Islamic Law and its Jurists
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By Shaykh Zahir Mahmood
The quintessence of Islamic teaching is the Qur’an and Sunna, and the means of understanding these primary sources is accurately crystallized through the science of fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence). Fiqh is the eyesight whilst …

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Quran

This section includes commentary on verses and discussions on the ‘Ulum al-Qur’an

Hadith

This section includes articles on Hadith, Hadith commentary, and its related sciences.

‘Aqidah

This section includes articles on doctrine, theology, ethics, and philosophy.

Fiqh

This section includes articles on Islamic law, legal history, and the principles of jurisprudence.

History

This section includes articles on Islamic history, biographies, historiography, and stories.

Ensuring a Strong Bond – Seeking Forgiveness Ensuring a Strong Bond – Seeking Forgiveness

By Mawlana Khalid Abdul Sattar
One of the first steps on the path to Allah Most High is to ensure that we seek forgiveness from those wrong actions we have committed in the past. Each time …

The Status of Salah The Status of Salah

By Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali
It should be remembered that in Salah, one communicates with one’s Lord, therefore, one should consider how one offers his/her Salah. Allah ta’ala has commanded us to establish the Salah. Establishment …

The Masjid After Ramadan The Masjid After Ramadan

By Naeem Nasrullah
Ramadan came and the masjid brimmed with joy
from daybreak to sunset, men, women, and children overflowed its sacred halls
light emanated out from their ardent worship
magnificent chandeliers adorned the uplifted roof
perfectly straight and still …

Adopting the Culture of Islam Adopting the Culture of Islam

 
By Mawlana Qari Abdullah Saleem
Transcribed by Hafiz Ahsan Syed.
Allah has created our life in a very unique manner. The things we require, in fact what every creation requires, He has provided them for us. And …

The Passing of of a Great Sufi Master: Mawlana Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar The Passing of of a Great Sufi Master: Mawlana Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar

By Mufti Siraj Desai
June 5, 2013
[On June 2, 2013 (corresponding to 23 Rajab)], a great luminary on the firmament of Islamic Spirituality was lost to the Ummah: Arif Billah Mawlana Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar, rahmatullahi alayh. The …

The Hanafi Stance on Combining Prayers During Travel The Hanafi Stance on Combining Prayers During Travel

By Mufti Abdur Rahman ibn Yusuf
Question:
Why don’t Hanafis combine prayers, when there are authentic hadiths about it?
Answer:
In the Name of Allah the Inspirer of truth.

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Understanding the Characteristic of Humility Understanding the Characteristic of Humility

By Shaykh Muhammad Abdullah al-Gangohi [1]

Extracted from Ikmal ash-Shiyam [2]
 Whoever asserts tawaadhu’ (humility) for himself, is undoubtedly a man of pride because when a claim of humility is made, it is made after the perception of one’s (supposed) …

The Islam Women Were Promised The Islam Women Were Promised

By Shaykh Musa Furber
The horrific and heartbreaking news from India is tragic enough on its own: two alleged victims of gang rape have died, one a 23-year-old woman who succumbed to her wounds and a …

A Quick Look at Some of the Usūl of Imam Abu Hanifah A Quick Look at Some of the Usūl of Imam Abu Hanifah

Condensed from Ta’neeb ul-Khateeb of Shaykh Zahid Al-Kawthari
Prepared by Mawlana Muhammad Karolia

It is quite common these days to hear people criticizing Imam Abu Hanifah rahimahullah because “he doesn’t practice on the Hadith of Bukhari that…”. …

Worried about your Sustenance? Worried about your Sustenance?

By Shaykh Muhammad Saleem Dhorat
Recently, I was approached by a concerned brother who had been facing some difficult times with regards his provision and sustenance. This is something that many of us face at some time …