It is never too late for a true Muslim to repent to Allah, and to shed tears for the wrong doing he has committed. If one manages to escape the punishment of mortals, he will not for sure escape the punishment of Allah in the Hereafter. So, it is better to start a new leaf; …More
Sheikh Ahmad Kutty
The following essay is an attempt to clarify the issue of al-fajr al-sadiq (the true dawn) and the cut-off point for suhur (the pre-dawn meal), in light of the Qur’an, the authentic traditions, and the sound practices of the companions, their successors, and the venerable imams and scholars. The Spirit of Ease in Shari`ah Let me …More
Muhammad Ali was not a scholar or theologian; however, from all that we learn of his great life and examples he was one of those noble souls who cherished deep faith in God and truth of Islam, and his heart was filled with infinite compassion for all people. He embodied many of the Prophetic traits of character: he was jovial, courageous, kind-hearted, affable, friendly, selfless and magnanimous.More
In Islamic spiritual literature, we read the story told of an elderly couple who were reminiscing about their lives together. The wife said to her husband: “Even as we were together in this world, I hope we will be together in heaven because of our appreciation and patience. I was the most beautiful woman…More
Contentment is another vital element in a happy marriage. Happiness in marriage or life, for that matter – can never be attained without developing contentment. Contentment is the result of one’s sincere appreciation for God’s blessings, and trust in God’s Decree.More
If a little drop of rain gets in your mouth and you don’t spit it out and swallow it on purpose because it is tiny and difficult to avoid, will it break your fast?
How does someone avoid water when its raining and they’re like talking, sometimes you can’t just spit in certain situations?