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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


On the planet of Muslims, we celebrate feasts not like those who’re on planet earth, except for few things. Muslims have only two feasts to celebrate, one of them is directly after Ramadan for 1 day, some extend it up to 3 days, and is called “Al-Fitr”, the other is 2 months later, which called […]


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 […]


I remember someday I used to wonder what would somebody ever do to deserve to be punished? I had this Heavenly pure attitude thing, I believed that we should forgive each others ALL the time because nothing in the world deserves the revenge attitude. One of my favorite Muslim scholars said: You can have revenge, it’s […]


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 […]


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 […]


     Rights and duties are the main concern of humans everywhere at all times.  One is always eager to gain more rights and to have less duties and responsibilities. Islam from day one acknowledged this fact and elaborated on every detail of each right and obligation of each member of the Muslim society Muslim […]