5 Practical steps on how we can truly live with the Qur’an

I will mention 5 points and practical steps on how we can truly live with the Qur’an insha’Allah:

1. Always try to be in the company of the Qur’an

The Arabs use this term (sahib) to indicate a close association between two things, for example a rich person who lavishes and spends money ...

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It is permissible to remove janaabah by means of tayammum when there is an excuse for that

Is it permissible to remove janaabah by means of tayammum?.

  Praise be to Allaah. If there is a reason for doing tayammum – such as non-availability of water, or being unable to use it because of sickness etc – then tayammum takes the place of wudoo’ and ghusl. So the person who is junub should do tayammum and pray, then ... Continue Reading

The prohibition on fasting in the second half of Sha'baan

Q: Is it permissible to fast after halfway through Sha’baan? Because I heard that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) forbade fasting after halfway through Sha’baan.

A: Praise be to Allaah.

Abu Dawood (3237), al-Tirmidhi (738) and Ibn Naajah (1651) narrated ...

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The middle of Sha'baan should not be singled out for worship

I read in a book that fasting on the middle of Sha’baan is a kind of bid’ah, but in another book I read that one of the days on which it is mustahabb to fast is the middle of Sha’baan… what is the definitive ruling on this?

Praise be to Allaah.

There is no saheeh marfoo’ report ...

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The must-know duties

The must-know duties that every Muslim man and woman should perceive ... more

Muharram & Ashurah

Muharram is the month with which the Muslims begin their lunar Hijrah Calendar. It is one of the four sanctified months about which the Quran says,

{The number of the months according to Allah is twelve (mentioned) in the Book of Allah on the day He created heavens and the earth. Among ...

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Jonathan Abdilla, Ex-Christian, Canada

I feel honored to be a Muslim...

And I feel that way for many reasons. There are many norms in the society I live that are opposite to what it is to be Muslim. And when I first came to this way of life, I didn't know how well I would fair with it. To become Muslim was essentially to join ...

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Is there a Creator of this universe?

Do you think there is any evidence that the universe has been designed by an intelligent and powerful creator?
Praise be to Allaah.We thank you for your question, and would like to answer by quoting a number of aayaat (verses) from the Book of Allaah (the Qur’aan – the scripture of Islam), then you can think to yourself about the matter and if the truth becomes clear to you, you will have no ... Continue Reading

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