Tag Archives: Islam

Islam : Hadith for Today November 13, 2018 : Topic – Seeing Allah

By | November 13, 2018

Narrated `Abdullah bin Qais (RA): Allah’s Messenger (peace be upon him) said, “Two gardens, the utensils and the contents of which are of silver, and two other gardens, the utensils and contents of which are of gold. And nothing will prevent the people who will be in the Garden of Eden from seeing their Lord… Read More »

Islam : Hadith for Today November 4, 2018 : Topic – Jealousy

By | November 3, 2018

Narrated Jabir ibn Atik (RA): The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: There is jealousy which Allah loves and jealousy which Allah hates. That which Allah loves is jealousy regarding a matter of doubt, and that which Allah hates is jealousy regarding something which is not doubtful. There is pride which Allah hates and pride… Read More »

Islam – Happiness in Islam (part 3): Happiness is Found in Sincere Worship

By | November 2, 2018

In Part 1, we discussed the evolution of happiness in western thought, and its effect on western culture.  In part 2, we re-examined the definitions of happiness and tried to understand the relationship between science and happiness.  Now, in part 3, we will learn about happiness in the teachings of Islam. Islam is the religion… Read More »

Islam – Happiness in Islam (part 2) Happiness & Science

By | November 2, 2018

Part 1 of Happiness in Islam discussed the evolution of happiness in western thought and its effect on western culture.  In part 2 we will re-examine the definitions of happiness and talk about the relationship between science and happiness and how this in turn relates to the teachings of Islam. The Merriam Webster online dictionary… Read More »

Islam – Happiness in Islam (part 1) Concepts of Happiness

By | November 2, 2018

Even though happiness is perhaps one of the most important things in life, science still can not explain much about it.  Its concept itself is elusive.  Is it an idea, emotion, virtue, philosophy, ideal, or is it just programmed in the genes?  There is no agreed upon definition for it, yet  still everyone seems to… Read More »

Islam – The Pleasures of Paradise in Brief

By | November 2, 2018

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….” (Quran 2:25) God has also said: “Race one with another for forgiveness from your Lord and for Paradise, whose width is as the width of… Read More »

Islam – The Pleasures of Paradise ( Part 2 )

By | November 2, 2018

The Eternalness of the Hereafter The Pleasures of this world are transient whilst the joys of the hereafter are lasting and eternal.  In this life when a person enjoys something, it is only a short while before they get bored with it and proceed to search for something they feel is better, or they may… Read More »

Islam : Hadith for Today November 2, 2018 : Topic – Reward

By | November 2, 2018

A’ishah (RA) narrated that The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said: “When a woman gives some of the foodstuff (which she has in her house) in charity without being extravagant (without being wasteful), she will receive the reward for what she has spent, and her husband will receive the reward because of his… Read More »

Islam : How to perform Salat-l-Istikhara

By | October 30, 2018

Salat-l-Istikhara Anytime a Muslim is making a decision, he or she should seek Allah’s guidance and wisdom. Allah alone knows what is best for us, and there may be good in what we perceive as bad, and bad in what we perceive as good. If you are ambivalent or unsure about a decision you have… Read More »

Islam Hadith : Hadith On Jahannam

By | October 28, 2018

Narrated Haritha bin Wahb: Al-Khuzai: The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “Shall I inform you about the people of Paradise? They comprise every obscure unimportant humble person, and if he takes Allah’s Oath that he will do that thing, Allah will fulfill his oath (by doing that). Shall I inform you about the people… Read More »

Islam Hadith : Hadith On Knowledge

By | October 27, 2018

Narrated Hasan: Knowledge is of two types. Firstly, knowledge perceived by the heart, and that is useful knowledge; secondly, the knowledge at on the tip of one’s tongue, and that is an argument from Allah, the Exalted and Glorious, against the children of Adam. Transmitted by Darimi. Al-Tirmidhi – Hadith 270 Narrated Abdullah bin Amr:… Read More »

Islam : The Last Sermon Of The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

By | October 26, 2018

This sermon was delivered on the Ninth Day of Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah Year 632 A.C (10 A.H.) in the ‘Uranah valley of Mount Arafat’ in Mecca After praising and thanking God (Allah) the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “O People, lend me an attentive ear, for I know not whether after this year… Read More »

Islam : Reflections on Black History Month

By | October 26, 2018

By Zaid Shakir Black History Month should be of interest to every Muslim, especially in America. It is estimated that upwards to 20 percent of the Africans enslaved in the Americas were Muslim. In some areas, such as the coast of the Carolinas, Georgia, and parts of Virginia, the percentages of Muslims in the slave… Read More »

Religion Fact : About Christianity and Islam ( The Similarities And The Differences )

By | October 26, 2018

About Christianity and Islam In Dialogues Concerning Jesus Christ the Messiah By Shabir Ally The Similarities Jesus is one of the greatest persons ever to have walked the earth. Two world faiths hold him in high regard. Islam holds him to be God’s Messiah, Prophet, and Righteous Servant. Christianity holds him to be all of the… Read More »

Islam : Destiny and Free Will

By | October 26, 2018

By Salman Yazdani February 1, 2003 – Shortly before the scheduled end of its 28th mission, space shuttle Columbia disintegrated over Texas and Louisiana as it reentered Earth’s atmosphere, killing all seven crew members.  It was indeed an unexpected, abrupt and horrible end of a momentous journey. Can anyone believe that NASA, by any stretch of imagination, expected this catastrophic end to… Read More »

Islam : Concept of God in Islam

By | October 26, 2018

Monotheism, belief in one God, is the most important and foundational concept in Islam. Muslims believe in one God who created the universe and has power over everything within it. He is unique and exalted above everything He creates, and His greatness cannot be compared to His creation. Furthermore, He is the only one deserving… Read More »

Islam Hadith : Hadith On Lies

By | October 26, 2018

Abdullah reported Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: Truth leads one to Paradise and virtue leads one to Paradise and the person tells the truth until he is recorded as truthful, and lie leads to obscenity and obscenity leads to Hell, and the person tells a lie until he is recorded as… Read More »

Islam : These Real Life Superheroes Are Also Muslims

By | October 24, 2018

By Ayden Zayn May 20, 2017 When we hear Muslim or Arabic names mentioned in the media today, it’s unfortunate that we often expect a negative news story to follow, such as a suspected terror plot or an actual terror attack. But as with any race, religion or culture there are those who choose evil… Read More »

Islam Facts : Other Muhammads You Should Know

By | October 24, 2018

By Ayden Zayn August 24, 2016 Most people have heard of the Islamic prophet Muhammad as well as the former heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali. But if asked to identify other Muhammads, past or present, it’s likely that many would have a hard time naming even one! Yet there are many noteworthy people having achieved great… Read More »

Islam : The 99 Names of Allah (SWT)

By | October 24, 2018

Al-Asma-ul-Husna ( اَلاسْمَاءُ الْحُسناى ) The 99 Most Beautiful Names and Attributes of Allah the Almighty He is Allah, the Creator, the Inventor, the Fashioner; to Him belong the best names. Whatever is in the heavens and earth is exalting Him. And He is the Exalted in Might, the Wise. Surat Al-Hashr 59:24   And to Allah belong… Read More »

Religion Facts : The True Teachings of Islam

By | October 19, 2018

The Holy Qur’an is the highest authority in Islam. It contains the exact words of God as revealed to Prophet Muhammad (P) and recorded by his companions. In applying the Qur’anic teachings to everyday life, Muslims rely upon the sunnah (sayings and actions) of the Prophet (P). This sunnah is a concrete implementation, a tangible… Read More »

Religion Facts : Origin Of Islam, Page 1

By | October 19, 2018

Origin Of Islam Origin of Islam: According to Secular History The origin of Islam can be traced back to 7th century Saudi Arabia. Islam is thus the youngest of the great world religions. The prophet Muhammad (circa 570-632 A.D.) introduced Islam in 610 A.D. after experiencing what he claimed to be an angelic visitation. Muhammad… Read More »