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 when we were weak and patiently taught us everything. Needless

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 mistakenly assuming the media version of Islam to be the

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 his companions, his wives, his enemies, his Ummah and all

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 of our times. Every individual is struggling with his/her own

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 human being ever! Yet he used to ask Allah for

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 of His infinite Blessings and Mercy. Islam equally ordains both

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; many such Quranic Dua were used by great Prophets when

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 generally kept himself away from the company of nobles and

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 volcano of grave injustice, Misuse of power over the defenseless

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 interest-free banking activities that are not based on money-hoarding? This

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