Answering your average Muslim Questions

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Comments • 381

  • NIKI
    NIKI 3 years ago

    It was a great show Dina. Keep it up!

  • Megtran 2000
    Megtran 2000 3 years ago

    In Jersey City, NJ, USA is right outside NY, BY and has thousands of Muslims. The women wear the hijab everywhere. No job can tell you not to wear any religious clothing. My Muslim friends are hip hop types, urban peeps with knowledge of music and art and sports. It's hard for me to even imagine a government telling people to remove their hijab! How infuriating. I'm an atheist married to a jew. My best friend is Christian and my husband's best friend is Muslim. So around here, we all get along. Peace to you !!!!!

  • cwm
    cwm 3 years ago

    More!

  • Mariah Parvizi
    Mariah Parvizi 3 years ago

    continue the series!

  • fluffymcdeath
    fluffymcdeath 3 years ago

    I just don't get the hashtag - unless it's meant to be ironic. You do a series where you meet specifically non-average Muslim women- travel to do so - and still call the series #YourAverageMuslim? They aren't even average for the UK and UK Muslims are not even close to average for the entire Muslim population. You're western, liberal - more British than Muslim. The "average" Muslim woman in the world would not be allowed to behave the way you do. There are many places in the world where a Muslim girl choosing to emulate you would likely suffer beatings or something very much worse for just being so generally disrespectful of Islam and Sharia.I just don't see how you can refer to yourself as an "average" Muslim based on how differently Islam is practiced by the majority of the Muslims in the world.

  • Rema Jay
    Rema Jay 3 years ago

    What nationality are you and sid?

  • petitei usmhe
    petitei usmhe 3 years ago

    Please cover you hair before taking about Islam. لا حول ولا قوة إلا بالله

  • LadyLily
    LadyLily 4 years ago +1

    What means open minded?

    • Dekiru Kun
      Dekiru Kun 4 years ago

      open minded describes a character of someone who accepts new ideas or different points of view without any prejudice or judgement

  • Lamia yaw
    Lamia yaw 4 years ago

    Dinaaaa!!! I wanna see Mooooooooooore of the series #YourAverageMuslim and we will spread it and share it

  • LouNaGal
    LouNaGal 4 years ago

    Yes more of this series please, it's awesome !

  • FlawlessFlame92
    FlawlessFlame92 4 years ago

    I'd love to see more of the series! It's pretty awesome if you tell me

  • michelle violetta
    michelle violetta 4 years ago

    Dina I luv ya . I think your great your so funny and talented . I don't care what religion someone is as long as they're a nice person and good person is all that matters . You take care xo

  • Ojitos Rodriguez
    Ojitos Rodriguez 4 years ago +4

    "She owns the gym. Well, she doesn't really OWN the gym, but she owns the gym." Hahaha! Dina we love you!

  • Lina BEKKOUCHE
    Lina BEKKOUCHE 4 years ago

    LOVED every piece of it !!!!

  • Power Versus Force Consulting

    you are so amazing dina. i am so happy that you did this series. please continue and never stop.

  • Nida Khan
    Nida Khan 4 years ago

    brilliant brilliant brilliant

  • HAIFA KS
    HAIFA KS 4 years ago

    LOVED the series well done!! #PositiveChange 💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽 Lmao I could look at my knees. Tell him din

  • Nida Tasmiya
    Nida Tasmiya 4 years ago

    which is ur blog?

  • Thal Blankson
    Thal Blankson 4 years ago +1

    Alsalamu Alakuim Allah bless and protect you. Love you 💎💎😘

  • Flappy Goose
    Flappy Goose 4 years ago

    "Social change"...define please. It sounds like you just want to change the world to suit you're dumb beliefs... paid for by the monster George Soros. You're freedoms come from western liberalism, they will go when Islam is the dominant culture. Choose one, we can't have both.

  • Dragon 100
    Dragon 100 4 years ago

    Is there such thing as an average muslim ? Would allah accept u as an average muslim ?

  • XSaily
    XSaily 4 years ago +1

    'Muslim men' you're literally generazling all of us into the same category... its quite hypocrytical considering the main topic of conversation is the sterotyping of the Hijab! I for one couldn't care what you wear, that's between you and God. Having sisters growing up I've always respected how they wanted to dress as it's not my place to say whether they should be wearing Hijab or what not.

  • bamboozled
    bamboozled 4 years ago +2

    why is half ur hair showing? wear ur scarf properly

  • pomegran azizi
    pomegran azizi 4 years ago

    A little long winded. Even forwarding didn't help D:

  • Soha Rahman
    Soha Rahman 4 years ago

    Yes!!!! Mental health is so important!! I’m doing an Msc in Health Psychology and one of my projects is based on Women in prison. I’m hoping to work with post natal and pre natal depression, I think depression as a whole in the Muslim community is looked down at!

  • Aishah D
    Aishah D 4 years ago

    "Don't we Sid...oh wait you wouldn't know.." 😂😂 the rest of us sisters do though 😅👌

  • Soniya Mushkil
    Soniya Mushkil 4 years ago

    One of my mum's cousins has been suffering from depression for 16 years. Everyones solution is the same pray more, read the Quran, go Ummrah all these religious solutions. The most stupidest one everyones says is someones done black magic on her or she's got a jinn inside her. It's so frustrating trying to argue with elders over this because they twist your words to make it seem like your saying something blasphemous. I 110% agree that mental health is completely overlooked in the Muslim community, awareness definitley needs to be raised.

  • Yvette Henry
    Yvette Henry 4 years ago

    I loved it... I really did. It offered so much insight into the Average Muslims life. Excellent work! The Women are so inspiring... MORE PLEASE, MORE.

  • Mariam Chakir
    Mariam Chakir 4 years ago

    let me tell u dina: YOU ARE AWESOME! keep going!! 💪👏

  • Jasmine Robinson
    Jasmine Robinson 4 years ago

    I absolutely love who you are and what you stand for. I was just wondering what advice you could possibly have for me since im currently converting to Islam?

  • MP
    MP 4 years ago

    Why write average muslim,

  • Lydia Styles
    Lydia Styles 4 years ago

    Iiiii addore the #Youraveragemuslim seriees and by the way I love the new no make up look

  • aliaila
    aliaila 4 years ago

    I was thinking of doing something along these lines. Being born both white and muslim, I feel like it'd be dope to do a vlog and just let people into our world if that makes sense? I also do yoga so... it could be interesting =]

  • You Tube
    You Tube 4 years ago +1

    I completely understand what you mean by the club scenario and I 100% agree. That's what I was saying about it should 'stop you' from doing other things too such as dancing in public etc etc , the whole modest approach ygm , like there's a limit to everything as what you can and can't do

  • Mariya M
    Mariya M 4 years ago

    loved this series so much and I would love there to be another one it was so interesting and absolutely encouraging to see so many people come together for #youraveragemuslim

  • Rachel Sloan
    Rachel Sloan 4 years ago

    Dina! Yes you should definitely keep this series going! Masha'Allah this is wonderful

  • Une Parisienne Marwa
    Une Parisienne Marwa 4 years ago

    So true Dina and fed up with being an « exception » because I’m a muslim mum of 4, wear hijab, dress cool, own my company, only European origin and I know I’m average to us but to some none muslims or to the media, I’m « an exception »

  • Samira Babakhani
    Samira Babakhani 4 years ago

    Keep up the work Dina! Loving this serie on ur channel💪🏾👊🏿❤️

  • bubbletea306
    bubbletea306 4 years ago

    Id love it if you did more of this series

  • K J
    K J 4 years ago +1

    I completely object to you describing advice given to someone to pray as BULLSHIT. Whilst I agree mental health issues are not discussed without a stigma in our communites (All communities, not solely muslims), and it's important to help such people in different ways rather than just spiritual guidance, your labelling of it as "..shit" was vulgar and extremely distasteful when referring to religous advice, and generalised and trivialised all such advice. A person should be helped physically emotionally spiritually and economically, and there were many better ways of you having clarified this. A note to keep in mind when referring to aspects of religion through your public platform in future. All the best.

  • jess greenash
    jess greenash 4 years ago

    I love this so much, I am sooooo fucking eager to see 10+ more videos so I beg ya continue this.

  • zee xox
    zee xox 4 years ago

    I don't know what to comment literally, so proud of you Dina. I have been watching you ever since I discovered RU-clip and I can say I wouldn't have been the woman I am today if it wasn't for a lot of things and that includes you. Much love ❤❤❤

  • Mrsowl
    Mrsowl 4 years ago

    There’s always people out there that will “misconstrue” everything you say. Muslims or not.
    Just keep doing what you do!

  • F H
    F H 4 years ago

    Loved it

  • Zahraa Goolam- Hussain

    really loved this series, hope you get to continue it

  • MsMcDora
    MsMcDora 4 years ago

    Loved the series and this video. So good.

  • Chris BSAA
    Chris BSAA 4 years ago

    Remember we all will be asked infront of allah what we show others, because as well as what we do, we also will be accountable for what we show Islam supposed to be. Huge burden to carry

  • S. Fatima
    S. Fatima 4 years ago

    Muslims story told by a Muslim through the media. This is what we need. Thank you for paving the way for that Dina. You passionate, amazing human being

  • Agent313
    Agent313 4 years ago

    Well I dont really watch this girl but I keep getting her videos in my recommendation feed. So I guess I will give my 2 cents, 2 of some of principles of islam is Amr bil Mahroof ( Commanding the good): To call people to do good deeds and Nahi anul Munkar (Forbidding the evil): To stop people and call people away from evil deeds. So please women and men if someone tells you what you doing "haram" dont get offended give the man a benefit of doubt that he telling you that to give you advice as fellow muslim not as a misogynist and vice versa. You do you boo but dont get upset when someone tells you what you doing might be "haram" and "unislamic". As for people who calls others "haram-police" then what are you haram advocate?

  • Theodora
    Theodora 4 years ago

    You can see a lot of her hair ! What's the point of wearing it .. your showing more of your hair to feel more fashionable..

  • Jadee Krueger
    Jadee Krueger 4 years ago

    My friend and I break so many stereotypes, I am Christian and she is a Muslim Hijabi. I've been friend's with her only for a week but she's brought me back into my faith with God and it's so nice for me to have someone to talk to me about religion. I can ask her to pray for myself or people I know and she can ask me and I will. I really like being able to talk to someone about my faith and not have someone look at me like I'm crazy or blow it off like it's no big deal or get annoyed (when they bring it up)

  • Nana Aliu
    Nana Aliu 4 years ago

    Totally agree with you Dina..great job 👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾

  • Tasnim Choudhury
    Tasnim Choudhury 4 years ago

    have you heard of Tasnim Baghdadi?! she's awesome, i'd love to watch an episode on her.

  • Aya
    Aya 4 years ago

    If you're saying it's the majority of Muslims, then why did Toosy say the the MAJORITY of Muslims don't let their children watch Peppa Pig?

  • Marz H
    Marz H 4 years ago +1

    So true about mental health in the muslim community!! I know some people who are devoted muslims yet still suffer from mental health issues like anxiety. I believe prayer may help to not make it so severe, but it doesn't cure it. You'd still need professional help along side spirituality. I also think that the negative image of muslims doesn't make it any easier for muslim women especially those who wear hijab. Almost all the hijabis I know are scared and anxious when they go out. That alongside your personal issues is just such a big burden and can really weigh you down.

  • Ripa Rohim
    Ripa Rohim 4 years ago

    yes!!! more please, it is a brilliant series!

  • Dastan Muhamad
    Dastan Muhamad 4 years ago

    How come you havent been wearing makeup as much lately. Loving it, am all for no makeup days

  • apple turnover
    apple turnover 4 years ago

    I'm no one but, seriously if you see this I flipping rate you. Thank you SO much for doing what you do. This series is mega deep, cool and inspiring. I'm glad it's you representing us (Muslim + hijaabis). 💟

  • baldieman64
    baldieman64 4 years ago

    Keep it up. You are feeding the right. There is no better recruitment tool for disaffected British youth than having a political ideology that they have already learned to despise rammed down their throats buy a global corporation.

  • Karoline
    Karoline 4 years ago

    I loved it :)

  • Serving Tea
    Serving Tea 4 years ago +1

    As someone who suffers from anxiety praying 5 times a day isn’t necessarily a cure I would say it helps calm you down in the moment . Prayer always makes you feel peaceful but it isn’t the cure to mental health . People often always forget that God can answer your prayers and anything is possible with having faith in God. God has the power to cure our mental health .

  • The Real Mythril
    The Real Mythril 4 years ago

    Dina you are doing so much for young girls, empowering them and showing a good way to live and how to understand real life. You are already an advocate for women's rights ( not just Hijabis). Keep up the good work.

  • Hanan adel
    Hanan adel 4 years ago

    you are such an inspiration to anyone that watches your videos

  • Sumz 17
    Sumz 17 4 years ago

    The mental health point....so true..wish people wr more open minded

  • Sumz 17
    Sumz 17 4 years ago

    Love how Dina puts her normal without makeup face out there without giving a damn.....inspiration right there🤗....hopefully everyone who's not so confident can be like her 🤗

  • Ecole Bonjour Dijon
    Ecole Bonjour Dijon 4 years ago

    Very interesting analyze of muslim community's current situation... Same here in France! Keep up the good job!

  • Riri Didi
    Riri Didi 4 years ago

    let's get Dina to 1M subs guys 💪😀

  • Ola M
    Ola M 4 years ago

    I loved the series! And I get what you mean about how you felt about Sofia and her work. I agree with you 100% on Mental Health in the Islamic community and as a student studying Psychology I'd love if yourself or anyone browsing the comments knew of someone/organisation that looks into working with people around this topic. I'd be happy to listen and take part in something that can change others lives.

  • shabanu13
    shabanu13 4 years ago

    I love this series

  • Haleema Iftikhar
    Haleema Iftikhar 4 years ago

    in the firs video i didnt wat point yusaf was making