The Rights of Our Non-Muslim Relatives upon Us

When I reverted to Islam over 10 years ago, I received mixed reactions from my friends and family. While attending my first family gathering...

The Veil Unveiled: The True Status of Women in Islam (2)

“And among His signs is that He created for you mates from among yourselves; that you may dwell with them in serenity and tranquility. ...

All You Need to Know about the Eid Prayer and Eid...

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...

Rulings on Eid and How to Celebrate 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...

The Best Day of The Year: The Day of ‘Arafah

For a practicing Muslim, nothing seems more spiritually fulfilling in this month than traversing the streets of Madina, following the footsteps of the Prophet,...

A Review of the Prohibition of Cutting Hairs and Fingernails at...

An article recently went round rejecting the prohibition of the Prophet (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) to those who intend to slaughter the Udhiyyah not to...

Women in Islam: Oppression or Liberation? By Aisha Stacey

For centuries, Muslim women in all corners of the world have been aware of the liberation that is achieved by adhering to the concept...

The Veil Unveiled: The True Status of Women in Islam (1)...

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...

A Simple Guide on How to Perform Ablution by Aboo Naasir

  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)...

Friday and Some of the Things Which People Associate with It...

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...

The Islamic Ruling on Artificial Insemination

Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And Allah has made for you from yourselves mates and has made for you from your mates sons...

Why Islam is different in Yorubaland and Hausaland By Farooq...

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...

The dangers of Bid’ah (innovation) and its evil effects

Imaam Ash-Shaafi’i, may Allah have mercy upon him, said: “A Bid’ah is anything that has no basis in the Qur’an, Sunnah or sayings of...

Proofs of the existence of Allah

Mankind, in general, has maintained a belief in the existence of the Creator of the Universe since time immemorial. The duty of the prophets...

The Categories of Tawheed (Islamic Monotheism)

Linguistically, the word Tawheed, in Arabic, means unification (to make something one). Islamically, it is in reference to Allah being singled out alone, in...

A LEGEND IS GONE (Dr Muhammad Muhsin Khan)

‎انا لله وانا اليه راجعون To Allāh we belong, and to Him we will return. ‎Dr Muhammad Muhsin Khan, who famously translated the Qurʾān into english...

EID-UL-ADHA 1442 A.H (2021) IN PICTURES

Eid-ul-Adha is for the believers, for the faithful ones, and for those who are ready to sacrifice everything for Allah. Wishing you and your...

Rights of Animals in Islam by Abu Aminah Elias

In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful Islam upholds the rights of animals to kind treatment and justice the same as it does...

The beard and jobs; to shave or not to shave by...

Some months ago, I saw a post where a brother sought advice as he was required to shave his beard so as to get...

Birthday Celebrations: The Stand of Islam by Aboo Naasir

Birthday celebrations were well in vogue before the time of the Prophet, Muhammad (sallallahu alayhi wasallam). The Encyclopedia Britannica records that since about 1000...