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The first ten days of Zul Hijjah

  Significance of the First Ten Days of Zul Hijjah 1. Allah has taken oath of ten nights in Surah Al-Fajr. According to the majority of the commentators of Qur’an, the nights are those of the (first) ten days of Zul Hijjah. 2. Abdullah Ibn ’Abbas Radiyallaahu anhu related that …

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The Virtues and Laws of Qurbani/Udhiyya

eislam.co.za “It is neither their flesh nor their blood that reaches Allah, but it is your Taqwa that reaches Him…” (Surah Hajj)   Udhiya (Qurbani) What is Udhiya?   ‘Udhiya’ is an Arabic word meaning “blood sacrifice”, and ‘Qurbani’ is an Urdu and Persian word derived from the Arabic word …

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The Significance of Hajj

 Abu Hudhaifa Muhammed Karolia In the concluding aayah of The Bride of the Qur’aan, Surah Rahmaan, Allah Ta’aalah describes Himself as Master of Grandeur and Honour. In this light it is observed that the more than ninety-nine names of Allah Ta’aalah belong to two major groups; those which expound Allah’s …

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Finding a Husband Online

Question: Assalaamu ‘alaikum Please forgive me for sending such a long message. I went to an Islamic co-ed school and I also went to university. I have always worn the abaya and hijaab/scarf. I left university after taking the advice of a few local ‘Ulama. This is how all the …

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The Obligatory Nature of Hajj

By Shaykh Mawlānā Muhammad Saleem Dhorat hafizahullāh The advent of the month of Shawwāl brings with it the remembrance of Ibrāhīm ‘alayhis salām and his memorable hajj. All over the world, those who are fortunate make preparations for this great spiritual experience. Hajj is from the five pillars of Islām …

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Giving Deen the ‘Green Light’ to enter our homes

  Allah Jalla Jalaluhu has endowed us, Muslims with a great gift in the form of the Deen of Islam. Allah (Subhanhu wa Ta’ala) says in Qur’an Kareem: Today I have perfected your Deen for you, completed My bounty upon you and chosen Islam as your Deen. [Qur’an 5:3] It is now our duty to see that …

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The Hero of Qadisiyah

Sahaba Series – Beloved Companions may ALLAH be pleased with Them. Our Heroes, Our Role Models We are now in a small town in a narrow valley. There is no vegetation, no livestock, no gardens, no rivers. Desert after desert separates the town from the rest of the world. During …

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Not going to Hajj ?? – Get the reward anyway

  Deeds that equal the reward of Hajj almiftah.com Hajj without a Visa! Since Hajj is among the most virtuous deeds in Islam, and not everyone can afford it (especially on a continuous basis) Allah Ta’ala has attached the reward of optional Hajj to certain other deeds for the benefit …

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