Category Archives: Practical Islam

Significance of Ramadan and iftar at Heartbeat

  Significance of Ramadan and iftar at Heartbeat Some 250 people, including non-Muslims, were invited for iftar (breaking of the Ramadan fast) event on Saturday evening of 25 May 2019 at the Heartbeat community hub in Bedok, officially known as … Continue reading

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Part 1, Our Umrah:  Opening friendship opportunities

Part 1, Our Umrah: Opening friendship opportunities Recently, a group of 46 people went for Umrah (minor pilgrimage to Islam’s Holy Land). Unlike the Haj (major pilgrimage) which is held annually during the Haj period of the Islamic calendar, Umrah … Continue reading

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Muslims’ New Year 1439 is here: Enhance peace and harmony with prayers and resolutions

Muslims’ New Year 1439 is here: Let’s enhance peace, harmony, compassion and righteous living   Salam Maal Hijrah (Happy New Year) 1439H. The Muslim New Year 1439 begins today – Friday, 22 September 2017. Let us hope and pray that … Continue reading

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(Practical Islam) Islam’s motivation: Visit other countries to acquire knowledge, widen perspectives and gain friendship

Islam’s motivation:  Visit other countries to acquire knowledge, widen perspectives and gain friendship It is heartening to see Taiwan’s efforts to make Muslims feel at home with easily-available halal eateries and prayer facilities in hotels. An article in The Straits … Continue reading

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(Practical Islam) From Charlotte with peace

From Charlotte with peace Muslims in the world ought to admire American Mrs Hamid for her matchless effort in upholding peace. She travelled all the way from her home in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, to Cleveland to extend peace (salam) … Continue reading

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(Practical Islam) The Singapore way: Bringing Muslims and non-Muslims together

The Singapore way:  Bringing Muslims and non-Muslims together Singapore Muslims value peace and harmony as advocated by Islam. This augurs well with Singapore’s way of keeping the values of cohesion and integration to maintain peace and harmony among its multi-racial, … Continue reading

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(Practical Islam): Easy to understand explanation of the term ‘God’

(Translation of the book review in the Malay national newspaper, Berita Harian of 1 July 2016.  See photo of the BH article below.)   Easy to understand explanation of the term ‘God’  By Dewani Abbas While observing the Ramadan fast … Continue reading

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