Why Allaah created mankind ?

One of the greatest attributes of Allaah is wisdom, and one of His greatest names is al-Hakeem (the most Wise). It should be noted that He has not created anything in vain; exalted be Allaah far above such a thing. Rather He creates things for great and wise reasons, and for sublime purposes. Those who […]

The origin of the Jews from Quran

The Jews originated in Palestine. That is because the Jewish religion began at the time of the Prophet of Allah Ya‘qoob (peace be upon him), who was born and lived in the holy land (Egypt) , and was granted the honour of Prophethood there. Allah blessed him with many children, and part of his story […]

Can jinn possess humans?

The word jinn comes from an Arabic root meaning hidden from sight. The world of the jinn is an independent and separate world, with its own distinct nature and features that are hidden from the world of humans. Jinns and humans have some things in common, such as the possession of understanding and the choice […]

Islam is the religion of mercy and kindness

Islam is the religion of mercy and kindness, the religion of tolerance and ease. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “Allaah burdens not a person beyond his scope. He gets reward for that (good) which he has earned, and he is punished for that (evil) which he has earned” [al-Baqarah 2:286] Allaah has spared the […]

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 […]

Artificial rainfall and Quran

Artificial rainfall

Rainmaking is a process by which rain is made to fall from the clouds by a purely scientific method conducted on cloud formations in the sky. It is also called cloud seeding. People use this method to increase the amount of rainfall in a specific area, or to produce water for irrigation or for the […]

Prohibition on pork in Islam and Medical science

Pig is a dirty and filthy animal, and eating it is harmful to man. Moreover it lives on dirt and filth, and it is something that is off-putting to those of a sound nature who refuse to touch it, because eating it is either a cause or a sign of a person’s oddness. Allaah has forbidden […]

Signs of Jinn or Satan possession

The word jinn comes from an Arabic root meaning hidden from sight. The Quraan and Sunnah indicate that the jinn exist and that there is a purpose for their existence in this life, which is to worship Allaah Alone, with no partner or associate. Learn more about jinn here. Allaah has created different types of […]

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 […]

About the expanding universe in Qur’an

In 1925, American astronomer Edwin Hubble, provided observational evidence that all galaxies are moving away from one another, which implies that the universe is expanding. The expansion of the universe is now an established scientific fact. This is what the Qur’an says regarding the nature of the universe: “With power and skill did We construct the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]