Actions that invalidate the prayer
Prayer is the first pillar of Islam that the Prophet (peace be upon him) mentioned after mentioning the testimony of faith, by which one becomes a Muslim. It was made obligatory upon all the prophets and for all peoples. Allah has declared its obligatory status under majestic circumstances. The things that invalidate the prayer are […]
How to enter islam?
The beauties of Islam is the fact that in this religion there are no intermediaries in the relationship between a person and his Lord. Entering this religion does not involve any special ceremonies or procedures that need to be done in front of any other person, nor does it require the consent of any specific […]
Iblees is a Jinn or an Angel ?
Iblis(may Allah curse him) is one of the jinn. This is clearly stated in the Quranic texts which indicate that Iblis is one of the jinn and not one of the angels. These texts include the following: 1. Allah says (interpretation of the meaning): “And (remember) when We said to the angels: “Prostrate yourselves unto […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Rulings of menstruation for muslim women
There are many rulings of menstruation for muslim women, most essentials are: 1)Prayer It is haraam for a menstruating woman to pay both obligatory and naafil prayers, and they are not valid if she does them. She does not have to do a particular prayer unless she was pure or became pure with enough time […]
The difference between zakaah and sadaqah
Zakaah in Arabic means growth, blessing and purification. Sadaqah comes from the word sidq (sincerity), i.e. it is a sign of sincerity of faith on the part of the person who gives it. With regard to the shar’i definition: Zakaah means worshipping Allaah by giving that which He has enjoined of different kinds of zakaah […]
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 […]
Does islam promote violence?
Doesn’t Islam promote violence, bloodshed and brutality since the Qur’an says that Muslims should kill the kafirs where ever they find them? A few selected verses from the Qur’an are often misquoted to perpetuate the myth that Islam promotes violence, and exhorts its followers to kill those outside the pale of Islam. 1. Verse from […]
Who is the al-maseeh al-dajjaal (the great liar) ?
Meaning of the word Maseeh (Messiah) There are over fifty scholarly comments on the meaning of the word Maseeh (Messiah). They said that this word is applied both to the Truthful One [True Messiah, i.e., ‘Eesa (Jesus)] and to the misleading liar [the “antichrist” or Dajjaal]. The Messiah is the Truthful One, ‘Eesa ibn Maryam […]
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 […]
Significance of juma Friday prayer
Among the seven days of the week, Friday is the day of gathering for the Muslims. Many great events took place on this day, and yet to take place. Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 62 Surah Jumua verses 9-10 O ye who believe! When the call is proclaimed to prayer on Friday (the […]