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The Muslim's attitude towards Valentine's Day

The Muslim's attitude towards this holiday should be clear: 1- A Muslim should not celebrate this pagan festival, or join others in their celebrations of it, or attend their celebrations because it is forbidden to celebrate the festivals of non-Muslims. Ath-Thahabi, may Allah... More

Dangerous Practices

Celebrating Valentine's Day

Allah has chosen for us Islam as our religion and He will not accept any other religion from anyone, as He Almighty Says (what means): {And whoever desires other than Islam as religion - never will it be accepted from him, and he, in the Hereafter, will be among the losers} [Quran... More

Interpretations of the Quran

Explanation of Soorah Al-Ma'oon

The verses: In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful. Almighty Allah Says (what means): "Have you seen the one who denies the Recompense? For that is the one who drives away the orphan. And does not encourage the feeding of the poor. So woe to those who... More

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  • Longing for Ramadan - II

    Make the month of Ramadan be the...
  • Longing for Ramadan - I

    Recognising and appreciating the...
  • Fasting children and the role of the parents

    The practice and spirit of fasting...
  • Spiritual and physical well-being through Fasting

    Imam Al-Bukhari, may Allah have mercy upon him, has reported that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: "Paradise has eight gates and one of them is Ar-Rayyan through which none will enter but those who observe...
  • The significance of Fasting

    Fasting, is abstaining from eating, drinking and coitus from daybreak to sunset as a devotional ritual. Allah, the Almighty Says in the Noble Quran (what means): {"O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was...
  • Common Mistakes during Fasting

    Some seemingly innocent errors made by a fasting person can actually affect his fasting. We will take a look at some of these mistakes in the hope of improving our fasting and to make it more perfect for the sake of Allah. Not...
  • Nullifiers of Fasting

    The following acts, when done knowingly and deliberately in the days of Ramadan, will invalidate the fast. In addition to being considered great sins, a person committing one of these acts will have to continue fasting the rest of...
  • Making up missed days of Fasting

    Excuses that exempt a person from Fasting It is from the mercy of Allah and the easiness of the religion that we are allowed to break the fast if there is any danger, hardship or difficulty in it. Allah Says (what means): {...He has...
  • The etiquette of fasting

    Suhoor (The pre-dawn meal) It is recommended to eat a pre-dawn meal and there is no sin upon one who does not do so. Anas, may Allaah be pleased with him, reported that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: “Eat...

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  • The Master of Memorizers: Abu Hurayrah

    He is the honorable Companion Abu Hurayrah  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him. Before embracing Islam, he was called ‘Abd Shams (slave of the sun). After he embraced Islam, the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) called him ‘Abdur-Rahman (slave of the Most-Merciful) and gave him the nickname of Abu Hurayrah (father of kitten). There is.. More

  • Beware of Celebrity-Endorsed Advertisements on Social Media

    We all know that advertising is a means of communication to promote a product or service through a paid specialized agency. Previously, advertisements had limited reach as advertisers had only a few media channels at their disposal: newspapers, radio, or television, but now the emergence of new media, represented in computers, the Internet, and social.. More

  • Gaining Victory through the Weak Is an Unforgettable Arrow and an Unfailing Promise

    Praise be to Allah and may peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah. Seeking victory (Nusrah) means asking Allah for victory and support. The means by which victory can be achieved are of two kinds: First kind: Tangible material means. This is the kind referred to in the Saying of Allah, The Exalted (which means): {And prepare against them.. More

  • Media and the Three Filters

    By: Haani Al-Ghafeeli Hundreds and sometimes thousands of news items and posts reach our mobile phones on a daily basis via WhatsApp, and the same goes for the tweets on our Twitter accounts, the abundant e-mails, the endless video clips on Snapchat, and similar ones on Facebook and Path pages. I can fairly say that we are living in an era of massive.. More

  • Engage in Dialogue before You Argue

    We were sitting together, as we do every Saturday, with our voices echoing throughout the house when my father interrupted our usual banters with his serious high-pitched voice, saying: “I would like to make an announcement that is very important for all of us, and I would like to listen to your suggestions on the matter afterward.” He added:.. More

  • Jealousy in Children

    Childhood is the very first brick in building our personalities and the strong foundation that supports the healthy development of the rest of the stages of our lives, to produce balanced ideal personalities that are able to face the future problems and lead well-balanced and stable lives. Our children today experience different and complex feelings.. More

  • The Gravity of Accessing Doubters’ Websites

    Author: Badr Ad-Deen Araaq – Islamweb.net One of the most prominent features of our present time is the easy access to information, thanks to the modern means of communication that have helped us overcome many obstacles and made easy what was once difficult. Sadly, many Muslim youths are being hit by an avalanche of websites and web pages that.. More

  • Precursors to Divorce

    A marriage naturally starts with good intentions and big dreams, as the couple dream of building a happy family and having children through whom they fulfill the feelings of motherhood and fatherhood. Each of them sees in their new relationship an independent life that is full of happiness and fulfillment of wishes. However, stormy problems and lack.. More

  • Adhering to Good Manners in Dealing with Opponents

    Author: Yaasir ‘Abdut-Tawwaab Praise be to Allah, and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon the Messenger of Allah. A fair caller to Allah must adhere to good manners while dealing with the opponents and patiently accept their criticism which could very well be unfair. Even if those opponents have disobeyed Allah, The Almighty, in dealing.. More

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