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  • Proofs of the existence of Allah

    Mankind, in general, has maintained a belief in the existence of the Creator of the Universe since time immemorial. The duty of the prophets of Allah was not so much to inform their people of Allah's existence as to warn them against associating others with Him, and to teach them how to serve Him. Allah Says (what means): "Their messengers said,.. More

  • Hafsah Bint ‘Umar: the Prophet’s wife in Paradise - I

    Hafsah Bint ‘Umar, may Allah be pleased with her, was born five years before the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) became a Prophet. She was six years older than her brother 'Abdullaah, may Allah be pleased with him. She was a beautiful and pious woman. Her first marriage was to KhunaysIbn.. More

  • Hafsah Bint ‘Umar: the Prophet’s wife in Paradise -II

    We learn from the book of Imaam Al-Bukhari, may Allah have mercy upon him, that Hafsah, may Allah be pleased with her, was a bit short-tempered and sometimes would even answer the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) back. One day, her father, ‘Umar bin al-Khattaab, may Allah be pleased with him, who had.. More

  • The plight of the People of Hell

    Hell has various levels and degrees of torment. In some of them, the torment and horror is greater than the others. The people who are to be doomed to enter Hell will be given different levels of punishment according to the deeds they used to do during their worldly life. The worse one's deeds were in the worldly life the lowest one's level will be.. More

  • Lying: an Islamic perspective

    What is Lying? Lying is the complete opposite of truth. So, anything that is untrue and deliberately intended to mislead another person is a lie. A lie, therefore, can be anything spoken or written that is totally or partially baseless, unreal, made-up, distorted or exaggerated; for example, if someone were to deliberately state that a five foot.. More

  • Etiquettes related to gatherings

    Introduction Every religion and culture, besides a number of other things, have their own distinct set of customs, traditions and etiquettes. In fact, one of the important distinguishing features between one nation and one tribe and another has generally been its distinct set of customs, traditions and etiquettes. The nation or tribe formed by the.. More

  • The effects of using weak Hadeeth

    The term “weak Hadeeth” refers to any narration which does not fulfill the conditions of authenticity. The scholars of Hadeeth, may Allah have mercy upon them, agree that a “weak Hadeeth” must not be attributed to the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, by saying: “The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said …&rdquo.. More

  • Al-Baraa' Ibn Maalik Al-Ansaari

    His skin's color was pale and his hair was knotted. But it was his skinny frame that made those who did not know him turn away from him in disapproval. Yet it was he who had defeated one hundred of the knights in duels, to say nothing of those whom he had slain in battle. He, may Allaah be pleased with him, was the courageous, ferocious champion at.. More

  • The birth of the Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam

    Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, the Master of Prophets, was born in Bani Hashim lane in Makkah on Monday morning, the ninth of Rabi‘ Al-Awwal, the same year of the Elephant Event, and forty years of the reign of Kisra (Khosru Nushirwan), i.e. the twentieth or twenty-second of April, 571 A.D., according to the scholar Muhammad Sulaimân.. More

  • Tayammum (dry ablution)

    Definition In Arabic, the word Tayammum literally means an 'aim' or 'purpose.' In Islamic Law, it refers to: 'Aiming for or seeking soil to wipe one's face and hands with the intention of purification and preparing oneself to pray, and so on." Proof of its Legitimacy This act of ritual cleansing is proven by the Quran, Sunnah (prophetic.. More

  • Sexual Drive

    The enemies of Islam use sexual drive as a weapon to destroy the Muslim Ummah. They regard the power and influence of this weapon as more effective than a thousand assault rifles. Hence, they have inundated us with showers of temptations and drowned us in the seas of sexual desires. They concluded that “You raise youths in Muslim lands that.. More

  • Women in Da'wah (Call to Islam) - I

    From the very beginning of the Islamic history, Muslim women have played vital roles in the propagation of the Divine Message (Islam). From the sacrifices of Sumayyah, may Allaah be pleased with her, to the collected Ahadeeth [narrations of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam] of 'Aa'ishah, may Allaah be pleased with her, women have been instrumental.. More

  • Maintaining Discipline in Worship

    'Abdullah would rise before Fajr (dawn) each morning and rush to the Mosque to offer the prayer. He would return to the Mosque for Maghrib (sunset) and 'Ishaa' (evening) prayers as well. He read the Quran daily. He studied other Islamic books in his spare time. He spent much of his free time with his family and took his role as the spiritual leader.. More

  • The Pagan Origins of Halloween

    All Saints' Day, Nov. 1, feast of the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the day God is glorified for all his saints known and unknown. Roman Catholics are obliged to hear Mass on this day. In medieval England it was called All Hallows; hence the name Halloween (Hallows' eve) for the preceding day (Oct. 31). From the Compton's Family Encyclopedia,.. More

  • Prophet Muhammad's justice and equality

    The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, asked people to be just and kind. As the supreme judge and arbiter, as the leader of Muslims, as generalissimo of a rising power, as a reformer and apostle, he, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, had always to deal with people and their affairs. He, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, had often to deal with mutually inimical.. More