How can a Seeker of Knowledge Organize His Time?

Praise be to Allah Virtues of Seeking Knowledge in Islam The status of the seeker of Islamic knowledge is great in Islam. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala has praised knowledge and those who seek it, as He says (interpretation of the meaning): “Say: Are those who know equal to those who know not?’ Only they will… Continue reading How can a Seeker of Knowledge Organize His Time?

Islamic Months · Ramadan

Concerning Women and Ramadan

By Dr. Salman Al-Oadah Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said: “Women are the full sisters of men.” [Sunan al-Tirmidhī (113) and Sunan Abī Dāwūd (236)] This authentic hadīth is the basis for the principle that equality between men and women is the default assumption for Islamic legal rulings. Whatever rulings apply to men apply equally to women. This applies to… Continue reading Concerning Women and Ramadan

Accumulating Hasanahs · Chasing Jannah · Islamic Months · Muharram

A New Hijri Calendar

We recently bid farewell to a year that will be a witness for or against us. We received a new year. A segment of man’s life has just finished and the more days pass by, the closer we draw to the Hereafter. Imam Hasan Al-Basree raheemullah said, “O son of Adam! You are but a collection of… Continue reading A New Hijri Calendar

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 118

Shaytan's Success in Misleading People In this ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala is warning us against Shaytan and advising not to make ourselves vulnerable to him. لَّعَنَهُ اللَّهُ وَقَالَ لاّتَّخِذَنَّ مِنْ عِبَادِكَ نَصِيباً مَّفْرُوضاً “Allah cursed him and he (Shaytan) said, ‘I will surely take from your slaves an appointed portion.” Cursing someone means they… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 118