Monthly Archives: December 2016

8 Personal Finance Tips for Muslim Men

Managing finances can seem overwhelming, especially for a young man just starting out in life. While it’s tempting to delay learning about personal finance until “later”, the sooner you build a good financial plan for your life, the more stable your future will be insha’Allah. Here are 8 tip as you begin building that financial plan: Invest in your career

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A Poem of Imam Shafi’i

Not always wealth, not always force, A splendid destiny commands; The lordly vulture gnaws the corse That rots upon yon barren sands. Nor want nor weakness still conspires To bind us to a sordid state; The fly, that with a touch expires, Sips honey from the royal plate. Translated by W. A. Clouston in Arabian Poetry for English Readers. If anyone …

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Introduction to Fragrance Part II

Continuing on from last week’s article on fragrance: How to choose: Blind buys on fragrances is always risky. Every person has their own unique body odor and different fragrances will interact differently with different individuals. You need to test the fragrance on yourself to see how it smells on you. A good rule of thumb is to not try more …

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Introduction to Fragrance

عَنْ مُوسَى بْنِ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ، عَنْ أَبِيهِ، قَالَ‏:‏ كَانَ لِرَسُولِ اللهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم سُكَّةٌ يَتَطَيَّبُ مِنْهَا Narrated Musa ibn Anas ibn Malik that his father, Anas ibn Malik, said that the Prophet ﷺ had a small box of fragrances from which he used to put on itr. An overlooked part of Islam is that there is an emphasis …

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