The Believer’s Love for Allah

“The intention wasn’t to slay the boy, but rather to slay him from his father’s heart.” (Tafsir Ibn Al-Qayyim) No romance here. This is a simple...

Who Is Allah?

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Knowing Allah The paramount importance for Muslims to know Allah is evidenced within our daily ritual practices and prayers. In fact Muslims...

The Supreme Respect of the Sahabah Towards Rasūlullāh ﷺ

I love this statement by Al-‘Abbās ibn ‘Abd al-Muṭṭalib, رضي الله عنه: سئل العباس بن عبد المطلب رضي الله عنه عم رسول الله صلى الله...

Explaining Modesty in Islām: An Important Branch of Īmān

Shaykh-ul-Hadīth Mawlānā Fadl-ur-Rahmān Azmī hafizahullāh, the master Hadīth scholar based at Dār-ul-‘Ulūm Azaadville, South Africa, had delivered a heartfelt message to the Ummah in...

Muslim Women Fill BBC’s 100 Women List: Are These Our Role Models?

Those first months after graduation were a stressful struggle between my values and career choices. It wasn't until a year had passed that I decided...

Defending the Honour of Rasūlullāh ﷺ

The polytheists of Makkah Mukarramah were famous for their taunting and mockery of Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam. They swore at him, spat in his...

The Types of Hypocrisy in Islam

The Types of Hypocrisy by Muhaddith Al-‘Asr Shaykh Sayyid Muhammad Yūsuf Binnorī rahimahullāh Translated by: Mufti Abdullah Moolla One of the grave sins which draw the anger...

Hawa Versus Huda: Atheistic Delusions

الهوى والهدى In Arabic, these two words differ in only one letter. A single letter (the middle letter between the Ha and the Alif Maqsura:...

The Honor of Abu Bakr and His Family

One of the many amazing things about Abu Bakr رضي الله عنه is that he has the distinction and honor of having in his...

Becoming a Means of Guidance for Non-Muslims

Yesterday a new friend, let's call her Michelle, was telling me the story of how she became Muslim. She was born in the South, into...