Islam, Lesson

How the ‘Fitnah of words’ causes more damage than the ‘Fitnah of the swords’

Last month Cheetan Bhagat , a crap novelist who successfully sold good amounts of his books and got popular, favoured the Zionist Israeli attacks upon the Palestinians. Being very good in literature is one thing and being very good in current events is another thing. The same applies to the Muslims too. These days every Muslim […]

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Islam, Issues

The Third Eid ? Celebrations of the Eid Milaad-un-Nabi

All Praise & thanks are Allah’s   This day I have perfected your religion for you and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion. [The Glorious Quran: Chapter 5 – Al-Maa’idah (The Table Spread): Verse3] There is nothing that would bring you closer to Jannah and farther from the Fire […]

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Comparative Religion

Christmas Celebration – Its History & Innovations

By. Abdul Hameed Essa WHAT IS CHRISTMAS? The word “Christmas” is derived from the combination of two words “Christ” and “Mass”.  “Christ” denotes Jesus Christ. “Mass” means “Celebrations” or “Feast” (In Arabic “Eid”). “Christmas” therefore means “Christ’s Feast” (not birthday). Anyway, it is meant to be the feast of the birthday of Jesus Christ (Pbuh). […]

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Marriage

The Importance of a ‘Wali’ for a ‘Bride to be’

Once I was entering the office of IRF when a young couple was waiting for me. The girl was in total hijab, even her face was covered. The boy had a red thread tied on his wrist, indicating that he was a non-Muslim.  He was carrying a helmet. It was the month of Ramadhan and […]

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Islam, Lesson

What does it mean by sacrificing animal ?

  As salaamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu.   Eid-ul-Adha has come again this year Alhamdulillah !. All praise and thanks are Allah’s that He gave us another chance to celebrate this blessed day. I am writing this note with a dedication and passion for the sake of Allah. This is a reminder to myself first and […]

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Life

The Fitnah of Wealth…Are you sure you are secured?

  One of the most concerning hadith regarding the plight of Ummah is: The fitna of my Ummah is wealth. Fitnah in Qur’an means test. This test is a challenge to our emaan. Fitnah also means turmoil like that an atrocious goverment or  a facility of luxury. The Bani Israel succeeded in the matter of […]

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Comparative Religion

Why Celeberate Holi ?

[dropcap]H[/dropcap] oli is one of the major festival of the Hindus which is a spring festival. The exact origin of the festival can not be found, though several historians claim that the Holi celebration in the country was brought along with the Aryans. In the current situation, when most cities in India are facing acute […]

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Da'wah

The Corporate Da’ee: The Pro of Islam

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith the revival of Da’wah, Ahmed Deedat marched into the ranks of Christian missionaries, raising the spirit of Muslims and inspired people like Dr Zakir Naik to take Daw’ah as a full time, rather an over time career. With the defeat of poisonous  Dr. William Campbell, Islamic Da’wah reached a new height and Da’wah centers […]

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