Community Updates on COVID-19

Reframing Ramadan: How to Flourish While the Masjids are Closed

April 23, 2020Omar Husain and Osman Umarji 15 min read For additional resources on dealing with the Coronavirus, click here. On Friday, March 12, 2020, religious leaders and board members at masjids across the country made the excruciating decision to suspend the Friday (Jumuʿah) prayer due to the spread of COVID-19. This decision was not taken lightly but, after consultation […]

Let This Ramadan Set Us Free

By Afeefa Syeed This Ramadan will truly be stripped of all the imposed ornamentals that sometimes weigh it down. No one to show up for, invite calendars to coordinate, or flamboyance of which stuffed iftar dates are the best (cream cheese and walnuts). It’ll be just the basics. Only the fundamentals. Led by your own […]

5 Examples of Shifting your Mindset During a Pandemic

Thinking positive and keeping a positive mindset may be one of the greatest challenges we face in life – this is especially true during a global pandemic. But when you start thinking with a positive mind your whole attitude changes. You’ll see your environment with a new light. Shifting your mindset from negative to positive […]

Yaqeen Institute: Spiritual & Emotional Tips on Coping with COVID-19

By Najwa Awad, Sarah Sultan and Omar Suleiman How do we empower ourselves spiritually, mentally, and emotionally during a time of anxiety and uncertainty? With all the fear around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we can feel panicked and anxious, like our life is spiraling out of control. Yaqeen Institute has produced a clear and detailed infographic to help us reflect […]

Covid-19 Daily Life Coping: Managing Stress and Anxiety

#1 Stress and Coping The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. How […]

Audio: “Seeking Protection with the Name of Allah”

In response to the fear and concern spark by the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Seekers Guidance and Shaykh Yahya Rhodus reminds us of the importance of seeking protection with Allah’s Name. In this important and timely reminder, Shaykh Yahya comments on the following prophetic duʿa (supplication) and encourages everyone to recite it daily: بِسْمِ […]