Asalamu Alaykum Wa Rahmatulahi Wa Barakatu, Most Muslims who fast in Ramadan focus on the benefits and rewards of it. But in doing so, we often make mistakes that instead of adding to our experience actually detract from it. Mistakes that can make us commercialize Ramadan as so many other religions have commercialized their sacred… Continue reading 20 Common Mistakes Made During Ramadan
Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatu: As Ramadan the Blessed month approaches, we must prepare ourselves to take advantage of the many blessings bestowed on us by Allah at this time. Please read the attachment, 70 Matters Related to Ramadan. This is essay gives a nice overall information on the virtues and benefits to fasting… Continue reading 70 Matters Related to Fasting
Three Words Three words. In Islam, these three words have, May Allah subhanna wata Allah have Mercy on all of us, been a source of great debate and disagreement. In my humble opinion, I would like to remind myself and others that scholarly disagreement was never met with ill regard, or disrespect. On the contrary,… Continue reading Three Words
Assalamu Alaikum Sisters: Tawbah is a very important concept in Islam. It washes away our past sins, as The Prophet (SAWS) said, “One who has repented of a sin is like one who has never sinned.” HASAN – Reported by Abu ‘Ubaidah ibn ‘Abdullaah & collected by Ibn Majah Authenticated by al-Albaanee It literally means a… Continue reading Tawbah
A frequently asked question by many reverts to Islam is, what does Islam say about our relationship with our husband’s family? Brother-in-law? In-Laws? This seems to be a question, that can be influenced by culture, as the family unit is defined differently in different cultures. For instance, some families prefer to marry their children to… Continue reading Family Relationships in Islam
This question is frequently asked by sisters, and part of a broader questions, will I see my family in Jannah? Yes, sisters you will be rewarded with a husband that pleases you and you please him. And Allah will reward you according to your superior believe, worship and good deeds.
Assalamu Alaikum: There are many A Hadith which site the virtures of the Day of Arafat, not only for those who are attending Hajj but for those of us who are left behind, the first being (for those left behind) fasting. May Allah reward all of our good deeds done for His Sake. Ameen Ibn… Continue reading Virtures of the Day of Arafat and Fasting This Day