Monthly Archives: January 2016

Southern Hemisphere Guide to Qiblah

A nice day in Australia

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Skills for the Muslim Man: Reading the Sky to Find the Qibla

{ وَعَلامَاتٍ وَبِٱلنَّجْمِ هُمْ يَهْتَدُونَ } “And landmarks. And by the stars they are [also] guided.” [16:16] You’re on a road trip and it’s time to pray Maghrib and ‘Isha. You pull into a rest area and make wudu. How do you know which direction to face? Most of us would probably pull out a smartphone and use our qibla app. But …

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Cultivating a Personal Library

Every man should have a personal library. Your own personal collection of books you’ve read over the years. Books that have shaped you, books that you refer back to, books that you have an emotional connection to, and books that reflect the kind of man you are and want to be. When I was a junior in college, one of …

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