Aminah got her phone from the table and scrolled through her Facebook feeds, then she made a deep sigh “hmmmm”, yet again, her feed was filled with her friends’ achievements. She saw a picture of one of her old classmates who said to have currently relocated to Canada. Aminah had […]
The ability to hold on to one’s faith during troubled times is of immense benefit to a Muslim. The period of economic hardship is a trial for humanity .As Muslims, we have to patiently persevere and not indulge in that which is unlawful.
Have you ever found yourself in a position where you had to pay a bribe just to get what you rightfully deserve? Is it an unfortunate reality for many people around the world!? Bribery, also known as Ar-Rashwah in Arabic, is a pandemic that has eaten into the fabric of all and sundry. In fact, it has found itself institutionalized in many ordinary and corporate affairs, that Muslims are not left behind!
Time has completed a cycle and has assumed the form of the day when Allah created the heavens and the earth. The year contains twelve months of which four are sacred. Three of them in consecutive order: Dhul-Qa’dah, Dhul Hijjah and Muharram. And also Rajab of Musldar, which comes between Jumada and Sha’baan.” – Abu Dawud
The word “Rajab” comes from the word At-Tarjeem, which means exaltation because the people of Jaahiliyyah used to honor it by sheathing their swords and shunning wars. It was called Rajab because it is held in high esteem and also venerated in Sharee’ah. Al-Bayhaqi said: the people of the jahiliyyah […]
The garment is a form of blessing (Ni’mah) that Allah has bestowed upon his slaves. Garments to a believer is beyond physical clothings, it is imperative that it should serve as Ibaadat, that is, an act of worship solely to serve Allah and be obedient to His Commandments. In the […]
Parenting can be a very daunting task. The interesting part is kids don’t come with a life manual. So this is why parenting can be challenging if you don’t have the right support. As Muslims, it’s important to mention that every life challenge we’re facing in today’s world can be […]
In this contemporary world today, some Muslims find it difficult to control or strive against their own selves (Jihaad al-nafs) so that their heart will be free of jealousy towards their Muslim brothers. Amongst the disease of the heart is envy, desiring and wishing that a blessing that Allah has […]
Remembrance of Allah (Adhikr) is one of the greatest forms of worship in Islam. It involves the use of the heart, tongue (or both) to praise Allah, seek forgiveness or produce any form of righteous deed leading to reward. Although it appears simple to do, yet powerful to gain a […]
Do you find yourself persistently involved in various immoral acts or vices in your free time when alone in a corner of the room; watching illegal movies, listening to immoral conversations, harmful thoughts? And you have made several attempts to quit, but unfortunately, it ends in disappointment and depression while […]
Indeed, Allah has bestowed favor upon the believers by sending the Prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم as a mercy to mankind. He came with the message of truth alongside a revelation — the Qur’an to purify them of their iniquity. This comes with purging the heart away from polytheism […]