The Requirements Of The Accepted Hajj

By Editorial Staff On their journey to Makkah, pilgrims hope and pray that their hajj (Pilgrimage to Makkah) will be accepted. They want to be rewarded, gain Paradise and the pleasure of Allah and to be saved from the Hellfire. To achieve this, they need to meet the requirements of Hajj. What are the requirements […]

The Virtues of Hajj And `Umrah

By Editorial Staff Definitions The Hajj, Pilgrimage The Arabic word ‘Hajj’ literally means to repair to, betake oneself or set off for a place. In the technical usage of the term, it means to repair to the Sacred House in Makka and perform the rites of the Pilgrimage. Allah says, “Thus Hajj-Pilgrimage to the (Sacred) […]

The Prophet’s Early Life Before Prophethood

By Editorial Staff Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) was an orphan who lived under the guardianship of his grandfather, ‘Abd al-Muttalib after his mother’s death. Few years later, his grandfather died. He, then, went to live with his paternal uncle, Abu Talib. Abu Talib used to defend Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him); however, […]

Social wisdom in Hajj

Allah Has Created people to be different in their living; some are rich and some poor, some well-off, affluent and high-esteemed, and others indigent, miserable and astray in life. That is great wisdom decreed by Allah so that people would exchange work, cooperate with one another, and use one another to achieve their requirements and needs: the […]

Muhammad’s Birth and the Sacred Covenant

By Editorial Staff The Sacred Covenant Messengers who Allah sent before Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) told their peoples about Muhammad’s Prophethood and mission. Moreover, Allah described him in the Holy Scriptures previous to the Gracious Quran. A covenant was made between Allah and all prophets that if He sent Prophet Muhammad (peace and […]

How to Be Patient?

By Editorial Staff Definition Sabr (patience) is an Arabic word that means in language to restrain. The month of Ramadan is called the month of al-Sabr because it is self-restraint from food, drink and sexual intercourse. In the technical usage of the term, it means to restrain oneself from neglecting Allah’s commands, indulging in prohibitions […]

What Are the Requirements of Sincere Repentance?

By Editorial Staff Definition of Tawbah Tawbah (repentance) is an Arabic word which means in language to return. In the technical usage of the term, it means to return from disobedience of Allah’s commands to His obedience. The greatest and most important kind of repentance is to desist from disbelief and revert to belief in […]

Egypt’s 2019 AFCON: Here Are Teams with Key Muslim Players

Half of the teams come from Muslim countries in different regions of Africa. Here are some facts on some prominent Muslim players

The Intention and Its Relation to Acceptance of Deeds

By Editorial Staff For actions to be accepted and rewarded by Allah there are two crucial prerequisites: (1) Sincerity or having a valid intention (2)  Performing the action properly, namely, performing it according to the way the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) did it. This article will mainly discuss the first […]

Ramadan Is Not the End! It’s a New Start!

By Editorial Staff Kinds of people after Ramadan 1. The successful ones The Blessed month of Ramadan during which Muslims have performed many acts of worship is now over. It acts as a witness for or against people. Those who spared no effort to observe as many acts of worship as they could must be […]