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Sunnah & Nafl prayers we can pray everyday in Ramadan & throughout our lives

The MOST REWARDING Nafl Prayer of all is TahajjudAllah Most High said: “Establish worship at the going down of the sun until the dark of the night, and (the recital of) the Qur’an at dawn. Lo! (the recital of) the Qur’an at dawn is ever witnessed. And some part of the night awake for its […]

Message of Ramadan

By Khalid Baig We observe Ramadan every year. Do we also listen to it? Ramadan is the most important month of our calendar. It is a tremendous gift from Allah in so many ways. In our current state of being down and out, it can uplift us, empower us, and turn around our situation individually […]

The Night of 15th Sha’baan or Lailatul Baraat (Shab-e-Baraat)

SHABE BARA’AT All praise is to Allah Ta’aala who has blessed us with a Deen wherein little actions reap tremendous rewards as expounded by His Beloved Rasul, Hazrat Muhammad (SAW), and blessings upon the Sahabah (RA) who spent everything for the upliftment of the Deen. This leaflet is a summary of booklet by Sheikhul Hadith […]

Death, Soul, Grave and Barzakh – The Islamic Viewpoint

Death: Everyone who lives in this world has to die at his appointed time, whether he is amongst the pious or wicked. Allah says in the Qur’aan: “Every soul shall taste death.”[1] And, “We did not grant to any human immortality before you (O Muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wa-sallam)) then if you die, would they live […]

Companions Promised Paradise (Ashara Mubashara)

One of the goals believers want to reach is entering paradise, because the Quran commands people to race to enter paradise. “Be quick in the race for forgiveness your Lord, and for a Garden whose width is that (of the whole) of the heavens and of the earth, prepared for the righteous” (Al-i Imran 3/133). […]

Interview with the Wife of Shaykh al-Islam Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani (May Allah preserve them both)

Reproduced, with minor editing, from ‘The Intellect’ magazine (published in Karachi, Pakistan), with direct permission from the Interviewee and Shaykh Mufti Taqi Usmani (Muhammad ibn Adam)   Question: Shaykh Mufti Taqi Usmani has spent his entire life in the service of Islam with constant effort and hard work. To achieve so much Masha Allah, he […]

Muslims are the True Followers of JESUS (Eisa PBUH)

By: Salahuddin Qasmi* There has been long debate between Muslims and Christians and even it still continues over Jesus Christ (Peace be upon him, (PBUH), his mission, his birth, his teachings and his so-called crucifixion. If the Bible itself be studied minutely, the fact will be known that the beliefs, teachings, rituals and tenets which […]

One Minute Dhikr

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “When I say ‘Subhaan Allaah, wa’l-hamdu Lillah, wa laa ilaah ill-Allaah, wa Allaahu akbar (Glory be to Allaah, praise be to Allaah, there is no god except Allaah, and Allaah is Most Great)’, this is more beloved to me than all that the sun […]

Listening to music is from the Kaba’ir (major sins)

The Fuqaha (Jurists) have ruled that all types of music are prohibited; be it produced digitally, by the agency of musical instruments or by any part of the body (hands mouth, throat etc). The underlining factor here is that music is prohibited regardless of how it is produced.  Sayyiduna Anas (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah […]

Sunnahs Of Qiraat

To recite Ta’awwuz i.e. To recite Tasmia at the beginning of each Rakaat To say Aameen softly. In Fajr and Zuhr Salaah , one should recite Tiwaale-mufassal i.e. any Surah from Surah Hujuraat (26th Para)to Surah Burooj (30th Para) In Asr and Esha one should recite from Ausaate Mufassal i.e. any Surah from Surah Burooj […]