Acts of Worship beyond Qur’an & Sunnah in the Love of Allah

Can we use the love of Allah as a means to worship Him beyond what is in the Qur’an and Sunnah, because our love makes us transcend those two sources?

Prayer: The Basic Duty and Pivotal Concept in Islam

Prayer (Salah) being one of the five pillars of Islam is mentioned many times in the Qur’an as an obligatory duty for every adult Muslim.

How to Acquire Knowledge of God?

How does one acquire knowledge of and belief in God, His Attributes, His Law and the Day of Judgment?

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.

Ghusl on Friday: Recommended?

Why should the Muslim perform ghusl before going to Friday Prayer? Is it obligatory or preferred? What is the proof of that from the Sunnah?

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?