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5 Emojis That You Need RIGHT NOW
5 Emojis That You Need RIGHT NOW

Sometimes in life, all you need to express yourself is the right emoji. That crying with laughter icon when you’…

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7 People Who Took Their Salat to Another Level
7 People Who Took Their Salat to Another Level

As Muslims, we understand that praying is incredibly important. Sometimes the challenges of modern living make it look impossible. But …

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NYFW2016 and Generation M
Generation M: The Powerful Muslims You Didn’t See Coming

Everyone’s starting to go nuts about Generation M. But who are these mysterious one-initialled creatures?

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What Makes Eid Al-Adha the Greater Eid
What Makes Eid Al-Adha the Greater Eid

You may be preparing your sweet delightful kunafahs and picking out your glam bangles and fancy Eid dress ahead of …

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We’ll Help You Figure Out Hajj
We’ll Help You Figure Out Hajj

With Hajj 2016 season upon us, we’re all thinking of the fifth pillar of Islam and our obligation to fulfil it in our lifetime. Questions and answers here.

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Hijabies - Hijabs
5 Ridiculous Things Muslim Women Get Asked

Hijabs are commonly used to describe a headscarf, niqabs refer to the face veil, and burkas are a little open to interpretation.

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Colourful Eid Celebrations in a Torn World
Colourful Eid Celebrations in a Torn World

As well as the moments of deep spiritual reflection and soul cleansing, the joyous family gatherings, and of course, the …

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4 of the biggest Eid celebrations across the UK
4 of the biggest Eid celebrations across the UK

It’s almost here! Eid is upon us, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the beginning …

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6 Prayer Hacks Every Muslim Should Know About
6 Prayer Hacks Every Muslim Should Know About

Dealing with the practical perplexity of five daily prayers can turn you into a something of an astrologist studying the …

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What Muslim Parents Say Vs. What They Actually Mean
What Muslim Parents Say Vs. What They Actually Mean

They say having babies is challenging. It changes your life. It gives it new meaning. But we think this deal …

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6 words that have a different meaning if you’re a British Muslim
6 words that have a different meaning if you’re a …

Fast:
 Typical definition: Speeding up, going at a quicker rate. What it means when you’re a British Muslim: Not …

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Awkward Banter When You’re #GrowingUpMuslim
Awkward Banter When You’re #GrowingUpMuslim

Let’s face it - growing up Muslim is a ‘unique’ experience of hilarious misunderstandings and irksome moments of confusion. …

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Why Being Green Is Part of Faith
Why Being Green Is Part of Faith

"As Muslims Islam teaches us to serve humanity irrespective of faith, colour, race or no faith. Serving our own local …

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Capturing the Message of Moharram
Capturing the Message of Moharram

The latest Ummahsonic blog looks at the close of the holy month of Moharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar.

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Take a Moment to Breathe on Islamic New Year
Take a Moment to Breathe on Islamic New Year

The latest Ummahsonic blog looks at one of the most important periods of the Islamic New Year, and what we should be doing with our family and friends.

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New Starts: Not the End of the World, Start of a New One
New Starts: Not the End of the World, Start of …

The latest Ummahsonic blog looks forward to our next podcast, on new starts. Are they anything to fear? Our top tips will keep you calm and focused...

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Celebrating the Greater Eid of Colourful Giving
Celebrating the Greater Eid of Colourful Giving

The latest Ummahsonic blog looks ahead to Eid al-Adha, and the religious and cultural aspects that make the time so special

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My First Hajj
My First Hajj

The latest Ummahsonic blog looks at a first Hajj pilgrimage, and the physical and emotional journey it takes us on.