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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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  • Being Grateful for the Blessings of Ramadan

    The first thing one should do upon entering Ramadan is to praise Allah The Almighty for conveying him to Ramadan, the month of mercy. What confirms those blessings, and opens the mercy of Allah The Almighty for you is your gratitude for this blessing being the first thing you think of doing, and that He has opened this season in your lifetime. If a.. More

  • Being Bashful of Allah The Almighty

    A person who is bashful of people seeing him commit an evil act, should be more bashful of Allah The Almighty. Consequently, he should neither neglect an obligation nor commit a sin as he knows that Allah The Almighty sees him and that He will inevitably call him to reckoning on the Day of Resurrection. Therefore, he feels bashfulness of his Lord. It.. More

  • The origin of April Fools’ day

    Many theories have been put forward about how the tradition began. Unfortunately, none of them are conclusive. Thus, the origin of the “custom of making April fools” remains as much a mystery to us as it was back in 1708 CE. The most popular theory about the origin of April Fools’ Day involves the French calendar reform of the sixteenth.. More

  • Some Characteristics of the Muslim Home

    One of the great blessings that Allah, the Exalted bestowed upon mankind is the provision of homes that give them shelter and tranquility. He reminded them of this blessing in the Quran in chapter An-Nahl (The Bees). It also known as the chapter of blessings, as it speaks of numerous blessings conferred by Allah upon mankind. Allah, the Exalted Says.. More

  • The benefits of hoping for the best

    Hope in Allah the Almighty bears fruit to the following: • It makes one strive more and exert greater effort in performing acts of worship. • It makes one even more inclined to be constantly obedient to Allah The Almighty. • It makes one enjoy drawing closer to Allah The Almighty and makes one experience the thrill of supplicating.. More

  • Acting upon the Quran – I

    It was narrated on the authority of Abu Sa‘eed Al-Khudri, may Allaah be pleased with him, that he said: In the year of Tabook Campaign, the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, addressed the people, while supporting his back against a date-palm, saying: Should I not tell you about the best of people and the worst of people?.. More

  • Acting upon the Quran VI

    It is narrated on the authority of ‘Ali ibn Abi Taalib, may Allaah be pleased with him, that he said: I heard the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, say, "Indeed, there will be a Fitnah." I asked, "What is the way out of it, O Messenger of Allah?" He said, "The Book of Allah, which includes the stories.. More

  • Acting upon the Quran - V

    It was narrated on the authority of Abu Hurayrah, may Allaah be pleased with him, that the Messenger of Allah, sallaalaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "The Quran has been revealed in five divisions: the lawful, the unlawful, the precise (in meaning), the unspecific (in meaning), and the examples. Act upon the lawful, avoid the unlawful, follow.. More

  • Acting upon the Quran - IV

    It was narrated on the authority of ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allaah be pleased with him, that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "He who recites and memorizes the Quran, making lawful what is lawful in it and making unlawful what is unlawful in it, Allah will admit him to Paradise and accept his intercession.. More

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