Posts from May 2015

Ramamdan! How To Pray Taraweeh

The Ramadan nightly prayer (Taraweeh) has a special merit over other nights. The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said: “Whoever observes night prayer in Ramadan as an expression of his faith and to seek reward from Allah, his previous sins will be blotted out.” (Muslim) In this hadith, faith means faith in what…

Arabic Learning Tips for All!

Learning the Arabic language is something which many of us dabble in….often on and off for a long time… with out a great deal of progress! However, there are some who can and do learn very quickly Alhamdulillah….so what is different between them and us? Is it that some people just naturally take to learning…

Best Ways to Prepare for Ramadan

PLEASE READ AND SHARE: The following are 10 ways in which we can prepare for this beautiful month starting from NOW: 1. Voluntary Fasts What better way of preparing ourselves to fast for 30 consecutive days in Ramadan than to fast the voluntary fasts. Fasting Monday and Thursday: Abu Hurairah reported that the most the…

Read What They Say About Islaam

“If any religion had the chance of ruling over England, nay Europe within the next hundred years, it could be Islam.” “I have always held the religion of Muhammad in high estimation because of its wonderful vitality. It is the only religion which appears to me to possess that assimilating capacity to the changing phase…

How to help your children with Ramadan

For Muslims, Ramadan is the most blessed month of the year. It is the month in which parents can better teach their children about Ramadan and its practices. Children are very curious and they want to do things that their parents or adults do, like kids imitate their parents or adults while praying, so it…

What is Halal and what is Haram?

Understanding the general islamic principle is never complete without out knowing what the hala and haram is. The Haram or prohibition of things is due to their impurity and harmfulness: It is the right of Allah, the One Who created the universe and bestowed innumerable favours upon mankind, to legalise or prohibit as He deems…

What is the Bedrock of Islaam?

This is a question which every Muslim should be able to answer. The Bedrock of Islaam which the general Islamic principle is based upon is known as Tawheed. Tawheed is a concept that was preached by every Prophet of Allaah and, thus, constitutes the essence of the teachings of Islaam. It means that there is…

Rafeeqee: Islamic Knowledge Forum

Assalaamu ‘alaykum Warahmatullaah!, I would like to inform you about rafeeqee Islamic knowledge forum. It is your gateway to increasing knowledge from authentic sources of the Ahlus Sunnah wal Jamaa’ah. www.rafeeqee.com/forum has various articles written on all aspects of Islam, advices of scholars, stories, inspiring quotes and links to much more. Please register and become…

Salmaan Al-Farisi’s Conversion to Islam

Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid The following is a lengthy hadeeth about the story of how the great Sahaabi Salmaan al-Faarisi (may Allaah be pleased with him) came to Islam. He was a Magian (Zoroastrian), then he became a Christian, then he became a Muslim. That was after he had met a number of Christian monks,…