Fasting on Ashoora

“Ashura” is an Arabic word that literally means “tenth”. Since it is originally “Aramaic” and came along in Arabic after Islam, it is considered to be common in all Semitic languages. The Day of Ashura, which is the common date of various events concerning the history of humanity, is significant not only for Muslims, but […]

Conditions and obligatory parts of tawaf or circumambulation of the Ka‘bah

Tawaf or circumambulation of the Ka‘bah is a great act of worship, and is one of the visible symbols of Islam. It has been prescribed since the Ka‘bah was built. Allah, may He be exalted, says (interpretation of the meaning): “and We commanded Ibrahim (Abraham) and Ismail (Ishmael) that they should purify My House (the […]

Excuses for not fasting on Ramadaan

One of the ways in which Allaah has made things easy for His slaves is that He has only enjoined fasting upon those who are able to do it, and He has excused those who are unable to fast for a legitimate shar’i reason. The legitimate reasons for which one may be excused from fasting […]

The importance of the Family in Islam

Before Islam, the family was based on mistreatment and oppression. All affairs were controlled only by men or in other words, the males, and women and girls were oppressed and humiliated. An example of that is that if a man died and left behind a wife, his son by another wife had the right to […]

Good deeds

Good Deeds

Good deeds are those which are in accordance with sharee’ah, and which are done sincerely for the sake of Allaah. The following hadeeth enumerates several good deeds: Al-Bayhaqi narrated that Abu Dharr said: I said, “O Messenger of Allaah, what will save a person from Hellfire?” He said, “Belief in Allaah.” I said, “O Messenger […]

Prophet Muhammad a True Prophet

Artificial rainfall

Prophet Muhammad(may Allah’s blessings and peace be upon him the son of ‘Abdullah  and the final Messenger sent by Allah to the inhabitants of Earth. The evidences that show his veracity are abundant. None but an infidel, who out of arrogance alone, could deny these signs. Among these proofs are: Muhammad (may Allah’s blessings and […]

Guide to do ghusl for major impurity

There are two forms of ghusl: Acceptable form: in the sense that if a person only does ghusl in this manner, his ghusl is valid and he becomes purified from major impurity. But if a person this kind of ghusl properly, his ghusl is not valid. Complete and preferred form: this is the type which […]

Free intermixing of muslim women

Free intermixing of muslim women

All praise be to Allah Alone, and peace and blessings be upon the Honest Messenger, his family and Companions. All the implicit and explicit calls to women’s engagement in men’s work, which leads to free intermixing of men and women under the pretext that it is urgently needed and represents a civilized aspect, is a […]

Creation versus Darwin Evolution

Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882) presented a “theory” that denies the creation of man as well as creation itself. The theory was announced in the second half of the nineteenth century. Although it is an “assumption,” there are those who consider it scientific evidence to support their arguments against the reality of creation. The theory claims […]

When Hajj is obligatory ?

Hajj and its rites were first ordained by Allah in the time of the Prophet lbrahim [Abraham] and he was the one who was entrusted by Allah to build the Kaba – the House of Allah – along with his son Ismail [Ishmael] at Makkah. Allah described the Kaba and its building as follows: “And […]

Signs before the Day of Judgement(Yawm al-Qiyaamah)

Day of judgement

The Signs before the Day of Judgement(Yawm al-Qiyaamah).The Hour (al-Saa’ah) means the time of reckoning, and is either: 1. Saa’ah sughra (the lesser hour), which is a person’s death, whereupon his reckoning starts when he leaves this world and passes into the Hereafter; 2. Or Saa’ah kubraa (the greater Hour), which is when mankind will […]

Muslims do not worship black stone on Kaaba

The black stone was a meteorite that was sent down by Allah Almighty to Prophet Abraham and his son Ishmael, peace be upon both of them, to give the precise location of where the Kaaba was to be built by them.  We believe that Prophets Abraham and Ishmael built the Kaaba.  The black stone is […]

Proving the existence of Allah (swt)

LOGICAL CONCEPT OF GOD “What is the definition of God?” For a person to say there is no God, he should know what is the meaning of God. If I hold a book and say that ‘this is a pen’, for the opposite person to say, ‘it is not a pen’, he should know what […]

Social service in Islam

Social service in Islam

In Islam, social service is of immense significance. Whatever services a person renders for the welfare of humankind, and through these deeds, hopes for the blessings of Allah will be regarded as righteous deeds. These deeds if done solely for seeking the pleasure of Allah (and not for recognition or show) will be considered Karze […]

The virtues of Ramadaan

Praise be to Allaah. Ramadaan is one of the twelve Arabic months. It is a month which is venerated in the Islamic religion, and it is distinguished from the other months by a number of characteristics and virtues, including the following: 1) Allaah has made fasting this month the fourth pillar of Islam, as He says […]

Evidence of the Islam validity

The evidence of  the  Islam validity and the truthfulness of the Prophethood of the Prophet Muhammad (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) is abundant and can hardly be enumerated. This evidence is sufficient to convince any wise and fair-minded person who is impartially and sincerely seeking the truth.We can sum up some of this proof […]