• How to Welcome the Month of Ramadan?

    Published on : 28 07 2011

    God says in the Quran:{O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that ye may (learn) self-restraint, (Fasting) for a fixed number of days; but if any of you is ill, or on a journey, the prescribed number (should be made up) from days later.For those […]


  • Seven Etiquettes of Seeking a Spouse

    Published on : 10 06 2011

    Muslim conferences and conventions are just one of the many places Muslims in North America often meet potential spouses either to make a final decision or to initiate the marriage communication process.


  • Interest, Unlawful – Profit Making, Lawful … Why?

    Published on : 09 06 2011

    Muslims believe that paying or receiving riba (interest/usury) is forbidden in Islam, while gaining profit in lawful business transactions is fully permitted. What is the difference?Many may think that lending money at a high interest is unjust, but in Islam, lending money on interest at any rate is unacceptable.


  • Do not be sad – Do good to others

    Published on : 16 05 2011

    Being of service to others leads to happiness. In an authentic hadith, the Prophet (Blessings and Peace be upon him) said:Verily, Allah will say to His slave as He is taking account of him on the Day of Judgment,`O’ son of Adam, I was hungry and you did not feed me. He will answer, how […]


  • Why Do I Love Allah?

    Published on : 17 04 2011

    The more I know Allah, the more my love for Him grows and my desire to have more knowledge of His Perfect Names and Attributes increases.If I spend my entire lifetime pondering His Attributes, I will never feel bored or satiated. Drawing closer to Him dispels the darkness of ignorance prevailing within my soul.True knowledge […]


  • Tawakkul: Reliance on God

    Published on : 13 04 2011

    {[He is] the Lord of the East and the West; there is no deity except Him, so take Him as Disposer of [your] affairs.} (Al-Muzzammil 73: 9)Have you ever had that feeling of anxiety in your heart?What if it doesn’t work out?What if you never get over it?


  • Why Should I Study (My Religion)?

    Published on : 02 04 2011

    Many years ago in Uzbekistan, a baby boy was born blind. His Mother, the strong Mu’minah that she was, did not lose sight of He who had the Power to cure him. She prayed and prayed for her sons sight. And within a few years the boy regained his eyes.


  • The disease of laziness and overcoming it

    Published on : 09 03 2011

    During the time of Prophet Muhammad sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam, an incident happened in which a man slept the entire night and he missed the Fajr prayer. Despite the fact that this is a very common occurrence in our present day, at that time such things rarely happened. He missed Fajr, and so they […]


  • Failing in Afghanistan successfully

    Published on : 08 03 2011

    While we have been fixated on successive Arab breakthroughs and victories against tyranny and extremism, Washington is failing miserably but discreetly in Afghanistan.The American media’s one-obsession-at-a-time coverage of global affairs might have put the spotlight on President Obama’s slow and poor reaction to the breathtaking developments starting in Tunisia and Egypt. But they spared him […]


  • Freedom Fridays

    Published on : 05 03 2011

    Today, more than ever, homage is due to the historical uprising of the Tunisian people. Millions of women and men overcame fear and faced down terror. The Egyptian people followed their example and brought down the despot. While the regimes may still be in place, an irreversible, uncontrollable movement has begun. North Africa and the […]