What is the real `ibadah (worship) for which God has created you and which He has enjoined upon you? Why do we worship God?
Now a Muslim, why am I obliged to pay zakah? Why has it been prescribed at all? If it is about charity, shouldn’t I have the choice to give it or not?
Ramadan is the season of goodness, blessings; a time in which rewards are multiplied and heart is purified of all spiritual diseases and the body of burdens and worldly desires.
How did the Prophet’s life in the desert fashioned him and his outlook on creation and the Creator? What did the desert, apparently devoid of life, teach him about life? How does living close to nature impact one’s faith?
What is the difference between zakah and sadaqah? What are the benefits of sadaqah? How does it impact the giver and the whole society?
By His wisdom, God gave preference to some places and times over others. For Muslims, Friday is the best day of the week, Ramadan is the best month of the year, “Laylat al-Qadr” is the best night in Ramadan, the day of “Arafah” is the best day of the year. Likewise the first ten days of the month of “Dhul-Hijjah” are the blessed days for Muslims.
In verse 8 of Surat Al-A’la Allah promises Prophet Muhammad to make things easy for him and give him the power to withstand the difficulties ahead. The beauty of this ayah stems from …
Some people ask: Why do I need Islam? In his explanation of the concept of “istighna’” (feeling self-sufficient and in no need of anything) Ustadh Nouman teaches that deep down inside us there is something that is hungry for spiritual fulfillment.
The idea that nature is this wild beast that Allah has held back is a recurring theme in the Quran and here, Allah describes how nature will react once He it hears Allah’s permission.