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Rabi al-Awwal:  Humanity has been blessed in this month by the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam)

Rabi al-Awwal: Humanity has been blessed in this month by the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam)

By Mufti Taqi Usmani From Superstitions into Light Islamic Celebrations No Birthdays The Origins of Christmas Original Islamic Resources What is Wrong with These Celebrations The Transformation of Christmas The Religion is Complete Disagreement About Date Contemporary Seerah Meetings and Shariah Real Message of Seerah From Superstitions into Light Rabi al-Awwal is the most significant […]

How To Be Romantic With Your Spouse - Prophet (ﷺ)  Ways

How To Be Romantic With Your Spouse – Prophet (ﷺ) Ways

As the days come to closer to one’s marriage, excitement, ecstasy and elation pump through the bride and groom. The build up to marriage is an experience of thrill and jubilation. When the marriage is solemnised, one’s happiness and delight is on the verge of brimming and tipping over. When the newlywed couple meet for […]

Islamic New Year 1440 Hijrah

Islamic New Year 1440 Hijrah

The Islamic New Year  is the day that marks the beginning of a new  Islamic calendar year.  It is the day on which the year count is incremented. The first day of the year is observed on the first day of  Muharram, the first month in the  Islamic calendar. This is the year 1440 A.H

Importance of the first 10 days of Dhul-Hijjah

Importance of the first 10 days of Dhul-Hijjah

Why do they matter? Even for those not performing the pilgrimage, Hajj, the first ten days of this month are considered very sacred and a time for increased reflection, seeking Allah’s forgiveness, doing good and various other forms of worship. Prophet Muhammad (salAllahu alayhi wasalam) has said about the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah: There […]

Last Sermon of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Last Sermon of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

This sermon was delivered on the Ninth Day of Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah Year 632 A.C (10 A.H.) in the ‘Uranah valley of  Mount Arafat’ in Makkah. After praising and thanking Allah the Prophet (saws) said: “O People, lend me an attentive ear, for I know not whether after this year I shall ever be […]

Qurbani (Udhiya) Spirit/Virtue/Dua'a

Qurbani (Udhiya) Spirit/Virtue/Dua’a

The Spirit of Qurbani (Udhiya) Virtue of Qurbani (Udhiya) On whom is Qurbani (Udhiya) Wajib (Obligatory) ? The Physical Qurbani (Udhiya) Time of Qurbani (Udhiya) The Qurbani (Udhiya) Anmial Animals with Defects Miscellaneous Masaail Method of Slaughtering an Animal Dua’a (Before, During & After Slaughtering) The Meat of the Sacrificed Animal The Skin of the […]

Night before EID (Laylatul Jaa’izah)

Night before EID (Laylatul Jaa’izah)

Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam said, ‘On the last night of Ramadhaan the fasting Muslims are forgiven.’ The Sahaabah radiyallahu anhum inquired, ‘O Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam, is that the night of power(LAILATUL QADR)?’ Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam replied, ‘No! But it is only right that a servant should be given his reward on having completed […]

I’tikaaf, its meaning, virtues and masaa’il

I’tikaaf, its meaning, virtues and masaa’il

Says Allama Ibn Qaiyyim Radiallâhu anhu: “The basic purpose of I’tikaf is that the heart gets attached to Allâh and, with it, one attains inner composure and equanimity and pre?occupation with the mundane things of life ceases and absorption in the eternal Reality takes its place, and the state is reached in which all fears, hopes and apprehensions are superseded by the love […]

How to Earn the Reward of Hajj & Umrah Everyday

How to Earn the Reward of Hajj & Umrah Everyday

“Whoever prays Fajr in congregation then sits remembering Allah until the sun rises, then prays two rak’ahs, will have a reward like that of Hajj and ‘Umrah, complete, complete, complete.” [Tirmidhi] There’s no journey, no spiritual experience, nor such a chance to connect with Allah Almighty quite as powerful as Hajj. Every year, Muslims from […]

Duties While Fasting & its Virtues

Duties While Fasting & its Virtues

1. Hazrat Abu Huraira (Radhiyallaho anho) reported that the Apostle of Allah said: “When Ramadan comes, the doors of Heaven are opened and the doors of Hell are closed, and the devils are put in chains and the doors of Mercy are opened.” 2. The Prophet Mohammad (Sallallaho Alaihe Wasallam) said: “The fragrance of the […]

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