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  • The Prophet's Birthday - A Caution against Innovation - II

    Referring this issue back to the Book of Allah, we find it ordaining upon us to follow the Messenger of Allah  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) in his commandments and warning us against whatever he prohibits. Furthermore it tells us that Allah has perfected the religion for the people. So, as long as Milad (birthdaycelebration) is not among the teachings.. More

  • The Prophet's Birthday - A Caution against Innovation - I

    It is not permissible to celebrate the birthday of the Prophet, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, or somebody else. In fact, it must be stopped, as it is an innovation in the religion. The Prophet, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, neither celebrated it, nor commanded others to do this for himself or for any one who died before him amongst the Prophets, for his.. More

  • Belief in the Hereafter

    Belief in the Hereafter is one of the six pillars of Islamic belief required of a Muslim in order to complete his faith. The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, informed us about the events of the unseen which will occur after death. This fundamental belief is only completed when one has firm faith in his heart in all those matters about which.. More

  • The Four Aspects of Belief in Al-Qadr (Divine Decree)

    Al-Qadr is an Arabic word meaning Allah’s predestination of measurements and sustenance of everything and everyone, according to His Knowledge and Wisdom. It comprises the following four aspects: 1. Knowledge - The belief that Allah’s knowledge encompasses everything, every matter, major or minor, and the time frame of everything that happens.. More

  • Tawheed… The Essence of Islam

    Tawheed (Islamic monotheism) is the greatest foundation of Islamic belief. In fact, a person is considered as Muslim if he/she accepts that there is no god worthy of worship but Allah and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam is His slave and His messenger to humankind. Almighty Allah Says in the Noble Quran (what means): "Allah- there is.. More

  • Miracles of the Prophets of Islam

    Allah The Almighty supported His Prophets with miracles, which are extraordinary events that are usually of the same nature that the people of that particular prophet excelled at. For instance, the people of Prophet Moosa, may Allaah exalt his mention, excelled at magic, so the miracle of Prophet Moosa, may Allaah exalt his mention, was that he threw.. More

  • Avoiding Harms of the Tongue

    In today's times, most people tend to be careless about avoiding the harms of the tongue, which are widespread among the people. The following are some of the most common harms: ● Talking about what does not concern you: This is a common practice, even though the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “A sign of a person's.. More

  • The known existing Books of Allah -I

    In today's fast-paced world, it is a must for manufacturers of almost every product - from state-of-the-art microwave ovens to space age automobiles, from sophisticated sewing machines to powerful fighter jets, and from highly functional refrigerators to intelligent mainline computer systems - to provide a manual for the users' benefit. In light of.. More

  • A dialogue with Satan

    Deep at night, I had this dialogue with Satan. Shortly, I heard the Fajr (dawn) prayer call. I wanted to go to the mosque. He said: “The night is still long, so take a nap.” I said: “I’m afraid I’ll miss my obligatory prayer!” He said: “There is much time to go ” I said: “I&rs.. More

  • Preservation of the Quran Against Distortion

    The Noble Quran is unlike the other divinely revealed Books for Allah The Almighty has undertaken to preserve it against distortion and change. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {Indeed, it is We who sent down the Quran and indeed, We will be its guardian.} [Quran 15: 9] Scholars said that Allah The Almighty has protected it from the least additions.. More

  • Belief in the divine scriptures

    The Holy Quran The Holy Quran is the Divine Book - the miracle revealed to Muhammad sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam from Allah. As Muslims, we say: “There is nothing worthy of worship except Allah and Muhammad is His Slave and Messenger.” The Quran is a book that could not have been compiled by any human being, nor could it have been revealed.. More

  • Secularism and its dangers -I

    Allah, the Most Exalted, sent down The Book (the Noble Quran) to clarify all things and to give Guidance and Mercy to people who believe. He sent His Messenger, Muhammad sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam with guidance and the true religion with which He opened blinded eyes, deaf ears, and sealed hearts. With it, He eliminated the darkness of ignorance.. More

  • Who are the Prophets?

    According to Islam, Allah created man for a noble purpose: to worship Him and lead a virtuous life based on His teachings and guidance. How would man know his role and the purpose of his existence unless he received clear and practical instructions of what Allah wants him to do? Here comes the need for prophethood. Thus, Allah has chosen from every.. More

  • Attributes and abilities of Angels

    They are honourable and obedient to Allah Almighty Allah has described the angels as being honourable and obedient in the verse (which means): "[The Quran being Carried] by the hands of messengers (angels) noble and dutiful." [Quran 80:15-16] Meaning, the Quran is in the hands of scribes, i.e., the angels, because they are the emissaries.. More

  • The Vast Mercy of Allah The Almighty - I

    Mercy is one of the attributes of Allah The Almighty. It is from the mercy of Allah The Almighty that calamities and trials expiate one's sins, and a believer is rewarded for showing patience through these calamities. Another aspect that manifests the mercy of Allah The Almighty is that He conceals our sins and faults in this life and forgives them.. More