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

Arabic/Islamic Phrases for Everyday Use

Arabic/Islamic Phrases for Everyday Use When You Meet a Muslim As-Salamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu (May The One True God’s Peace and Blessing Be Upon You) When a Muslim Greets You First Wa ‘Alaikum us-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu (and MayThe One True God’s Peace and Blessings Be Upon You) When Starting To Do… Continue reading Arabic/Islamic Phrases for Everyday Use