• Role of a mosque

    It is of paramount importance to understand the true role of a Mosque in society. Many have a misconception and a very narrow understanding regarding a Mosque, and assume that it is merely a place of five time daily prayers and a place that provides Islamic education for the youth.   The Qur’ān explains the …

  • Dua for good

    If you were promised a guaranteed accepted Du’a what would it be? Allah says about the Du’a of some people during Hajj in ‘Arafa on the day of ‘Arafa (the most important day of Hajj when supplications are accepted): “There are some who pray, ‘Our Lord, give us in this world’, but will have no …

  • A book written by Muftī Emraan Vawda regarding the proofs for the impermissibility of digital images of animate beings.   The Explicit Texts from the Aḥādīth are first presented as a backdrop to the specific issue of these new forms of imagery. The analogy with a reflection of the mirror is explained, and it is …

  • 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 …


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