‘Ilm (Knowledge)
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Ramadhan

As Ramadhan nears completion, particularly during the last 10 days, people's worship of Allah takes on a more intense fervor and many people sit for 'itikaaf in the masajid.

Hadith Sciences and History

He was the authoritative scholar of the Islamic sciences, the Qur’anic exegete, Hadith expert, jurist, and Sufi, Zafar Ahmad ibn Latif ‘Uthmani al-Thanawi.

Hadith Sciences and History

The Companions رضي الله عنهم of Allah's Messenger (صلى الله عليه وسلم) are considered to be the most superior and exalted people after the Messenger (صلى الله عليه وسلم) and the other Prophets and Messengers of Allah (عليهم السلام).

Hadith Sciences and History

A manifestation of Allah’s mercy and favour upon His slaves is that He sent to them a Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم to convey His message, guide them to all that is good and warn them from all that is harmful.

History and Biography

Al-Hasan ibn Abi al-Hasan Yasar Abu Sa'id al-Basri (d. 110), al-Faqîh, the great Imam of Basra, leader of the ascetics and scholars of his time. The son of a freedwoman of Umm Salama's (the Prophet's wife) and a freedman of Zayd ibn Thabit's (the Prophet's stepson).

History and Biography

Imaam Ahmad's main students were his own two sons, Saalih (died 873 CE) and Abdullah (died 903 CE). Imaam Bukhaaree and Muslim, compilers of the most outstanding collections of Hadeeth, were among the great scholars of Hadeeth who studied under Imaam Ahmad R.

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Why Hijaab???

Why Hijaab???   I probably do not fit into the preconceived notion of a ‘rebel’. I have no visible tattoos and minimal piercings. I do not possess a leather jacket. In fact, when most people look at me, their first thought usually is something along the lines of ‘oppressed female’. The brave individuals who have […]

Importance Of Straightening The Saffs

IMPORTANCE OF STRAIGHTENING THE SAFFS (in Salaat) The Qur’aan and Ahaadith are replete with advices of maintaining unity among Muslims. Almighty Allah advises us, ‘And hold firmly the rope of Allah and do not disunite.’ (Surah Aale-Imraan Aayat103) One way of enhancing unity and avoiding disunity is straightening our Saffs in Salaat. Consider the following […]

the privilege to name the child

  Question We, the parents named our newborn baby, but the grandparents objected as they were not given the privilege to name the child. Did we do wrong? Answer Muhtaram / Muhtaramah   In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh. The parents have the right to name […]

The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “Wearing gold and silk has been made unlawful for the men of my Ummah but permissible for its women.” [Tirmidhi]
Photography & Modern Challenges

As Qiyaamah draws closer, the fitnah and fasaad are ever increasing and trials and tribulations are incessantly raining upon the Ummah. The prophecy of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) which was explained to the Sahaabah (Radiyallahu Anhum) over fourteen hundred years ago is a reality today.

GREATER JIHAAD

What do you think of the attached. Is the Hadith weak or not.

""Mentioned by Al-Khatib Al-Baghdadi in his book, The History of Baghdad on the authority of Jabir [ra], who said, ‘The Prophet (salallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) returned from one of his battles, and thereupon told us, ‘You have arrived with an excellent arrival,...

BLESSED NATIONS

Q: Are there such thing as ''blessed nations" because I've read that Yemen is a blessed nation ,also Syria. I have also heard that najd was not blessed by the prophet [saw]. Did the prophet [saw] say that faith is Yemeni and wisdom is Yemeni and why was muadh bin jabal R.A sent there to be governor, were any other sahaba sent to other nations ...

Rajab

Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. This month was regarded as one of the sacred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum) in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet . It is also a prelude to the month of Ramadan, because Ramadan follows it after the intervening month of Sha'ban.

The Month of Rajab

It is also not known in which year the event of Mi'raj took place. The books of history suggest a wide range between the fifth-year and the twelfth year after the Holy Prophet was entrusted with prophethood.

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Taqleed In The Sunnah…

Taqleed In The Sunnah The Sunnah, correspondingly to the verses in the Quran, are replete with references to Taqleed, a few are mentioned below. Hudaifah (ra) said that the Prophet sallalahu alaihi wa sallam said “I do not know how long I will remain with you. So follow these two people (Who will remain) after […]

Isra' and Mi`raj (In Detail)

As the Prophet, (Peace Be Upon Him), was in al-Hijr at the House (the semi-circular space under the waterspout which is open on both sides on the Northwest side of the Ka`ba),, lying down at rest between two men (his uncle Hamza and his cousin Ja`far ibn Abi Talib). Jibril and Mika'il came to him. With them was a third angel ...

The Month of Rajab

Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. This month was regarded as one of the sacred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum), in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet . It is also a prelude to the month of Ramadan, because Ramadan follows it after the intervening month of Sha'ban. Therefore, when the Holy Prophet sighted the moon of Rajab...

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have one question regarding Trade and Industry in Islam…

Question I have one question regarding Trade and Industry in Islam and would like it answered with the view of large corporations or conglomerates. Thereafter please feel free to offer any advice to small/medium businesses and even if you would like to refer me to any good source of literature on the acceptable conduct for […]