Eid Mubarak to all the readers of the Islamic Workplace blog!!! Whatever is the condition of the Ummah, always remember what our Prophet (s) went through. This exquisite nasheed from Sheikh Mishari al-Efasy is about 7 minutes long, but well worth it and quite inspiring by the Grace of Allah.
Take a break. Listen to a great Nasheed from the amazing Sami Yusuf.
From Rafik Beekun: The following hadith is narrated by Abdur Rahman bin Abi Laila in Sahih Bukhari, volume 2, hadith 399: Sahl bin Hunaif and Qais bin Sad were sitting in the city of Al-Qadisiya. A funeral procession passed in front of them and they stood up. They were told that funeral procession was of […]
Updated April 10, 2012 By Rafik Beekun at the Islamic Workplace weblog A step-by-step description of how to pray Salat-ul-Istikhara and, Insha Allah, how to interpret it. Click here to download the English only step by step description of how to pray Salat Istikhara in a one-page 12 size font handout. Click here to download […]
The Mayo Clinic has long been rated as one of the top health institutions in the USA, if not the world. Anytime you are experiencing stress or just wish to relax, here is an effective video exercise from the Mayo Clinic that you can click on from anywhere in the world that will help you […]
By Dr. Tahar Salaat, MD, Assistant Professor of pathology, Faculty of Medicine Cairo University. This article is reprinted here with the permission of Dr. Talaat. Note: numbers in the article below refer to the reference sources listed at the end of this article. This article builds upon the three other articles previously posted under the […]
Madeleine Bunting Monday December 18, 2006 Source: The Guardian Nehad has the hunched look of a man who has lived with fear for years. It was to escape fear that he fled Iraq for Europe in 2003, hoping to start a new life beyond the reach of the torture and prisons of Saddam Hussein’s regime […]
Non-Muslims snap up Islamic accounts By Julian Knight Personal finance reporter, BBC News Emma is interested in the middle east and all things ethical. Emma Dellaway, 25, from south London, likes to know that the money sitting in her current account is not doing harm. “I don’t have much money, as I am just starting […]
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By Rafik Beekun Planning without implementation is useless. In some Islamic organisations, there is no defined concept of long-term planning. Others, who do so, are normally faced with the problem of “analysis-paralysis”, spending too much time on fine tuning their business plans. The result is simple; there appears to be too much ado about nothing. […]
Sometimes, even the best of Muslims slips and makes a mistake at work or elsewhere. This short talk delivered by Dr. Imad Bayoon is based on a hadith of the Prophet (saw), and focuses on a remedial course of action.
The demographics of Muslims in Europe is varied. France has the largest Muslim population in Europe, an estimated 5 million primarily of Algerian and Moroccan extraction. In Spain, Muslims are largely of Moroccan origin while Britain’s Muslims consist primarily of Pakistians, and Germany’s Muslims are mainly Turkish in origin. A recently released 2006 report from […]
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a constitutional federation of seven emirates; Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Qaiwain, Ras al-Khaimah and Fujaira. Migrant foreign workers represent 95 percent of the workforce in the United Arab Emirates, and as of 2005, there were 2,738,000 migrant workers in the country. About 20 percent of these workers […]
A wonderful new version of “Peace Train” sung by Yusuf Islam according to Islamic parameters regarding music, and by the Grace of Allah, he is as moving as ever.
1. In October 2005, an art exhibit that included photographs of nude Muslim women wearing only a head covering was taken down just hours after opening for public viewing at Harper College in Palatine. Administrators were opposed to the nudity in the art display and said the artist, Amir Normandi, misled them. “The artist misrepresented […]
By Declan McCullagh and Anne Broache Staff Writer, CNET News.com Published: December 1, 2006, 2:20 PM PST The FBI appears to have begun using a novel form of electronic surveillance in criminal investigations: remotely activating a mobile phone’s microphone and using it to eavesdrop on nearby conversations. The technique is called a “roving bug,” and […]
Professor Rafik Beekun, theIslamicworkplace.com Last updated on May 15, 2013 This section will list the duas (supplications) for handling stress or difficult situations. Some of these are also listed in the duas section of this blog–where many more duas as well as a detailed etiquette for how to make duas are included. Here, however, we […]
Excerpt from an excellent lecture by Mokhtar Maghraoui on how to attain happiness and satisfaction. Very relevant to anger management in the workplace and other situations.