Category: Religious Literature

Concept of Anathema (lanat) In Islam

Concept of Anathema (lanat) In Islam

Literally, Anathema or Curse (lanat) means, “to dispel from the bounty of Allah” TYPES OF ANATHEMA IN ISLAM There are three types of Anathema (la’nat): To curse someone as cursed In Canon of Islam...

IKHLAS or PURITY or SELFLESS in ISLAM

IKHLAS or PURITY or SELFLESS in ISLAM

Allama Ragab Asfahani writes, “Immaculate or Khalis means, Clean, Something having impurity and this impurity if taken off, this it will be called Immaculate or Khalis. In Qur’an, Muslims are named as Mukhlis or...

Who is Imam or Spiritual Guide in Islam

Who is Imam or Spiritual Guide in Islam

An Imam is one who is followed by people. Further, an Imam is one whose verbs (Islamic expressions) are followed by other people. Allah says in Holy Qur’an, “The day (of judgement) on which...

Jannat Heaven Islam

Jannat Heaven Islam

ASSALAM O ALAIKUM! Heaven: The word “Jannah”  has been derived from the word “Jann” which means “to hide something”. Jannah (Heaven) is so called because its land has been hidden by the dense gardens...

What is the Meaning of Imaan in Islam

What is the Meaning of Imaan in Islam

* Hazrat Abdullah (رحمت اللّہ ) said that meaning of Imaan is the name of asserting something. * Hazrat Zahri (رحمت اللّہ  ) said that Imaan signifies action (amal). * Rabiya bin Anas (رحمت...

Saying Ameen in Islam

Saying Ameen in Islam

ASSALAM O ALAIKUM! Saying “Ameen” after Surah Al-Fatiha is righteous (or Mustahab) in Islam. “Ameen” can be examplified with “Yaseen”. It means “O Allah! Undertake my grants”. Righteousness (Mustahab) of saying “Ameen” is backed...

Prophet Muhammad Justice and Fairness

Prophet Muhammad Justice and Fairness

Hazrat Adi Bin Hatim who accepted Islam under the influence of Prophet Muhammad (sal allah ho alaihi wasallim) narrated: Once the group (lashkar) of Prophet Muhammad (sal allah ho alaihi wasallim) captured my aunt (paternal)...

Sirat e Mustaqeem in Quran

Sirat e Mustaqeem in Quran

* According to Ibn-e-Abi-Hatim & Ibn-e-Jareer, Sirat e Mustaqeem is the book of Allah i.e. Qur’an. * According to Muhammad  (Sal allah ho alaihi wasallim), Sirat-e-Mustaqeem means Islam. Hazrat Ibn-e-Abbas (r.a.), Ibn-e-Masood (r.a.) &...

Shaitan or Iblis in Islam

Shaitan or Iblis in Islam

ASSALAM O ALAIKUM! In Islam the word “Shaitan” has been derived from “Shatan” which literally means “Separate.” As this cursed creature is far from humanity as well as from virtues (nekia), hence it is...

Facts About Holy Quran

Facts About Holy Quran

* According to Hazrat Qatada (r.a.)  Surah Al Baqra, Surah Al Imran, Surah Nisa, Surah Ma’eda, Surah Baraat, Surah Raa’d, Surah Nahal, Surah Hajj, Surah Nuur, Surah Ahzab, Surah Muhammad, Surah Fatah, Surah Hijra’t,...

Praying to Allah in Islam-His Remembrance

Praying to Allah in Islam-His Remembrance

ASSALAM O ALAIKUM! Allah عزوجل says in Qur’an: “So remember Me; I will remember you; & be grateful to Me and do not deny Me” [Al Qur’an 2:152] * Ibn-e-Abbas رضی الله تعلا عنه...

Direction of Prayer for Muslims

Direction of Prayer for Muslims

Allah عزوجل says in Qur’an: “& to Allah عزوجل belongs the east & the west. So wherever you [might] turn there is the Face of Allah عزوجل. Indeed, Allah عزوجل is all-Encompassing & Knowing” ...

Prohibition of Magic in Islam

Prohibition of Magic in Islam

In the reign of Prophet Sulaiman علیه سلام, Bani Isra’el started practicing Magic. At this Sulaiman علیه سلام tried to stop them. He took their books & buried them under his holy chair. After...

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