JEDDAH – A video showing a Muslim expat collapsing while praying in a mosque in Al Deilemi, a small village located in the kingdom’s Bisha governorate, has gone viral on the internet, with many praying for the deceased. Speaking to the local news site, Mohamad Shaalan Al Aklabi, a resident of the region, confirmed the tragic …
I remember the exact moment I fell in love with praying. It was February and I was numb. My heart had experienced loss, and as a result my life had consisted of profound emptiness. That cold Saskatchewan morning, I met with a friend for breakfast before heading to a yoga class nearby. I was exhausted. …
Friday is the most blessed day of the week and the most powerful prayer of the week is the Friday Prayer. Check out why Friday is so important.
If you find yourself feeling guilty about missing Fajr, that in itself is a gift from Allah (SWT) which reminds us that He wants us to keep working towards maintaining a connection with Him which is organic in nature: a connection that needs to be nurtured and cared for.
The moment we raise our hands and surrender to God, we acknowledge that everything is in His power, and we depend on Him– the Most Merciful who intends nothing but good for us— to make things easy for us and help us attain ultimate, everlasting bliss in the Hereafter.
The prayer of decision-making, Istikharah, is an indispensable tool that every Muslim must have to navigate their life. Life is made up of decisions. For many people, we only notice the decisions when they have huge, long-term consequences. But decisions of all kinds are there, filling up every moment and affecting our life.
One of the ways to help you focus in your prayer, believe it or not, is the more chapters that you learn and understand what you’re saying, why are you saying them that will help you to focus.
Is it permissible to say the following dhikr formulas while the Adhan (call to Prayer) is being heard or are we always obligated to listen to the Adhan?
Friday, or Jumuah, is Allah’s favorite day of the week, concentrated with endless virtue and blessings. According to the Islamic Calendar, the day of Jumuah starts right after Maghrib on Thursday and concludes with the Maghrib prayer on Friday, hence Muslims are advised to commence their worship the night prior to Friday.
The set prayers are not just phrases to be spoken. Prayer for a Muslim involves uniting mind, soul, and body in worship; so a Muslim carrying out these prayers will perform a whole series of set movements that go with the words of the prayer.