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Silent Shouts of Joy: Raising Your Mind to Divine Thoughts (1/3)

Silent Shouts of Joy Remember thy Lord in thy soul, humbly and fearfully, not loud of voice, at morn and eventide. [Quran 7:205]. Where can we find real joy — joy that is lasting and completely satisfying? To be always joyous is … Continue reading

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Controlling Stress, Anxiety & Depression by Fasting (1/2)

Fasting, Abstinence & Lifestyle The beneficial claims of fasting are supported by experimental research, which has found fasting to be associated with increased brain availability of serotonin, endogenous opioids, and endocannabinoids. Fasting-induced neuroendocrine activation and mild cellular stress response with … Continue reading

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Nineteen Reasons for Fasting (Part 4 of 7)

Fasting for Discipline, for Protection against Lust and for Humility Fasting cleanses the soul, raises the mind, subjects one’s flesh to the spirit, renders the heart contrite and humble, scatters the clouds of concupiscence, quenches the fire of lust, and … Continue reading

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