RAMADHAAN TREATS

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Perhaps ironically, food is one of the most important elements of this fasting month. In Tunisia, the women prepare for Ramadhan by stocking up on groceries and cleaning their kitchens. If they need to buy any new utensils, this is the time to do it, Amer said. It is a must for suhur in Somalia, Esse, of Toronto, Canada, said. Pakistanis enjoy special dishes such as 'pheni', thin vermicelli, and "khajla," chunky pieces made from flour served in … [Read more...]

Countdown for Ramadaan Begins

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The Countdown for Ramadaan Begins. The countdown has already begun. Less than a month remains for the arrival of Holy Ramadaan. The very name of Ramadaan evokes a feeling of expectant joy and pleasure in the heart of the Mu'min. A restlessness overtakes the Mu'min in eager anticipation of the Holy month. Sometimes, this feeling even turns to fear and anxiety. "O Allah, will I see Ramadaan this year?" Allah alone knows who will live to see … [Read more...]

Muslim visiting church?

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Question As.Salaam I would like to enquire, since I have been teaching my christian friends about Islam, their would like me to visit their church to see how they worship, is this permissible? Answer Muhtaram / Muhtaramah In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh. It is Makrooh (detestable) for a Muslim to enter a Church, synagogue etc. (Fatāwā Hindiyyah, Vol.5, Pg346, … [Read more...]

I am planning to keep my son’s name as “Ian”..

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Question Assalaam-U-Alaykum… I am planning to keep my son's name as "Ian".. But the problem is I don’t know the meaning of this name.. So please do the needful and reply my mail with its meaning… Answer Muhtaram / Muhtaramah In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh. At the outset, it is important that one keeps good names for ones children. Preferably names of Ambiyaa, Sahabah … [Read more...]

i have a 3 year old and a two year old mashalah

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Question i have one question: i have a 3 year old and a two year old mashalah. the two year old is very stubborn,moody, cries alot, she has a bad temper, she will bite her sisters and pull their cheeks or hair. could you advise what to read sura or dua to improve this. please pray for her/us. Answer Muhtaram / Muhtaramah In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh. At the outset, … [Read more...]

Talaaq Explained

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Talaaq Explained, In spite of the numerous articles, lectures and programs on Talaaq, it seems that the Muslim public has not come to grips with the concept of Talaaq, its proper implementation or its disastrous consequences if abused. In light of this, we attempt to present “Talaaq” before you in as simple a manner as possible. What is Talaaq? Talaaq is the act of issuing divorce, whether in word or in writing. What is the Islamic status of … [Read more...]