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Supplication (Du’a): Essence of worship

Supplication (Du’a): Essence of worship

Supplication (Du’a) is a powerful connection between Almighty Allah and his servants. Distancing one’s self from prayer will lead to the deterioration of a person’s relationship with Almighty Allah, and thus cause indolence in their religious life. Particularly in today’s world, where there is so much that can cause our hearts to harden, a devotion […]

Concept of bribery in Islam

Concept of bribery in Islam

Apart from the obvious damages that we cause to society through bribery and corruption, Islam provides another view on this menace. The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) used to appoint a number of his companions as the collectors of zakat, during the Medina period. They were to make proper assessments on the items where zakat become payable, […]

Standards of Morality in Islam

Standards of Morality in Islam

Morality defines Islam’s fundamental attitude towards life. This concept of the universe and of man’s place therein determines the real and ultimate goal which should be the object of all the endeavors of mankind and which may be termed briefly as “seeking the pleasure of God”. This is the standard by which a particular mode […]

Islamic teachings on harmony

Islamic teachings on harmony

Belief in monotheism and messenger-ship are part of those basic beliefs of Islam upon which is erected the entire edifice of this great religion. Both of these two are in fact sides of the same coin. Disorder emerged when difference was created between monotheism and messenger-ship and this difference resulted into downgrading of the status […]

Worship and the worshipper

Worship and the worshipper

Man is an instinctive worshipper, although the nature of the deity worshipped or the way it is worshipped differ. God’s love abides in every person’s heart. Creatures by the nature of their being created have to submit to their Creator, and all creatures including man as a ‘biological entity’, are thus Muslims and have to […]

Virtues of farewell Friday of Ramadan

Virtues of farewell Friday of Ramadan

The last Friday of the holy month of Ramdan is called ‘Jum’a-tul-Wida’s (departing Friday). Muslims with due religious fervour join Friday congregations and bid farewell today to this month of patience and self-restraint. The Holy Quran imposes obligation of the Friday prayer in the following verses. “O ye who believe! When the call is proclaimed […]

Ramadan: Month of forgiveness,mercy,peace

Ramadan: Month of forgiveness,mercy,peace

Ramadan is a period of fasting, reflection, devotion, generosity and sacrifice observed by Muslims around the world. While major holidays of other faiths have largely become commercialized events, Ramadan retains its intense spiritual meaning.The word “Ramadan” comes from the Arabic root word for “parched thirst” and “sun-baked ground.” It is expressive of the hunger and […]

Virtues of IInd Ashra of Ramadan

Virtues of IInd Ashra of Ramadan

Presently we are going through the first Ashra of mercy of holy month of Ramadan and the second Ashra of forgiveness (Magfirah) will commence from Monday next week . As regard the second Ashra of forgiveness ((Magfirah) worth mention is the saying of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) ‘It (Ramadhan) is the month, whose beginning is mercy, […]

First 10 days of Ramadan: Shower of mercy

First 10 days of Ramadan: Shower of mercy

The beauty of the first ten days of mercy is that it is a blessing within a blessing. While muslims are actively striving to please the Almighty Allah, the Almighty Allah adds a gift to the special month by creating this season of mercy. His mercy is showered upon those who engage in good deeds […]

Education & School in Islam

Education & School in Islam

Islam is the religion of peace which has given us guidance in every aspect of life. Islam has given us education with knowledge which has no limits. The Holy Quran is the most sacred book of the Almighty Allah revealed on Prophet Muhammad (SAW), for the upliftment, guidance and enriched messages to the humanity. Education […]

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