• 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Eid is a day of joy, happiness and smiles all around. The young, the elderly, men and women all have a smile on their faces. But is Eid just this or is there more to it?   Islam always teaches a lesson or two through each and everything and Eid is no different. Islamic teachings …

  • “Establish prayer at the decline of the sun [from its meridian] until the darkness of the night and (also establish) the (recitation of the) Qur’an of dawn (the prayer of Dawn). Indeed, the recitation of dawn is ever witnessed.” (17:78)   Ring Ring, Ring Ring… Alarm bells ringing away, I snuggle further into the comfort …

  • A major human need is the need to marry. The human nature craves and needs a ‘life-long friend’; someone sincere, who will be there by their side through good and bad. When Allah created Adam AS, He placed him in Jannah; surrounded by all types of luxuries, but this was not quite enough. Allah created, …

  • Marriage contracts and second marriages

    An important issue within marriage is related to the conditions within the contract. A contract is an agreement between two parties that the law will enforce. The central part of the contract is that of agreement made voluntarily between the two parties to the contract. Islamically, both the parties can insert clauses and conditions within …


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