Shirk and its different forms

One of the most important obligations is to know the meaning of shirk, its seriousness and its different types, so that our Tawheed (belief in the Oneness of Allaah) and our Islam may be complete, and our faith may be sound. We say – And Allaah is the Source of strength and true guidance comes […]

Ruling On Taswir – Idols,Painting, Drawing,Sculpture,Photography

There are many Hadith reported from the Prophet (peace be upon him) in Sahih (authentic) books of Hadith, Musnad (Hadith compilation), and Sunan (Hadith compilations classified by jurisprudential themes) indicating the prohibition of Tasweer of any being with a soul, whether human or not. These texts urge defacing pictures and curse Musawwirs (those who make […]

Music is the voice of shaytaan

It is prohibited to occupy oneself with playing music or listening to it whether accompanied by singing or not. Singing is Haram (prohibited). It falls under vain talk. Songs, music, and all forms of vain amusement damage the Muslim’s heart, lead to evil, and distract them from good deeds. It seduces people to commit evil […]

Astrology vs. astronomy

Al-Bukhaari said in his Saheeh: Qutaadah said: “Allaah created these stars for three purposes: to adorn the heavens, to stone the devils and as signs by which to navigate. Whoever seeks anything else in them is mistaken and does not benefit from them, and he is wasting his time and effort in seeking something of […]

Atheism is a greater sin than shirk

Praise be to Allaah. Atheism, in modern terminology, means denying the Creator altogether, denying that He exists and not acknowledging Him, may He be glorified and exalted. The universe and everything in it, according to their claims, came about purely by chance. This is a strange view which is contrary to sound human nature, reason […]

Proof that the Quraan is the Word of Allaah

Regard to the Quraan and the proof that it is the word of Allaah, these are specious arguments which were put forward out of stubbornness and arrogance by the first kaafirs to whom the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) was sent. Allaah refuted what they said in many ways, proving their […]

Does the Quran contradict science?

Religion and Science have always been considered to be twin sisters by Islam, and today at a time when Science has taken great strides, they still continue to be associated. Furthermore, certain scientific data are used for a better understanding of the Quranic text. In this century, scientific findings have dealt a fatal blow to […]

Dried Dates on Religion and Science

Dried dates have a special status in Islam and one has always wondered why they receive all this attention? However, upon studying this issue carefully, discovered that dried dates deserve all this appreciation and praise, because they are one of the countless great Divine blessings upon us. Allaah The Almighty Says (what means): And He […]

Fasting Across the Divine Scriptures

It goes without saying that fasting is one of the major acts of worship which are observed by the followers of all Abrahamic religions. However, the followers of each religion have their own form of fasting, but they still have many practices and beliefs in common when it comes to fasting. For example, as far […]

Ridding oneself of arrogance

Arrogance is a blameworthy characteristic which is the feature of Iblees and his cohorts in this world, those on whose hearts Allaah has placed a seal. The first one who showed arrogance towards Allaah and His creation was the accursed Iblees, when Allaah commanded him to prostrate to Adam and he refused and was arrogant, […]

The Meaning of Belief in Allah

Faith in Allaah means believing firmly in His existence, Lordship and Divinity, and in His Names and Attributes. Faith in Allaah implies four things, whoever believes in them is a true believer. 1 – Belief in the existence of Allaah. The existence of Allaah is something indicated by reason and by man’s innate nature, let […]

Coming of Imam Mahdi

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is […]

Reading Quran without Wudu

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) […]

Fasting and taqwa

Fasting

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is […]

History of the Kaabah in islam

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness.There are several verses in the Holy Quran regarding the Sacred House (the Kaabah) of Allah. This is the very first place of worship Allah had ordained for all of mankind, and it is reported in several authentic narrations that […]

What it islam ?

Islam is a Semitic religion, which has over one billion adherents all over the world. Islam means “submission to the will of God”. Muslims accept the Qur’an, as the word of God revealed to His last and final prophet, Muhammad (peace be upon him). Islam states that Allah sent messengers and prophets throughout the ages […]