Food distributed on Mawlid

Is it permissible to eat food that is distributed on the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)? Some people quote as evidence the idea that because Abu Lahb set free a slave woman on the birthday of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), Allaah reduced the torment for him on that day.

Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: There is no festival in Islamic sharee’ah that is called “The Prophet’s Birthday”. Neither the Sahaabah nor the Taabi’een nor the four imams nor anyone else recognized such a day as part of their religion. Rather this festival was ... Continue Reading

Why we should boycott America

boycotting is a peaceful lethal weapon. It is used against the abusers of our Prophet, Muhammad, prayers and peace of Allah be upon him. ... more

Supporting Our Prophet Muhammad

100 Ways We Can Support Our Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) ... more

Implication of Sunnah & caution against Innovation

It is not permissible to celebrate the birthday of the Messenger صلى الله عليه وسلم or somebody else. In fact, it must be stopped, as it is an innovation in the religion. ... more

Celebrating Birthday of the Prophet

The Prophet PBUH said: «Do not exaggerate about me as the Christians exaggerated about the son of Maryam. I am only a slave, so say, ?The slave of Alaah and His Messenger» [Reported by al-Bukhari]. ... more

Islamic Sources: Quran and Sunnah (part 2 of 2)

The religion of Islam is based upon the Quran (the Word of God) and the Sunnah (teachings and attributes of Prophet Muhammad). Part 2: Sunnah: The Secondary Source of Islam ... more

Islamic Sources: Quran and Sunnah (part 1 of 2)

The religion of Islam is based upon the Quran (the Word of God) and the Sunnah (teachings and attributes of Prophet Muhammad). Part 1: Quran: The Primary Source of Islam. ... more

A MERCY FOR MANKIND AND ALL OTHERS

Our failure to properly describe the greatness of the Messenger of Allah stems from our own incapacity to grasp the different aspects of it, and properly express what we believe about his character. The following are glimpses of his character and preaching that show how he was a mercy for all existences, sent by their Lord, the Most Merciful. ... more

Description of Prophet Muhammad

Muhammad, peace be upon him, was a shy, reticent man who lived among his people with such high moral character they called him al-Amîn — the Trustworthy. ... more

“Everybody Introduce Prophet Muhammad” Day

"Everybody Introduce Prophet Muhammad" Day ... more

The Prophet's Simplicity

Muhammad (prayers and peace of Allah be upon him) was a very simple person and spent all his life in simplicity. He was very unceremonious and informal in his habits. ... more

Selflessness

It was a settled principle with the Prophet that he always kept to the fore his own kith and kin and those who were nearer to him in facing a risk or hazard but allotted them the last place in distributing favors and rewards and spoils of war. When the three well-known swordsmen of Quraysh, ...

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