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...

The Foolishness of “Quran-Only” Muslims

The absurdity of "Quran-only" Muslims. If they had been living with the Prophet (s), would they have told him, "Tell us what the Quran...

Sweetness of Iman

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “None will taste the sweetness of iman until he loves a...

The Power of Irreverence

One aspect of the story of Ibrahim (as) that some Muslims today fail to appreciate: when appropriate and done with wisdom, irreverence is not...

True Fiqh and Husn al-Dhann for Past Ulama

The ulama are the most worthy of our husn al-dhann. But we live in the age of nafs. The nafs pulls people to question...

The Virtues of the Absent-Minded

The bright side of poor record keeping is that your left hand *really* has no clue what your right hand has given.   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1664269870458395

Islam and Science in Conflict: Describing Reality

What do we make of all the verses and ahadith that seem to imply that the earth is flat or that the earth does...

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...

Why ISIS is Not Islamic

The criteria that certain commentators use to insist on calling ISIS "Islamic" would also render the khawarij "Islamic." The same thing that made the...

The Spiritual Benefits of Self Reliance

Of the practices of the righteous predecessors was reliance on Allah and then self reliance. If it was possible to accomplish something for themselves,...