Mentoring to the right path of Islam

The Prophet’s Care for Children

“Children are a great blessing from Allah. With their tender hearts, children can be molded into righteous people only with a positive and tender approach. Islam considers children to be an amanah (trust) given to the family and says it is fard (obligatory) for the family to raise a child in a righteous manner. One should not favor one child over another.…

Examples of the Prophet’s Mercy

“Having discussed the Islamic code of treating the elderly, it is now appropriate to give some practical examples from the Prophet’s life. We will see him listening politely and respectfully to an elderly polytheist, seeking to release an elderly man captured by Quraish, and honoring an elderly person and ordering him to improve his appearance. Listening to an elderly polytheist respectfully. Ibn…

Outstanding Forgiveness of the Prophet

Another great quality of Muhammad was that he never took revenge on anyone for personal reasons and always forgave even his firm enemies. His wife `A’ishah reported that Allah’s Messenger was not unseemly or obscene in his speech, nor was he loud-voiced in the streets, nor did he return evil for evil, but he would forgive and pardon. The people of the…

The Prophet’s Love for Mankind

“The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is introduced in the Qur’an in these words: [And We have not sent you forth but as a mercy to mankind. ] (Al-Anbiyaa’: 107) This shows that his distinctive quality was that he was a blessing incarnate in word and deed. According to a tradition recorded in the Sahih of Imam Muslim, when the Prophet’s…

A New Convert Wants to Learn Islaam

Question: My questions involves many things. I am a very new convert and at first I was praying all prayers as best I could (I dont know Arabic) Someone told me I should only speak in Arabic, so in the end I have stopped praying. I think of Allah many times in the day and follow the teachings but some things I…

Where should the worshipper look?

“Question: Where should the worshipper look when he does sujood and says the tashahhud? Answer Praise be to Allaah. When doing rukoo’, the worshipper should also look at the place of his sujood. When he is reciting the tashahhud, he should look at the finger with which he is pointing. When he is doing sujood he should look at the ground directly…

Correct Sujood (prostration) Position

Question: We see some worshippers – may Allaah guide us and them – when they do sujood, they tilt their foreheads up so that they hardly touch the ground. If we try to advise them, they come up with silly excuses (such as not wanting to spoil their headgear, etc). Is their prayer valid? What is your advice to them? May Allaah…

Medical Benefits of Salat (Namaz)

By Dr Zakir Naik There are severalmedical benefits of Salat(Namaz):- of offering Salah and as every Muslim knows that the best part of Salah is the sujood, that is the prostration. No wonder the Quran has mentioned the word sujood, prostration no less then 90 times in the glorious Quran. Where [do] you do sujood in the Salah? Normally when you [stand]…