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Days of Muharram: Ethics & Significance

Tue, 12/22/2009 - 03:06
It is good to remember the great sacrifice of Al-Husain and his family (may Allah be pleased with all of them). Theirs was the true Jihad for the cause of....

Never Lose Hope

Mon, 12/21/2009 - 03:43
The upcoming Ummah needs a broad, far-reaching vision. The Qur'an has cultivated in its Ummah this sentiment, in such a way that makes a dead Ummah....

The Prophet's Farewell Sermon

Mon, 12/21/2009 - 03:42
The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) delivered this sermon on the 9 Dhul-Hijjah 10 a.h. in the valley of Mount `Arafat, during his final....

The Gülen Movement and Turkish Integration in Germany

Mon, 12/21/2009 - 03:40
Gülen movement participants in Germany have founded a variety of educational institutions that operate throughout the country. There are three major types... .

Why Was Madinah Chosen for Hijrah?

Mon, 12/21/2009 - 03:29
What is the ruling on exchanging congratulations on the occasion of the Hijri New Year and praying for blessing, or sending a card with best wishes ....

Virtues of Ayat Al-Kursi

Fri, 12/18/2009 - 04:00
Ayat Al-Kursi has a high status. It was reported from the Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him) that “It is the greatest verse in the Book of Allah.” ....

Exchanging Congratulations for the New Hijri Year

Fri, 12/18/2009 - 03:57
What is the ruling on exchanging congratulations on the occasion of the Hijri New Year and praying for blessing, or sending a card with best wishes ....

Swiss Minaret's Ban: Scholars' Views (Folder)

Thu, 12/17/2009 - 14:57

Christmas: Islamic Views (10+ Fatwas)

Thu, 12/17/2009 - 14:55

A Tale of Two Pencils

Thu, 12/17/2009 - 03:50
Once upon a time, there were two pencils who were intimate friends. Because they were never sharpened, they had the same height. However, one of them....

Intention: Key to Paradise

Thu, 12/17/2009 - 03:49
Whenever Islamic scholars talk about intentions, they mean one of two things; the action a person wishes to do, or what a person intends to achieve by....

Praying in a Mosque Built with Interest Money

Thu, 12/17/2009 - 03:19
The money paid to build a mosque for the sake of Allah Almighty ought to be good and halal (lawful). It is not permissible to build mosques by the use of haram money such as money gained by interest, lottery, gambling, and so on. Thus, any money....

Islamic View of Jesus

Wed, 12/16/2009 - 01:49
When Jesus (peace and blessings be upon him) ascended to heaven, all his advice and teachings were known to his disciples. Unfortunately, they were not....

Masjids - Resorts for Worshippers

Wed, 12/16/2009 - 01:39
One of the characteristics for which this Ummah excels all other nations, is that the whole earth was declared a masjid by theProphet (peace and blessings be upon him) as it is pure and....

Ahl Al-Hal Wal `Aqd: A Term Revisited

Tue, 12/15/2009 - 04:45
The term ahl al-hal wal `aqd refers to those who have power and are influential in terms of decision-making in the Muslim state. They have the power ....

Zakah on Factories

Tue, 12/15/2009 - 04:43
How could zakah on factories be assessed Should it be given of the net profit or the value of the factory What is the amount of such zakah....

Al-Qaradawi's Fiqh of Jihad: Part 5

Tue, 12/15/2009 - 04:38
In this section of His valuable book Fiqh of Jihad, the erudite scholar Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi tackles the objectives of jihad in Islam. This section includes five chapters which deal with the following topics: Inclination of Islam Toward Peace, and Hatred of Warfare; Objectives of Jihad in Islam; Inadmissible Objectives of Jihad; Jihad Between Islam and the Torah; and The Myth of the Spread of Islam by the Sword ... .

Rubies for the Happiest Woman Ever (Part 2)

Mon, 12/14/2009 - 04:47
In Part 1 of this article, the author offered valuable thoughts for Muslim women, who are honored as mothers, sisters, wives, and daughters. In this part ....

Why Didn't Prophet Muhammad Die for Muslims' Sins?

Mon, 12/14/2009 - 03:56
Unlike Christianity, Islam does not teach a concept of “original sin”. Adam’s sin was his and his alone; and, according to the Qur’an, Allah forgave both Adam and Eve when they....

Examining the Institution of the Mosque

Mon, 12/14/2009 - 03:55
Islam is a unique way of life and a distinct social order. All activities, private or public, should be organized within the framework of moral principles....