• calculate zakaah

    Zakah is one of the five pillars of Islam and is a duty performed on a regular basis. Zaikai is a contribution paid once a year on savings of two and a half percent. This giving is to “cleanse” your money and possessions from excessive desire for them or greed. The idea is, that by …

  • Q: Does applying eye drops invalidate the fast as eye drops can be tasted in the mouth? A: No, even though the eye drops may be tasted in the mouth.   Q: Does swallowing one’s own saliva whilst fasting break the fast? A: No, irrespective of the amount swallowed. However, it is disliked to deliberately …

  • Fasting is a major part of Islam and is amongst its main pillars. Fasting is a way of expressing love and devotion for one’s creator. Prayer (salaah) is an expression of one’s humility; a person stands before his creator, bows before Him, and puts his head on the ground in complete submission and humility.   …

  • The times of the prescribed prayers are 5: The time of fajr (subh) is from the entrance of true dawn until right before sunrise. The time of zuhr is from immediately after midday (zawal) until the time when the shadow of any object is twice its own length, or according to another opinion equivalent to its own …

  • How to Wash Hands

    Faraidh – obligatory Wajibaat – necessary Sunnan – An act done or liked by the prophet   We perform wudhu to carry out tasks which are not permissible in the state of minor impurity and to gain the reward in the hereafter, such as when we are about to pray salah, touch the Quraan, do …

  • The significance of hajj • It’s the 5th pillar of Islam. It’s a command, for those who can afford the expenses. • It’s the sunnah-prophet Muhammad (s.a.w) performed it. • The places of hajj are connected to great prophets: Ibrahim, Ismail, Adam (a.s), Muhammad (s.a.w). • It makes Muslims realise that Islam isn’t a new …

  • The Purification Bath

    Compulsory Bath (Fard Ghusl) Ghusl becomes compulsory when one of the following occur Emission of sperm Sexual Intercourse (even without ejaculation of sperm) Ending of menstruation or postnasal bleed       Recommended Bath – (Nafl Ghusl) Ghusl is recommended in the below scenarios: On Friday (Before Jumu’ah prayer) The Two Eid’s Before entering into …

  • zakaat

    Zakat is a monetary worship that is incumbent on those possessing a certain amount of wealth. Giving Zakat is considered as a great act of worship in Islam. The meaning of zakat is “to cleanse” or “purify”. When a Muslim gives Zakat to the poor he is essentially purifying his wealth and his soul.   …

  • We all know that Islam forbids interest but for most of us that is about as far as our knowledge goes. But do we know what the logic behind the banning of interest is, and what distinguishes it from trade? Have we ever wondered how a conception of an Islamic economy would look? And what …

  • Islam is a complete way of life, it provides guidance to every aspect of ones life, even something as simple as puberty and details pertaining to it has been taught to us.   A period, or menstruation (Haidh) is a type of blood that is discharged from the womb of a woman every month, this …


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