Dawah

Don't Get Tired!

There are times when the world seems like it is going to come tumbling down on us. But the most human thing to do, the most Muslim thing to do, is keep pushing.…

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THE ISLAM THAT WE YEARN

This is a personal reflection I decided to put into writing to encourage people around the world to see how beautiful Islam is and to also inspire Muslims to appreciate their deen and see beyond the negative vibes we get from the media…

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SAVING TIME

Each day we spent in this world must be filled with things to be proud of, things that are productive and things that would benefit us both in this life and in the hereafter.…

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Why you really should fast six days in Shawwal

Notes courtesy students of Almaghrib’s Qabeelat Hosna, Houston Texas. From class of Fiqh of Zakah and Fasting taught by AMJA scholar Shaykh Waleed Basyouni. Disclaimer: mistakes in this piece are most likely those of the students and not the teacher and thus should be attributed to us. My inputs to these notes are negligible (beyond the sparse commentary) and so please make a special prayer for the teacher and the note compiler.…

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WHAT NEXT AFTER RAMADAN

Ramadan is a level playing field wherein people compete with each other in good deeds and benevolence. During this blessed month, souls are trained in virtue and accustomed to dignity, they learn to disdain vices, sins and acquire all good attributes.…

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A GUIDE FOR INTENDING PILGRIMS

NIYYAH 1 . The person who intends to perform Hajj must do so with the express niyyah of attaining Allah’s Pleasure, and to fulfil one’s fardh, and also to diligently carry out the Commands of Allah and His Rasool sallallahu alayhi wasallam. The rewards for deeds depend greatly on the niyyah that is formed. Sincerity is extremely important.…

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THE BENEFITS OF BISMILLAH

If we were to give an exhaustive account of the benefits of the recitation of “Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim” we would need more than a single volume to do justice to it.…

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