Author Archives: Umm Hana



Umm Hana

Umm Hana has been studying with Shaykh Haytham Tamim since 2013 when she was inspired by the irresistible combination of spirituality and common sense, and desire to promote social justice, peace, harmony and tolerance.

the art of giving
in Quran Blog

9 Tips on the Art of Giving

The Etiquette of Giving Once we overcome our hesitation in giving and open our wallets, we find ourselves at the next hurdle. In ten ayahs of Surah Baqarah below, Allah Almighty details the pitfalls of...

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April 11, 2019
how do we acquire wisdom
in Quran Blog

How to acquire wisdom

How can I get hikmah? He grants hikmah to whom He pleases, and he, to whom hikmah is granted, is indeed granted abundant good. But none remember (will receive admonition) except men of understanding. (2:269)...

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March 10, 2019
the paradox of giving
in Quran Blog

The Paradox of Giving

  The Paradox of Giving The High Return Investment Strategy     The likeness of those who spend their wealth in the Way of Allah is as the likeness of a grain; it grows seven...

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March 08, 2019
intimacy in Islam
in Quran Blog

Intimacy in Islam

Marriage and Intimacy   ‘Your women are a tilth for you, so go into your tilth when you like, and do good beforehand for yourselves; and fear Allah, and know that you are to meet...

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March 05, 2019
islamic law of ila
in Quran Blog

The Law of Ilā’ Explained

The Islamic Law of Ilā’ Those who swear that they will not go in to their wives should wait four months; so if they go back, then Allah is surely Forgiving, Merciful. (226) And if they...

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March 05, 2019
Divorce in Islam
in Quran Blog

Divorce in Islam

The Divorce 101 There are many misconceptions regarding divorce, particularly in the Indian subcontinent. With TV dramas stringing endless storylines out of these misconceptions, there is much need for clarity on  the topic. Divorce should...

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February 28, 2019
can a muslim marry a non Muslim?
in Quran Blog

Can Muslims marry Non-Muslims?

Can Muslims Marry Non-Muslims? ‘Do not marry unbelieving women (idolaters/mushrikaat) until they believe; a slave woman who believes is better than an unbelieving woman even though she allure you. Nor marry (your girls) to unbelievers...

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February 24, 2019
Debts and Contracts in Islam
in Quran Blog

Debts and Contracts in Islam

Debts – The Nitty Gritty How is it is relevant to us today?  Why did Allah Almighty reveal the longest ayah of the Qur’an about debt? Simply, money concerns us all. All our dealings have financial repercussions....

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February 12, 2019
top tips for boosting your du'a
in Quran Blog

Top Tips for Boosting your Du’a

How to Increase the Chances of Your Du’a Being Answered   Thereupon, Zakariyya prayed to his Lord. He said: ‘O my Lord, grant me from Your own (power) a goodly progeny. Verily, You are the One...

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February 11, 2019