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 BACKBITING: Definition, Types & Rulings

  Question Assalamu Alaikkum I am having some doubts about Gheebath/Gheebah (Backbiting). Kindly clarify the following Backbiting non muslims is allowed? (It is such a case that not their physical defects mentioned, their false character or behavior is only mentioned) If not so, do we have to seek pardon from them for backbiting?  I …

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Loving an Addict

  An anonymous reader’s submission     The scourge of drug , drinking and porn addiction in our communities is destroying our homes, relationships and community as a whole. I don’t think there’s anyone out there that can truly say that they don’t know anyone that is or has been …

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Enter people’s homes blind and leave it deaf.

One friend asked another friend :   “What did your husband gift you to celebrate your child’s birth?”   The friend replied that he did not give her anything.   The first friend was surprised and questioned her friend as to whether this was a good thing. She asked her …

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Seerah Series Part 14: The Conquest of Makkah

THE CONQUEST OF MAKKAH – PREPARATIONS: When Islam was well established in the hearts of the Muslims, Allah decided that the time had come for His Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) and his community to enter Makkah. They would purify the Ka’bah so that it would be a blessed place of guidance …

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Holiday @ Home

    A person’s home is their ultimate sanctuary and place of comfort. Hence, when a child feels threatened, his first instinct is to run home, as home is the place of safety. As our homes are our private places, meant for our comfort and happiness, we tend to spend …

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Children in the Masjid

Nasihah (Advice): Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam’s Consideration for Others   Abdullah bin Abi Qatada narrated from his father who said, “The Prophet Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, ‘When I stand for prayer, I intend to prolong it but on hearing the cries of a child, I cut it short, as …

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Seerah Series Part 13: The Expedition to Mu’tah

AN ASSASSINATION: The Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah sent al-Harith ibn Umayr al-Azdi with a letter to Shurahbil ibn Amr al-Ghassani, provincial governor of Busra, under the Byzantine emperor, Heraclius. Shurahbil ordered that al-Harith be bound and then he had him beheaded. It was unknown for a king or a …

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Seerah Series Part 12: The Expedition to Khaybar

REWARD FROM ALLAH: Allah – glory be to Him and may He be exalted! promised those who had made the Pledge at Hudaybiyyah the reward of coming victory as well as booty. The Qur’an says: Allah was well pleased with the believers when they were pledging allegiance to you under …

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