Virtues of Udhiya (Qurban)

In the Name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, ‘Udhiya’ is an Arabic term which means ‘sacrificing an animal’, and ‘Qurbani’ is an Urdu and Persian word derived from the Arabic word ‘Qurban’ which literally means an act performed to seek Allah’s pleasure. It is technically used for the sacrifice of an animal slaughtered for […]

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Understanding the Obligations of Zakaat Al-Fitr

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 of Sadaqat Al-Fitrare the same recipients of general Zakaah (obligatory charity), based on what Allah The Almighty […]

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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 who believe, fasting is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you so […]

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Isra wal Mi’raj

The month of Rajab is most famous for the incident of the night journey and ascension of Prophet SAW to the heavens, in Arabic known as Al-Isra wal Mi’raj. The exact date of this journey is unknown, however all Islamic scholars are in agreement that it took place in the month of Rajab. Al-Isra refers […]

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