• Three stages of Tahajjud prayer

    Published on : 14 01 2018

    One of the most virtuous of the nawafil acts of worship is waking up in the middle of the night for tahajjud prayer. This is that special time when the doors of mercy are thrown open and the angels are dispersed, seeking out those in need of their Lord. Yet, how unfortunate our situation is […]


  • Marriage, sin, and society…

    Published on : 06 01 2018

    In light of modernity, what is marriage? What does it mean? The Collins Paperback English Dictionary states under the heading of marriage: ‘The contract made by a man and a woman to live as husband and wife’.


  • The Sunnah manner of eating

    Published on : 27 12 2017

    The Holy Prophet (ﷺ) expressed dislike for over-eating and said that over-eating is a kind of misery and misfortune. In other words, a person who over eats will be followed by such faults and defects that he will have difficulty and hardship in every place and people will look at him in a bad way.


  • Prophet Muhammad: A Mercy For All Creation

    Published on : 24 12 2017

    – إِنَّ فِي هَذَا لَبَلَاغًا لِّقَوْمٍ عَابِدِينَ – وَمَا أَرْسَلْنَاكَ إِلَّا رَحْمَةً لِّلْعَالَمِينَ “Indeed, in this [Quran] is notification for a worshiping people. And We have not sent you, [O Muhammad], except as a mercy to the worlds.” (Quran: 21:106-107)


  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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: