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Mothers’ Day is due

apprehend \a-pri-ˈhend\ – to grasp the meaning of; understand, especially intuitively; perceive. Mothers’s Day is due. And it’s purpose is to apprehend our mothers – for a single day, a single moment of that day, to focus our luminescent faculty of ‘Aql given us by God. Surely we are capable of…

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The 21 day power yoga challenge you need to know about

altM’s Asma Uddin has been working with dietician, Zainab Sarwar of Moksha Dubai, and can attest that Zainab is highly effective! Her broader offerings include a One-Stop Yoga Fitness experience. Tailored exclusively for women, Moksha Dubai specializes in Weight-Loss and Specific Body Area Transformation programs. Moksha Dubai is famous for its…

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Thoughts from a Muslim chaplain: A spiritually conscientious objection to Kavanaugh’s confirmation

Last week Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to be a life-long member of the highest legal court of arguably the most the most powerful country in the world—he was chosen as a United States Supreme Court justice.  From almost any spiritual or faith-based perspective, this appointment corrodes the soul of the…

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Bad speech comes in many forms: a look at “dangerous speech”

This article is part of a collaborative series commissioned by altMuslimah and Jewschool to promote interfaith dialogue and understanding between Muslim and Jewish communities experiencing a rise in anti-Semitism and Islamophobia.   If you’ve spent any amount of time on the internet, you’re probably familiar with the following scenario: Person…

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The 21 day power yoga challenge you need to know about

altM’s Asma Uddin has been working with dietician, Zainab Sarwar of Moksha Dubai, and can attest that Zainab is highly effective! Her broader offerings include a One-Stop Yoga Fitness experience. Tailored exclusively for women, Moksha Dubai specializes in Weight-Loss and Specific Body Area Transformation programs. Moksha Dubai is famous for its…

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We are not a fitna

When I arrived for Eid-ul-Adha prayers at Noor Cultural Center in Toronto, my hopes were not high.  I have been, over the years, to dozens of mosques, in half a dozen countries, on four continents. Sometimes, I’ve been looking for a mosque to call home, a source of intellectual and spiritual…

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His-teria: Is mental health still treated in a gendered way in Islamic communities?

It has taken intense intellectual fighting and scientific research on the part of a few to convince the many that women’s brains are not significantly different—read “weaker”—than men’s. (Our corpora collosa tend to be larger actually, but who’s measuring? Oh, yes, centuries of patriarchal thought patterns.) The most infamous example…

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