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#VisitMyMosque: Hundreds of UK Mosques Set to Open Doors in March

YORKSHIRE – More than 200 mosques across the UK will be opening their doors next March in an initiative organized by the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) to allow people a chance to learn more about Muslims. “It’s back for the fifth year! #VisitMyMosque will be taking place on Sunday 3rd March 2019,” MCB website …

Appreciating the Mosques of Madinah

Appreciating the Mosques of Madinah

The long history and complex architectural development of the Prophet’s Mosque represent a narrative of the development of Islamic civilization, along with the evolution and maturation of the identity of Islamic architecture.

Can a Mosque Accept Stolen Money?

Can a Mosque Accept Stolen Money?

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- Stealing, robbery, and gambling are totally forbidden in Islam. So, every Muslim must refrain from that in order not …

This Mosque Sinks 1 Cm Every Year

NOWSHERA – In north Pakistan lies a unique mosque which is known neither for its marvelous architecture, towering minarets, sizable capacity, or its rich history. On the contrary, sheikh Akhund Panju Baba mosque, or the ‘sinking mosque’ in Akbarpura, descends annually in its muddy ground with no signs of breakdown, Daily Times reported on January …

What Are the Virtue of Staying in the Mosque after Fajr Prayer

What Are the Virtues of Staying in the Mosque after Fajr Prayer?

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: Whoever prays Fajr in congregation then sits remembering Allah until the sun rises, then prays two rakahs, will have a reward like that of Hajj and …

A Tour of Malaysia’s Multifaceted Mosques

KUALA LUMPUR – Inspired by Islamic architecture from around the world, the mosques of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya are both exquisite and unique, The National reported. The modernity of Malaysian mosques is indicative of just how young Malaysia is as an Islamic nation. Although Islam arrived in the country about 700 years ago, the faith …

The Miqat Mosque - One of the Most Visited Mosques in Madinah

The Miqat Mosque - One of the Most Visited Mosques in Madinah

The miqat mosque marks the station for hajj and ‘umrah pilgrims from the city of Madinah and the pilgrims passing through it. At that point, male pilgrims must wear the two pieces of white cloth called ihram – female pilgrims can wear any appropriate dress…

US Mosques Struggle to Find Qualified Imams

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Finding the right imam or religious leader is becoming a mission impossible for many US Muslim communities, seeking someone who can lead prayers, work with young people, and lead the community, The Columbus Dispatch reported. “What we found was because there is a shortage of candidates who are qualified and appropriate for …

Is the Mosque "Off-limits" for Menstruating Women?

Is the Mosque "Off-limits" for Menstruating Women?

Let me start answering this question by the following conclusion: The House of Allah is never “off-limits” for any believer, man or woman, at any time.  Is it permissible for a menstruating woman to stay in the Mosque without offering prayer? Scholars differ in opinion concerning the permissibly of entering the mosque for a menstruating …

Story of the Two Qiblahs Mosque in Madinah

Story of the Two Qiblahs Mosque in Madinah

This is an important historical mosque. It is one of the earliest mosques in Islam. It was established during the Prophet’s time for an outlying neighborhood of Madinah. Its significance lies in the fact that after the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)…



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