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 […]

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 […]

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 […]