Hajj and `Umrah are the pilgrimages of Islam. Hajj is usually referred to as the major pilgrimage or the Pilgrimage, and `Umrah as the lesser one. Both Hajj and `Umrah consist of a journey to Makkah t
We all like this moment, when a brother or sister enters the masjid on a Friday, and announces the shahada (declaration of faith), and the whole masjid start saying “Takbir, Allahu Akbar”; I canno
It was quite miraculous to see how the rock of discrimination began to crack when exposed to small drops of understanding. Although simple, the ideas presented in the Qur’an...
Veiled from sight, a young woman walked down the streets of Cairo, reciting the glorious Qur’an to herself and thinking about her goals. She loved the Qur’an and was passionate about studying and
Most of us, unfortunately, take Allah's mercy and compassion for granted. But if we stop for a moment and just reflect on the depth and extent of Allah's mercy, we will be astonished beyond words.
You may be shocked by these words coming from me. However, on this pilgrimage, what I have seen, and experienced, has forced me to rearrange much of my thought-patterns previously held, and to toss as
This beautiful hadith was the Prophet's answer for a question asked by Companion An-Nawas ibn Sam`an (may Allah be pleased with him) about birr, translated here as righteousness, and sin. Dr. Mohamed
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