Posts from 2014

Violent Radicalization and Its Impact on Muslims

The University of Windsor Muslim Students’ Association presents “Violent Radicalization and Its Impact on Muslims.” The issue of radicalization has become a growing concern in Canada, especially in light of recent events. In this educational panel discussion, we hope to publicly address this complex issue which affects not only the general Canadian public but perhaps […]

Charity Week Winners!

Alhamdulillah, for the second time in a row, the UWindsor team takes the lead in Charity Week! The UWindsor MSA in a joint effort with the UWindsor Orphan Sponsorship Program competed against universities across Canada from September 29th to October 5th. We would like to thank all the amazing organizers and volunteers for their unfaltering support and […]

Jumuah 101s

Required & Recommended things to do before attending a Jumuah: Intention: Many of us go to the mosque on Friday as a matter of tradition and habit, without making the intention of worship, whereas an intention is a precondition for the Jumu’ah prayer and all other acts of worship. Purifying and cleaning oneself: The person […]

The White Days

What is meant by White Days? The white days are the 13th, 14th, and 15th of each lunar month, because Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “They ask you about the new moons. Say: These are signs to mark fixed periods of time for mankind and for the pilgrimage…” [al-Baqarah 2:189]. So the timing of […]

Why Being Part of a Practicing Group is Good

In principio creavit Deus caelum et terram. Propterea sicut per unum hominem in hunc mundum peccatum intravit et per peccatum mors et ita in omnes homines mors pertransiit in quo omnes peccaverunt. Iustificati igitur ex fide pacem habeamus ad Deum per Dominum nostrum Iesum Christum. Omnes enim peccaverunt et egent gloriam Dei.