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3 Innovative Ways to Fulfill Your Zakat This Ramadan

As the blessed month of Ramadan approaches, our hearts naturally incline towards giving, reflection, and fostering community bonds. Zakat, a cherished pillar of Islam, offers a beautiful opportunity to share our blessings to others. Here, we explore 3 unique ways to fulfill this sacred duty, making our contributions impactful and meaningful.     1. Embracing

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Hardships
Faith

An Islamic Perspective on Hardship and Relying on Allah

The world is slowly recovering from the hardships that came with the Covid-19 pandemic. Governments and companies were pretty much shut down. People lost livelihood and lives, and their fortitude was tested in a way that humanity has rarely been tested before. Such an event would test the resolve of any and every person in

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repentance in Islam
Faith

Focusing on the power of repentance in Islam

The Quran urges Muslims to repent of their misdeeds. Repentance in Islam is seen as a crucial component of the religion. Whom among us is sinless, and who among us fulfils all of the requirements placed on him by religion? Undoubtedly, we all have flaws, but what sets some of us apart from the others

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Orphans in Islam
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The Significance of Helping Orphans in Islam according to the Quran

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “Bring the orphan close to you, pat his head, and feed him with the same food you eat. It will soften your heart and fulfill your need.” [Makārim al-Akhlāq lil-Kharā’iṭī 661] Historically, orphans have been mistreated and viewed with disdain throughout different civilisations and empires. This is mainly due

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Oppression in Islam
Faith

How Do we deal with Oppression and Injustice in Islam?

We consistently are seeing realities of injustice and oppression through the media and maybe even in our own lives.  We’re living in in this world of technology which has its benefits but more and more of us are realising that we have actually become desensitised to themes of oppression – seeing children in poverty and

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Faith

The Deeper Implications of Ethics in Islam

In Islam, ethics is in alignment with Shariah, which is Islam’s system for social and legal conduct. To put it simply, in this Islamic system, whatever promotes the well-being of an individual, as well as the society, is morally good, and what is otherwise harmful is morally bad.  Islam’s ethical system, which is forever divine,

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Books in Islam
Faith

Our Pick of 5 Great Books for a Deeper Understanding of Islam

Note: The selection of these books in Islam was made by our author and is not indicative of the views of the GlobalSadaqah team. Islam is a religion and way of life that is undoubtedly simple for followers to appreciate and understand. Yet at the same time, its multi-layered nature presents complex underlying concepts that

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5 misconceptions about Qurban and Eid al-Adha by Non-Muslims
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5 Misconceptions about Qurban and Eid al-Adha by Non-Muslims

Stereotypes of the Muslim world are on rampant globally, that many have come to question and in some circumstances, have come to their own conclusions about Islam and its teachings. When discussing animal welfare, this tendency among non-Muslims to think that Muslims are ‘barbaric’ is on the rise especially when one of most celebrated Islamic

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