What are the health benefits of Salah?

Q. Nimaz padhne ke jismani fayde kya hai? A. Salah is like an exercise. Performing Salah every day: ▻ Calms mind & body ▻ Reduces stress, anxiety & even epilepsy ▻ Reduces low back pain ▻ Decreases neuro-musculoskeletal dysfunction ▻ Improves circulatory system ▻ Increases consciousness & longevity ▻ Increases the elasticity of joints Details: … Continue reading What are the health benefits of Salah?

Health Benefits of Ramadhan fasting

Q. What are the sawab and effects of roza on body? Allah (سبحانه و تعالى) Said   ﴾ ياأيها الذين آمنوا كتب عليكم الصيام كما كتب على الذين من قبلكم لعلكم تتقون ﴿ O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become … Continue reading Health Benefits of Ramadhan fasting

Why are there sects in Islam?

Q. Why firqas are in the Islam and Who is responsible for making these? A Muslim is one who: 1. Utters the Shahadah لا إله إلا الله محمد رسول الله There is no god except Allah, (and) Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم) is the messenger of Allah. 2. Observes the daily prayers (Salat) And if … Continue reading Why are there sects in Islam?

Is the Khilafah only for Quraish?

In the name of Allah, Ar-Rahman, Ar-Rahim. Praise belongs to Allah, Al-Malik [the king], Al-Quddus [the holy], Al-’Aziz [the mighty], Al-Hakim [the wise], and blessings and peace be upon the chief of Bani [the sons of] Adam: Muhammad ibn ‘Abd Allah ibn ‘Abd al-Muttalib al-Hashimi [of Bani Hashim] al-Qurashi [of Bani Quraish]; and upon his … Continue reading Is the Khilafah only for Quraish?

What is the status of Hadhrat Ameer Muawiyah Ibn Abi Sufyan in Islam?

Sayyidna Amir Muawiyah Bin Abi Sufyan (رضي الله عنه) was one of the most respected Companions of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم). Sayyidna Amir Muawiyah Bin Abi Sufyan (رضي الله عنه) was born in the year 602 A. D. He was the son of of the Quraish leader Sayyidna Abu Sufyan Bin Harb (رضي الله عنه). He belonged to the clan of Banu … Continue reading What is the status of Hadhrat Ameer Muawiyah Ibn Abi Sufyan in Islam?

What is the correct understanding of “the Scholars of Islaam being intermediaries of knowledge?”

Introduction All Praise is due to Allaah, we praise Him, seek His aid and His Forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allaah from the evils of our souls and the evils of our actions. Whomsoever Allaah guidest here is none to misguide and whomsoever Allaah misguides there is none to guide. I bear witness that there … Continue reading What is the correct understanding of “the Scholars of Islaam being intermediaries of knowledge?”

What Duas should we recite during Itikaf?

Salam Rashida, Congratulations of Itikaf as well as of coming Eid to you! As far as I know there are no specific duas for Itikaf except the niyyah. However I have selected two booklets for your guidance: http://www.slideshare.net/kingabid/a-selection-of-supplications-from-alquran-and-authentic-hadith http://www.slideshare.net/kingabid/itikaf-instructions I hope you find them useful. And don't forget to make dua for Iraq, Somalia, Syria, … Continue reading What Duas should we recite during Itikaf?

Q. Is it fine if I sit in Itikaf for 1 or 2 days in Ramadan now?

The scholars and jurists in Islam are absolutely unanimous in their opinion that there is absolutely no minimum period one may intend to observe the worship of ‘Itikaf’. As long as one makes the intention to observe the ‘Itikaf’ and dedicates oneself to the worship and rememberance of the Lord, even if it be for … Continue reading Q. Is it fine if I sit in Itikaf for 1 or 2 days in Ramadan now?