How to Perform Hajj: A Step by Step Guide

By Amaliah Team

Embarking on the sacred journey of Hajj is a profound experience and an act of devotion that holds immense significance in the life of every…

How to Pray Eid Salah

By Amaliah Team

Every year, Eid comes around and some of us might end up standing behind the Imam to pray and find ourselves in Ruku when everyone…

Summer Series: Exciting Events at Amaliah

By Amaliah Events

\ Amaliah is excited to announce an exciting series of summer events that promise to bring the community together for sisterhood, good vibes and joy!…

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Dhul Hijjah: What Does the Day of Arafah Represent?

By Sunday Circles

Yawmul ‘Arafah is considered the most important day of the entire Hajj pilgrimage. In fact, the Prophet (ﷺ) said: “Hajj is ‘Arafah” (Tirmidhi).  It is…

Henna Hands – A Guide to Henna Aftercare

By Amaliah Events

We hope you enjoyed our Henna Hands event and are now ready to celebrate Eid with your beautiful henna designs. Worried about keeping your henna…

Dhul Hijjah: The Story of Hajar and Divine Acceptance

By Zeinab Khalil

The first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah have embraced us once again—a time of reflection, fasting, and gratitude. To be honest, I’ve never felt particularly…

Duas for the Day of Arafah

By Amaliah Team

The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Hajj is Arafah.” (Tirmidhi) The day of Arafah, held on the 9th of Dhul Hijjah, is the most blessed day of…

10 Important Lessons from the Prophet ﷺ’s Last Sermon

By Hannah Alkadi

“Have I conveyed the message?” In some narrations, the Prophet (ﷺ) repeated this phrase seven times during his last sermon. Each time, the congregation confirmed…

9 Ways to Make the Most of Dhul Hijjah

By Amaliah Team

This article is sponsored by Islamic Relief UK. You can find out more about their work here. If you were to ask anyone to name…

What to Pack for Hajj & Mina: The Ultimate Checklist

By Absatou Ndiaye

The first item to pack when going to Hajj is patience. You are in a dire and unusual situation for the sake of Allah (SWT).…

6 Essential Ways to Spiritually Prepare for Hajj

By Absatou Ndiaye

Hajj is upon us. This year, you are anticipating the moment it begins since you made the decision to embark on a once in a…

8 Films and Documentaries on Hajj

By Amaliah Team

As we enter the blessed month of Dhul Hijjah and the greatest ten days of the year, we are encouraged by the Qur’an and Sunnah…

Agony Aunt: Unsure About Starting Hijab

By Maya Areem

We know that Amaliah is like a Big Sis and sometimes our DMs have been filled with requests for advice on a range of life…

Why are Muslim Women Obsessed with K-Dramas

By Syraat Al Mustaqeem

*The opinions expressed in this piece are not a comprehensive verdict on South Korean society, but the experience and perceptions of those interviewed. In South…

A Big Sister’s Guide to Dropping Out of University

By Samra Abbass

Please Note: In this context, ‘dropping out’ refers to making the decision to leave university. However, we acknowledge that the decision to leave university may…

Daughters of the Prophet (ﷺ): The Remarkable Life of Ruqayyah (RA)

By Zainab bint Younus

Ah-ul-Bayt, the beloved family of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) hold a special place in our hearts as well as Islamic history. The remarkable daughters of the…

The Fall of Fandoms – The 2024 Block Out 

By Amaliah Team

When Hayley Kalil, a model and influencer boasting 9.9 million followers on TikTok, attended the 2024 Met Gala wearing a floral headdress and gown to…

Agony Aunt: How to Show Solidarity with Gaza

By Maya Areem

We know that Amaliah is like a Big Sis and sometimes our DMs have been filled with requests for advice on a range of life…

Prophetic Du’as for Travel

By Amira Ahmed

Du’a is the weapon of a believer. Whether you’re battling through the hardships of life or simply going about your daily routine, du’a and dhikr…

Sudan’s Civil War: Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War

By Nadia Awad

Trigger Warning: This article is of a sensitive nature and mentions sexual assault, rape and violence. If you need help or access to services, please…

On Zadie Smith and Palestine: A Moral Vacuum

By Mariya bint Rehan

On the same day we received news of The New York Times being awarded the 2024 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting, we were fortunate enough…

The Power of Poetry: How Palestinian Poets have Guided the Resistance

By Mohsina Alam

When I think of Palestine, I think of the warm aroma of maqlubah and musakhan. I think of folk songs played on the lute and…

Agony Aunt: I Need Affordable Mental Health Care Tips

By Maya Areem

We know that Amaliah is like a Big Sis and sometimes our DMs have been filled with requests for advice on a range of life…

Why Muslims Need to Become Abolitionists

By Amaliah Team

Abolitionists are people who believe in dismantling systems of oppression instead of reforming them from within. Abolition as a practice is a radical act of…

6 Important Lessons I Learned From Memorizing The Quran

By Farah El-Jayyousi

It has been nearly two and a half years since I first set off on a fateful two-hour drive to meet my Qur’an teacher, with…

Palestine and Kashmir Echo the Interconnected Call for Global Freedom

By Rida Ali

As the resounding calls for the liberation of Palestine echo across the globe with unprecedented emotion in recent months, they have profoundly altered our lives…

Agony Aunt: Should I explain Past Trauma to a Potential Suitor for Marriage

By Maya Areem

We know that Amaliah is like a Big Sis and sometimes our DMs have been filled with requests for advice on a range of life…

The Art of Collecting: How Do I Start as a New Investor?

By Kudirat Olateju

Collecting can be a fun and rewarding hobby, but it can also be a bit confusing when it comes to valuing your collection, particularly if…

Daughters of the Prophet (ﷺ): The Remarkable Life of Zainab (RA)

By Zainab bint Younus

It was narrated from Hajjaj: I heard ‘Ali (رضي الله عنه) say: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: “If there was only one day left…

How to Beat the Post-Ramadan Blues

By Amaliah Team

Ramadan has come and gone. The excitement of Eid and socialising is over. The bubble has burst, you have been thrown out of the warm…

How to Make Mosques Accessible for People with Disabilities

By Amanati

Our vision at Amanati is to see a fully inclusive community that provides equal opportunities for all, regardless of abilities. We have hope that our…

6 Ways Umrah Strengthened my Covenant with Allah (SWT)

By Alaa Badr

I was first introduced to the notion of al-’ahd, the covenant, a decade ago during a course on Quranic Translation. Our professor was a brilliant…

Agony Aunt: How to Navigate Spiritual Differences with My Husband

By Maya Areem

We know that Amaliah is like a Big Sis and sometimes our DMs have been filled with requests for advice on a range of life…

The Islamic Calendar and the Month of Shawwal Explained

By Amaliah Team

When we’re running on western time, it’s easy to forget that we’re existing on a whole other timeline in the Islamic world. While many of…

Sunnah Acts of Eid-al-Fitr

By Amaliah Team

While Eid is a day of celebration and joy, it is also a day of worship and we can attain extra rewards by fulfilling the…

15 Exciting Eid events across the UK to Celebrate with Your Family and Friends

By Shaheena Uddin

Eid-al-Fitr is just around the corner! Whatever day you are celebrating, there are an array of activities and events happening across the UK that will…