Month: September 2018

Know Islam, Know Paradise

Recommendation to fast Taasoo’a’ with ‘Ashoora’

RECOMMENDATION TO FAST TAASOO’A’ WITH ‘ASHOORA’ Praise be to Allah   ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Abbaas (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: When the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) fasted on the day of ‘Ashoora and told the people to fast, they said, “O Messenger of Allaah, this is a…
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September 21, 2018 0

DELAYING MARRIAGES IN ISLAM

  Marriage is one of the most loved sunnahs of the Prophet (PBUH) in the eyes of Allah. Marrying early is loved even more and delaying marriage for no proper reason invites the displeasure of Allah. Hence we as Muslims should not delay our marriage at all if the blessing is knocking at us on…
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September 20, 2018 0

COMPROMISING FOR CHOOSING A PARTNER FOR MARRIAGE

  Many Muslims today are facing the harsh truth of finding it difficult to get married because they are unable to find the perfect person for themselves. Muslims especially in foreign countries are finding it difficult to find their soul mate either because of lack of choices or because something or the other does not…
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September 20, 2018 0

ANNALS OF HIJABIS on knowislam.com.ng Episode 7

… The problem started during the second week I resumed school. I lived in the school hostel and in my  block, we were just two Muslims, the rest were Christians. Every morning, their worship and praise songs won’t let us rest. I tried to caution them, but no one listened. So, I decided to ignore…
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September 20, 2018 0

PERFECT MUSLIM CHARACTER IN THE MODERN WORLD By Mustafa At-Tahan

PERFECT MUSLIM CHARACTER IN THE MODERN WORLD By Mustafa At-Tahan Today, Islam is frequently misunderstood because of the character of the Muslims who misrepresent Islam. This partially due to their ignorance and being distracted by this worldly life. At the same time, many Muslims are struggling to develop their characters and personalities in the mould…
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September 19, 2018 0

MUSLIM GIRLS FROM ISOLO SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL SUSPENDED FOR WEARING HIJAB

MUSLIM GIRLS FROM ISOLO SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL SUSPENDED FOR WEARING HIJAB No fewer than 5 girls including the Assistant Head girl were given letter of suspension for wearing Hijab in school. The new principal Mrs JO Sadare made it clear that she would not permit the Hijab to be worn in the school, despite the…
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September 19, 2018 0

A SERIES OF REMINDERS ABOUT THE MONTH OF MUHARRAM COMPILED BY LAWAL AFEEZ ARISHEKOLA

A SERIES OF REMINDERS ABOUT THE MONTH OF MUHARRAM COMPILED BY LAWAL AFEEZ ARISHEKOLA 1. Shaykh al-Islām Ibn Taymiyyah (رحمه الله) said: It has been authentically attributed to Prophet ﷺ, that he said, “Fasting on the day of ʿĀrafah expiates the sins of two years [i.e. previous year and upcoming year] and fasting on ʿĀshūrāh…
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September 19, 2018 0

The Star and Crescent – Is the Symbol of Islam Shirk? By Rafael Narbaez Jr.

THE STAR AND CRESCENT – IS THE SYMBOL OF ISLAM SHIRK? BY RAFAEL NARBAEZ JR. The city of Byzantium (Constantinople, modern Istanbul) was dedicated to Diana, goddess of the hunt, and the crescent was the symbol of Diana. In 330 CE, Constantine rededicated the city to the virgin Mary, whose star symbol was added to…
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September 17, 2018 0

ENJOY YOUR LIFE By Dr. Muhammad Abd- ur-Rahman Al-Arifi

ENJOY YOUR LIFE By Dr. Muhammad Abd-ur-Rahman Al-Arifi This is an exquisite collection of incidents from the life of the Prophet (sallallaahu alaihi Wasalam), stories from our Islamic Heritage, and thought- provoking anecdotes from the life of the author. The aim of the book is to train the reader to enjoy living his life by…
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September 17, 2018 0

YOUR WOMAN: A HALF-PART, NOT A SPARE-PART. BY SANNI KAY YUSUF

YOUR WOMAN: A HALF-PART, NOT A SPARE-PART. BY SANNI KAY YUSUF While in a taxi returning home after the day’s work, the driver tuned the radio to a station where issues about husbands assisting their wives were discussed. Thinking aloud, an elderly woman said she would disown a son found giving a helping hand to…
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September 16, 2018 0