• 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.


  • 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.


  • Times when it is Sunnah or Mustahabb to take ghusl

    Published on : 26 10 2017

    It is a sunnah to take Ghusl for:


  • 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).


  • A lesson from the life of Umar (ra)

    Published on : 18 10 2017

    ‘Umar (رضي الله عنه) would make the following du‘a, “O Allah! bless me with martyrdom in Your path, and make my demise be in the city of Your Rasul (ﷺ).” (Saheeh Bukhari #1890)


  • Six tips for the Muslim daughter-in-law

    Published on : 03 10 2017

    When a girl gets married, everything changes. She leaves her home to go live with a man she has probably not known before; to live without her parents in a completely new house for which she is now solely responsible. She also has a new family – her husband’s parents, siblings, and relatives whose hearts […]


  • Ashura and Karbala: Rectitude despite adversity

    Published on : 28 09 2017

    Although the month of Muharram is a sacred month as a whole, the 10th of Muharram is the most sacred among all its days.


  • Ongoing Situation & Challenges

    Published on : 27 09 2017

    Banks are considered among the vital arteries of the present societies and one of the main pillars of the contemporary economy. The modern banking was started in the late of 18th century in Europe. Interest (riba), whose validity and invalidity had been disputable among philosophers and economists for a long time, finally became a basic […]


  • Zulhijjah, and the meaning of sacrifice

    Published on : 23 08 2017

    MV Editor’s Note: The first of Zulhijjah may occur on or around the 2nd or 3rd (or 3rd and 4th) of September 2016 depending on the sighting/start method.


  • Children and the Divine promise

    Published on : 13 08 2017

    If you are the kind of parent that I am, you’ll understand what it means to watch your child as she sleeps and wonder – What will happen to you if I die?