Welcome Ramadaan with preparation to enliven its night with Qiyaam and days with Siyaam
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29
MAR
2014

April Fools’ Day: Why Muslims Reject it?!

A tradition which is insensitive & dishonest, and directly contradicts the teachings and morals of Islam. Some reflections...
19
MAR
2014

Discharges from a Women: Description and Rulings

  What comes out of a woman may be one of three; Maniy Madhiy Regular discharge, called ‘moisture’   Each of these has its own characteristics and rulings that apply to it. 1. Maniy It is thin and yellow as known from Hadeeth of the Prophet *, “The water of
11
OCT
2013
Can I cut Bangs and Fringes? - the Islamic Ruling...

Can I cut bangs and fringe?

  Bangs & Fringes – against Islamic etiquettes? Growing up in India, we were told, “Muslim women should not cut their hair!” – in particular, styles that made hair fall on the forehead, were seen as an aberrant transgression of Islamic manners. We may
09
OCT
2013

Can we combine the missed fasts of Ramadaan with the fasts of Dhul-Hijjah?

in short, you cannot fast the voluntary fast with two intentions but you can fast on virtuous days with the intention of making up missed fasts & earn two rewards...
04
OCT
2013

Who should not clip Nails and cut Hair during Dhul-Hijjah?

  Who and until when? This ruling applies to the owner of (i.e., the one who has bought) the sacrificial animal; man or woman – until the sacrifice is offered.   It is mentioned in a Fatawa of al-Lajnah al-Daa’imah, “It is prescribed for the one who wants to offe
05
SEP
2013
Confused in Salaat? …that’s Khanzab, the Shaytan!

Confused in Salaat? …that’s Khanzab, the Shaytan!

If you find yourself distracted and confused in your recitation of the Qur'aan, then know that it is Shaytan who makes mischief. You can get rid of him with this simple act...
06
AUG
2013
Zakatul-Fitr: a Purification of your Fasts!

Zakat al-Fitr: a Purification of your Fasts!

The Messenger of Allah enjoined Zakaat al-fitr as a purification for the fasting person from idle speech & obscene talk... | AMOUNT | TIME | to WHOM | EXEMPTED
31
JUL
2013
Make the MOST of the last Days of Ramadaan!!

Make the MOST of the last Days of Ramadaan!!

We initiate Ramadan with good deeds of Salat & Qur'an, but then start appearing signs of weariness and tiredness, although last 10 days have a special virtue over the beginning...
28
JUL
2013
Zakaat: a MODEL of ECONOMIC Order…

Zakaat: a MODEL of ECONOMIC Order…

Unlike capitalism and socialism, the economic order of Islam provides mankind the ultimate solution to all money crises – ‘Zakaat’ – by this, is secured the rights of the poor.
26
JUL
2013
Don't Over Eat!

Don’t over eat!

It does not befit the fasting person to waste his resolve and demonstrate weak will-power and lack of Sabr at Iftar by eating in a manner which Allah has forbidden...