The Fiqh of Fasting: Prohibited Fasts – Part 5

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The true meaning of worship is achieved through the true submission and obedience to Allah’s commands. This is very obvious here, but how?؟ When it is obligatory to fast, Muslims hasten to obey Allah through observing it. Also, when it is forbidden to fast, they do not. This article highlights those days on which fasting […]

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The Intention and Its Relation to Acceptance of Deeds

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For actions to be accepted and rewarded by Allah there are two crucial prerequisites: Sincerity or having a valid intention & Performing the action properly

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How to Convert to Islam and Become a Muslim

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The word “Muslim” means one who submits to the will of God, regardless of their race, nationality or ethnic background. Becoming a Muslim is a simple and easy process that requires no pre-requisites. One may convert alone in privacy, or he/she may do so in the presence of others.

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The Greatest Intercession – Part 2

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The Great Intercession is so great that it alleviates the anguish, afflictions and sufferings of all people on the Day of Resurrection.

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Actions Are Judged by Intentions: How?

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How important are the intentions for the acceptance of good deeds and acts of worship? How does the reward for the same act differ on account of our intentions?

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Worldly Life: Meaning & Purpose

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Why do we eat? Why do we sleep? Why do we work? The answers we would get to these questions would be similar. I eat to live. I sleep to rest. I work to support myself and my family. But when it comes to what the purpose of life is, people are confused. We see their confusion by the type of answers we receive. Youths may say…

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Excellence of the Five Pillars of Islam

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Islam encourages its followers to start, step by step, to learn those teachings so that they can worship Allah correctly and gain the great reward specified for them.

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The Supererogatory Prayers

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The supererogatory prayers may be performed before and/ or after obligatory congregational prayers. They make the person more beloved by Allah…

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