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 […]


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, […]


Thursday is a unique day for me. As a university student, it represents the last day before the weekend and the day of family gathering. It’s the time to relieve, renew my relations, and gain power for the coming week.   Praying & Athkar Impact After getting up early on Thursday, I start my day […]


Being a good guest is an advisable thing in all religions. But when it comes to Muslim houses, it will be a little bit different to be a good guest in terms of customs and religious traditions. Below is some advice you should be aware of to keep your Muslim host happy and your visit […]


One day, I was in Salah Al-din citadel standing in the Islamic library to give foreigners free books about Islam. Someone came and said, “I want to ask you a question but please answer me frankly. “ I said, “Yes, sure I will do.”  He said “Why are you standing here calling for your religion? […]


The widow is a woman who is destined to lose her husband who supports and provides for her. She is a woman who suffers really hard. This suffering is not only financial, but most of the time it is emotional and psychological suffering. She loses her husband, her lover and the father of her children […]


It is impossible for anyone who studies the life and the character of the great Prophet Mohammed peace and blessing be upon him, knows how he taught his followers and how he lived to feel anything but to deeply respect his greatness, principals and mission. On the following lines, we shall focus on Prophet Mohammed’s […]


       No one can deny how important cleanliness is whether it’s personal, dietary, environmental or even spiritual (concerning beliefs, thoughts and feelings), but “Muslim cleanliness” is truly squeaky-clean as it incorporates both physical and spiritual aspects with very strict and clear commandments and recommendations.   When does a Muslim become impure? The Messenger […]


Once you hear the word “Marriage”, how do you feel? And how your emotions would be? May be you are smiling and feeling happy, comfort and warm. Marriage is a gift to the spouses to lead a happy life full of tranquility and compassion, so God describes this special relationship in a very beautiful and […]


Islam is a way of life not only a religion. There is no aspect of life that is left out, there is always a perfect Islamic way to handle it.  Death is of no exception as it is the gateway to  “Afterlife”, the real one where we started and where we will end up. To […]


What does engagement mean in Islam? Is it a party where the fiancé/fiancée exchange rings?  Actually no, it is not.    Engagement according to Islamic Shariah means that a man asks a woman or her guardian for her hand in marriage. It is a proposal for or a promise of marriage.    There are no specific practices […]


“As- Salam-U- Alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh” The Islamic greeting means “May the peace of Allah be upon you and His mercy and His blessings”. Actually, the translation gives a very shallow meaning. In fact; it is more than being just a greeting, it has much deeper meanings. In Islam, exchanging greetings has big rewards […]