Archive for January, 2016

The four schools of thought in Islamic Law

Posted on January 21st, 2016 · Posted in Blog, General, Personal

Question What are the four schools of Islamic Law? Are we permitted to follow one of them? Answer In order to discuss the four schools of thought in Islamic Law,.. read more

Tempoyak,the Malaysian fermented durian

Posted on January 20th, 2016 · Posted in Blog, General, Personal

Tempoyak,the local fermented durian is well liked by the Malaysians and Indonesians as well.Whenever there are excess durians,people will make durian kueh and tempoyak.   In Sarawak,tempoyak are sold at.. read more

Why Is Sleep Important?

Posted on January 19th, 2016 · Posted in Blog, General, Personal

Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality.. read more

The pilgrim’s minimum stay on the plain of `Arafah’ {Islam}

Posted on January 18th, 2016 · Posted in Blog, General, Personal

  Question What is the minimum time that a pilgrim must observe a vigil on the plain of `Arafah for the Hajj to be valid? We had to depart for.. read more

Pisang tanduk, the gigantic banana

Posted on January 17th, 2016 · Posted in Blog, General, Personal

Pisang tanduk or plantain is the staple food in Africa,Cuba,South  and Central America.Some of their cuisines require cooking it with meat.Over here in Malaysia,plantains are cooked without meat.Most often are.. read more

Benefits of talking to someone

Posted on January 16th, 2016 · Posted in Blog, General, Personal

If you, or someone you know, is going through a tough time, talking to someone might sound like a simplistic solution, but it really is one of the best possible.. read more

Yawning in prayer {Islam}

Posted on January 15th, 2016 · Posted in Blog, General, Personal

Question I heard that in prayer a person should stifle his yawn if he can. What should he do if he can’t? Answer The Prophet (peace be upon him) said:.. read more

Cultivating a Calm, Alert Mind.

Posted on January 14th, 2016 · Posted in Blog, General, Personal

Today we ask that you pay attention to what your mind is doing. For many people, there are only two states of being: The first is an anxious state.  .. read more

Changkuk manis,the most palatable vegetable in Malaysia

Posted on January 13th, 2016 · Posted in Blog, General, Personal

Cangkuk manis a.k.a Cekor manis which means sweet shrub is the most palatable and therefore by right is the most popular leafy vegetable in Malaysia.Its botanical name is Sauropus androgynus.What.. read more

All-you-can-eat buffet {Islam}

Posted on January 12th, 2016 · Posted in Blog, General, Personal

  Question Is going to an all-you-can-eat buffet permissible according to Islamic Law? The reason I ask is because some people in my area are saying that this is prohibited.. read more