The Covid 19 saga comes with a lot of lessons. In my opinion, the most important lesson to the Muslim community is to sit up and retrace it's step backwards and regain it's position in the field of medicine....

Sitta Shawwal

Sitta Shawwal : ﺷﻮّﺍﻝ Fasting six days of Shawwal after the obligatory fast of Ramadhan is Sunnah Mustahabbah, not wajib . It is recommended for the Muslim to fast six days of Shawwal, and in this there is great virtue and...

Ruling on Lost but Found (2)

The Ruling Concerning Trivial Fallen Items For trivial items such as a loaf of bread, a whip, a date or anything that people generally do not claim when they lose, according to the predominant custom, the person who finds such...
It was Salāh time. The boy nearest to the mic - as habitual of me - was charged with the iqāmah. His corresponding countenance depicted rejection but I rather looked away. So he could not but do it as...
BY Sanusi Olawale ibn Abdulwasiu Growing up was fun and adventurous. We heard a lot things we never had chance to question. From stories of Tortoise to that of legends who are no more. We read and heard that Tortoise...
By Abu Amal Sobur and Lan Rey Alhasan Adedokun. ------------------ How angry did you get at the last person who said some religious activity you were performing was bid'ah? You could have been angered enough by the negative feel to the...

HAADIMU LADHAAT

HAADIMU LADHAAT (A Poem) — AYEYEMI TAOFEEK (ASWAGAAWY whereas, last night / i found the definition of hadimu ladhaat in the setting of the sun / this is an artist that scribbles silence into the voice of man / a farmer that plants...
By Jean Gasho When I became a born-again Christian in 2008, I started studying the bible word for word. I would spend hours a day reading all commentaries for all the verses I studied. The more I studied the...

Humane Treatment of Animals

God, the Creator of human beings and animals, has made animals subservient to us.  We depend on animals for the food we eat and the milk we drink.  We bring animals into our homes for love and companionship.  We...
The amīrah (Muslim prefect), her deputy (who doubled as the assistant headgirl of the school) and a concerned Muslim colleague of theirs paid the principal a rare visit to request the use of hijāb on their uniform. Rather than...

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