In this short video, Sister Ameena Blake gives a short talk about Shirk (polytheism), its meaning, and the different forms of Ash-Shirk Al-Akbar.
Remember that between almost every change of position we say, “Allahu Akbar.” This is to remind ourselves and to alert us that Allah is greater than anything—whatever our mind is distracted with and whatever worries plague us.
How could a new Muslim go through New Year festivities and rise to the occasion? How could they infuse their new Muslim identity into such festivities? Here is a new Muslim’s experience …
“Make things easier; do not make things more difficult. Spread the glad tidings. Do not hate.” How do these practices help new Muslims find their feet into Islam?
How does the Qur’an relate to every and each aspect of our life? What does a heavenly book have to do with relationships, social systems? How could we return back to our true nature as humans?
In Islam, man’s entire individuals and social life is an exercise in developing and strengthening his relationship with God. How?
Allah supported Islam with Hamzah and his conversion. He was strong in defending the Prophet of Allah and the helpless amongst his Companions.
How does Islam view human life? What laws has Allah placed to regulate and promote such life? How does Islam safeguard its preservation?
Islam is a beautiful religion that stresses the qualities of mercy, tolerance and respect among human beings. Allah has ordained the good treatment of parents and warned us against treating them with disrespect.
An explanation of hadith no. 36 from An-Nawawi’s Forty Hadith. The hadith highlights several praiseworthy characteristics that a believer should inculcate.
Why and how was the Ka`bah built? How does it relate to the meaning and history of Islam? What message did God mean to send through its construction?
Isn’t Allah the God of Muslims? How could we differentiate between the God of Islam and that of other religions? Is “Allah” the same word that Arabic-speaking Christians and Jews use for God?
The Shahadah is the key to the gates of Paradise, but in order for it to work, be accepted by God, it needs to have the right ridges. Learn about them here…
God created man to live in harmony with other aspects of His creation not to waste or misuse them. See how God’s custodian on earth has to fulfill this responsibility…
Why do we eat? Why do we sleep? Why do we work? The answers we would get to these questions would be similar. I eat to live. I sleep to rest. I work to support myself and my family. But when it comes to what the purpose of life is, people are confused. We see their confusion by the type of answers we receive. Youths may say…
It is very important for Muslims to read the Qur’an and get a better understanding of its message. This is how we can learn and practice the basic concepts of Islam as a balanced way of life.
The very amazing story of Ka’b ibn Malik, a very famous companion and poet of Prophet Muhammad, holds many lessons of life and faith.
We know about the life of our Prophet down to the smallest detail. What an exalted and fascinating biography it is!
Friday, according to Islam, is the best day on which the sun has ever risen, and the lord of days. How should the Muslim behave on Fridays?
What has led you to Islam? How did you respond to call of God? How does Islam go in line with your natural disposition? What is unique about Islam and the Qur’an?