What is Umrah?In Arabic, the word 'Umrah (عمرة) is derived from I'timaar which means a visit. However, 'Umrah in Islamic terminology, means paying a visit to Ka' bah, performing Tawaaf (circumambulation) around it, walking between Safaa and Marwah seven times. A performer of 'Umrah puts off his Ihraam by having his hair shaved or cut. … Continue reading How to perform Umrah?
The Prophet Muhammad taught love, kindness and compassion to his people, and was seen to be the most loving, kind, and compassionate of all of them. The Quran mentions his kind and gentle behavior in these words: "O Messenger of Allah! It is a great Mercy of God that you are gentle and kind towards them; … Continue reading The Kindness of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ)
Evidences for the Obligation of the Khilafah Islam has been reduced to merely a state "religion" and Secularism is hailed as the states Ideology. The Kuffar succeeded in divorcing our system, the Khilafah, from our lives. "We must put an end to anything which brings about any Islamic unity between the sons of the Muslims. … Continue reading Khilafah in the Qur’an and Hadith
[Fajr | Zuhr | Asr | Maghrib | Isha] 1. Quran فَاصْبِرْ عَلَىٰ مَا يَقُولُونَ وَسَبِّحْ بِحَمْدِ رَبِّكَ قَبْلَ طُلُوعِ الشَّمْسِ وَقَبْلَ غُرُوبِهَا ۖ وَمِنْ آنَاءِ اللَّيْلِ فَسَبِّحْ وَأَطْرَافَ النَّهَارِ لَعَلَّكَ تَرْضَىٰ So bear patiently (O Muhammad ﷺ) what they say, and glorify the praises of your Lord before the rising of the sun, and … Continue reading Benefits and virtues of Isha prayer
[Fajr | Zuhr | Asr | Maghrib | Isha] 1. Quran وَأَقِمِ الصَّلَاةَ طَرَفَيِ النَّهَارِ وَزُلَفًا مِّنَ اللَّيْلِ ۚ إِنَّ الْحَسَنَاتِ يُذْهِبْنَ السَّيِّئَاتِ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ ذِكْرَىٰ لِلذَّاكِرِينَ Establish prayer at both ends of the day [dawn (Fajr) and afternoon (Zuhr/Asr)] and in the early part of the night (Maghrib/Isha). Surely good deeds wipe out evil … Continue reading Benefits and virtues of Maghrib prayer
[Fajr | Zuhr | Asr | Maghrib | Isha] 1. Quran وَلَهُ الْحَمْدُ فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَعَشِيًّا وَحِينَ تُظْهِرُونَ And to Him is [due all] praise throughout the heavens and the earth. And [exalted is He] at night and when you are at noon. (Ar-Rum 30:18) أَقِمِ الصَّلَاةَ لِدُلُوكِ الشَّمْسِ إِلَىٰ غَسَقِ اللَّيْلِ وَقُرْآنَ الْفَجْرِ … Continue reading Benefits and virtues of Zuhr prayer
The Tashahhud (تَشَهُّد) or At-Tahiyyat (ٱلتَّحِيَّات) is a part of the Salah where the worshiper kneels or sits on on the left leg while keeping the right foot upright while facing the Qibla. The right hand is kept on the right thigh, with all fingers together as in a fist except the index finger which … Continue reading What should be recited when sitting for the Tashahhud?
Dua’ al-Qunoot is a supplication recited during standing in the last rak’ah of Witr prayer before bowing. The worshipper should raise his hands to chest height and no more, because this du’aa’ is not a du’aa’ of supplication in which a person needs to raise his hands high. Rather it is a duaa’ of hope … Continue reading What is Dua-e-Qunoot of the Witr prayer?
1 – Say first Takbeer الله أكبر Allah is the Greatest and raise both hands up to your earlobes and then place your right hand over your left hand 2 – Seek refuge from the Shaytan (devil) أعوذُ بِٱللَّهِ مِنَ ٱلشَّيۡطَٰنِ ٱلرَّجِيمِ I seek refuge in Allah from the accursed Shaitan 3 – Recite Surah Al-Fatihah followed … Continue reading How to Pray the Janazah (funeral) Prayer?
1) Congratulate When a baby is born, then it is commendable in Islam (Mustahab) to congratulate the parents on the birth of the child. It is also encouraged to give gifts to the child. 2) Azaan Azaan should be said in the right ear, and the Iqaamah in the left ear. This is done immediately … Continue reading What are the Islamic practices for a newborn baby?