I would like to share with you what the word “Allah” really means and how “Allah” is the God of all Arahamic Faiths. I feel that it is only fair to say that if someone wants to learn about Islam than that person should go to Islamic Scholars and not haters. Would one go to… Continue reading What does the name الله ‘Allâh’ really mean?
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“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
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? 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?
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 -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