• Ramadhan is one of the most eagerly awaited months of the Islamic calendar. It is a month where a believer gains the pleasure of Allah and in which Allah showers his blessings and mercy.   The arrival of Ramadhan brings a major change in the routine of a person, therefore, those who don’t prepare beforehand, …

  • Doing good

    THE DUTY “Whoever sees an evil let him change it with his hand, and if he is unable to then let him change it with his tongue, and if he is unable to then let him reject it with his heart which is the weakest level of faith”[1]   The concept of commanding the good …

  • Prophetic Educational Practice

    Introduction The following essay aims to analyse the prophetic educational practice in Islam by examining different verses from the Qur’ān and Ĥadîth. Although the Qur’ānic verses are not direct words of the Prophet ﷺ, however, they are a primary source of revelation revealed to the Prophet ﷺ, who disseminated them to his nation and therefore …

  • Friday Practice

    Jummah salah is obligatory on all free men that are sane, healthy and mature. It has been established from the Quran, Hadith and the consensus of the ummah.    Allah Ta’ala says in the Quran:   “O you who believe! When the call for Jummah salah is made, hasten towards the remembrance of Allah Ta’ala and leave all …

  • Jews and Muslims

    One of my esteemed teachers once stated that the closest religion to Islam in this day and age is Judaism. This statement has been at the back of my mind for a long time, probing me to research its accuracy. Finally, I got the chance to do a bit of research in this regard and …

  • Etiquettes of eating and drinking

    Islam has taught us how to conduct ourselves in all aspects of our lives. Be it celebrating the birth of a child, grieving the death of a loved one or praying Islam has taught us the correct way of doing things, the way which is pleasing to Allah.   We eat food to nourish our …

  • Virtues of worshiping Allah in the Dhul Hijjah: 1) Hazrat Ibn Abbas (Allah be pleased with him) relates that the prophet (peace be upon him) said:   “On no other days are good deeds more liked by Allah than on these days meaning the first ten days of Zil Hijjah”. The Sahaabah (Allah be pleased …

  • Introduction In the following essay, al-Ghazâlî’s theory of dharûrîyyât (essentials), ĥâjîyyât (needs) and taĥsînîyyât (embellishments) will be discussed. Firstly, these terms will be explained in detail, focusing on what al-Ghazâlî meant by these terms and how al-Ghazâlî saw the usage of these terms in jurisprudence. Secondly, practical examples will be cited of classical issues where …

  • Humans

    Many a times, I used to hear Mowlânâ Aĥmad Bahâwalpûrî mention in his sermons:   “Humans are not the best of creation because Allah has made them…Allah has made everything and not just humans. Humans are only the best of creation if they follow the path of their Lord and don’t break any of His …

  • Allah mentions in the Qura’n: Surely We will test you with a bit of fear and hunger, and loss in wealth and lives and fruits, and give good tidings to the patient. Who, when a suffering afflicts them, say: “We certainly belong to Allah, and to Him we are bound to return.” Those are the …


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