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Video Preview: How does Islam guide us in managing stress?

February 1, 2009


The short excerpt below is from the “Islamic Management Series” of lectures, and this specific lecture is by Professor Beekun and Dr. Tahar Salaat, and is part of a series of ten lectures in the DVD set. The Islamic Management Series set can be ordered either from Dr. Beekun’s online store at: or from […]

The link between anxiety and heart attacks

February 16, 2008


 Laura Blue, Time Magazine It’s no secret that men with angry, explosive personalities are at a higher risk of a heart attack. But they’re not alone: Nervous, withdrawn and chronically worried people are courting coronary problems, too, according to a new long-term study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Of 735 American […]

Nice Eid Song Video from Sami Yusuf

December 20, 2007


Please click here to watch Sami Yusuf’s Eid Song Video on the Islamic Workplace’s Vodpod.  Here you will find over 250 video clips about Islam, leadership, stress management, tolerance, ethics, Qur’anic recitations, and quite a few of the best nasheeds that I have personally selected by the Grace of Allah.  Enjoy!

Praying while working at the bottom of the sea

July 23, 2007


هنيئاً له إن قبلت عند الله صلى في مكان يصعب على البشر الصلاة فيه ما أعظم الصلاة ، وما أعظم شأنها اللهم ارزقني شرف المحافظة عليها دائماً وأبداً يا حي يا قيوم Please click here to read our article on ‘Missing Prayers at Work’.

Listening to Music (during work breaks or for leisure): Fatwa from Sheikh Yusuf Qardawi

February 22, 2007


From [With respect to] music and why it is permissible, here is the clarification for that in the light of fatwa issued by Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi: The whole issue of singing is controversial, whether it is with musical accompaniment or not. Some issues succeeded to gain the Muslim scholars’ agreement, while others failed. All scholars […]

Naps Sunnah May Reduce Risk of Heart Attack

February 12, 2007


Taking a nap in the afternoon was the practice recommended by the companions of the Prophet (peace be upon him). It appears that the Prophet agreed with this, because scholars of Hadith have been in support of an afternoon nap.   In fact, taking an afternoon nap carries a religious dimension. As Adil Salahi has indicated, […]

Salat-ul-Tasbih: Praying for Forgiveness

January 25, 2007


Source: Fiqh-us-Sunnah, vol 2, # 33 ‘Ikrimah reports from Ibn ‘Abbas that the Messenger of Allah said to ‘Abbas ibn ‘Abdal-Mutalib: “O ‘Abbas, O Uncle, shall I not give you, shall I not present to you, shall I not donate to you, shall I not tell you ten things which, if you do, Allah will […]