Women and their status in Islam

October 21, 2016

HISTORY is silent as to whether there was any distinction in status between the male and the female sexes during the beginnings of human civilisation. In later days, no doubt, the female sex was regarded […]

Islamic principles on da’wah

October 14, 2016 Saheed Salawu

IT is important for Muslims to realise that da’wah is an obligation upon them. Allah (SWT) says in the Qur’an: “Invite to the way of your Lord with wisdom and fair preaching and argue with […]

Significance of Hijrah

October 7, 2016 Saheed Salawu

  A religion contains within itself entirely all that it needs for its later growth and development. The ‘Hijrah’ migration of the Prophet (sallallaahu alayhi wasallam) and those of his Sahaaba (radhiyallaahu nhum) who were […]

The family institution in Islam

September 23, 2016 Siraj islam Mufti

The Western society as a whole is in a deep social crisis. This is primarily due to the breakdown of family institution through dominant secular forces. Family constitutes the foundation of a society and on […]

Gathering on Mount Arafat

September 9, 2016

Mount Arafat or Mount Arafah (Arabic: transliterated Jabal ‘Arafāt) is a granite hill east of Mecca in the plain of Arafat. Arafat is a plain about 20 km (12 mi) southeast of Mecca.[1] Mount Arafat […]

Modern challenges to the spirit of Hajj

September 2, 2016

THERE was a time when people would spend months and months preparing themselves financially and spiritually to live the real meaning of Hajj. However nowadays Hajj is offered as a holiday package. Many Hajj agencies […]

Universal lessons of Hajj

August 19, 2016 Saheed Salawu

MILLIONS of pilgrims from all over the world will be converging on Mecca in the coming days. They will retrace the footsteps of millions who have made the spiritual journey to the valley of Mecca […]

Remaining steadfast after Ramadan

July 1, 2016 Saheed Salawu

SUFYAN ibn ‘Abdullah, may Allah be pleased with him, said: “O Messenger of Allah, tell me something about Islam, after which I won’t need to ask anyone besides you.” He, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam (may […]