Many people see Eid al-Adha as a barbaric festival in which Muslims are just thirsty for the blood of animals. But is that true? Let’s first discover what does “Qurban” or slaughtering an animal mean? After the days of Muslims’ Pilgrimage, which are full of total obedience and worship to God (the Creator of the […]


Walking around in Muslims’ streets, you can see and smell blood everywhere in their first, second, third and fourth  days of Eid (Feast).  But what is the purpose behind this? What’s the aim of shedding this amount of blood? Is it just for the pleasure of torturing animals, or is there any other reason behind […]


In a few days, Muslims will take to the streets and squares in multitudes, filling them up with chants of “Allahu Akbar” (Greatness to Allah). Muslims are rejoicing at what Allah has bestowed upon them of His bounty, and what He has guided them to perform ordained ibadat (worships). As it’s known, fasting is hard, so […]


After I went to high school, my standards regarding everything have changed. I remember one co. from my elementary school once told me she couldn’t believe how deep I’ve changed. I met new friends, they were those plastic girls group of high school. I have no idea how I gathered with this type of girls, […]


How many quotes are there that describe good manners? How many articles? How many books? Lots and lots; all trying to deliver the image of a perfect world. Prophet Muhammad PBUH (Peace be upon him) once said that he has been honored over other prophets and messengers by some characteristics, and one of them is […]


Due to the lack of knowledge about Islam, most non-Muslims tend to build some wrong ideas that contain many misconceptions about Islam. I will try to spotlight some of these myths hoping to clarify the doubts raised about these ideas. Misconception no.1: Islam is a religion of violence and barbarism! When you just utter the […]


There’s a huge difference between what you know about Sharia and what Sharia ‘ah really is. First: What is Sharia?   ‘Al-Shari’ah means the Islamic rulings that Allah has legislated for His slaves. And it is called so “i.e. Shari’ah” because the legislator legislated them as Shari’ah in Arabic means: legislation. It is also called […]


According to each belief, there are infidels, which are the other beliefs adheres of course, this is general in all beliefs. On the other hand, each belief guarantees for you that you’ll not be considered as an infidel, and that you will not go to hell as long as you stay in this belief, well, […]


Long time ago at the time of Prophet Muhammad -sallAllahu alayhi wa sallam (May the peace and blessing of Allah be upon him)- Qur’an wasn’t revealed at one time; but it was revealed according to different situations so that people learn about the religion the best way. So, with every situation there might be revealed […]


While surfing the World Wide Web, I was remarkably surprised to find reputable dictionary sites such as Cambridge, Merriam-Webster, and Dictionary.com defining the word Halal as “animal or their meat slaughtered or prepared in the manner prescribed by Islamic law (i.e. halal meat or halal butcher)”. What is the actual meaning of the word “Halal”? The word […]


“I’ll be there in five minutes” … “I’ll finish it tomorrow” …”I won’t do this again” .. “I’ll meet you later”. There are examples of many promises we say daily, but we don’t keep. A promise is a commitment by someone to do or not to do something. Keeping promises is an important principle in […]


In Islam, God and His prophet Muhammad recommended Muslims to preserve their life as much as possible. Even if such preservation in some cases involves the commission of a sin. The purpose of the Islamic sharia is for human to achieve happiness in this world and the hereafter. The Islamic Sharia was mainly made to […]