• The inner secrets of reciting the Quran

    Published on : 10 02 2018

    Based on Imam Ghazali’s explanation in his Ihya’ `Ulum al-Din In the Name Of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful 1. One should understand the magnificent nature of the Qur’an. This is a divine gift from Allah, and a tremendous favor. One should bring to mind the favor of Allah and be thankful.


  • Waqf: A forgotten aspect of Muslim civilization

    Published on : 04 02 2018

    Waqf, in Arabic, is hold, confinement or prohibition. In North and West Africa, Waqf (pl. Awqaf) is also called Habs (pl. Ahbas or Hubus).


  • Taking means is part of trust in Allah (tawakkul)

    Published on : 01 02 2018

    In the world that we live in, we must take the necessary precautions and employ the necessary means.


  • 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.