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?

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

♥ Muslims Sisters of Hampton Roads, Virginia ♥

It is Sisterhood-Love for the sake of Allâh that binds us… “…And lower your wing for the believers (be courteous to the fellow-believers)” (Al-Hijr 15:88),

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

ArE YoU pLeAsEd?

ArE YoU pLeAsEd? This is a story about a young woman who gave birth to a round faced, bright-eyed boy three decades ago. The bigger the boy grew, the more mischievous he became. These small bundles of mischief are miracles of Allah (Subhânau wa Ta’âla) – we wonder in amazement how they take on risks… Continue reading ArE YoU pLeAsEd?