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"Can I Have an Affair?" A Youth Asks the Prophet (PBUH)

"Can I Have an Affair?" A Youth Asks the Prophet (PBUH)

Imagine a young man coming to the Imam of your neighboring mosque with this strange request: “Can I get a fatwa that permits me to commit Zina (fornication/adultery)?” What kind of response will he receive? I think that shocked and angry reproach is the most likely reaction of the attendees and the Imam; you would …

My Brother is Drifting Away from Islam

My Brother is Drifting Away from Islam

In this counseling answer: “I think the most important thing to focus on is not the fact that he is not offering prayers but rather why he had a knife under his bed, and what he has been doing. Based on my experience, I can share with you common reasons why teens start to act …

Apples

Impressive Health Benefits of Apples

Islam’s holistic approach to health includes treating our bodies with respect and nourishing them with, not only faith, but also with lawful, nutritious food. A major part of living life according to the Creator’s instructions is implementing a suitable diet. Choosing wholesome food and avoiding the unwholesome is essential to good health. God says in …

A French Doctor - What Convinced Me About Islam is...

A French Doctor - What Convinced Me About Islam is...

I’m a Doctor of Medicine, and a descendant of a French Catholic family. The very choice of my profession has given me a solid scientific culture which had prepared me very little for a mystic life. Not that I did not believe in God, but that the dogmas…

How Quran Was Compiled After the Prophet

How Quran Was Compiled After the Prophet (PBUH)

The way the material of revelation was left by the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) at his death was the most suitable for the Companions in that: – All parts of the revelation were available both in written form and memorized by the Companions (may Allah be pleased with them). – …

Is Islam a Punishment? That's What I Thought

Is Islam a Punishment? That's What I Thought

At first, I thought Islam might be some sort of punishment, because it has certain rules and regulations that I didn’t feel that I wanted to accept. I have never been a lover of pork, so giving up the eating of pig meat didn’t affect me whatsoever.

Belly

Unwanted Relation between Stress & Big Belly

Young or old, thin or big, many Muslims are getting a paunch and have to bear some feelings of heaviness in the abdomen. But aside from being a nuisance, having a big belly can also lead to serious diseases.

Extraterrestrial

Extraterrestrial Life from Islamic Perspective

What are extraterrestrial life forms? Are there any verses in the Qur’an that hint at their existence? If they were to be discovered, what would that mean for human beings and their special relationship with God? Would these beings have the potential to be Muslims too, and to abide by the Qur’an and the Prophet’s teachings? With me to discuss is Dr. Shabir Ally, President of the Islamic Information & Dawah Centre, Toronto, Canada. Dr. Shabir, what would it mean for us if there were extraterrestrial life forms?

Are Muslims Superior to Non-Muslims?

Are Muslims Superior to Non-Muslims?

Being Muslim doesn’t make them superior to anyone. In fact, being Muslim makes them even more aware of how men and women are just passing through this world for a short time and that while they are here they live as brothers and sisters.



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