In a lot of cultures and traditional practices, the issue of mixing and mingling of sexes is prevalent. It is more so observed at family get-togethers and weddings. Many people are brought up in the joint family system, where children grow up around their cousins. Therefore, it so happens that they naturally get closer and comfortable. But as they age … Continue Reading
The dahriyyah (atheists) believe and argue that nothing in this universe was created but has existed ever since life came about. Although they make a lot of claims, the one most commonly spread and talked about is that of no existence of a God.
Atheism, in simple terminology, signifies denying the existence of the Creator and not acknowledging who He … Continue Reading
The widely acknowledged and immoral form of slavery that was prevalent in the earlier societies is appalling. Islam, on the contrary, took a strong stance against such practices and changed the manner of enslavement and slave treatment.
Slaves in Islam are treated with kindness and compassion. The Messenger of Allah ﷺ said,
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“They are your brothers whom Allah has put
While most of us do not pay much heed to vague terms like “climate change” in an era where nobody has sufficient time, the likelihood of our planet being on the verge of completely collapsing to ashes should at least grasp our attention, if not our intellect.
However, it should be enough to state that, being Muslims, it is our … Continue Reading
With the world panicking about the new, mysterious virus taking charge and restricting everyone’s mobility, several precautionary measures were circulated to prevent people from becoming its victim, one of which was the use of hand sanitizers.
Hand sanitizer is a gel-like substance applied to the hands to disinfect them. They are mostly recommended for use in two scenarios:
- when water
It’s not an uncommon view to notice many people of our Ummah ignoring the hijab. Even then, there are quite a few people who do encourage the idea of covering up modestly for the sake of Allah ﷻ.
Despite that, how many of us justly adhere to its true meaning? Does the hijab constitute only the clothes that we wear?… Continue Reading
Sadaqah comes from the Arabic word ‘Sidq’ (sincerity).
It is a sign of sincerity of faith on the part of the person who gives it and, therefore, is associated with how profound the person is regarding their Deen.
Charity is entrenched in the fundamentals of Islam.
One classic example of why charity should be extremely emphasized is the fact that … Continue Reading