What is Jihad?

“Jihad” is a word that has come to mean a myriad of things:  terror, kidnapping, armed attacks, suicide bombings, masked gunmen shouting violent slogans of hatred, Islam and Muslims… the list goes on. It may come as a surprise that Jihad does not actually mean any of...
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Do Muslims Support Terrorists?

At a time when all news is overrun with acts of terrorism, often perpetrated by someone calling themselves Muslim, the question “Do Muslims Support Terrorism?” is clearly at the forefront on many people’s mind. Underlying the media portrayal of Islam as...
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(Post) Future Planning

In today’s world we are always planning for our future. Our present is constantly engaged in planning for the tomorrow that is to come. Jobs, careers, education, housing, income, investments and retirement plans are all subject to a lot of consideration and scrutiny....
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Sins of the Tongue

The tongue is one of Allah’s greatest blessings that He has given humans. Without a tongue and without the power of speech, life as we know it would not be possible. The first thing Allah did after creating the first human, Aadam (peace be upon him), was to teach him...
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Education and Youth in Islam

Islam places utmost importance on the correct guidance of youth and on channeling their energy into socially, physically and spiritually productive goals. It holds people who have knowledge in high esteem. Unfortunately the characteristics by which Muslim youth are...
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Patriotism and Islam

Patriotism, the love  for one’s country and devotion to its betterment, is a noble trait that every body nurtures. The sense of belonging to a  country and community is the basis upon which nationalism and patriotism flourish. It is the responsibility of Muslims to...
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SUICIDE IS STRICTLY FORBIDDEN (HARAM) IN ISLAM

SUICIDE IS STRICTLY FORBIDDEN (HARAM) IN ISLAM IRRESPECTIVE OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES. An example of which is that our beloved “ Prophet Mohammed (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) refrained from offering the funeral prayer for one who had committed suicide, as a...
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Perfection

Allah tells us in the Quran (Chapter 5 Verse 3) that “This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion”. Upon comparison, we realize that Islam is the only religion among all other religions of...

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Man Builds a home for Homeless

A kind act by a man who builds  houses for homeless people.  This might seem insignificant to someone who is enjoying the benefits of a home but for a person who does not have anything this act of kindness will change their life for good. Hats off to this man who took...

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The Creator and the Created

Allah tells us in the Quran (Chapter 51 Verse 56) that the only reason mankind and the jinn (another creation of Allah made of smokeless fire) were created, is to worship Him. But in order to fulfill this purpose of our life, it is necessary for us to recognize who...

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The Five Kalimahs

The five Kalimahs (phrases) facilitate the easy memorizing and learning of Aqeedah (Islamic beliefs). There is no compulsion in Shariah to memorize them. When they came into existence is unknown. Kalimah Tayyibah (The declaration of faith in Islamic monotheism) Laa...

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No Compulsion in Religion

Islam expressly forbids force or compulsion in the matter of faith and religion. This may be hard to believe in our contemporary time fraught with so much hatred, bloodshed and insecurity. Ironically, the labels “Muslim” and “terrorists” have become synonymous, and...

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Sins of the Tongue

The tongue is one of Allah’s greatest blessings that He has given humans. Without a tongue and without the power of speech, life as we know it would not be possible. The first thing Allah did after creating the first human, Aadam (peace be upon him), was to teach him...

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Fasting the day before Eid-ul-Adha

Fasting on the 9th day of the Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah, the month in which Hajj is performed every year is very significant for Muslims all over the world. It is reported in an authentic hadith of prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him) that whoever fasts on this...

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Pray for Hajis’ Safety

Lets us pray for the safety of all Hajis (Pilgrims). Over the years there have been several incidents during Hajj claiming hundreds of lives. This year the Saudi government has made elaborate arrangements to ensure the safe and successful completion of Haj. Some of...

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Hajj, the Pilgrimage

Hajj is the pilgrimage to Mecca which is one of the five pillars of Islam.  For a Muslim, Hajj is obligatory once in his or her lifetime. The Quran explains the rites of Hajj in detail in chapter 2 verses 196-202. The pilgrimage to the Ka’aba,  the symbolic house of...

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The freedom to choose- reserved for some

The recent furor over the burqini in France has made one thing clear- that freedom and choice are two concepts that are available only conditionally, and to some people. The freedom of choice, which means to be able to choose an action (or inaction) without...

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Education and Youth in Islam

Islam places utmost importance on the correct guidance of youth and on channeling their energy into socially, physically and spiritually productive goals. It holds people who have knowledge in high esteem. Unfortunately the characteristics by which Muslim youth are...

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Difference between Islamic & conventional financing

"...they (unbelievers, hypocrites) say: "Trading is only like ribâ (usury; interest)," whereas ALLAH  has permitted trading and forbidden ribâ . " - The Quran, Chapter 2, verse 275. This verse of the Quran clearly sets the guideline for a Muslim about the forbidden...

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