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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 importance of Tajweed

    The Noble Quran is the literal words of Allah that He revealed as an infallible source of legislation for mankind to live an organised life by. It contains regulations and recommendations about all aspects of life and references to the Hereafter. Being so important, the Quran must be read, written, and recited correctly and clearly, so as not to create.. More

  • Explanation of soorah Quraysh

    The verses: In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful. Almighty Allah Says (what means): "For the accustomed security of the Quraysh – Their accustomed security [in] the caravan of winter and summer – Let them worship the Lord of this House, Who has fed them, [saving them] from hunger and made them safe, [saving.. More

  • The dangers of envy

    Envy refers to the desire that a person feels for the destruction or removal of a blessing that another person has – a destruction which the bearer of this feeling would himself carry out if he had the power to. This is quite different to wanting such blessings for oneself while not wishing for them to be removed from others, for that is, indeed,.. More

  • Etiquettes of reading the Noble Quran

    It is very significant, for you, dear reader of the Quran, to observe the following: · Do not touch the Quran except when in the state of ritual purity (Wudhoo), and only recite it when you are in that state. Brush your teeth with a wooden tooth stick (Siwak), remove food particles from between them, and freshen your mouth before.. More

  • Our Relationship with the Universe

    • Author: Extracted from Mushkilaat Fee Tareeq Al-Hayaah Al-Islaamiyyah by Muhammad Al-Ghazaali I hate the (adulterated) religiosity that blinds a person to the beauty and grandeur of the universe and impairs his understanding against grasping its secrets and harnessing them for his benefit. As I recite the Quran, I sometimes feel that Allah,.. More

  • Moral Excellence in Islam

    • Author: Shaykh Muhammad Al-Khidhr Husayn, may Allah have mercy upon him Islam was revealed to people so that they would build with it a moral civilization in this worldly life and savor genuine bliss in the Hereafter. One of the requirements of achieving this lofty goal entailed that the Islamic teachings should incorporate systems regulating.. More

  • Building a society characterized by solidarity - I

    From a social perspective, the teachings of Islam aim to bring together all Muslims to be a unified entity, in conformity with the words of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam:“The example of the believers as regards their mutual love and compassion is like that of a single body. If any of its parts aches, all the other parts share in the.. More

  • Building a Society characterized by Solidarity - II

    One of the most important manifestations of solidarity which Islam is keen to instill in our communities is how to treat the elderly and take care of them, starting with one’s parents, acting upon the verse that reads (what means): {And We have enjoined upon man, to his parents, good treatment. His mother carried him with hardship and gave birth.. More

  • Reading for Life

    Author: Dr. ‘Abdul-Kareem Bakkaar Allah, The Exalted, inculcated in mankind inquisitiveness and love for exploration, and this allowed them to develop themselves as “cognitive beings” and to be always prompted to acquire more knowledge without any limits of saturation or repletion. In the past, the process of knowledge acquisition.. More

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