• “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 …

  • Introduction In the following essay, the question “can one be both a feminist and a Muslim”? Will be discussed and answered. For simplicity’s sake, the question will be broken down and answered in a systematic way. Firstly, the term “feminist” will be defined. Secondly, a detailed explanation will be given of Islam’s stance on feminism …

  • At a time during which we are constantly occupied and engulfed in the upkeep of our homes families and lavish lifestyles we constantly forget to pay heed to the obligations upon as servants of the Almighty Allah sabhanahu wa ta’ala.   It may come across as rude or disrespectful but it is a reality which …

  • When the human body is being formed inside the womb of the mother, the soul is blown in after a duration of 4 months. This soul or spirit as one may call it, is the reason why the body is able to function, once the soul is removed, the body remains merely a corpse. This …

  • Marriage (nikaah) is a solemn and sacred social contract between the bride and groom, and it is considered a great act of worship in Islam.   Allah states in the Quran: “And verily We sent messengers (to mankind) before thee, and We appointed for them wives and offspring” – (Surah Ar-Ra’ad- Verse 38)     …

  • Introduction   In this essay the question, “who speaks for Muslims in Britain?” will be addressed. The question will be addressed from three aspects. Firstly, there will be mention of all those that could be potential figures to the question in discussion. Secondly, there will be elaboration on who speaks for Muslims in Britain? Thirdly, …

  • Islam came in the midst of the wilderness the Arabs were trapped in, the wild life that was being lived by humans, where the graveyards had to bear the helpless screams of daughters being buried alive, where generations felt pride in keeping a battle ongoing initiated by their forefathers, whether was no value for human …

  • The sun and the moon- Signs of Allah The sun and the moon are special signs (aayaat) of Allah and show his great power. The sun is such a constant, reliable sight that few of us rarely acknowledge its existence. First of all, it is a gigantic lamp that lights our daily activities. It is …


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