• The Advent of Humanity’s Sunshine (PBUH)

    Published on : 04 12 2017

    Prophet Ismail (PBUH) had 12 sons. His second son Qaydaar (قیدار) settled in Hijaz and became the custodian of Kaaba built by Ibrahim (PBUH) and Ismail (PBUH). Prophet Ismail’s descendants, over time, became a large community. They expanded into large number of different tribes. But, the clan of Quraysh (قریش) occupied superior and special status […]

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  • Khadeejah Bint Khuwaylid: the first to embrace Islam

    Published on : 30 11 2017

    Is it not a great honor that the first person to embrace Islam was a woman? She was the first to bear witness that there is none worthy of worship except Allah and that her husband was the Messenger of Allah. Her husband was our beloved Prophet, Muhammad and she was Khadeejah, may Allah be […]

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  • Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ): His birth and reality

    Published on : 27 11 2017

    On how Allah bestowed honor upon Muhammad (ﷺ), by giving precedence to his Prophethood. Also, on the purity of his lineage, the signs that accompanied his conception, birth, and upbringing.

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  • ZAM ZAM Water

    Published on : 14 11 2017

    Come the haj season, and I am reminded of the wonders of Aab-e-Zamzam. Let me go back to how it all started.

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  • 24 points on parents from hadith

    Published on : 13 11 2017

    Points from ahadith pertaining to parents: (1) Service to parents result in increase in rizq (earnings, livelihood) and in longer life.

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  • Can there be any reward better than Jannah?

    Published on : 06 11 2017

    The ‘purpose of existence’ is one of the greatest challenges to mankind. However, not so for Muslims, as Allāh states quite explicitly and unambiguously the purpose of our existence in the Glorious Qu’rān:

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  • The Islamic Calendar: A Festive Tree Bearing Fruits of Mercy

    Published on : 31 10 2017

    The Hijrah (migration of the Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina) marks the beginning of the Islamic calendar. The Hijri calendar attests to the infinite bounties that God bestowed upon His Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him) and on the entire Muslim community.

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  • Building genuine awareness of the Ummah

    Published on : 29 10 2017

    In a society which trains its citizens in the art and philosophy of achieving instant self-gratification, of becoming thoroughly submerged in one’s own bubble of pleasure, it becomes dangerously difficult for one to develop a world consciousness and concern for others.

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  • Times when it is Sunnah or Mustahabb to take ghusl

    Published on : 26 10 2017

    It is a sunnah to take Ghusl for:

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  • Dealing with laziness regarding religious duties

    Published on : 22 10 2017

    Laziness can be the outcome of many bad habits you follow in your daily life. The first thing you must do to overcome this problem is to develop and cultivate tawqa (mindfulness of God the Almighty).

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