Understanding Islam

“Seeking knowledge is an obligation upon every Muslim.” (At-Tirmidhi)

What is Islamic Calendar?

The Islamic calendar is based on lunar months, which begin when a thin new crescent Moon is actually sighted in the western sky after sunset within a day or so after the New Moon. Hence, the month is either […]

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Understanding Jihād

What is Jihād? What is the Concept of Jihād? Why was Jihād prescribed and legitimized in Islam? What are the conditions for performing Jihād? First: The Concept of Jihād: Jihād in Arabic is a verbal noun of (جَاهد يُجاهِد […]

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The Month of Ḍhu al-Ḥijjah

A short essay outlining the excellent virtues and rewards for fasting in the month of Ḍhu al-Ḥijjah. “The Prophet (ṣallallāhu ʿalayhi wa-sallam) said, “The greatest day of the Ḥajj (Pilgrimage) is the Day of al-Naḥr (Slaughtering).”   By the […]

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Virtue of Udhiya/Qurban

Praise be to Allah Alone, the Lord of the universe. Peace and blessings be upon the Last Prophet, his Family and all his Companions. “Udhiya” is an Arabic term which means ‘sacrificing an animal’, and “Qurban” is an Arabic […]

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Hajj 2018

UPCOMING ISLAMIC EVENT! HAJJ 2018 Estimated : Sunday | August 19, 2018 Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. It is obligatory to perform Hajj at least once in your lifetime. Hajj 2018 will commence on Sunday, 19th […]

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Understanding the Obligations of Zakaat Al-Fit’r

Zakaat Al-Fitr is an individual obligation upon every Muslim who can afford it, prescribed by the Sharee‘ah (Islamic legislation) based on the texts of the Quran and Sunnah (Prophetic tradition), and scholarly consensus. It was ordained, along with fasting, in the second year after Hijrah (Emigration). The recipients […]

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Islamic legal rules of Fasting

All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the worlds. We testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah and that Muhammad ﷺ is His slave and Messenger. Allah s.w.t. says in the Qur’an: “O you […]

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