Allah swears by the Fajr, the early hours, the day break, and He swears by the ten nights. The overwhelming majority of those who have explained the Qur’an say that those ten nights are referring to the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah.
Is it better to give money in charity to the poor and the needy, or to give a gift to one of my relatives or friends?
Wa ‘alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Whatever property the father gives to his children in his life is considered a gift. 2- This is provided that no injustice is done …
Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Gifting is an Islamic manner that is highly recommended by the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). 2- …
Forgiveness leaves a telling tale in the hearts of believers as believing in God entails that God will forgive our wrongdoings, if we ask forgiveness. And God provides these special 10 days to go ahead and repent from our sins in order to be forgiven.
Imam Hassan al-Basri said that:
“Prayer is actually the ascension of the believer.” Meaning if you want to ascend through the heavens the way the Prophet Muhammad did, then you ascend through that prayer. You speak directly to the one who spoke directly to the Prophet and we enjoy our conversations with Him.
Perfume is known to be one of the most powerful gifts one can give. In fact, a good scent is always favorable kind of gift for everyone. Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) used to love cleanliness and good scent. It was highlighted, in many hadiths, his love of fragrance and good scent like musk and ambergris.
Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, we really appreciate your efforts in pursuit of knowledge, which is an Islamic obligation upon all Muslims, male and female. In …
The contentment and openness of the heart are aspects of happiness which are achieved through keeping up the remembrance of Allah and through following the guidance of Islam. Total and perfect happiness is achieved through true devotion in worship to Allah, salvation from Hell, and admission to Paradise in the Hereafter.
The creation is a sign that points to the Creator. When you’re sitting there on a mountain meadow, looking out over the forested slopes and thinking, “This sure is beautiful. I feel at peace,” what you’re really doing – whether you realize it or not – is praising Allah and sensing the beauty and wonder that He placed in His creation.