The Resurrection (Al-Qiyámah)

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. I do swear by the Resurrection Day; And I do swear by the self-reproaching soul: Does man think that We cannot assemble his bones? Nay, We are able to put together in perfect order the very tips of his fingers. But man wishes to do wrong … Read more

Social Conduct of a Muslim

The Holy Qur’an says… (Al-Ahqaaf-1 5) “Your Lord has declared that you worship none but Him, and that you be kind to the parents. it one or both of them attain old-age in your life, do not say to them a word of contempt, nor repel them, but address them with words of honour.  And, out of … Read more

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful!

O People! Verily We have created you from a man and womanand we made you into various tribes and creedsfor the purpose of mutual recognition(not discrimination and racial pride).Verily the most prestigious and honoured amongst youis he who fears God most.Verily, Allah (God) is All Knowing, All Aware. Quick Stops – a list of must … Read more

What is Zakaat?

Zakaat is one of the five pillars of Islam. It has been mentioned, along with daily Prayers (Salaat), over seventy times in the Qur’an. Allah’s word commanding “……..and establish regular Salaat and give regular Zakaat…….” are referred to in many parts of the Qur’an. From this we can conclude that after Salaat, Zakaat is the most important … Read more

Satelite Images of the Holy Cities

                Satelite Images of the Holy Cities The following images are from They are color satellite images of the Holy Cities of Makkah and Madinah using the  highest resolution satelite imagery (1 meter IKONOS).  Currently, (no affiliation to is offering large 4MB downloadable images for a fee.  If you’re interested in getting these, read the … Read more

Is mastrubation is halal or haram in Islam?

Masturbation is Haraam (unlawful). This is the ruling of the four Madhaahibs viz. Maliki, Shafée, Hanafee andone riwaayah (narration) from Imaam Hanbalee. They have drawn theirconclusions from the following proofs: PROOFS FROM THE QURÃN* Allah Taãla says:‘And those who guard their private parts from their wives and those(slave-girls) which their right-hands own – so there … Read more

Who are Mirzahees (ahmadees) and what are their beliefs

Ahmadiyya Movement is following in the footsteps of Christian Missionaries and is engaged in actively misguiding ignorant unsuspecting Muslims into their fold by pretending to be Sunni Muslims and Champions of Islam. Their tactics include setting up centres, clinics, schools, publishing weekly/monthly literature in upto 120 languages, publishing distorted translations of Holy Quran in various … Read more

The Creation in Quran

Well, there are some discrepancies the Quran has concerning the creation, and I would like an explanation, please. The first contradiction is evident in the description of what came first, heaven or earth? “created the earth in two days, then… seven heavens in two days” (Surah 41:9-12) “He it is who created the whole earth … Read more

The Destruction of Statues Displayed in an Islamic State

The Destruction of Statues Displayed in an Islamic State Statues Statues have been severely condemned in numerous verses of the Holy Quráanand an abundant number of Ahaadith of Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam. Tomentioned these in detail would require a few volumes. We suffice here witha few examples. Quráan What, do they (the mushrikeen) take … Read more

The Poll Tax (Jizya)

The Jizya or poll tax is a personal tax levied on non-Muslims in a Muslim State, and as such it resembles the Zakat (Alms Tax) which is levied on Muslim citizens by the Muslim State. The poll tax is levied so that all the capable non-Muslim citizens of the State can contribute, each from his … Read more