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Ecology and Islamic values - I

I could understand "do not drink the water." Or even "no swimming—polluted water." But "do not touch the water"!? Something about that sign, and the reality it pointed to seemed deeply, irrevocably wrong. The fact that it was the nearest campground... More

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Ibn Al-Haytham: The father of modern optics

Abu 'Ali Al-Hasan bin Al-Haytham (965-1040 C.E.) was one of the most eminent physicists, whose contributions to optics and scientific methods are outstanding. Known in the West as Alhazen, Ibn Al-Haytham was born in 965 CE in Basrah, and was educated in Basrah and Baghdad. Thereafter,... More

Before Hijrah (Migration)

The lineage of the Prophet Muhammad-II

The Elephant Raid The King of Abyssinia (Ethiopia) had captured Yemen for a very short period. During the lifetime of ‘Abdul-Muttalib, Yemen was under the rule of the King of Abyssinia. In those days Abrahah Ashram was the governor of Yemen on behalf of the king. He built... More

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  • 2nd largest mosque in Central Asia accommodates 10,000

    Khazret Sultan Mosque in Astana can accommodate up to 10,000 worshippers and stands as one of the Kazakh capital’s most unique and magnificent buildings. Built on 27-acres of land, it is the second largest mosque after Turkmenbasy Ruhy Mosque in Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat and has been attracting tourists since 2012. The dome is 167-feet,.. More

  • Quran is the source of glory and happiness for the Ummah - II

    Desertion of the Quran and its types: First: Desertion of hearing, believing and listening to the Quran. You find some Muslims today listening to all radio stations and becoming addicted to songs and vain talk. Nevertheless, when one suddenly hears the Quran, he turns off the radio. We seek refuge in Allah from loss. Second: Desertion of referring.. More

  • The Angels and human beings - I

    1 – The angels and Adam, may Allaah exalt his mention: When Allah, the Most Exalted, wanted to create Adam, may Allaah exalt his mention, He informed His angels of that. They asked Him the reason behind that, because they knew that the sons of Adam, may Allaah exalt his mention, would cause corruption and shed blood, and they would disobey Allah.. More

  • Allah The Almighty is Bashful and Likes Bashfulness

    It was narrated on the authority of Salman, may Allaah be pleased with him, that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "Allah is Bashful and Most Generous, He is too Bashful to let someone go empty-handed after raising his hands in supplication." [Abu Dawood] It was narrated on the authority of Ya‘la ibn.. More

  • Living the Quran

    Allah The Exalted Says (what means): {It was the month of Ramadan in which the Quran was [first] sent down as guidance for all people, having [in it] clear proofs of [Divine] guidance and the criterion.} [Quran 2:185] Since that first Ramadan revelation, believers the world over and across history have drawn nearer to Allah Almighty, rejuvenated their.. More

  • Combining two prayers

    It is allowed for a person to combine the Thuhr (noon) and 'Asr (afternoon) prayers, or the Maghrib (sunset) and 'Ishaa' (night) prayers, during the time of either prayer, if he is in one of the following circumstances: 1. Combining two prayers at 'Arafah and Al-Muzdalifah: When one is performing Hajj, he should combine the Thuhr and 'Asr prayers.. More

  • Henna and its uses in the past and today

    "The best thing with which to color your gray hair is henna or katm." [Abu Dawood and At-Tirmithi] Jabir Ibn 'Abdullah, may Allaah be pleased with him, narrated that Abu Quhafa, the father of Abu Bakr, may Allaah be pleased with them, came on the day of the conquest of Makkah with his hair and beard extremely white. The Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • The Quran is the Speech of Allah

    The Noble Quran is the eternal miracle of the Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, because all the miracles of the Prophets, May Allah Exalt their mention, ended with their death, except our Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, whose miracle is still preserved. This everlasting miracle is The Book of Allah and His Revealed Speech that.. More

  • Reflecting on the Quran - A cure for the hearts - I

    The Noble Quran is the words of Allah The Almighty that He has revealed to be implemented as a complete way of life for people. Therefore, undoubtedly, the recitation of the Quran is one of the most beloved acts of worshiping Allah The Almighty. It is also certain that reciting the Quran without understanding or reflection is not the goal: the main.. More