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  • Lying: an Islamic perspective

    What is Lying? Lying is the complete opposite of truth. So, anything that is untrue and deliberately intended to mislead another person is a lie. A lie, therefore, can be anything spoken or written that is totally or partially baseless, unreal, made-up, distorted or exaggerated; for example, if someone were to deliberately state that a five foot.. More

  • Backbiting & Slander - An Islamic perspective

    Allah Says in the Quran what means: "And why, when you heard it, did you not say: 'It is not for us to speak of this. Exalted are You, [O Allah]; this is a great slander?'" [Quran 24:16] Backbiting & Slander Defined Prophet Muhammad sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam(may Allah exalt his mention) once asked: "Do you know what backbiting.. More

  • Usurpation

    According to the faqihs, usurpation refers to usurping other's possessions by force without having the right to take them. Usurpation is prohibited according to juristic consensus, for Allah, The Exalted, Says (what means): {And do not consume one another's wealth unjustly...} [Quran 2: 188] Usurpation is considered one of the grievous ways of eating.. More

  • Celebrating Al-Mawlid is a Bid'ah

    The commands mentioned in the Quran and Sunnah to follow the laws of Allah and His Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and the prohibitions of introducing innovations into the religion are quite clear. Allah Says (what means): Say [O Muhammad], 'If you should love Allah, then follow me, [so] Allah will love you and forgive you your sins.’&q.. More

  • Accusing chaste women of adultery

    Allah Almighty Says in the Noble Quran (what means): "The [Unmarried] woman or [unmarried] man found guilty of sexual intercourse— lash each one of them with a hundred lashes, and do not be taken by pity for them in the religion [i.e. law] of Allah, if you should believe in Allah and the Last Day. And let a group of the believers witness.. More

  • The Right to Life

    Allah Almighty honored man and created him with His own Hand and blew into him from His Spirit. Then, He made His angels prostrate to him and subjected to him all that is in the heavens and the earth – all from Him. Moreover, He made him a successor on earth and bestowed talents and blessings upon him so that he can dominate the earth. He preferred.. More

  • Islam's position on homosexuality

    Homosexuality and lesbianism have been dubbed 'alternative life-styles', 'personal preference', 'natural variation', etc. In the West today, where homosexuality was once considered an illness by the Association of Psychiatrists, it has now been removed from the list and replaced by homophobia (the dislike of homosexuals and homosexuality). Consequently,.. More

  • False Testimony

    Islam has come with the establishment of justice and prevention of injustice as one of its most manifest goals. Justice is the purpose for which Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam and all other Messengers, may Allah exalt their mention, were sent.Allah Says (what means):"We have already sent Our messengers with clear evidences and Sent.. More

  • Ingratitude towards parents

    "Say not to them a word of contempt, nor repel them, but address them in terms of honour." [Quran 17:23] In Islam, it is obligatory for us to show kindness, respect, and obedience to our parents. The position of parents, and the mutual obligations and responsibilities, have been addressed in Islam in great detail. In fact, kindness and obedience.. More

  • Riba (Usury) in Islam

    Definition: The word used for 'interest' in the Quran is Ar-Riba, an Arabic word which means 'excess.' In Sharee`ah (Islamic Law), it is the measure of excess in one thing when two things are exchanged in some bargain; or in the case of a loan, an increased amount of the loan at the time of its payment. In Islam, dealing with Riba is one of the.. More

  • Fornication and Adultery: Major Sins in Islam

    Chastity is defined as "controlling oneself from forbidden desires due to the love of Allah The Almighty in response to His command, as well as for seeking His reward in return." Islam has always been keen to establish chastity in the Muslim community and has thus legislated many laws that reduce the strong impact of these desires and control.. More

  • Abandonment - II

    Abandoning the Disobedient and Heretical Innovators Abandoning the disobedient and disbelieving innovators is required at all times unless they repent and return to the truth. Whoever reveres an innovator in religion would thereby be contributing to the destruction of the religion. When a man of those who denied the divine decree entered a place where.. More

  • Abandonment - I

    The Muslim society is a harmonious one where love and unity prevail. The Sharee‘ah encourages everything that strengthens the spirit of brotherhood among members of this society and prohibits anything that may negatively affect this spirit. One of the negative morals that has been prohibited by Sharee‘ah is abandonment. The Meaning of Abandonment.. More

  • Bribery Leads to Corruption and Destruction

    If bribery spreads throughout a society, it will undoubtedly be corrupt and doomed to destruction. Man undertook the Trust that was offered to the heavens and the earth but they refused to bear it. Hence, it is obligatory on man to observe this Trust in the most perfect way that is required of him in order to win the pleasure of Allah The Almighty and.. More

  • Contemporary sodomy –II

    Real life stories: We have received many questions from Muslims who live in the west in this regard; the following are two examples: · I live in Canada. My sister has a bisexual boyfriend and does not see any problem in this; she even goes with him to a gay nightclub. She also believes that we should accept this type of person in our community... More

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If bribery spreads throughout a society, it will undoubtedly be corrupt and doomed to destruction. Man undertook the Trust that was offered to the heavens and the earth but they refused to bear it. Hence,...More