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Power of Supplication

And when My servants ask you, [O’ Muhammad], concerning Me - indeed I am near. I respond to the invocation of the supplicant when he calls upon Me. So let them respond to Me [by obedience] and believe in Me that they may be [rightly] guided. {al-Quran, 2:186} Dua is a form of prayer or supplication where we gain the opportunity to converse with Allah (SWT). Since Ramadan is a time to strengthen our connection with al-Jabbar, the Omnipotent, dua becomes an important aspect in building that love, sukoon, and trust in Him. In Allah’s beautiful words above, He clearly states that He is listening to us at every moment that we intend to pray to Him- so, do not...

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Speak Peacefully With Others

Speaking with peace and respect - this is the most honorable way to give regards to your loved ones. The role of respect and peace in Islam begins with loving and obeying the commandments of Allah (SWT) and from this respect come all the morals and mannerisms that are fundamental as a Muslim. “And speak to him with gentle speech that perhaps he may be reminded or fear [Allah].” {al-Quran, 20:44} Respect for humanity means to love for our fellow brothers and sisters what we love for ourselves. The beautiful foundation of our religion is that it binds respect to peace, love, and compassion, making it easier for us to honor our Lord and His creations. Our Deen teaches us...

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The Power of Intentions & Being Present with Allah (SWT)

The Days of Mercy begin tomorrow, and this is a time to set our intentions for the next 30 days of fasting and recognize the mercy of Allah (SWT). This is a wonderful time to set, reset, and check our intentions for how we want to balance our time between worldly obligations and our elevated ibadah (worship). Intentions are the WHY of what you want to do and who you want to be when Ramadan is over. Why do you want to read the Quran daily? Why do you want to spend extra time learning hadith? Why do you want to learn the translation of a surah you have dedicated to learning during the month of Ramadan? Checking your intentions...

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A Ramadan Prep Guide

We are just a couple weeks out from one of the most blessed months of the year. It was the way of our Prophet Muhammad (S) to prepare for the holy month of Ramadan in advance- especially with this unique time of solitude, it is important that we begin to prepare the body and soul for a period of extreme importance. Here’s how you can prepare for Ramadan 2020: Make prayer a routine: Salah is one of the most incredible acts of worship to connect with our Almighty (SWT). If you have missed prayers in the last year, now is the time to make up for those missed chances and build a reliable routine that you can carry out during...

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Empowering Girls & Young Women: An Interview with CURE Bar Founder, Zobaida Falah

In honor of ending Women’s History Month on a good note, Veiled Beaut asked fellow entrepreneur, Zobaida Falah, all about how she got started making CURE Bars. Zobaida uses her grandmother’s “secret cure for everything” ingredient, black seed to create a powerful and delicious treat, the CURE Bar. We had the honor of speaking with Zobaida about her phenomenal initiative.        How did you get started with the CURE Bar business? Fill us in about your background!  The Black Seed is an ancient medicinal remedy that has been used in different cultures for centuries. My Middle Eastern grandmother used to force me to eat it growing up, calling it her secret “CURE” for everything. She lived to be...

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