A Call to Prayers on a Cold Wintry Morning

A Call to Prayers on a Cold Wintry Morning It was a wintry morning with much snow falling coupled with the blowing of a strong cold wind. It was not...

AHLEY BAIT AT MUBAHALA

In the south of Arabia, there is a place called Najran. There lived the Christian tribe of Najran who staunchly believed that Prophet Isa (a) i.e. Jesus was the...

Zakat

Zakat (Alms giving) is a part of devotion enjoined upon Muslims by the Holy Quran. It is a means where the well-off pay a set amount of their wealth....

Saum

Along with salat, another important form of worship is fasting. It is obligatory for each Muslim, apart from some exemptions, to fast in the month of Ramadhan. During the...

Shahadah

A Muslim expresses his/her faith (Iman) in the following words: Ash-hadu anla ilaha illal-Lahu Wahdahu la Sharika Lahu wa-ash-hadu anna Muhammadan abduhu wa rasuluhu  The English translation of the Shahadah is...

Ramadan

Fasting is another unique moral and spiritual characteristicof Islam. Literally defined, fasting means to abstain"completely" from foods, drinks, intimateintercourse and smoking, before the break of thedawn till sunset, during...