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  • Using food for cosmetic purposes

    Allah The Almighty has created man in the best shape and form; He says (what means): · {He Created the heavens and earth in truth and Formed you and perfected your forms; and to Him is the [final] destination.} [Quran 64:3] · {Who Created you, Proportioned you, and Balanced you?} [Quran 82:7] Allah The Exalted created everything in.. More

  • Improper dress for women and intermingling between sexes

    The greatest and most important of all the favors and blessings bestowed by Allah is Islam and the honorable Islamic law, which is derived from the Book of Allah and the Prophetic Sunnah. This Law has outlined all that which is beneficial for mankind in this life and the Hereafter. One of the virtues of this Law is that its rules and regulations have.. More

  • Foods and Drinks - II

    • Ruling on alcohol: 1- Ibn ‘Umar, may Allaah be pleased with them, narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "Every intoxicant is khamr (alcohol), and every intoxicant is haram." [Muslim] 2- ‘Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,.. More

  • Foods and Drinks - I

    • Ruling of foods and drinks: According to principle, all good and beneficial things are lawful and all harmful and evil things are unlawful. Moreover, all substances are lawful and permissible to use, except those proven otherwise by evidence, or those which cause certain and evident harm. 1- Allah Almighty has made all that which entails benefit.. More

  • Islam on gambling

    Before the advent of Islam, like other many-sided evils, gambling was also on the increase. The Arabian society, plagued by ignorance and illiteracy as it was, had also fallen prey to this evil. Gambling fairs were held, and the rich and poor took part in them according to their means. Drinking bouts were also held. People tried their fortunes for.. More

  • Hijab: definition and conditions

    Hijab is an Arabic word that describes the Muslim woman's entire dress code, which includes a veil and whatever else is needed to cover everything except the face and hands. It is adopted at puberty - an age when, according to Islam, people become accountable for their actions. This essay will attempt to briefly enumerate the basic requirements regarding.. More

  • Why Drugs are Prohibited in Islam

    The objectives of Islam include preserving the religion and the human soul, honor, mind and wealth. Any substance or act that harms any of these five matters is considered unlawful in Islam. The enemies of Islam and humanity have fought against this religion, and have attempted to distance Muslims from their religion using different means. Allah The.. More

  • Consumption of intoxicants & drugs: an Islamic perspective

    The young Muslims of today are facing an ever-increasing number of dilemmas. One of these is drugs. What does Islam have to say about it? How should Muslims regard drugs? To know this, we must see what the Quran and the Sunnah (prophetic tradition) say regarding intoxicants and narcotics. Allah Almighty states in the Noble Quran what means: "O.. More

  • The significance of Hijab

    It often occurs to me that many of our sisters in Islam are not correctly enlightened or encouraged once they begin to observe the requirements of Hijab (Islamic women's dress). It may be that a sister has been obliged to wear the Hijab without truly pondering over its superiority and uniqueness. Perhaps she has reached the age of puberty and her parents.. More

  • The dangers of smoking

    People should make use of what Almighty Allah has made lawful for them and beware of what He has prohibited. He left nothing which is good without making it lawful out of His grace, and nothing which is evil except that he prohibited it out of His mercy. So, just as He conferred upon you the bounty of making the good lawful, He also conferred upon you.. More