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5 Ways to Pray 5 Times a Day

When we think about pillars, we think of the structure that supports a building or a monument.  Our understanding and our approach to the pillars of Islam should be no different. Each pillar comes together to provide a structure that holds up our imaan, and shoulders our struggles of this life in many ways.

Of the five pillars the one that we engage with most regularly is prayer. How we manage it is therefore essential to our daily (and subsequently weekly, monthly, yearly) imaan levels.Here are 5 ways we can build a consistent and quality prayer habit.

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The Blessings of Friday

  1.  Friday is the best of days.  The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him said, ‏خَيْرُ يَوْمٍ طَلَعَتْ عَلَيْهِ الشَّمْسُ يَوْمُ...
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Pumpkins, Arabic and Halloween Words

Halloween and Arabic Words (!?) While many Muslims refrain from celebrating Halloween due to its Pagan origins and its focus on the occult and the mac...
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Cool Arabic Typographic Decor

An awesome trend we’ve started to see more of these days is lovely decor items with Arabic lettering, typography or calligraphy.  (Note that this is d...
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Cute Arabic Memes to Share with Your Spouse

Here are a few cute Arabic related memes that you can share with your spouse.   They're a surefire way to earn some extra points for your thoughtfulne...
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Five Arabic Quotes: On Speaking Ill of Others

لسانك لا تذكر به عورة امرئ * فكلّـك عورات وللناس ألسـن   وعينك إن أبدت إليك معايباً * فدعها وقل : يا عين للناس أعينُ       "Do not use your tongue to ...
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Interview with Yelda, a Winter-Intensive Student

Yelda M. , one of Studio Arabiya's Winter Intensive 2012 program students lives in San Francisco, CA and is a student at San Francisco State Universit...
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Arabic Stuff for Kids: Fun Arabic Décor

by Shazia Ahmad Outside of formal studies, there are lots of creative ways we can help our children develop a love and attachment to the Arabic langua...
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Interview with Siddique Abdullah (Part II)

Part II of our 2-part Interview with Siddique Abdullah.   ...continued from Interview with Siddique Abdullah, Part I... 1) Why do you like to teach Ar...
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3 New Years Resolutions for 2013

Originally posted December 28, 2011 2013 is right around the corner!  Many people make a resolution or two to hold throughout the year and most of the...
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