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Can I Accept a Gift from a Bank Officer

Can I Accept a Gift from a Bank Officer?

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 Quran Speaks of Happiness

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.

Only Allah’s Light Can Defeat the Darkness

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.

What is Islam?

Islam is a universal meaning not bound to any group of people, nor even to any particular figure or event in history. It is another word for true religion itself, and is the direct relationship between any worshipper — human, animal or even inanimate — and the only Being worthy of worship: Allah.

The Laws of Guidance

Without guidance, we are lost, continually searching for solace. It is God’s most precious gift. Knowing this fact and understanding the concepts of justice and forgiveness inherent in Islam enriches and completes us. Knowing that our purpose is to worship God liberates us.

What Are the Supplications for the Gift of Children

What Are the Supplications for the Gift of Children?

Salam Dear Brother Abdul Jabbar, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. I wish I had the key for curing your physical problem, but I don’t. Therefore I will start my answer by addressing your second request. You have asked for a list of dua’ (supplications) to help you with your …

Winning Hearts

Overwhelmed, Abu Sufyan said to the Prophet: “You are indeed very generous. May my parents be sacrificed for your sake. I fought you and you were the most honorable of foes, and I have made peace with you and you have proved to be the best of friends.”

The Unique Gift of Life

Is your life going to center around you or will you reach wider spheres of involvement and concern? Wasting life partially or totally, i.e. in one lump or in installments, all can be considered a crime close to murder or suicide, even if the gradual waste does not seem that dramatic.

Muslim Youth Survival Kit (Part 2)

It’s true that there are challenges in today’s society and you feel at ends with practicing your deen. But this generation – your generation – is blessed with numerous resources to learn about Islam (and make it time-efficient), meet like-minded friends…



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