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Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, forgave the Bedouin who tried to kill him

Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, forgave the Bedouin who tried to kill him

Jaabir ibn ‘Abdullaah (a Companion) narrated that he went to a battle with the Prophet of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, in the direction of Najd. When the Prophet of Allah, sallallaahu…

The Muslim is Merciful

The Muslim is Merciful

by ABU BAKR JABIR AL-JAZA’IRY : The Muslim is merciful, for mercy is one of the traits of a Muslim, since it is the source of a pure soul and…

The Pleasures of Paradise in brief

The Pleasures of Paradise in brief

God has said in the Quran: “And give good news (O Muhammad) to those who believe and do good deeds, that they will have gardens (Paradise) in which rivers flow….”…

The beauty of prayer in Islam

The beauty of prayer in Islam

Jinan Bastaki : Going deeper into our spiritual state during prayers (salah) requires that we have a presence of heart and are mindful of the words being said during the prayers.…

The accepted Haj has signs

The accepted Haj has signs

ALLAH the Almighty decreed acts of worship and obedience for great wisdom and sublime objectives. No wonder, as they strengthen the faith, purify the soul, correct the attitude and refine…

The blessed ‘Day of Arafat’

The blessed ‘Day of Arafat’

MARIAM ANWER : Praise be to Allah alone, who guides His servants to worship Him and blesses them with special seasons, days and nights as opportunities to draw closer to Him…

Toward an accepted Haj

Toward an accepted Haj

ALLAH has assigned a great reward for Haj Mabrur, as evidenced by the saying of the Messenger (peace be upon him) “There is no reward for Haj Mabrur except Paradise.”…

Ten blessed days of Dul Hijjah

Ten blessed days of Dul Hijjah

MARIAM ANWER : It is the time of the year again when we see millions of people from every corner of the world gathering in Makkah for Haj, which is the…

Istikharah : Seeking Allah’s guidance

Istikharah : Seeking Allah’s guidance

MARIAM ANWER : AT certain stages of life we often find ourselves at crossroads, impelled to make important decisions that would have huge impacts on our future. These decisions could be…

Preparations for the big day

Preparations for the big day

IN this life people are usually aware of two kinds of journeys; those made to earn a livelihood and those undertaken for pleasure and sightseeing. The Haj however is unique…