The Importance and Rewards of Zakat and Sadaqah

In Islam, giving Zakat and Sadaqah (chairty) has enormous rewards. The Quran verses and the Prophet’s (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) ahadith attest to the fact that giving charity not only is an act of kindness toward the recipients but it has enormous benefits for those who give it including warding off life’s challenges and problems and […]

ISLAM AND THE NEW BORN BABY

Children are a source of delight and an adornment for the world granted by Allâh to their parents, they give vigour to the hearts, joy to the souls, pleasure to the eyes. They are the fruit from whom good is to be hoped for when they frequently supplicate: “Our Lord! Bestow on them your Mercy […]

The difference between zakaah and taxes

What is the difference between zakaah and income tax? Is it obligatory to pay these taxes? What if the state does not spend them in the public interest? Praise be to Allah Zakaah is one of the pillars of Islam. In Islam, it comes after the twin testimony of faith (ash-shahaadatayn) and prayer in importance. […]

Is it permissible for him to give his Christian classmate a ride to the church in hopes of softening his heart towards Islam?

I am a student in university, and I have a Christian classmate who is goodhearted; I ask Allah to open his heart to Islam. Because we are classmates, we see each other often in the university and we cooperate in various things. I try as much as I can, on the basis of what I […]

zakat ul fitr

zakat ul fitr Meaning Zakat ul-Fitr is often referred to as Sadaqat ul-Fitr. The word Fitr means the same as Iftar, breaking a fast and it comes from the same root word as Futur which means breakfast. Thus, Islamically, Zakat ul-Fitr is the name given to charity which is distributed at the end of the fast of Ramadhan. Classification Sadaqat ul-Fitr is a duty which is Wajib on […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF RECITING THE QURAN

Immense Rewards for Reciting the Qur’an in Ramadan The Quran has even more of an important significance in the month of Ramadan, the month of fasting. Allah says (interpretation of the meaning): The month of Ramadan in which was revealed the Quran, a guidance for mankind and clear proofs for the guidance and the criterion […]

ISSUES RELATING TO PICTURES(TASWIR)

Image Makers Will Be Punished on the Day of Judgement Narrated Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (d. 73H) radiallahu ‘anhu: Allah’s Messenger sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said, “Those who make these images (suwar) will be punished on the Day of Resurrection, and it will be said to them, make alive what you have created.” [Al-Bukhari 7/541, no.835; Muslim, 3/160, no. 5268] Al-Hafidh Ibn […]

(VIDEO) GUSL, THE RITUAL BATH

The practical Illustrations of performing Gusl in Islam(A must watch for all Muslim) Video Direct download link HERE Why Do We Need to Take Ghusl? There may be a few reasons why a Muslim is required to perform Ghusl in certain situations, but all the reasons together, when combined, are not considered when the divine reason, […]