• Ramadan Qur’anic Reminders – Part 14

    Ramadan Qur’anic Reminders by Shaykh Mahmood Hasan Koli

  • The perfection of one’s Islam

    It is reported from Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him), He Said: The messenger of Allah Said ﷺ:   From the perfection of one’s Islam, is his leaving that which does not concern him.   Narated by Tirmidhi   عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه قال :قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم …

  • Etiquettes of eating and drinking (Part 1)

    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 …

  • Examining the main factors in the spread of Islam after Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him)’s death

    Introduction It is no coincidence that Islam has become the second largest and the fastest growing religion in the world (Esposito 2002:1). Numerous factors, reasons and circumstances are responsible for the spread and wide acceptance of Islam. Factors such as educational, spiritual, social, cultural, economic, political, psychological, historical, geographical, etc., are from amongst the factors …

  • Can one be both feminist and a Muslim?

    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 …

  • Abu Bakr As-Siddiq (May Allah be pleased with him)

    Abu Bakr (May Allah be pleased with him) was the first free man to accept Islam after the prophet Muhammed received his first revelation in Makkah. During the life of the prophet, Abu Bakr (May Allah be pleased with him) was the closest of the companions to him.   Amr ibn al-Aas (May Allah be …

  • The Factors Which Led To The Battle Of Badr

    Introduction In the following essay, a precise account of the incidents and factors which led to the battle of Badr will be addressed. Secondly, the reasons and motives behind why the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) took the steps he did which led to the first battle in Islam will also be …

  • The prophet’s journey to Shaam

    The prophet was twelve years old when his uncle Abu Taalib intended to visit the land Shaam (current day Syria, Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan).  It was customary for the Quraysh who were engaged in trade to visit Shaam once every year.   Abu Taalib had not intended to take his nephew Muhammad, however when the caravan …

  • Dua immediately after starting Salah

        Abu Hurayrah, Allah be pleased with him narrates that messenger of Allah, Allah send peace and blessings upon him would stay silent for a while between the (opening) Takbir and recitation of the Quran, (one of the narrators, Abdul Wahid ibn Ziyad says that I think my teacher mentioned ‘silent for a ”little” …

  • Hadeeth Jibreel – Sahih Muslim

    Yahya bin Yamar said:   The first person to say something against fate (Qadr) in the city of Basra was Mabad Al Juhani. So Humaid bin Abdurahmaan Al Himyari and I left as pilgrims for Hajj or Umrah and we said: “If we meet anyone from the companions of the Messenger, may Allah send upon …

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