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  • Goals of Islam

    A - Worshipping Allah Alone: This is the reason for which Allah created all that exists: Angels, Jinn, mankind, heavens, earth and animals etc. Allah created everything only to worship Him Alone. He Said, (what means): "Do you not see that to Allah prostrates whoever is in the heavens and whoever is on the earth and the sun, the moon, the stars,.. More

  • The Chosen Religion

    Allah the All-Mighty Says (what means): ”This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion.” [Quran 5:3] This was one of the last verses revealed chronologically to Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam (may Allah exalt his mention), marking the completion.. More

  • The Sacred Month of Muharram

    Muharram is the month with which the Muslims begin their lunar (Hegira) Calendar. It is one of the four sacred months about which the Quran Says (what means): {Indeed, the number of months with Allah is twelve [lunar] months in the register of Allah [from] the day He created the heavens and the earth; of these, four are sacred…} [Quran 9:.. More

  • Islam and Honesty

    Islam orders the Muslim to be honest to himself and others. This order repeatedly comes in the Noble Quran and the sayings of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam. Islam orders the Muslim to tell the truth even if it is against his own interest, and orders him not to cheat or deceive other people. A Muslim is ordered by Allah to be honest.. More

  • scholarship

    Scholarships – Study in the Religious Institute in Doha! The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs in Qatar has started receiving scholarship applications to study in the Religious Institute in Doha (for the Preparatory and High Schools). The deadline is on the 31st December 2016! Further information can be found on the following link http://www.isla.. More

  • Using alcohol for disinfecting and cleaning

    Question Asalamu aleikum I work in a cleanroom. We must disinfect several times a day our tabels and utensils with alcohol. Is this haram ? Should I quit that job ? If I did I would depend of the income of my husband, who works in a food shop where they also sell alcohol and porc. At the moment I pay with my salary the rent of the flat and the food... More

  • True Belief

    Anas, may Allah be pleased with him, reported that the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said: "No one of you becomes a true believer until he likes for his brother what he likes for himself". [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. Islam through its instructions and legislations was keen to organize people’s relation with their Lord the Almighty,.. More

  • The Conquest of Constantinople

    On Tuesday morning, 20 Jumada al-Ulaa, 857H; may 29, 1453AD, the Ottoman sultan, Mohammed Alfateh launched his last attack to conquer constantinople, after a siege that lasted more than 50 days. When the conquest became evident, the sultan was told, that the Prophet’s, sallallahu alayhe wa sallam, prophecy had been fulfilled. “Constantinople.. More

  • About Fatwa

    The process of Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger. Fatwa is a very sensitive matter and has a great status in Islam. Allah Says (what means): “They ask you about the sacred month - about fighting therein.…&rdqu.. More

  • Rites of 'Umrah

    Assuming Ihraam: Ihraam is a state of ritual consecration, which begins with uttering the Niyyah (intention) and ends with cutting the hair. A) Where is one to enter Ihraam? One is obliged to enter into the state of Ihraam at one of the Meeqaats (stations designated for Ihraam). He may not enter before or after. If he enters it after, it is invalid. Note.. More

  • A Brief Guide to the Rites of Hajj and Umrah

    A Brief Guide to the Rites of Hajj & Umrah By Shaykh Usaamah Al-Qoosi INTRODUCTION TO THE BOOK All praise is due to Allah and may His peace and blessings be on His final Messenger, his family and those who follow him in goodness until the Day of Judgement. To Proceed: This book is transcribed translation of a lecture Shaikh.. More

  • Celebrating the Birthday of the Prophet (Al-Mawlid)

    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.. More

  • Refuting false claims regarding Al-Mawlid- I

    First claim: "The celebration of Al-Mawlid is a way of expressing joy, which is something beneficial. It would benefit anybody who celebrates it, as it even benefits Abu Lahab (a disbelieving uncle of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), due to the narration which states that a person saw Abu Lahab in his dream and asked him about.. More

  • Misconceptions regarding Al-Mawlid

    Those who think that this Bid’ah should be continued produce specious arguments which are flimsier than a spider’s web. These specious arguments may be dealt with as follows: 1 – Their claim that this is veneration of the Prophet, sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam: The response to that is that the way to venerate him is to obey him,.. More

  • Refuting false claims regarding Al-Mawlid-II

    Fitfth claim:Al-Mawlid encourages people to ask Allah to send salutations upon His Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and exalt his, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, mention, which is something mandatory upon all Muslims, as Allah Says (what means): {Indeed Allah confers blessing upon the Prophet, and his angels [ask Him to do so]... More