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The Bad Way To Be A Hero [Must Read]

Here is a bad way to be a hero… “Are they looking at me? Let me do it extra more!” Such a kind of mindset is no doubt a “show off” (riyya). Showing off is a minor shirk, hence Muslims should avoid it. It is an action performed to receive praise or any wordly gain, rather than doing it for the sake…

3 Important Things You Should Know About Your Prayer (Salat)

Most people don’t know about the following three things as regards their salaat: 1. It is Compulsory to say ”Bismillah In Wudu” Some people use to think that saying Bismillah (In the Name of Allah) was just Sunnah, or something that was recommended, yet voluntary. This is something we need to take seriously. After, all if you don’t have wudu, then you…

Evidence: The Salat (Prayer) Was Established By the Previous Prophets Too!

Throughout history the prophets have communicated that the salat (prayer) has been made compulsory by Allah to their respective peoples, and the prophets have been role models for all believers by abiding by this observance in the best and most correct manner. Some verses on this subject read: – For Prophet Ibrahim (upon him be peace): [Ibrahim said:] “My Lord! Make me…

General Islamic Principle: Important Observation Muslim Women

Assalaamualykum dear reader, The questions and answers below are from the general Islamic principle which all Muslim women must know and note as regards their five daily prayers. Kindly remember to share with friends and family. Is it Permissible for a Woman to Pray Without Socks or With a Short Garment? Questioner: Our teacher, many women go to the masjid for prayer…

A General Islamic Principle: The Importance of Khushoo In Prayer

One of the fundamental and general Islamic principle which a Muslim must know about if the importance of their khushoo in salaat. Many people prayed their fie daily salaat only to find themselves thinking about their kids, your job, your schoolwork, or even worse, something you saw on TV? Do you find it difficult to have khushoo in prayer? You’re not alone.…

Ten (10) Unique Ways on preparing for Eid Day

By Lekan Yakub Here are my top ten (10) tips on preparing for Eid Day 1 . Make a Ghusl (bath) and dress in clean clothes. 2. Put on a better islamic wear but don’t put on unislamic wears. 3. Go to the eid praying ground as early as possiblr in the morning pray with other Muslims. Listen to the Khutbah (Eid…

Teaching Children to Pray – Here are some tips

There is an hadeeth from Abdullah ibn Amr ibn al-Asr, who narrated that the Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) said, “Command your children to make salah when they become seven years old…” Abu Dawud This does not imply that parents can just begin explaining to their children how to perform salat when they become seven years old. Rather, informal guideline…

Seven (7) practical tips for praying Qiyam Al-Layl

Qiyam means standing and Qiyam Al-Layl means standing at night. In the Islamic terminology, both words refer to the voluntary night prayer, whose time extends from after Isha prayer until dawn. Other common names for Qiyam Al-Layl are Salat-ul-Layl (the night prayer), Tahajjud (from hajada, meaning remained one who awake at night), and Taraweeh (resting). A widespread misconception is that Tahajjud is…

Ramadan Day 29: Sunnahs and Etiquettes of Eid

In the name of Allah, the Most-Merciful, the All-Compassionate “May the Peace and Blessings of Allah be Upon You” Praise be to Allaah, we seek His help and His forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allaah from the evil of our own souls and from our bad deeds. Whomsoever Allaah guides will never be led astray, and whomsoever Allaah leaves astray, no one…