Man has taken many journeys throughout time. But there is one journey that nobody has ever taken-except one.
On a vehicle no man has ever ridden, through a path no soul has ever seen. To a place no creation has ever before set foot. It was the journey of one man to meet the Divine. It was the journey of…Continue
We have been commanded to obey him; we have been commanded to respect him; but the key to both these things lies in the fact that we are commanded to love him. This love is more than just mere lip service; it is a love that should encompass our lives. Nothing on this earth should be more dear to our hearts than the…Continue
In the Quran, one of the most recounted stories is the story of the bondage of the Children of Israel and their deliverance from Egypt’s Pharaoh.
Many Jews may be surprised to learn that Islam as preached by Muhammad was the same religion preached by Abraham , as well as of all other…Continue
It’s Meaning in the Arabic Language and in the Terminology of the Fuqahaa’
A. Tarbiyyah in the Arabic language means to raise a child (whether or not that child is their own), acting in his or her best interest until that child becomes independent and capable of…Continue
Islam = submission to the Will of Allah (GOD)
Islam has beginning and end. Those who embrace Islam are called Muslims. The word Muslim is derived from the word Peace. The traditional muslim greeting is…Continue
Life is one of the most precious gifts one can ever demand from the Mighty Lord of the universe, i.e. Allah Almighty; Who not only created human beings, but every single particle constituting the whole wide universe we can see and think of.
Especially blessed are the ones who have…Continue
medicine were in use in addition to those of Arabia and, together, they served the growing cities of the empire. At Gundeshapur in Sassanian Persia, for instance, Persians and Nestorian Christian refugees from the Byzantine empire had founded a respected medical school. Some of these physicians moved to Damascus…Continue
The Prophet wrote to the Caesar of the Byzantine Empire, inviting him to Islam, sending a letter to him with Dihya al-Kalbi. The Prophet directed him to present the letter to the governor of Busra, who would forward it to Caesar.
When God had relieved him of the Persian armies, Caesar walked…Continue
In our current hyper-productive, “time-is-money” driven society, the concept of a “9 to 5″ work day doesn’t really exist anymore. The hours spent at work, whether at the office or remotely, often rival the hours spent focused on anything else in our lives. With the ease of technology, work has crept into the…Continue
Ask a Muslim: What is the meaning of Islamic hijab? Why do Muslim women and men adhere to these rules of modesty?
“What color is your hair? Do you shower with that thing on? Aren’t you really hot wearing that?” These are some of the questions that I have been asked over the years while wearing the Islamic…Continue
A brief treatment of neurological pathologies and a critique of modern Muslims in medicine
“Poor Lou could hardly move his head” observed Jack Kieran shortly after his final visit with Gehrig, the baseball great of the 1920s and 30s. “But he said to me, ”this is the crisis, Jack. After…Continue
Rumah Gadang is the name of Minangkabau traditional house which is a traditional house in the province of West Sumatra, Indonesia. The word ÒGadangÓ in the Minang language it means big. So no wonder, if the shape manifold houses on stilts that looks great and magnificent.
highlights that the house is a…Continue
The Prophet (pbuh) has said that Allah is beautiful and He loves beauty ( Muslim,Sahih Muslim book 001 Hadith No164). It is for this that the whole of Allah’s creation has been designed and created according to the highest heavenly standard of splendor and order impossible to be ever emulated by anyone. According to…Continue
The relationship between man and the environment should be as sincere and upright as practical and rightly poised. Any deviation from this sensible and middle-path philosophy will invariably result in pushing man to the extremes on either side, all of which, however, are resolutely rejected by Islam. Not only does…Continue
Of all things that Allah Almighty has created, human beings are very special, much exalted in their status as compared to everything else that we see furnishing and beautifying the whole universe. This is because human beings embrace Allah Almighty’s biggest blessing that also leads to toughest…Continue
The word Islam literally translates into peace and this is what Islam is all about. It begins with the quest of finding inner peace and tranquility, by acknowledging the greatness of one and only Allah Almighty, so that a person can be relieved from any fear or apprehensions. The same…Continue
Alhamdulillah, here are some dua’a to make when under stress and experiencing anxiety. They are a means of dispelling fear, of seeking forgiveness of Allah, seeking His aid, protection and guidance. They are the words of the Messenger of Allah (sall’allahu alayhi wasallam) and hence anyone that sincerely makes these dua during times of great need Allah will always answer the dua of the sinere seeker. May they be of benefit to us all for there is not a time in the life of a believer when he…Continue
Benefits of DUA (supplication)
Numan bin Basheer narrates from Rasool-Allah , “Duaa is ibadat.” Then He read this ayat . (Tirmizi, Abu Dawod, and Ibn-e-Majah)
Abu Hurairah narrates from Rasool-Allah , “In the court of Allah, there is no greater thing than duaa”…Continue
Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuhul my brothers and sisters in Islam…
Please take a moment to relax your mind and humble your heart to focus on Allaah.. Allow Allaahto occupy your mind while you read this Dua..
Oh Allah i thank you for this day ,I thank you for my being able…
This story about “Istighfar” is from the life of Imam Ahmed Bin Hanbal, who is considered as a renowned scholar of Islam and a famous theologian. Imam Ahmed is also considered to be the founder of the Hanbali school of fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) and is one of the most celebrated Sunni theologians, often referred to as the…Continue