A Ramadan Resolution

The best thing about the month of Ramadan is that it is a time of purification. I hope that you will agree with me that certain issues must be dealt with head on, and that it makes good sense, sometimes, to talk and listen to one another in a way that shows that we have [...]

2017-12-20T11:48:30+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

Keep the spirit of Ramadan alive all year

As we enter upon the month of Shawaal, let us not leave off the many acts of worship we performed during the blessed month of Ramadan. Ramadan, for most of us, was a time of renewal and reestablishment of our commitment to Allah and His religion. We fasted, gave charity, read the Quran and performed [...]

2017-12-20T11:48:30+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

Bribery

In Islam, bribery represents anything that is offered in order to obtain the invalidation of what is correct or an endorsement of a wrong action. Not only is this unlawful, it is a major grave sin, as Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And do not consume one another's wealth unjustly or send it [in [...]

2017-12-20T11:48:30+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

How to Cure Persistency of Sin

Question Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. I am shameful to ask this question, but now it has come to a time that I feel that I need some personal, righteous guidance. Dear shaykh, I have read almost all fatwas regarding masturbation and many others, but I feel I want some personal attention please. I [...]

2017-12-20T11:48:30+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

Steadfastness on the Truth

People who abide by what is right are most resolute in terms of keeping to their words and beliefs, despite the afflictions they may experience – this is exactly what “steadfastness on the truth” symbolizes. Staying firm on what is upright has been a characteristic of the righteous since the initiation of the blessed propagation [...]

2017-12-20T11:48:30+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

Motivation to repentance

Sinning may be recognized as a hereditary trait, for who resembles his father and does no evil? But if the father is restored after failing, let the emulation of him be at both poles, of the negative and the positive. Adam, may Allah exalt his mention, was struck with remorse and filled with repentance over [...]

2017-12-20T11:48:30+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Muslim|

The world before the Prophet Muhammad

 When Almighty Allah sent His last and greatest Prophet, Muhammad sallallaaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention), humankind was immersed in a state of degeneration. The messages of the past prophets had been distorted and ignored, civilization was on the decline and humanity had slumped into an age of darkness, with disbelief, oppression [...]

2017-12-30T08:31:08+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam|

‘Aa’ishah: the mother of the believers

When the Prophet (may Allah exalt his mention) emigrated from Makkah to Al-Madeenah he was accompanied by Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, ('Aa'ishah's father) who had the most knowledge about the Quraysh -- both the good and bad aspects. He was a well-known honorable merchant to whom people came to seek and [...]

2017-12-30T08:31:24+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam|

Khadeejah bint Khuwaylid

Khadeejah, may Allah be pleased with her, was the first wife of the Prophet, , the mother of his children, the best of his wives and the first to believe in him. Her name was Umm Hind Khadeejah bint Khuwaylid ibn Asad ibn ‘Abd Al-‘Uzzaa ibn Qusayy may Allah be pleased with her. She was [...]

2017-12-30T08:31:31+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam|

The first to embrace Islam

Is it not a great honor that the first person to embrace Islam was a woman? She was the first to bear witness that there is none worthy of worship except Allah and that her husband was the Messenger of Allah. Her husband was our beloved Prophet, Muhammad and she was Khadeejah, may Allah be [...]

2017-12-30T08:31:40+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam|

The Danish insulting cartoons

Question: What is the solution to the Danish cartoon that was done in Europe? How should a Sunni Muslim from the USA think about these heathens! Fatwa: 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 is His slave [...]

2017-12-30T08:31:49+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam|
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