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Zakah on Salaries

Zakah on Salaries: A Must?

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: According to the majority of Muslim scholars, salaries are not subject to Zakah, because the passage of one full lunar …

Stories from the Life of Imam Malik ibn Anas

Why Imam Malik Was Called the Vessel of Knowledge

His life story was full of inspiring lessons and moving moments. In this video, we learn about the role played by his mother to raise him as a scholar; his learning and scholarship journey and the standards he set to enroll students in his circle.

He had amazing encounters with rulers of his time that revealed his integrity, dignity and courage. His story with the Caliph’s kids who misbehaved and showed lack of respect when seeking knowledge was full of lessons.

Heal Your Soul with Spiritual Posts (Collection #13)

Heal Your Soul with Spiritual Posts (Collection #13)

Just like any organ when inflicted with a physical illness, sometimes we can no longer function as we normally would; we feel dispirited, pained and tired. These posts by our respected scholars and Imams refresh and lift up the heart; they provide tips to maintain a healthy and spiritual soul.

Heal Your Soul with Imams' Posts (Collection #12)

Heal Your Soul with Imams' Posts (Collection #12)

This is a new collection of inspirational and spiritual quotes from Imams and scholars. Read about the first step to study the Qur’an; why we should not be too concerned about people’s pleasure; the way to unparalleled tranquility and happiness; what sincerity to scholars entails and more. Refresh your heart and soul with these posts. …

Imam Abu Hanifah Seeks Knowledge (Part 2)

Imam Abu Hanifah Seeks Knowledge (Part 2)

Part 1 | Part 2 The incident that directed Abu Hanifah to frequenting the scholars is narrated by all of his biographers. He recounts the incident himself: “One day, I passed by [`Amir] al-Sha`bi who was seated. He called me and asked: “Where do you go?” I named a merchant whom I was going …

Heal Your Soul with Imams' Posts #11

Heal Your Soul with Spiritual Posts #11

It is without doubt that life these days has become so hectic that it’s very easy for us to get caught up in just trying to survive each day. Whether your plans are not working or things appear off track rest assured that Allah is the best of planners. He is the All-Knowing. Keep the …

Imam Abu Hanifah: Life and Scholarship (Part 1)

Imam Abu Hanifah: Life and Scholarship (Part 1)

In the illustrious line of scholars, Imam Abu Hanifah is known as Imam al-A`zam or “the greatest Imam.” His inspiring life and remarkable contributions to the development of Islam law furthered the cause of Islamic scholarship profoundly. He was among the first to apply the recognized methods of legal reasoning in a consistent way. Also, …

Dr. Qadhi: Humility of Scholars vs. Arrogance of the Ignorant

Dr. Qadhi: Humility of Scholars vs. Arrogance of the Ignorant

If studying knowledge makes you despise, curse, and belittle your brothers and sisters then your fanaticism towards the people shows how very little knowledge you really have! The more one studies knowledge the more humble and tolerant of other people and opinions one should become, and the more ignorant a person is the more arrogant, …

9 Non Muslim Scholars on Muhammad

The personality of Muhammad, it is most difficult to get into the whole truth of it. Only a glimpse of it I can catch. What a dramatic succession of picturesque scenes! There is Muhammad, the Prophet. There is Muhammad, the Warrior; Muhammad, the Businessman; Muhammad, the Statesman…

The Quran on the Expanding Universe and the Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang theory states that around 12-15 billion years ago the universe came into existence from one single extremely hot and dense point, and that something triggered the explosion of this point that brought about the beginning of the universe. The universe, since then, has been expanding from this single point.



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