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Islam taught us 14 centuries ago treatment methods regarding dental health that modern medicine has only recently started to introduce. The miswak, which has a great effect on dental health, is the best teeth-cleaning tool with its easy-to-use quality. Using a miswak is highly beneficial for the prevention of tooth decay. The medical book entitled Larousse Illustré Medical says: “All ... Read More »

The virtues of fasting & the fast of Monday & Thursday!

Bismillaah wa-Hamdulillaah was-salaatu was-salaamu ‘alaa rasoolilaah The virtues of fasting are immense, and a number of saheeh ahaadeeth state this, such as the following: Fasting is something which is just for Allaah, and Allaah will give multiple rewards without measure for it. The hadeeth says: “[Allaah says:] Fasting is Mine and it is I Who give reward for it.” (Al-Bukhaari, ... Read More »

Muslims forced to drink alcohol and eat pork in China’s ‘re-education’ camps, former inmate claims

read time: 4 min Chinese authorities have ensnared tens, possibly hundreds of thousands of Muslim Chinese – and even foreign citizens – in mass internment camps. The re-education camps are shrouded in secrecy and operate outside of the legal system. Prisoners are physically and mentally tortured in efforts to quash religious beliefs and any potential separatist movements. Muslims were detained ... Read More »

Works & Supplications During Pregnancy!

here are many actions and supplications that have been mentioned by scholars based on the experience of the pious people of the past. They include the following: Actions Remain punctual on the five obligatory Ṣalāh and perform as many non-obligatory prayers. (Click here for 10 tips to wake up for Fajr Salah). Supplicate and remember Allah as much as possible. ... Read More »

The dark flames of social media have entered our homes

He sits hunched over his laptop with a smile plastered over his bearded face. It is 1 am and his wife is sleeping peacefully after a tiring day of being a superwoman homemaker.He enthusiastically replies to her suggestive messages.He is a 40 year old father,a husband and a son yet he feels like a giddy teen as he chats to ... Read More »


Although the month of Muharram is a sacred month as a whole, the 10th of Muharram is the most sacred among all its days. The day is named ‘Aashurah’. It is one of the most important and blessed days of Allah Ta’ala in the Islamic calendar. This day has been accepted as having deep significance. Evidence of its significance has ... Read More »

Ahle Bayt & Karbala!

It is commonly known that the people most beloved to a person are his family and progeny. As Mu’mineen we follow Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam). If we take closer look at the Mubarak life of Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) we will find that Nabi (Sallallahu Alayhi wa sallam) also had a lot of love for the Ahlul Bayt ... Read More »

Muharram & Aashura

THE SACRED MONTHS From among the months of the Islaamic year, the “Ashurul Hurum” (Sacred Months) enjoy a greater significance. Hafiz Ibn Katheer (Radhiallahu-anhu) has quoted the saying of Hadhrat Qatadah (Radhiallahu-anhu) in his famous tafseer. He writes: Allah Ta’ala has indeed distinguished some of His Creation from among man and Jinn, He has chosen Messengers. He has granted special ... Read More »

Udhiyah [Qurbānī]

Virtues Of Udhiyah [Qurbānī] • Udhiyah is a practice commanded by Allāh ta‘ālā: … So turn in prayer towards your Lord and sacrifice (animals). (108:2) • There is nothing dearer to Allāh ta‘ālā during the days of udhiyah than the sacrificing of animals. The sacrificed animal shall come on the Day of Judgement with its horns, hair, and hooves (to ... Read More »

Hajj: Invitation or Accreditation?

A Deep Yearning to Perform Hajj Hajj is one of the fundamental pillars of Islām. Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‘alayhi wasallam has said: “Islām is founded on five (pillars): bearing witness that there is no deity except Allāh and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allāh, establishing salāh, paying zakāh, performing hajj and fasting in the month of Ramadhān.” (Al-Bukhārī) Hajj is ... Read More »