Tagged: Islam

Essay on Spread of Islam in Kashmir

INTRODUCTION Islam is essentially a missionary religion and the Muslim missionary, be he a Pir (spiritual guide) or a preacher, carries with him the message of Islam to the people of land he enters...

Can One Pray for Others?

Allah says in Qur’an: “That everyman receives only what he makes an effort for” [Al Qur’an 53:39] Thus, some people, on the basis of this Verse, deny one’s prayers for others. But it is...

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...

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...

Good and Bad Morals in Islam

ASSALAM O ALAIKUM! Allah عزوجل says in Qur’an: “Allah has set a seal upon their hearts and upon their hearing, and over their vision is a veil. And for them is a great punishment.”...

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

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

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

* 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

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

* 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,...

Angel, Man and Jinn

ASSALAM O ALAIKUM! I am going to explain some facts about the  creations of Allah عزوجل. 1. ANGELS: Angels are the creations of Allah عزوجل that He made with Divine Light (Noor). They are...

Kaaba Facts

“& [mention] when We made the House a place of return for the people and [a place of] security. And take, [O believers], from the standing place of Ibrahim (علیه سلام) a place of...

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

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...