Originally posted on Hijama Therapy:
It is important to perform Hijama according to the Sunnah. The best days for cupping (hijama) are the 17th, 19th and 21st of the Islamic, lunar month which coincide with Monday, Tuesday or Thursday. There are many authentic narrations in the hadith to explain and support this. Anas ibn Maalik…

Originally posted on The Order of Turbulence:
Gaza childrenphoto by Andreas H. Lunde First, before you read further, let me put my cards on the table: I am of Sephardi descent. So, I’m Jewish, although not an Ashkenazi Jew and I hold no affiliation with that religion or with the state of Israel. None of…

Originally posted on Nomad Sun:
For several days now, I’ve seen this article circulating on social media among the dwindling few in my broader social circles who still stridently support Israel, right-or-wrong. Messing argues that, given the lack of widespread protest over the grave suffering of Palestinian refugees trapped amidst Syria’s civil war, outrage over the most…

The Indian National Congress (INC) has always practiced divisive—communal—politics cloaked in a veil of justice and equity, for more than 100 years. Beginning with the formation of the Muslim League and further with the creation of Pakistan, it has, at every juncture sought to further its own grip on power at the cost of the […]

Islam as is practiced today by the majority of muslims—in the subcontinent—has become a religion merely of rituals and symbols, which is contrary to its essence. One of these “symbols” happens to be the “skullcap”, which is worn by most men only during prayer and especially so when praying in a mosque. “Indian” Islamic scholars […]

Publishing is an art, a science, and a business. First it is an art because like any other form of art, there are unwritten rules and etiquettes. Second it is a science because like any other scientific field publishing relies on experiments, to validate or invalidate a theory or a publishing doctrine. And third it […]

All the riots mentioned below show a complete failure of civic, law enforcement, and government apparatus in dealing with volatile situations. To put the blame squarely on the government or state machinery would really be missing the point. This country has many contradictions, riots are a direct result of the imbalance between ideology and reality. […]