How Hanna Somatic Education® Can Relieve Chronic Pain and Depression

“You translate everything, whether physical, mental, or spiritual, into muscular tension,” said Australian actor F.M. Alexander. Our nervous system can record our reaction to certain life events, and our muscles can continue to tell that story over and over, and over again. We respond to life events with physical tension. With repetition, reaction to stress,…

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Back 2 Basics – 7) The Five Levels Of Prayer, By Ibn Al-Qayyim

The Five Levels Of Prayer, By Ibn Al-Qayyim      Ibn-Al-Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah (rahimahullaah) said: And mankind, with regard to their performance of prayer are in five levels: The First: The level of the one who is negligent and wrongs his soul: He is the one who falls short in performing wudhoo (ablution) properly, performing the prayer […]

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Back 2 Basics – 6) An overview of the five pillars of Islaam and the six articles of faith.

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FOUNDATIONS OF ISLAAM By Shaykh Muhammad Saalih Ibnul-‘Uthaymeen An overview of the five pillars of Islaam and the six articles of faith. So verily the knowledge of tawheed [the oneness of Allaah] is the noblest of sciences, and the greatest in rank, and most obligatory to be studied because it is […]

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Back 2 Basics – 5) The Conditions (Shuroot), Pillars (Arkaan) and Requirements (Waajibaat) of the Prayer

The Conditions (Shuroot), Pillars (Arkaan) and Requirements (Waajibaat) of the Prayer A condition (sharat) is something that is required before the commencement of prayer in order for it to be valid. The pillars (arkaan) are that which if one fails to perform any of them out of forgetfulness or intentionally, his prayer is rendered invalid because of his abandoning it. Sujood […]

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Dealing with Pain, Loss and Adversities.

I woke up one day, and the world still seemed the same. The people looked the same, the city looked the same and everyone went by with their daily lives. But little did they know that for some their struggles were about to come crashing down. Their fears became reality and their losses became very […]

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