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Eid Unity: Celebrating Joy, Compassion, and Support at Indus Hospital & Health Network

Eid Unity: Celebrating Joy, Compassion, and Support at Indus Hospital & Health Network As the crescent moon emerges, casting its gentle glow across the sky, millions around the world prepare to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, a festival that marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. Eid al-Fitr, often simply referred to as Eid, is a time of joy, gratitude, and unity for Muslims worldwide. It is a celebration that transcends borders, bringing people together in a spirit

Unlocking Spiritual Treasure: Laylat al-Qadr in the Last Ten Nights of Ramadan

Unlocking Spiritual Treasure: Laylat al-Qadr in the Last Ten Nights of Ramadan Ramadan is a month full of blessings; it is when Allah (SWT) opens the gates of Rahma like never before. Part of the blessings of Ramadan is the gift of Laylat al-Qadr (The Night of Power). Our beloved Prophet (peace be upon him) said the following,  “Seek Laylat al-Qadr in the last ten days of Ramadan.”  (Bukhari and Muslim) Our

Ramadan Wellness: Nourishing Your Body and Spirit

Ramadan Wellness: Nourishing Your Body and Spirit Ramadan is a month full of blessings; where it brings a precious opportunity for spiritual rejuvenation, it also reminds us that our health is a blessing of God and, infact, an amanah (trust) from Allah. Ramadan brings us the opportunity to fast, which has numerous physical health benefits. Fasting helps safeguard against obesity and related long-term health conditions. It diminishes inflammation within the body.

Brushstrokes of Hope: Mariam’s Tale of Resilience, Art, and Faith

Brushstrokes of Hope: Mariam’s Tale of Resilience, Art, and Faith “Hope is like colors on a canvas. Just like a painting comes to life through the splashes of different colors, hope brings depth to our lives and makes us alive again.” Mariam often says, her voice a testimony of determination.  In the quiet corners of Mariam’s hospital room, where the sterile scent of antiseptic mingled with the soft hum of machines, there was a world of vibrant color

Forgiveness and Healing: The Essence of Ramadan’s Second Ashra

“Forgiveness and Healing: The Essence of Ramadan’s Second Ashra” Dua for Second Ashra: “I ask forgiveness of my sins from Allah, who is my Lord, and I turn towards Him.’  As the sacred month of Ramadan unfolds, each Ashra brings with it distinct blessings and virtues. The second Ashra, focusing on forgiveness (Maghfirat), holds special significance not only for individual believers but also for the broader community. The importance

Ensuring Transparency and Accountability: Zakat Utilisation at Indus Hospital & Health Network 

Ensuring Transparency and Accountability: Zakat Utilisation at Indus Hospital & Health Network  In the Islamic tradition, Zakat stands as a pillar of faith, embodying the obligation to support those in need and uphold social justice. At Indus Hospital, this sacred duty is not only honored but meticulously implemented to ensure transparency and accountability in every aspect of Zakat utilisation. The Significance of Zakat Zakat, beyond its monetary value, holds profound spiritual significance. It represents the collective responsibility of the

Embracing Rahma (Mercy): The Essence of Ramadan and Healthcare

Embracing Rahma (Mercy): The Essence of Ramadan and Healthcare Ramadan is the holy month beloved to all Muslims around the world. We believe that Allah’s doors of mercy, compassion, and forgiveness are wide open in this month. Muslims often divide Ramadan in three different ashra (set of ten days). The first ashra is known for Rahma (mercy), the second for Maghfirah

Change Your Perspective this Ramadan: Allah’s Endless Rahma over Debilitating Fear 

Change Your Perspective this Ramadan: Allah’s Endless Rahma over Debilitating Fear  “When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of heaven are opened, and the gates of Hell are closed, and the devils are chained.”  (Sahih Al-Bukhari)  As you read this, envision the gates of Rahma (mercy) flung open in the heavens for you. Ramadan is an expression of Allah’s unconditional and abundant love for us. It is a divine reassurance of

Ramadan Reflections: Illuminating Lives with Friends of Indus Hospital, Switzerland

Ramadan Reflections: Illuminating Lives with Friends of Indus Hospital, Switzerland Date: Sunday, March 10, 2024  As the crescent moon graces the night sky, marking the arrival of the sacred month of Ramadan, we embark on a journey of self-reflection, compassion, and community. Ramadan is not just a time of fasting; it is a profound spiritual experience that beckons us to deepen our connection with Allah (SWT), embrace empathy, and extend a helping hand to those in need. A Tapestry

Empowering Lives on World Arthritis Day: A Call to Action

Empowering Lives on World Arthritis Day: A Call to Action October 12th marks World Arthritis Day, a pivotal moment dedicated to raising awareness about arthritis, a condition that affects millions worldwide, impairing their ability to lead normal, pain-free lives. This day serves as a reminder of the struggles faced by those living with arthritis and the importance of fostering a supportive community that encourages understanding, care, and advancements in treatment. Understanding Arthritis: More Than Just Joint Pain Arthritis is often misconceived as a