The True Muslim between Islam and Iman

How iman (faith) is related to Islam? Who is the Muslim, and who is the mu’min? Is there Islam without faith? What makes a Muslim true and staunch?

Islam’s Code of Life: Between Faith and Obedience

Islam means obedience to God. And it is common sense that this obedience cannot be complete unless man knows certain basic facts of life and places firm faith in them.

Praying on Time: Between Deep Faith & Fashionable Identity

Anywhere on earth prayer can be performed. An American Muslim sister tells her experience with prayer and how she made and felt the balance…

Nawafil (Supererogatory) Prayers: Their Significance and Rulings

What are nawafil prayers, and why are they legislated? Should it be offered in one’s house or in mosques? Is it acceptable for one to make nawafil while sitting even though he has the ability to stand?

The Masjid: Status and Etiquette of the House of Allah

The mosque is where Muslims should pray five times every day, where they seek refuge from the troubles of this world. It deserves to be the cleanest place on earth…

Ghusl (the Complete Ablution): Its Rulings from Qur’an and Sunnah

Ghusl means to wash the entire body with water. What are the rulings of ghusl from Qur’an and Sunnah? When is it obligatory?

The Adhan: Its Virtues and History

The adhan, although it has very few words, covers all essentials of the faith. How is that? What does it indicate, and how was it legislated?