Berke Khan and Golden Horde

Berke Khan: The Mongol who Stood for Islam

When it comes to the history of Mongols, most people are aware of Genghis Khan and his expeditions/conquests. However, the same amount of recognition is not enjoyed by many other...

/ August 15, 2018
The Rights of Parents in Islam

Learning About the Rights of Parents in Islam

When we are asked about the people who took care of us and nurtured us the most, we instantly think of our parents. They are the ones who helped us...

/ August 23, 2017
10 Islamic Rules of War Given by Prophet Muhammad #2

10 Islamic Rules of War Given by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Islam is often projected as a violent religion, either due to bias or misinformation. At times, mainstream media portrays Islam as an ideology of violence. This leads to many people...

/ August 2, 2017
Adab: The Importance of Good Manners in Islam

Adab: The Importance of Good Manners in Islam

Adab refers to the Islamic etiquette. It is the manner of conduct that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) used while interacting with the world around him. It is the way he treated...

/ July 31, 2017
Sorry Sadness, I'm a Muslim!

Sorry Sadness, I’m a Muslim!

The weight of sadness may drown you down Rise O believing soul, for Allah is always near! Sadness is not just an expression but a gradually growing and familiar feeling...

/ July 24, 2017
Reciting "Astaghfirullah": Seeking Allah's Forgiveness

Reciting “Astaghfirullah”: Seeking Allah’s Forgiveness

Astaghfar (or Istighfar) is the act of seeking forgiveness from Allah. The Arabic term “Astaghfirullah” means “I seek forgiveness from Allah.” Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was al-Insan al-Kamil, the most virtuous...

/ July 19, 2017

Hijab: A Soothing Shade of Faith

Modesty is a virtue that we humans have been endowed with. The purpose of Hijab is to safeguard modesty. Hijab acts as a sign of submission to Allah, reminding ourselves...

/ June 12, 2017
Quranic Dua Surah al-Furqan ayah 74

15 Amazing Dua From The Quran

Dua is one of the simplest ways of establishing connection with Allah and seeking His Blessings. There are several Dua from The Quran that we can use to make our faith stronger;...

/ May 29, 2017
O Breeze! Turn Towards Medina by Nizamuddin Auliya

O Breeze! Turn Towards Medina

Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya (1238-1325 CE) was a renowned Sufi saint of South Asia. He stressed on the importance of working for the betterment of the poor and weaker masses, and...

/ April 27, 2017
Free Syrian Army soldier walking among rubble in Aleppo

A Cry of Truth Suppressed: A Poem for Aleppo

A cry of truth suppressed, Is heard without being expressed. Blood red hues of lost humanity Pierce human consciousness and sanity. The lava of hatred and deception Erupting from the...

/ January 2, 2017
Interest, Finance and Banking: The Islamic Perspective

Interest, Finance and Banking: The Islamic Perspective

A lot has often been discussed about the concept of interest and banking in Islam. Is banking, interest, usury and other similar financial activity fully forbidden in Islam? What about...

/ December 22, 2016
Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes #02

Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes: The Wisdom of Shaykh al-Islam

Imam Ibn Taymiyyah (RA), in full Taqi al-Din ibn Taymiyyah, was a great Islamic scholar. He was born in 1263 CE in Harran, east of Damascus. Ibn Taymiyyah dedicated most...

/ November 24, 2016