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STAND UP: Finding Strength in Prophet's Life

STAND UP: Finding Strength in Prophet's Life

Are you tired of the difficulties and challenges that the Muslim community is facing every day; rather every hour and minute? You will find relief in the life of Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) and his noble Companions. Imam Zaid Shakir takes us through stories of the early Muslims who, in the …

Who Are The Prophet's Brothers and Sisters?

Calling those who believe in him in future generations his siblings bring solace to my heart and makes me feel very close to him. But how can we be closer to him than his companions?

Tips to Maximize Hajj Benefits

Tips to Maximize Hajj Benefits

I want to know about the proper etiquettes that I should follow in order to derive the maximum amount of spiritual benefits from my Hajj.

Shaking Hands after Prayer: Sunnah?

Shaking Hands after Prayer: Sunnah?

Can we greet each other with salam in the mosque after prayers or can someone answer by shaking hands even though he is making a du`aa’ (supplication) to Allah at that time?

Qur’an

Gathering to Read the Qur’an: Sunnah?

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- The Qur’an is the source of guidance, mercy, illumination, and healing for the faithful at all times. 2- There …

How Do We Best Show Our Love for the Prophet?

How Do We Best Show Our Love for the Prophet?

How much one loves another person depends upon knowledge, experience and observation of them: knowing them, recognizing their true nature, qualities, and attributes through dealing with them, and observing their behavior over time, especially any pain and sacrifice they endure for your sake.

Wearing a Suit or a Thawb… Which is Closer to Sunnah? (Video)

Wearing a Suit or a Thawb… Which One is Closer to Sunnah? (Video)

Is it really a sign of religiosity to wear traditional Arab or Pakistani clothes regardless of the place, occasion and surrounding circumstances? Does it make you a better Muslim to dress in a thawb in the streets of UK or to wear a turban in the US? Is that the correct understanding and application of …

Dr. Jonathan Brown: How to Avoid Misquoting Hadith (Guidelines & Examples)

The vast majority of controversial issues that Muslims encounter come from Hadith tradition. It is controversial because it is an important source of Islamic law and belief that, if not properly studied/analyzed, can be very misleading. How to approach Hadith properly? How to avoid misunderstanding it or using it out of context? Dr. Brown discusses …

A Brief History of Hadith Methodology

A Brief History of Hadith Methodology

As time passed after the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) passed away, more reporters were involved in each isnad (chain of narrators) of the Prophet’s hadiths. So, the situation demanded strict discipline in the acceptance of hadiths or Prophet’s traditions. The rules regulating this discipline are known as mustalah al-hadith (Hadith methodology). Among the …



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