Timeline of the Prophet's Life Before the Call to Prophethood
Science must increase our faith. It is wrong for anyone to close their eyes to what is right in front of them.
We understand life has an orientation and everything is moving towards a certain end
Our first and foremost duty is to discover ourselves and then turn toward God through the illuminated prism of our nature.
This article seeks to outline the revelation in the Qur’an on thankfulness, and discusses its various attributes.
The dualism between the body and the soul is very clearly evident in the physical world.
The Perfection of Prophetic Mercy is a great Islamic voice revisits and recounts the realization of perfection
Come to prayer! Come to success!
We do not intend in this article to address the issue of the ruling on celebrating the Prophet’s birthday from a jurisprudential point of view.
Children are the delight of our hearts in their childhood, our companions and comfort in our old age
A ranking of the most influential persons in history
The teachings of the Prophet instilled in Muslims the notion that they should treat Christians and Jews well, respect them and to maintain good relations with them.
Our world is so interdependent and so interrelated that peaceful dialogue has become an imperative.
A Messenger is a Prophet who is given revelation from God. The Torah was revealed to Moses, the Gospel was revealed to Jesus.
There are five simple but essential observances that all practicing Muslims accept and follow. These “Pillars of Islam” represent the core that unites all Muslims.
There are many aspects of belief in which one who adheres to Islam must have firm conviction. From those aspects, the most important are six, known as the “Six Articles of Belief”.
Among the blessings and favors that God has bestowed upon humanity is that He endowed them with an innate ability to recognize and acknowledge His existence.
Astronomy practiced in ancient civilizations was associated with astrology and fortune telling. This association cast shades of doubt on the practice in the minds of early Muslims.
The exact time period when Prophet Hud preached is unknown. It is believed that he came approximately 200 years before Prophet Saleh.
It is widely believed that the crescent moon and star is an internationally-recognized symbol of Islam. After all, the symbol is featured on the flags of several Muslim countries and is even part of the official emblem for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Muslims pray five times each day, often in a congregation at a mosque. While Friday is a special day for Muslims, it is not considered a day of rest or a Sabbath.
Islam is a widely misunderstood religion, and many of those misconceptions have become even more firmly entrenched in recent years. Those who are unfamiliar with the faith often have misunderstandings about Islam's teachings and practices.
In addition to being required to pray three times daily (normally five, but exceptions are made when traveling), Allah also requires Muslims to begin other prayers, or duas, to keep them safe as soon as they leave their cities or towns and begin their travels.
Many Muslims make only one pilgrimage trip during their lifetimes. In the days and weeks after Hajj, many pilgrims thus take advantage of their travel time by visiting the city of Madinah, 270 miles north of Makkah. The people of Madinah provided refuge to the early Muslim community when they were being persecuted by the powerful Makkan tribes.
In addition to being a prophet, a statesman, and a community leader, the Prophet Muhammad, who was born in 570, was a family man. Muhammad was known to be kind and gentle with his family, setting an example for all to follow.
When eating any meal, Muslims are instructed to recognize that all of their blessings come from Allah.
Prayer beads are used in many religions and cultures around the world, either to help with prayer and meditation or to simply keep the fingers occupied during times of stress. Islamic prayer beads are called subha, from a word which means to glorify God (Allah).
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