• What to do in Rajab & Sha’ban

    Published on : 02 04 2017

    With the sighting of the crescent of Rajab, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) would anticipate and begin preparations for the month of Ramadhan. This is two months in advance! People “live to see” various accomplishments in their lives, but a Believer “lives for” and yearns to witness sacred days like these.


  • The Adhan: Its Virtues and History

    Published on : 15 03 2017

    The adhan is a call to inform others in specific words that the time for a prayer has begun. It is a call to the congregation, and is an expression of the Islamic practices.


  • 14 tips for a better marriage

    Published on : 25 02 2017

    “And among His Signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves that you may dwell in tranquillity with them, and He has put love and mercy between your (hearts). Verily in that are Signs for those who reflect.” (30: 21).


  • Sunnah words of congratulations when a newborn arrives

    Published on : 22 02 2017

    It is mustaḥab (recommended) to congratulate the parent of a new born baby as mentioned by Imam Nawawī (d. 676/1277) in al-Adhkār (p. 289) and Ḥāfiẓ Ibn al-Qayyim (d. 751/1350) in Tuḥfat al-Mawdūd (p. 27).


  • Fearing Allah with the rights of animals

    Published on : 02 02 2017

    God, the Creator of human beings and animals, has made animals subservient to us. We depend on animals for the food we eat and the milk we drink.


  • When the Ummah is tested: Causes and cures

    Published on : 19 01 2017

    Heaps of Disgrace “Verily Allah does not change the condition of a people unless they change it themselves.” (Qur’an 13:11)


  • Don’t Matter If You’re Black Or White

    Published on : 15 01 2017

    It is human nature that everyone reacts in some way or the other when they meet people from different backgrounds. And often people jump to assumptions and make judgements regarding someone’s ethnicity. Not only this, certain people tend to devalue others’ identity and label them on the basis of their colour, cast, creed and sometimes […]


  • Beautiful Names of Allah: Al-Kareem (The Most Generous)

    Published on : 07 01 2017

    The Almighty Allah called His Exalted Divine Character by the name Al-Kareem, and this name is mentioned in many verses in the Qur’an and in the authenticated Prophetic texts.


  • Three kinds of people who will not enter Jannah

    Published on : 05 01 2017

    Rasulullah (Allah’s peace be upon him) said: “Three will not enter Paradise: he who is disrespectful to his parents, he who lets his wife fornicate with another, and women who affect masculinity.” [Hakim]


  • Shirk (Idolatry): its reality and background

    Published on : 31 12 2016

    Shirk (idolatry) is to affirm the special attributes of Allah (Exalted is He) for [those] besides Him, like: