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 real one. However, do you know that Islam has its own rules of war? Also, do you know that many such Islamic rules of war were given by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) himself? Continue reading “10 Islamic Rules of War Given by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)”
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 they prayed to Allah.
In this post, we have put together 15 beautiful, simple, and easy to memorize Dua from The Quran. Each Dua in Arabic follows its English translation. Continue reading “15 Amazing Dua From The Quran”
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 of his life to learning, writing, and teaching. He was one of Islam’s most powerful theologians who focused on revealing the true essence of Islam based on Quran and Sunnah. As such, the importance of Ibn Taymiyyah quotes and sayings can never be underestimated.
Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah (RA) was an expert on Hadith, Tafsir and Fiqh. He was strictly against the innovations in religion and the innovators. Continue reading “Ibn Taymiyyah Quotes: The Wisdom of Shaykh al-Islam”
Hz Umar ibn al-Khattab (RA) was one of the closest friends and companions of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). He was a pious man and the most powerful and influential Caliph. Hz Umar (RA) was well known for his intelligence, political sense, impartiality, justice and pure character. This impartiality and justice is also visible in sayings and quotes by Umar ibn al-Khattab (RA).
In this post, we have enlisted 10 wise quotes by Umar (RA), the greatest Caliph of Islam. But first, let us learn a bit about Hz Umar (RA) himself. Continue reading “Wisdom of al-Farooq: 10 Quotes by Umar ibn al-Khattab (RA)”
There is much wisdom to be found in the words of great Muslim figures, such as the Companions of the Prophet (PBUH) and other saints or scholars. Such Islamic quotes, like the ones by by Hz Abu Bakr (RA), Hz Umar ibn al-Khattab (RA), Hz Ali ibn Abi Talib (RA) and other scholars, help us overcome obstacles in our daily lives and boost our faith. In fact, by paying heed to the wise Islamic quotes, we can transform our life and empower ourselves to become better persons.
If you are looking for Islamic quotes, you have come to the right place! This post lists 20 inspirational and motivational Islamic quotes and sayings in the form of images and pictures. Continue reading “20 Amazing and Inspirational Islamic Quotes”
We know that a masjid is a place dedicated to Allah’s worship. In South Asia, masjids have existed for centuries. In fact, Masjids from South Asia have evolved in style and architecture over the course of time. We can find traits such as elaborate domes, minarets, and prayer halls in varying styles of architecture in masjids from South Asia.
Masjids from South Asia bring together different cultural and artistic forms of expression. South Asia itself is the lace where Arabian, Persian and Turkish culture met indigenous forms of expression. This makes masjids from South Asia masterpieces of not just architectural but also artistic and structural beauty.
In this roundup, we have put together 10 unique masjids from South Asia. Continue reading “10 Interesting And Unique Masjids From South Asia”
We all know the power of Dua. They say Dua is the weapon of the believer. And when it comes to learning new prayers, what better place to look for than the Quran itself?
The Quran has many wonderful prayers that we can make use of. In fact, some of these Quranic Dua were used by Prophets themselves, each time they prayed to Allah SWT.
Wondering where can you find some amazing Quranic Dua? This is the right place to be! In this roundup, we have put together 25 Glorious Dua From The Quran. You can memorize these prayers and use them in your supplications to Allah. Each Dua is followed by its Arabic translation (these were all created for Quranic Quotes). Continue reading “25 Glorious Dua From The Quran”
Life lessons can be found anywhere. Some people look for inspiration and knowledge in the classroom and in books, whereas others seek life lessons by practical application. Many people follow their role models and celebrities.
However, in order to truly lead a fruitful life, we need not look too hard for inspiration. A great source for acquiring life lessons is the life, actions and words of al-Insan al-Kamil, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Continue reading “10 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)”
Inspirational quotes by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), commonly known as Hadith or Ahadith, have long served as a source of guidance for humanity. In fact, these Hadith, or sayings, actions and expressions of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), act as a fountain of inspiration for millions of Muslims worldwide.
Such quotes tend to be both simple and practical in nature. As such, these inspirational quotes can benefit us in many ways, as we can learn about values such as charity, modesty, and patience.
In this short roundup, we have put together 10 awesome inspirational Ahadith presented against a backdrop of different images. Continue reading “10 Inspirational Quotes by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)”
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 are ones that were used by great Prophets when they prayed to Allah.
In this post, we have put together 10 beautiful, simple, and easy to memorize Dua from The Quran, created as part of our sister site, Quranic Quotes. Each Dua in Arabic follows its English translation. Furthermore, there is also a special eBook containing 25 such Dua from the Quran for you to download free of cost.
Allah said in Surah al-Hijr, Ayah 09:
Indeed, it is We who sent down the Quran and indeed, We will be its Guardian.
And undoubtedly, the present-day Quran is same as the Quran which was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). In this post, we take a look at some of the oldest manuscripts of the Quran, including ones that date back to the days of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and the Rightly-Guided Caliphs. Continue reading “10 Oldest Manuscripts of The Quran”
Mughal Empire was one of the most powerful entities of its days. At its peak, the Mughal Empire encompassed nearly the whole of South Asia, including majority of present-day India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, as well as certain parts of Afghanistan, among others.
The Mughals, however, were not just a politically powerful ruling class. Instead, the Empire saw great progress and growth in all spheres, including culture, social life, as well as artistic and architectural developments. After all, who can forget the Taj Mahal, which has become famous as the symbol of love? Continue reading “20 Amazing Masjids Built During The Mughal Empire”