Defending Islam

50 Virtues of Masjid al-Aqsa Every Muslim Should Know

by: Amin Habib All praise is for Allāh, and salutations and peace be upon the Messenger of Allāh, upon his family, companions, and whoever follows his guidance. Al-Masjid al-Aqsa is one of the most significant sites of Islām on the face of this Earth with some of its merits unique to …

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Al-Aqsa: The Blessed Land: Part 3

Significance of Al Isra AL-Isra’ is the defining moment for Muslims in emphasizing the significance of Jerusalem. It is a clear indication that Allah chose Jerusalem over any other place on earth from which to take the Prophet ﷺ on the Night Journey. More specifically, ﷲ could have taken the …

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Al-Aqsa: The Blessed Land: Part 2

Reasons Why Muslims Love Al Aqsa Palestine in general, and Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Masjid have always been prominent in Islamic thought throughout its history. This has been due to several factors and reasons. The first reason: Its Sacredness and Sanctity in Islamic Teachings Its sanctity is matched only by Makkah …

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Al-Aqsa: The Blessed Land: Part 1

Aqsa Week 25th Feb – 2th March 2022 Aqsa Week will coincide with al-Isra wal-Miraj to bring the love of Al-Aqsa to the global community under the banner of #LoveAqsa. Aqsa Week is about creating conversations on why we #LoveAqsa The aim is to deliver an exciting educational week in …

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Stop avoiding afternoon madrassa!

  Guest contributor, teenager herself, Fatima Moolla of Timeless Teenz reminds us not to dodge afternoon maktab, no matter how busy we think we are.   We’re at a crises level with so many parents thinking that they don’t need to send their children for Islamic education. All these excuses: “It …

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The Subtle Influence

Accents are rather strange and fascinating. People speak the same language, and utter the same words, yet it sounds completely different. Different syllables are emphasized and various vowels are intonated and pronounced differently. In some cases, the foreign accent may sound so strange that it may even be mistaken for a foreign …

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Why do males inherit more than females?

  Nasihah (Advice): Learn the laws of Inheritance   Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported that Rasulullah sallahu alaihi wa sallam said, “Learn the [laws of] inheritance and teach it to people for I will pass away soon. Knowledge will soon be taken away so much so that two people will argue regarding …

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10 Facts Regarding Prophet Isa Jesus (peace be upon him)

 by Mawlana Zubair Sidat بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم 10 FACTS REGARDING PROPHET ʿĪSĀ (PEACE BE UPON HIM) (1) He was sent by Almighty Allah as a messenger and prophet, similar to Prophet Ibrāhīm, Prophet Mūsā and other prophets (peace be upon them all). (2) He is not God or the son of …

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