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This is Why Interest is a Serous Problem in Islam

This is Why Interest is a Serious Problem in Islam

If you want money from a rich person, you need to make him an investor, you need to make him convinced that you are worthy of an investment and he shares the profit and the loss. In Islam, guaranteed profit is a big problem, because no body knows…

The Best Explanation of What Zakah is

The Best Explanation of What Zakah is

What are the benefits of giving? We always hear that “when you give you receive.” Zakah is actually referred to as alms to the poor and needy, or charity. Generally, it is a small percentage, perhaps two and a half percent. Allah calls it “habbah” (a seed).

Seize The 5 Opportunities Before They Are Gone

Allah has given us 5 gifts and we must seize the 5 opportunities before they are gone. What are these 5 opportunities? Health, wealth, youth, life and age. Ask Allah to grant you to use it before it is taken away.

Secret to Living a Happy Life

Secret to Living a Happy Life

Why is it that we need these three things? If you have two of them, you will not be a happy person. And this is true Islamically speaking too. But let’s look at our lives for a moment: Something to do, something to love, something to look forward to.

5 Things to Consider When Giving Charity

5 Things to Consider When Giving Charity

When you give in charity, you should present a pleasant face and a kind manner. Smile. Do not stretch out your hand while leaning back in disdain from them, as if you regard poverty as some sort of contagious disease you might just catch if you get too close.

The 2 Biggest Threats to Your Faith

The 2 Biggest Threats to Your Faith

The Prophet gave us a few things to deal with materialism. First, he taught us charity. It sounds simple enough, but if you dictate on yourself to give a certain amount of charity every time you earn, then it’s going to be routine and it’ll be already baked into anything that you’re going to receive.

Muslim and a Shopaholic?

Muslim and a Shopaholic?

Consumerism is spreading like a plague in today’s culture. People are transformed into tireless shopping machines whose lifestyles are centered on malls, sales, and new offers. In the words of  Tyler Durden, from Fight Club, the movie: “We’re consumers. We are by-products of a lifestyle obsession. Murder, crime, poverty, these things don’t concern me. What concerns …

What Does God Say About the Backbiter?

What Does God Say About the Backbiter?

The Backbiter, named for the word humazah in the first verse, is one of the short chapters towards the end of the Quran. Many of these chapters deal extensively with the concept of Hell. However, although there are ten more chapters to follow…

Demanding Husband's Entire Wealth: Allowed?

Demanding Husband's Entire Wealth: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum as-Salam 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- Accommodation is one of the wife’s rights in Islam, which means that her husband should prepare accommodation for her …

Why Does God Allow Poverty?

Why Does God Allow Poverty?

Salam (peace), Thank you so much for your question. In the noble Quran, The Creator, Allah Almighty says: {And as for man, when his Lord tries him and [thus] is generous to him and favors him, he says, “My Lord has honored me.” But when He tries him and restricts his provision, he says, “My …



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