Worship

Tahiyyatul Masjid; Our Weak Point!

 Imagine a visitor that enters your home, takes a seat, occupies himself with his personal affairs, fulfills his need and then leaves without even greeting you..? The consequences of such a visit are obvious! Moreover, what if such behavior is repeated daily or even weekly?!! Ironically, it is we ourselves that …

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A Letter to Allah

  Dear Allah Ta’ala,   It hailed here in Karachi last month, and as surprising and exciting as it was, it left me with a terrible, sinking feeling in my heart. Because of the sudden harsh weather, the girl who helps with the household work at our place could not …

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The Importance of the MAKTAB (after school Islamic Education)

The first word revealed of the Quran is “Iqra” READ! Seek knowledge! Educate yourselves! Be educated.   “Read and your Lord is Honourable, who taught(to write) with the pen taught man what he knew not, Those of His servants only who are possesses of knowledge fear Allah; Surely Allah is …

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The Effects of Sins

1: The prevention of knowledge: Knowledge is a light which Allaah throws into the heart and disobedience extinguishes this light. Imaam Shaafi’ee (rahimahullah) said: “I complained to Wakee’ about the weakness of my memory, so he ordered me to abandon disobedience. And informed me that the knowledge is light. And …

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The Pillar of Power

  We live in an age of jet setting, an age in which many people awake in one country, eat lunch in a second, and go to sleep in a third. From Kingston to Kazakhstan, and Taiwan to Toronto, with the ease of travel and communication, the globe has seemingly …

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The Hidden Gems of Fajr

  For many of us, waking up for Fajr can be difficult and burdensome however, there are some virtues that we fail to realise! 1) Oath by Fajr 👉As Muslims, we are not allowed to take oaths by anyone other than Allah, But Allah, the Most Majestic can take an …

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What is Bid’a Hasanah in Islam?

by Mufti Muhammd ibn Adam Bidah Hasana -‘What an Excellent Bida’ah this is! – Salafi Aqeeda … The word Bid’a (innovation) has two aspects to it, one being the linguistic definition, and the other, it’s meaning from a Shariah perspective. Linguistically Bid’a means introducing something new, regardless of whether it …

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Submission – The Lesson / Purpose of Qurbani

A Muslim Submits Islam is submission. As Muslims we submit, surrender and hand over ourselves to the Divine command of Allah Ta‘ala and the perfect Sunnah of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). In our Imaan, we submit and surrender our intelligence and understanding to believe in Allah Ta‘ala and in the unseen, …

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