In the final year of High School, with only a few days left for the final exams, dad promised that if I passed he would agree to pay for a tour of Europe. The days went by.
The exams came, I passed.
The world was not large enough to contain my happiness, I was crazy. I informed everyone of the good news, even those who did not understand…
Remember the time when you were in hands of beasts,
Remember when your body was no more than a feast!
Remember when the souls were buried with the dead,
Remember when there was no wisdom in the.. .heads!
Remember the time when the hearts were stone hard,
Remember the time when the chastity,…
As the bloodshed continues in the Middle East
We continue living as though life’s a big feast
A feast of dead bodies for those blameless civilians
Why are we ignoring those Innocent Palestinians?
Every second is unjust yet no reports on the news
While they infuse their propaganda I reject it, I…
There are seven whom Allâh will shade in His shade on the day on which there is no shade except His shade;
a just imam, a youth who grows up worshipping Allâh, a man whose heart is attached to the mosque when he leaves it until he returns to it, two who love each other for the sake…Continue
On the morning of Thursday, November 6, 1997 my identity became clear not only to me, but to every person I would encounter from that day forward. I decided to wear the hijaab and begin to develop myself as a more conscientious Muslim woman. It was on that very day that I revealed to the…Continue
Not just Muslims, but every single human being has to answer the most fundamental question at some point in his or her lifetime: “Why was I created? Why am I here? What am I doing in this world? Why did God create me?“
These questions are questions which each and everyone of us reflects on at some point…Continue
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This is one of the most convincing things about Islam – the treatment of women in general and especially the high position mothers hold in Islam.
Amongst the clearest examples of Islam’s honoring women is the great status of the mother in Islam. Islam commands kindness, respect and obedience…Continue
All perfect praise be to Allaah, and may Allah exalt the mention of the Prophet Muhammad as well as that of his family and all his companions.
Reminder: this article is illustrating how a Muslim could benefit from his time even if it is a one…Continue
Her cheeks were worn and sunken and her skin hugged her bones. That didn’t stop her though, you could never catch her not reciting Qur’an. Always vigil in her personal prayer room Dad had set up for her. Bowing, prostrating, raising her hands in prayer. That was the way she was from dawn to sunset and back again.
As for me, I craved nothing more than fashion…Continue
Muslim convert Tara Dahane relates how she came to wear hijab.
I want to share my story about my journey to wear hijab in the hope that some aspiring sister will glean strength from it, insha’allah. Sisters, you can do it! Just keep in mind that you need to please Allah (swt) before you please anybody.
I converted to Islam May 1996 after…Continue
A Muslim woman is so modest, that the very concept of a strange man looking at her with enjoyment disturbs her essence and shakes her spinal cord. How is it then that some sisters today display their beauty on FB while smiling and wish to enter Jannah which Allah prepared for the modest…Continue
Annas reported that Rasulallah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “I have left among you two things you will never go astray as long as you hold fast to them: the Book of Allah and my Sunnah. (Haakim)
As Almighty Allah has revealed…Continue
1 Prayer and Righteousness to parents: “The most beloved deeds to Allah is observing prayer at its right time and being dutiful and righteous to parents.” [Agreed Upon]
2 Belief (Eman), Joining the ties of Kinship, and Enjoining good and Forbidding evil: “The most beloved deeds to Allah…Continue
Muslim children have rights over their parents: shelter, food, clothing, health, hygiene, and education. Therefore, parents are obligated to provide these for them. Fathers must provide the financial means and assurance of all these necessities, while…Continue
The religion of Islam gave women an honorable status and true dignity. Before the advent of Islam, women had no rights of any kind, or an independent identity in any form. The great importance of the Muslim woman’s role – whether as wife, sister, or daughter, and the rights that are due to…Continue
During times of deep trial, despair, and sadness, Muslims seek comfort and guidance in the words of Allah in the Qur’an. Allah reminds us that all people will be tried and tested in life, and calls upon Muslims to bear these trials with “patient perseverance and prayer.” Indeed, Allah…Continue
Question: Is it permissible for the one who wants to offer a sacrifice to cut his hair or nails?.
Answers: Praise be to Allaah.
Shaykh ‘Abd al-‘Azeez ibn Baaz (may Allaah have mercy on him) said:
The belief in the words of “Lá iláha illallah” cause one to enter Islam, to refute all deities and accept Allah as the only God and Lord of the Universe and what it contains. No one can be a Muslim without believing and adhering to the tenets of of Lá iláha illallah.
Lá iláha illallah is the belief in the divine…Continue