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The Muslim Directory – An essential guide to services and businesses for the whole community

...but let there be amongst you traffic and trade by mutual goodwill...(Al-Quran 4:29) Serving the Muslim Community since 1996, the Muslim Directory has become a household name and has blossomed into one of the UK's best known and most carefully res

Dear Relative

Dear relative, I regret to tell you that it is just too late. The emptiness you created with your absence in my past, cannot be coloured in with what you call 'love' now. Your hands, when they touch my skin, is like a thorn scratching itself into me
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Domestic Violence Khutbah (2012)

Assalaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, Below is the list of masaajid who have said they will contribute to this event by delivering a khutbah on domestic violence on Friday the 16th of March 2012:
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Nour and Inter Faith Week

MINAB (The Mosques and Imams National Advisory Board) opened the floor to different backgrounds of faiths coming together in discussing and raising awareness of domestic abuse. Nour attended this discussion to see how we can collectively tackle this
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Sometimes my mind wonders

Sometimes I think how different life would be if my father wasn’t a stranger in our own home; If only he worked to build our relationship; If only I could be in awe of him the way many are in awe of their fathers; If I could talk to him; hug him; h
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The winter blues and all its hues

Feeling blue...not the same as wearing blue but feeling alone, empty and numb. At times you feel very blue and at times it is just the smallest tint of blue, but you are not alone so despair not. Winter approaches us, and along comes the cycle of sea
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Are you ready for the Ramadan ahead?

We bid farewell to one Ramadan, and prepare ourselves for the next Insha’Allah. We hope we are blessed to open our arms again to another blessed month full of Allah’s mercy. Some of us really made use of this month, and others may feel they lac
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Contentment In Our Hearts

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) has said, “Whoever does any good in Ramadhan, he will get the reward of doing a fardh act outside the month of Ramadhan and whoever does a fardh act in Ramadhan, he will get the reward of doi
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Don’t Get Left Behind

Sometimes it feels like your are standing at the edge of the cliff and when looking down you see nothing but hollow darkness, as far as your sight goes you get scared, scared at the thought of being left behind, and everyone will pass you by leaving
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How did the beloved Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) treat his wives?

Have you ever wondered how our beloved Prophet Muhammadﷺ treated his wives? How he talked to them? Or how he managed to maintain healthy relationships with them? Well here is your chance to find out exactly how, the example of all mankind ﷺ, trea
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