What’s Wrong with Fearing God?

Are people still tip-toeing around the notion of taqwa and translating it as "God consciousness," "mindfulness," etc.? C'mon, it's the year 2016! Are younger...

Signs of the Hour Around Us

Knowing the "Signs of the Hour," i.e., signs indicating the imminence of the Day of Judgment, is a requirement of belief. The very first...

When Insisting on “Civility” is Oppressive

Was Ibrahim civil in debating his people? Civility in dialogue is very important. As many scholars point out, there is often a lack of basic...

Hadith on Hudud, Corruption, and Equality

Equality is a crucial component of Islamic ethics. But not all notions of "equality" are the same. The modern liberal notion of equality, for...

Modern vs. Traditional Conceptions of Knowledge

The modern concept of knowledge is an anomaly. The notion that knowledge is something that can be found on a sheet of paper, in...

Image Obsession and Shirk

Popularity is everything these days. Everyone is vying to be seen, heard, and known. People define their worth by how many followers they have,...

How to Teach Your Kids the Basics of Belief Early in Life

Children should be learning aqida and the fundamentals of faith at a very young age. Around 1 to 2 years old is when kids...

Jibril, the Sublime Archangel

Meditate on Jibril/Gabriel, the archangel, one of the greatest, noblest, most powerful, most sublime beings in Creation and servants of the Almighty and let...

Looking Down on the Secularly Uneducated

Why would Muslims look down on the illiterate and those without formal secular education when our Messenger ﷺ was unlettered yet was at the...

Amazing Hadith: Putting Dunya in Perspective

Whenever the disease of dunya starts to make you feverish, this hadith from the Messenger of Allah (s) is the perfect antidote: “The one...

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The Agents Within

It is highly likely that protesters in the US are being infiltrated by undercover police or even intelligence operatives in order to discredit the...

Riots, Police Brutality, Psychological Subversion: A Satanic Agenda

Part of psychological subversion is the destruction of principle. When a person has principles, those principles serve as an anchor that stabilizes one's psyche....

The Trickiest Atheist Argument [Video]

https://youtu.be/f50zaO-FCT4 Transcript: Atheists have a lot of tricky arguments against religion but one particular argument has gotten a lot of traction on social media because of...

9/11 and Covid: Will Muslims Lead or Fall Prey Again?

I think we are way past discussing efficacy of lockdown. Every day, more and more have realized that it was and continues to be...

The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge!” in Islam

“Who are you to judge?” “Worry about your own sins”…, ”It’s not your business what I choose to do with my life”…, ”You don’t...

Let’s Not Forget What China Is Doing to the Uighurs

Back in December 2018, my wife and I were traveling from Indonesia to the United States. It was the happiest day of our lives,...

Reviewing Yaqeen Institute: A Source of Certainty or Doubt?

Note: This is a living document that will in sha’ Allah be updated as Yaqeen continues to publish content for the Muslim community. If...