Ashura has an important place in the Islamic calendar. Muslims observe Ashura as a special day in different parts of the world. Battle of Karbala is what makes this day one of the most special days, however, it is not the only reason of the importance of this day. The literal meaning of word Ashura … Read more What is battle of Karbala? Ashura Explained
The term Islamic fundamentalism in the recent years has been used in relation to the extremists and terrorists in the Islamic world. The term fundamentalist indicates a person with an ideology that is opposite to the modern trends. This term has originated from Christianity. But in the modern world, Islamic context is the main focus … Read more Islamic fundamentalism: The True Perspective
In the United States, Muslims follow their religious code of life, and it is a normal thing. The constitution of the US guarantees freedom to follow one’s religion as long as it does not violate the rights of other US citizens. In the past few years, you must have witnessed a tremendous change in the … Read more Shariah Law in the United States: Its details and Application
very religion has an individual that provides guidance to its followers on behalf of a divine being. This agent is known as Prophet and the message or direction received by the prophet is called as prophecy or revelation. As you know, different religions including Islam, Christianity and Judaism are founded on the teachings of these … Read more Were there any female prophets – Islam and Christianity
Muslims from around the world gather in Makkah to perform Hajj. Muslims follow the Sunnah of Holy Prophet during this muslim pilgrimage. There are 7 steps of the hajj, which has been explained in this article. The activities performed during Hajj are the same which Prophet (PBUH) performed 1377 years ago. Allah says in the … Read more Here are 7 steps of the hajj in detail
The word fitrana has originated from the word ‘fitr’ which means to break or split. In Ramadan, Iftar means the breaking of fast in the evening. So in this context, Fitrana is given at the breaking of last fast and before the eid ul fitr prayer. We are going to address your question is there … Read more Is there any Fitrana for Eid ul Adha
Muslims fast during the month of Ramadan. Various different instances mentioned Ramadan in Quran. As you know that Ramadan is the most sacred month for the muslims. Holy Prophet (PBUH) said: “When the month of Ramadan comes, the gates of heaven are opened and the gates of hell are closed and devil is chained.” Prophet … Read more Is Ramadan mentioned in the Quran?
Muslims in the USA celebrate Eid-ul-Adha with religious zeal and devotion. Eid–ul-adha comes on the tenth of Dhu-al-Hijjah. The exact date of the eid is subject to moon sighting however the tentative date of Eid-ul-adha in the US is 31st of July 2020. This Eid comes as an integral part of Hajj. This eid is … Read more Eid-ul-Adha 2020 in USA – When is it?
With Ramadan, where Zakat on the wealth is due, there is another important charitable giving which has to be paid to the poor and needy. This is known as fitrana for Eid or Sadqa e Fitr. Let’s discuss the details of this mode of Zakat in this article. What is Sadqa e Fitr? Sadqa e … Read more Fitrana – Sadqa e Fitr or Fitrana on Eid for the year 2020
Zakat is one the pillars of Islam that requires Muslims to pay a certain percentage of their wealth every year to the poor and needy people. But how would you know what amount is due on your wealth? The mechanism is really simple. We’ll be discussing the concept of Zakah along with the provision of … Read more Zakat – Find the Zakah through gold Zakat calculator: