Shaykh Ahmad Saad
    • Event Review: Young Muslim Entrepreneur Seminar (0)

      What: Young Muslim Entrepreneurs Seminars Where: Singapore Management University Who:  Harasha Bafana, NurHafihz Noor, Ustaz Syed Mustafa Alsagoff, Ustaz Muhammad Tarmizi Abdul Wahid, Aminordin Omar, Mohamed Nassir Abdul Shukur When: 11th January 2014 By: SIM Malay Cultural and Muslim society Entrepreneurship has become a lost trade in the Muslim community,
      Event Review: Young Muslim Entrepreneur Seminar
    • 11 Ways to be A Better Leader (0)

      1. Set the right intentions. Being a leader is regarded as a privilege but in truth, it is a trust (amanah) and to fulfill your responsibility you must begin with the right intentions. It is easy to say “I’m doing this for the sake of pleasing Allah subhanahu wa taala”
      11 Ways to be A Better Leader
    • Event Review: From MTV to Mecca (0)

      What: From MTV to Mecca Where: Shine Auditoroum, Shaw Towers. Who: Kristiane Backer When; 10 Jan 2014 By: Darul Arqam An award-winning MTV Video Jockey. Rumors of dating world-renowned (and indubitably dashing) cricketer Imran Khan. A conversion to Islam that made waves throughout the the Pop and media industry. And
      Event Review: From MTV to Mecca
    • Event Review: Approaching Allah – Understanding the Concept of Tawassul (0)

      Event Review: Shaykh Ahmad Saad - Approaching Allah: Understanding the concept of Tawassul What: Approaching Allah: Understanding the Concept of Tawassul Where: SimplyIslam.sg, 152 Still Road Who: Shaykh Ahmad Saad Al-Azhari When: 20th November 2013 By: SimplyIslam.sg Shaykh Ahmad Saad began the final lecture of his visit to Singapore by addressing the supposed controversial nature
      Event Review: Approaching Allah – Understanding the Concept of Tawassul
    • Muhammad (saw) The Perfect Teacher: An Insight Into His Teaching Methods (0)

      Book Review: Muhammad (saw) The Perfect Teacher: An Insight Into His Teaching Methods by Sheikh 'Abd Al-Fattah Abu Ghuddah. Revised Translation by Moulana Mahomed Mahomedy As a teacher in a primary school just starting out, feelings of inadequacy and stress wash over me from time to time. Sometimes, one needs constant reminders
      Muhammad (saw) The Perfect Teacher: An Insight Into His Teaching Methods
    • Top Reasons why Islamic Education is Crucial for Our Kids (0)

      In Singapore, parents start sending their children  at young age to pre-schools and then to secular Primary school and so on, for the sake of their children’s future – to gain as much knowledge as they can. What about Islamic Education that is missing from secular schools? Islamic education is
      Top Reasons why Islamic Education is Crucial for Our Kids
    • Online Hijab: 5 Useful Tips (0)

      In this new era, technology has become an essential part of our lives. We are connected to the Internet and more importantly, connected to the people around us and around the world. Conducting ourselves in person, we know all too well the rules that govern it. In the online world,
      Online Hijab: 5 Useful Tips
    A Companion’s Addiction to Alcohol – Lessons & Reflections

    A Companion’s Addiction to Alcohol – Lessons & Reflections (1)

    Many amongst the companions were giants, known for their feats and accomplishments. Abu Bakr As-Siddique RA for example, was known as the first Muslim, the person to affirm whatever the
    Circumcision in Islam: A Meaningless Tradition Worth Discarding?

    Circumcision in Islam: A Meaningless Tradition Worth Discarding? (10)

    About a week ago, in the midst of raging hijab debates and raucous Halloween debaucheries, The Real Singapore, a local alternative news website, did something rather strange and wholly unnecessary.
    Today, I Saw My Grandparents’ Bones

    Today, I Saw My Grandparents’ Bones (4)

    Dear reader, I am not sure what benefit this note will bring you, or how it might affect you. I am writing this because I need to tell someone what’s

    An Open Letter to “Islamic” Extremists

    An Open Letter to “Islamic” Extremists (13)

    Dear “Islamic” Extremists, As you would have noticed, I used quotation marks around the word Islamic

    Finding the Prophet in his People

    Finding the Prophet in his People (0)

    I spent a lot of time looking at art the year before I became a Muslim.

    Andalusian Adventure: A Honeymoon across Granada, Cordoba, and more

    Andalusian Adventure: A Honeymoon across Granada, Cordoba, and more (3)

    [imagebrowser id=13] After a couple of days to rest after the hustle and bustle of our

    Facebook Fatwas, the Issue of “In Shaa Allah” and Appreciating our Scholars

    Facebook Fatwas, the Issue of “In Shaa Allah” and Appreciating our Scholars (4)

    The above image made the rounds on the usual social media suspects (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, et

    Muslim Football Stars – New Ambassadors of Islam

    Muslim Football Stars – New Ambassadors of Islam (0)

    For football fans in Singapore, the English Premier League, or EPL for short, has been something

    Art Feature: Keelat Theatre Ensemble

    Art Feature: Keelat Theatre Ensemble (2)

    I sat down with three of the ensemble for an interview and here’s what they had

    Event Review: Reflections on the Burdah with Shaykh Ahmad Saad

    Event Review: Reflections on the Burdah with Shaykh Ahmad Saad (0)

    What: The Mantle Adorned: Reflections on Burdah Where: Simply Islam, Still Rd Who: Shaykh Ahmad Saad When: 22 November 2013, 8pm Organised by SimplyIslam When was the last time you
    Event Review: Young Muslim Entrepreneur Seminar

    Event Review: Young Muslim Entrepreneur Seminar (0)

    What: Young Muslim Entrepreneurs Seminars Where: Singapore Management University Who:  Harasha Bafana, NurHafihz Noor, Ustaz Syed Mustafa Alsagoff, Ustaz Muhammad Tarmizi Abdul Wahid, Aminordin Omar, Mohamed Nassir Abdul Shukur When:
    Event Review: From MTV to Mecca

    Event Review: From MTV to Mecca (0)

    What: From MTV to Mecca Where: Shine Auditoroum, Shaw Towers. Who: Kristiane Backer When; 10 Jan 2014 By: Darul Arqam An award-winning MTV Video Jockey. Rumors of dating world-renowned (and
    Event Review: Approaching Allah – Understanding the Concept of Tawassul

    Event Review: Approaching Allah – Understanding the Concept of Tawassul (0)

    Event Review: Shaykh Ahmad Saad - Approaching Allah: Understanding the concept of Tawassul What: Approaching Allah: Understanding
    Muhammad (saw) The Perfect Teacher: An Insight Into His Teaching Methods

    Muhammad (saw) The Perfect Teacher: An Insight Into His Teaching Methods (0)

    Book Review: Muhammad (saw) The Perfect Teacher: An Insight Into His Teaching Methods by Sheikh 'Abd Al-Fattah
    Mohsin Hamid on Reality, Race and Religion

    Mohsin Hamid on Reality, Race and Religion (0)

    What: “I Don’t Believe In Reality” Where: Drama Theatre, School of the Arts Who: Mohsin Hamid When: Sun, 10 Nov
    Event Review: Seeking Sacred Knowledge with Shaykh Ahmad Saad

    Event Review: Seeking Sacred Knowledge with Shaykh Ahmad Saad (0)

    What: Seeking Sacred Knowledge Where: Singapore Post Auditorium Who: Shaykh Ahmad Saad Al-Azhari When: 12 Muharram
    Event Review: Glimpses from the Patience of Scholars with Shaykh Ahmad Saad

    Event Review: Glimpses from the Patience of Scholars with Shaykh Ahmad Saad (0)

    What: "Glimpses from the Patience of Scholars" Where: Singapore Post Auditorium Who: Shaykh Ahmad Saad Al-Azhari When: 11 Muharram 1435
    Event Review – Raising Aspirations: Positioning to Lead

    Event Review – Raising Aspirations: Positioning to Lead (0)

    Date, Time & Venue: 22/10/2013, 8-10pm, Simply Islam Organiser: Simply Islam Speaker: Dr Bilal Hassam UMA