Category: Islam

Maajid Nawaz

I first saw Majid Nawaz on the Intelligence Squared show. He was debating on the topic, ‘Is Islam a Religion of Peace?’ His story and his wonderful points during the debate compelled me to read more about him. Quite frankly, I

Divorce

It is often a misconception that men are the only ones allowed to divorce in Islam. Women can initiate divorce if there is a genuine reason, such as if the man is falling short in terms of her rights or

learning

Islam represents a comprehensive code of civilization encompassing all the dimensions of human thought and life. The holy Quran is Allah’s last revelation to the mankind, meant to guide man in his esoteric and exoteric domains of life. It was

dawah

Fundamentals Of Da’wah

Da‘wah (also transliterated daawa(h), means the proselytizing or preaching of Islam. Da‘wah literally means “issuing a summons” or “making an invitation”- a gerund of a verb meaning variously “to summon” or “to invite” (whose triconsonantal root is d-ʕ-w دعو). A

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“No regrets”! This is logo of the care-free souls, and sadly the logo of many young Muslims today. It is easy to make that statement, especially when high on marijuana or alcohol, or simply trying to look cool. The non-believers

seeking a spouse

Most marriages are formed in various ways. Some get married through family, some for love while others for business purposes. Nevertheless, Islam terms marriage as the right way to be involved with someone else (strictly male and female). Seeking a

Secret behind Muslims’ Bright Smile

Ever wonder how it is that modern day Muslims have such white teeth even though they eat modern foods? Their secret is that cleanliness is a part of their religious ritual. And they do not use a toothbrush but prefer

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Here are some hadith about the do’s and don’ts of traveling: #1. Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said, “Three supplications are answered without doubt. The supplication of the oppressed, the supplication

Islam

And your Lord says, “Call upon Me; I will respond to you.” Indeed, those who disdain My worship will enter Hell [rendered] contemptible”. Holy Qur’an [40:60] Supplication is an essential purpose or center of all religions, particularly with regards to

Islam

When I was much younger, I did not know much. I heard then that when you see a shooting star, you should make a wish upon it, and that wish will come true. I bet you have heard a similar

hygiene

Islam is a religion of cleanliness and that of purity. It is of great importance for us Muslims to be clean and pure as it is a precursor to most of our rituals and worship. Not only for worshipping purposes,

Islam

The word ‘Bismillah’ simply means In the name of Allah. According to a narration, the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “Any important work that does not begin with Bismillah is imperfect”. Another version says: “Any important work that does