Being an Example

The possibility of setting a good example is a wonderful opportunity to please Allah. It is an opportunity to follow the Prophet, peace be upon him, - the Prophet, peace be upon him, set an excellent example and we are supposed to follow his example by also setting an excellent example ourselves. ... more

Ashura (10th of Muharram): A Day of Joy or Grief?

In this short article, I hope to dispel some of the myths surrounding this day and explain the position of Ahl as-Sunnah with regards to the above two practices. ... more

Month of Rajab and Sacred Months

At the beginning of Islam, Allaah The Almighty prescribed prohibiting fighting in the sacred months. ... more

Have You Ever Tasted Jannah?

Let's go home today driving towards Jannah... ... more

Ruling on celebrating Valentine's Day

What is the ruling on Valentine's Day?

Praise be to Allah.


Valentine's Day is a jaahili Roman festival, which continued to be celebrated until after the Romans became Christian. This festival became connected with the saint known as Valentine who was sentenced to death on 14 ...

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Common Mistakes in Hajj

Common Mistakes in Hajj

By Muhammad Alshareef

In Aqidah (the Muslim's Belief)
Many Pilgrims when they travel to Medina they pray to the graves. They make Du'a to the prophet of Allah (peace be upon him). This could not only ruin their Hajj, it could nullify their Islam.

Do not rub ...
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Searching for Happiness?

Happiness is a common goal that everyone strives to attain. Philosophers, intellectuals, doctors and artists alike have all strived in search of the causes of happiness and ways to escape anxiety.

The reality is, however, that the proposed solutions achieve only partial or ...

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The Muslim in Ramadaan

What should we say to the Muslims on the occasion of the beginning of Ramadaan?.

Praise be to Allaah.   Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning):  “The month of Ramadan in which was revealed the Qur’aan, a guidance for mankind and clear proofs for the guidance and the criterion (between right and wrong). So whoever of you sights (the crescent ... Continue Reading

Should he respond to non-Muslims when they wish him a Happy New Year?

Is it permissible for me to say to non-Muslims "And the same to you" when they wish me a Happy New Year or say Best Wishes?

Praise be to Allah.It is not permissible to greet or congratulate the kuffaar on the occasion of Christmas, New Year or any of their other holidays, and it is not permissible to respond to them when they greet us on those occasions, because they are not festivals that are prescribed in our ... Continue Reading

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