Hastening to do Good Deeds: A Collection from: Riyâd-us-Sâliheen, Selected and Collected by: Sheikh Safi-ur-Rahman Mubarakpuri

“For every nation there is a direction to which they face (in their prayers). So hasten towards all that is good. Wheresoever you may be, Allâh will bring you together (on the Day of Resurrection). Truly, Allâh is Able to do all things.” [Holy Qur’an 2:148] “And march forth in the way (which leads to)… Continue reading Hastening to do Good Deeds: A Collection from: Riyâd-us-Sâliheen, Selected and Collected by: Sheikh Safi-ur-Rahman Mubarakpuri

Kind treatment towards Partents and Establishment of the ties of Blood Relationships

Allâh (Subhânau wa Ta’âla) tell us to be kind to our parents. Even if they are Non-Muslims they still deserve our respect and honor. Allâh (Subhânau wa Ta’âla) tells us in the Qur’an: “Worship Allâh and join none with Him (in worship); and do good to parents, kinsfolk, orphands, Al-Masâkin (the poor), the neighbor who… Continue reading Kind treatment towards Partents and Establishment of the ties of Blood Relationships

Setting Qur’anic Verses or Adhan as Ringtones: Permissible?

Setting Qur’anic Verses or Adhan as Ringtones: Permissible? I found this interesting and I very much agree with it. I just wanted to pass it on, Insha’Allâh this will be beneficial to all of you as well. Question: Nowadays, it is quite noticed that a great deal of people set Qur’anic verses, supplications, or Adhan… Continue reading Setting Qur’anic Verses or Adhan as Ringtones: Permissible?

Prohibition of “Show-Off”

Here are some Qur’ân Verses and Hadiths that talk about “Showing off“. Doing things for the sight of man and not for Allâh (Subhânau wa Ta’âla) Collection from: Riyâd-us-Sâliheen, Selected and Collected by: Sheikh Safi-ur-Rahman Mubarakpuri: Page 783-788, Chapter 259 (288) Allâh, the Exalted said: “And they have been commanded no more than this: to… Continue reading Prohibition of “Show-Off”

Unveiling Oppression

Unveiling Oppression -by Kathy Chin I walked down the street in my long white dress and inch-long black hair one afternoon, and truck drivers whistled obscenities at me. I felt defeated. I had just stepped out of a hair salon. I had my hair cut short, telling the hairdresser to trim it as she would… Continue reading Unveiling Oppression

A Lesson From A Man Who Never Lost Hope

A Lesson From A Man Who Never Lost Hope -Yasmin Mogahed IFN Columnist I read a story recently that brought me to tears. It was about the life of Prophet Zakariya (Radhi-yallaahu ‘anhu). The Qur’an tells us that while Maryam, mother of Issa (Jesus), was entrusted to his care, Zakariya would enter her chamber and… Continue reading A Lesson From A Man Who Never Lost Hope

Human Flesh Tasting like Pork?

Human Flesh Tasting like Pork? I heard a rumor from a few friends that Human Flesh had a very similar taste to Pork. Well after my stomach had gone back to normal I decided to so some research about this topic. Here are some of the articles I have found about this topic. Basicly a German man by the… Continue reading Human Flesh Tasting like Pork?