The scholars differed concerning the ruling on Eid prayers. There are three scholarly points of view: 1 – that Eid prayer is Sunnah mu’akkadah (a confirmed Sunnah). This is the view of Imam Maalik and Imam al-Shaafa’i. 2 – that it...
“Eid” is an Arabic word referring to something habitual, that returns and is repeated. The festivals which are prescribed in Islam to the Muslims are Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, and the weekly “Eid” of Jumu’ah. There is no other...
For a practicing Muslim, nothing seems more spiritually fulfilling in this month than traversing the streets of Madina, following the footsteps of the Prophet, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, reliving the story of Prophet Ibrahim, holding...
An article recently went round rejecting the prohibition of the Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) to those who intend to slaughter the Udhiyyah not to cut their hairs and fingernails once Dhul-Hijjah starts. The author cited a narration from A'aisha...
For centuries, Muslim women in all corners of the world have been aware of the liberation that is achieved by adhering to the concept of hijab.  Current world events have once again brought the issue of women’s liberation in Islam...
The Islamic veil or hijab refers to the loose-fitting, plain and opaque outer garments which cover a Muslim woman’s body.  While basically identical to the clothing depicted in traditional Christian representations of Mary (peace be upon her and her son), and...
  The following explanation of the Prophet's wudoo (SalaLlaahu 'alayhi wassalam) was explained by Shaykh Ibraheem AbdurRauf Abu Naasir (May Allaah preserve him upon khayr) in his audio explanation of how to perform wudoo from his explanation of "Ad Durarul...
1).  Friday, if it coincides with the Day of Arafah, they call it al-Hajj al-Akbar. Whereas, the Day of al-Hajj al-Akbar is the 10th day of Dhul-Hijjah, the day of Eid, when the pilgrims slaughter their sheep, shave their...
Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And Allah has made for you from yourselves mates and has made for you from your mates sons and grandchildren and has provided for you from the good things. Then in falsehood do...
Why Islam is different in Yorubaland and Hausaland By Farooq Kperogi Popular narratives about Nigeria, particularly in the West, routinely dichotomize the country into a “Muslim North” and a “Christian South”. But this dichotomization elides many subtleties, such as the fact...

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