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Religious tolerance in Islam

When defining one of its important aspects, Islam, it means complete submission to almighty Allah by choice and conviction, not through seduction or compulsion. Islam accommodates and welcomes all people as brothers and sisters regardless of their distinctive,particular affiliations or backgrounds. The Islamic attitude towards the followers of other religions is not only to show […]

Concept of tax in Islam

Taxation is a very crucial element in Islamic finance as the uplift of the Ummah sometimes depends on this singular factor. Theoretically, the state in a Muslim country is supposed to cater to the needs and requirements of the muslim Ummah by virtue of the revenues from its various business propositions in its area of […]

Virtues of fasting the 6 days of Shawal

Virtues of fasting the 6 days of Shawal

Fasting the six days of Shawwal is not obligatory as holy month of Ramadhan but if a muslim wants to be taken as if he/she has fasted the whole year, then he/she should fast the six days of Shawwal. The six days (sittat Shawwal) can only be fasted in the month of Shawwal. In the […]

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 […]

Virtues of final ashra of Ramadan

The Prophet Mohammad (SAW) has been reported in “Muslim” as saying “All past sins are forgiven to those who spend the night in vigil of Destiny with devout faith and hope of reward”. Also, Al Bukhari has recorded Prophet (SAW) saying “Seek Laylatul-Qadar among the odd nights of the last ten days of Ramadan’’ (Lailatul […]

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, […]

Imperativeness of Taraweeh in Ramadan

Imperativeness of Taraweeh in Ramadan

Taraweeh was one of the deeds Prophet Muhammad (SAW) used to practice in the holy month of Ramadan. Prophet Muhammad (SAW) as per different hadiths used to offer 20 rakats of Taraweeh during the month of Ramadan. The lines below narrate the sayings of Prophet  Muhammad (SAW) in this regard. Hazrat Ibn Abbas (RA) is […]

Ramadan:Month of restraint, devotion

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 […]

Rights & Responsibilities of Parents in Islam

In Islam, muslim children are considered as precious gifts from Almighty Allah. They are loved immensely by their parents and they become the fondness of the family. But children should also be aware of the many rights and responsibilities of their parents. There are many verses in the Holy Qur’an which acknowledge the debt that […]

Blessings of Shab-e-Baraat

The 15th of Shabaan known as Shab-e-Baraat or Lailatul Baraat, means the Night of Absolution. Shab-e-Baraat is a vessel for mercy, blessing, benefit, pardon and forgiveness that descends upon the people of the earth. As millions of muslims across the world celebrate the night as a Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW), our lesson of […]

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