Ramadan, A Month to Celebrate Rain

To all my Muslim and non-Muslim friends alike, Ramadan Mubarak! To Muslims all across the world, Ramadan is a sacred month celebrated due to the Qur’an (the holy Muslim scripture) being revealed in its finality during this month. It is a month of Qur’anic recitation,...
On Gratitude

On Gratitude

I’d like to share a reflection of one of the first verses of the Qur’an I ever properly and appropriately studied. Upon doing so, I was so amazed by the Qur’an that I realized I just had to continue my studies; this set me upon a journey that has lasted for years and...

No god But God

I’d like to share a short reflection on the fundamental belief of the Islamic tradition. The Islamic creed is built upon five main pillars: 1) shahada 2) establishing prayer 3) fasting the days of Ramadan 4) giving charity 5) performing Hajj. Of the five pillars of...