Allah (swt) uses beautiful metaphors in the Quran to explain broad concepts in a few words. Such a metaphor can be found in the verse about parents. Let us look at this metaphor and the lessons we can derive from it about our treatment of our parents. “And your Lord has decreed that you not […]
Why do we pray? Fast? Pay zakah (obligatory charity)? Of course, if you consider the whole concept of ‘ibadah (worship) altogether, its goal is to attain the pleasure of the Creator, and they’re also necessary in order to obtain an entry pass into Jannah. But considered individually, each act of worship is unique – it […]
“By Time!” recited Mr. Ahmad. He was giving a lecture on Surat al-Asr. “Human beings are in loss by default. The only ones to come out of that loss are those who utilize their time in doing the four things mentioned in the third ayah (verse) of Surat al-Asr: to believe, to do righteous deeds, […]
Though I was born in a Muslim family, I didn’t take my faith seriously until later. Now looking back, I can see what was missing The post 7 Qualities of Islam That Make It So Appealing appeared first on About Islam.
If we do love Allah, why don’t we feel this love in our hearts all the time? Why do we keep losing this incredible feeling? The post Why Can’t We Always Be Close to Allah? appeared first on About Islam.
Take a journey through the history of female scholarship in Islam – at every turn, you will meet forward-thinking women who fulfilled their share of the responsibility for spreading knowledge. The post Islam’s Female Scholars: Amrah bint Abdur Rahman appeared first on About Islam.
When we look at a person who is not a Muslim, what thoughts come to the mind? Let us look at what Prophet Muhammad saw in three non-Muslims... The post 3 Non-Muslims Praised by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) appeared first on About Islam.