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10 Characteristics of Shariah

10 Characteristics of Shariah

Islamic Shariah is Allah’s guidance to humanity. It distinguishes itself and its value system from other systems by a set of unique characteristics. In the next paragraphs, we will touch upon those characteristics. From Allah The first and the most important attribute of Islamic Shariah is that it is from Allah. Although obvious, this attribute …

Moderation in the Quran

Moderation in the Quran

One characteristic of the Qur’an is moderation or harmony between the divine and human, the spiritual and the material, the individual and the collective, and so on. The Quran pays due attention to all facts of life and all needs of man, and deals with them in such a way as to help man to …

Balance Everything

And He 'Allah' Set Up Everything in Balance

Islam teaches us to be moderate in all aspects of life, whether it’s religion, worship, relationships, ideas, or activities. Principled moderation is one of the defining characteristics of good character in Islam. Allah says: {Thus, We have made you a justly balanced community that you will be witnesses over the people and the Messenger will …

This Religion is Easy...

This Religion is Easy...

This religion is easy. No one becomes harsh and strict in the religion without it overwhelming him. So fulfill your duties as best you can and rejoice. Rely upon the efforts of the morning and the evening and a little at night and you will reach your goal.

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10 Manifestations of Islam's Moderation

The Qur’an describes the Muslim Ummah as a Middle nation. What does the term Wassat or middle mean? How do the term’s meanings relate to the status and obligations of the Muslim Ummah?

In this lecture, Dr. Yasir Qadhi answers these questions, illustrating in 10 various points how Islam is a moderate religion and how the Muslim nation is supposed to strike a balance between extremes of different types.

Leniency

Should We Take Advantage of Leniency in Islam?

Wa Alaykum Assalam Anam, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. I’d like to commend you on the chain of thoughts that has led you to ask us this intelligent question. It shows a sharp mind that is on guard against the insinuations of Shaitan and keenness to avoid even a slight deviation …

Statues

Why Were Statues Allowed for Prophet Solomon?

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 brother, thank you for your question that shows your interest to be more knowledgeable about Islam. As for your query, the verse …

Spending Money - Between Miserliness & Extravagance

For most who are not wary of guarding their heart from spiritual diseases, acquisition of wealth can quickly lead to arrogance, showing off, and conceit. They can begin to look down upon others who hail from lower social classes…

Dancing

Dancing: What Is Allowed and What Is Not?

Wa `alaykum as-salam 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 would like to thank you for showing keenness on learning the teachings of Islam, and we appreciate the great confidence …

Ramadan - Feed Your Body and Soul

In addition to striving to better ourselves spiritually this Ramadan, let’s also resolve to better care for this amanah – the body. This blessed month during which Allah has facilitated self-improvement is a great time to start.



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