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Muslim Traveller

5 things you need as a Muslim Traveller

Always be prepared Muslims are always perceived an unfortunate target for Random Searches, so always be prepared by making sure 1) you don't carry any suspicious looking devices on you 2) your passport is...

The Road to Ramadan: Spiritual Preparations

The long awaited month of Ramadan is a mere 2 days away, and the Muslyfe team is nothing but excited to greet this beautiful month with arms open wide with love and long and...

Sour Brazilian Coffee for the Hot Summer Days

As a coffee lover, I prefer the cold, drizzly weather. This way, I would be able to indulge in a mocha latte or a flat white at any time of the day without developing...

The Wiser Prophet, Al-Khidr and His Lessons In Life

There are many stories pertaining to a prophet in Islam by the name of Al-Khidr. For which he has been known to be a man wiser than Prophet Musa, or Moses (Alayhi as-Salam). Here are...

The “Western” Muslim in an Eastern Muslim Country

As a Canadian-born Muslim, I've had to learn about the practices and teachings of Islam at my own pace in my own time. Being enrolled in an Islamic elementary school helped, not to mention...

Cakes, Couches and Carpets: The 3 C’s in Preparing for Syawal

Ramadan is soon coming to a close, while Syawal waits behind the corner. It's peeking at us, with its wide cheeky grin, beckoning us to the month-long festivities. It hints at days of raucous catch...

Loss of Traditions in Modern Day Eid

Coming into the second week of Eid, reality slowly resurfaces before myself. There’s a trace of melancholy as I recall all the food and the soft drinks that I  had ruefully binged on while...

The People of the Cave: Young, Restful and Faithful

One of the many inspiring stories in the Quran that holds a powerful message is one that comes from Surah Al-Kahf about the “People Of The Cave”. The protagonists of the story is a...