"Fitrah" (Deep primordial nature)
As opposed to certain popular doctrines, which hold that the cosmos is flawed and human nature is basically bad, Islam tells us that our deepest nature is beautiful, harmonious and right. It is only ignorance and bad choices, not an original built-in flaw, that can prevent us from realizing the fullest fruits.. More
The fifth year of Hijrah (the Migration of Prophet Muhammad sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam from Makkah to Al-Madeenah) was a year rich in major events. During its second half, the Muslims were busy fighting the enemies of outside as well as within (coalitions of different tribes of infidels and hypocrites that rallied against Muslims to impede the spread.. More
Man always looks for what benefits him and what protects him from harm. However, to accomplish this, man must be able to realize what is harmful. He must then know whom he should need, trust, and love so that he can attain what is beneficial as well as to feel good about his choice.
He also must know the proper and good approach that would make him.. More
The Messenger of Allah, Muhammad sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam said: "The best amongst you are those who learn the Quran and teach it.” [Al-Bukhari]
What is the Quran?
The Quran is the Book of Allah, which He chose to be the Final of the Heavenly Books. He, the Merciful and Most High, revealed it to Prophet Muhammad sallallaahu alayhi wa.. More
The Honourable Makkah, the Sacred and Secure valley on earth; Allah has distinguished it from among all places and made it sacred from the day He created the heavens and the earth.
Allah commanded Prophet Ibraheem, may Allah exalt his mention, to build the first House on earth for Allah to be worshipped in at this spot and sent down the Black Stone.. More
The manner in which the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, treated his people during the Hajj is indeed astonishingly magnanimous. He, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, educated and led the masses simultaneously. It is needless to say that his deeds always measured up to his teachings. Every thing he, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, did was an indication.. More
Prove that Muhammad is a true Prophet. What powers did God give him? Please e-mail it as soon as possible.
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, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger.
The signs that prove the prophecy.. More
Calling to Allah is the way of the Messenger Muhammad sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, and his followers, as Allah the Exalted, Says (what means): "Say [O Muhammad]: 'This is my way; I invite to Allah with insight, I and those who follow me. And exalted is Allah; and I am not of those who associate others with him.'" [Quran: 12:108]
The heart is like a fort and Satan the advancing enemy, who is intent on infiltrating and occupying it. Hence, only by guarding the gates, entrances and vulnerable positions, will it be impenetrable. Yet, a person who is unacquainted with the structure of the fortress, particularly its access points, cannot adequately defend it. By the same token, the.. More
"Tawheed" and "'Adl" Unity and Justice
Allah's Tawheed or Unity is central to the Quranic message, and with that unity comes perfect justice. The idea that everything in this world, indeed everything in all of the many worlds that surround us in space and time, and perhaps other dimensions as well, stems from a single source, is.. More
And why is the UN not naming the perpetrators?
by Rashed al-Ahmad
My name is Rashed al-Ahmad. I'm a pharmacist originally from Kurnaz, a small village in the countryside of Syria's Hama province. I fled my home years ago to avoid being detained or killed by the regime for providing medicine and drugs to the injured protesters.
In 2014, I moved with.. More
by Abdullah Al-Arian
The death of former President Mohamed Morsi is only the latest in a series of untold tragedies that have afflicted Egypt since the spark of revolution flickered more than eight years ago. His unlikely rise to the presidency reflected the aspirations of millions of Egyptians for a future free of despotic military rule. His subsequent.. More
Hypocrisy is a chronic disease and a dangerous moral deviation in the life of individuals, communities and nations. Its danger is great and the hypocrites are the cause of this great evil. This danger is clearly noticeable when the destructive consequences of hypocrisy afflict the entire Ummah (Muslim nation) and the charitable reform movements in particular,.. More
The Quran was revealed in Arabic to the Prophet Mohammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam in 610 CE over 22 years. In the first twelve years of the revelation, the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, was living in Makkah (Mecca). Persecution, at the hands of the tribe of Quraysh then forced him, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, and his companions, may.. More
Pilgrimage was ordained in the sixth year after the migration of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam. It suffices for a pilgrim to do it once in a lifetime, and performing it more than once is voluntary.
A Pilgrim whose Hajj is accepted by Allah is given the good tidings that he would return with all his sins being forgiven. The Prophet, sallallaahu.. More
The Quran is the backbone of Islam. On this Sacred Book of Allah depends the Islamic call, state, society and the civilisation of the Muslim world. It is the last Divine revelation, which was sent down...More