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Islam and Civic Engagement

Islam and Civic Engagement

For Muslims living in the West, questions concerning civic engagement with the broader society abound. Should we engage? If so, how should we engage? And what should be the basis of our engagement? Fortunately for us, Allah the Exalted has not left us without guidance on this issue. A careful examination of the Qur’an and Sunnah …

I Follow Prophet Muhammad

Don't Look Down on Me… I Follow Muhammad Too

The real problem does not occur when we read what Prophet Muhammad said and start to apply it. Rather, it happens when we start to apply what we have understood from the sayings of Prophet Muhammad in our own way and with our limited knowledge…

Muhammad- The Humble Leader

Muhammad - The Humble Leader

I thought of a man who rose to be the initiator of a new way of life that today has about 1.8 billion adherents spread across the world, a man who at the height of his success maintained the humility displayed in his youth. His wisdom, he asserted, was never his own…

Western Women Defending Islam

Western Women Defending Islam

This video is beautiful mashAllah! It is a series of clips that show Western women defending Islam, explaining what Islam is, discussing what Islam has bought to society and what horrible practices it has stopped.

I'm A Muslim... (True Version)

I'm A Muslim... (True Version)

Not so long ago a video called I’m A Muslim But I Am Not… went viral. In this video, the makers wanted a better representation of Muslims because the original video made people feel like they are trying to fit into society when the religion doesn’t hinder that. Check what these Muslims say!

Names Stating One's Rank in the Society

Names Stating One's Rank in the Society: Permissible?

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. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause …

Is Engagement Considered Halal Dating?

Whilst this is a very effective way to allow young, in-love couples to enjoy each other’s company in a halal way without transgressing any of the laws of Allah, a pertinent issue usually crops up very soon after conducting the nikah this way. The bridegroom becomes impatient…

What Freedom Does Islam Give?

What Freedom Does Islam Give?

Islam gives mankind the motivation to break free from the chains of all of today’s social ills. However, with freedom comes responsibility and dedication required to continue on the path of freedom by making healthy and righteous choices.

3 Levels of Struggle

Beyond the worldly and not just in the worldly sense but in the otherworldly sense. Islam asks us to make a struggle at the level of the individual… I have to fight my nafs, I have to fight Satan, I have to fight my laziness, I have to fight my anger…

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