MANY western Orientalists considered Islam to be a syncretic religion and that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) had tried to reconcile some points from older religions with some of his own, to form a new configuration.
Published17 Aug, 201212:00am
MARRIAGE in Islam is a legal contract between two parties and not a holy sacrament. Many terms and conditions in the marriage contract are obligatory, while others can be set and agreed to at the time of marriage
Published14 Jun, 201209:30pm
AFTER creating Hazrat Adam God asked all the angels to perform sajdah, or prostration, before him (2:34). Being the first human being, he represented all of humanity. Iblis, or Satan, was a jinn who had
Published18 May, 201212:17am
DREAMS are a fascinating experience of daily life. Psychologists, in trying to understand the symbolism and meaning of dreams, have come up with various theories. The first question we must try to answer is: what
Published15 Mar, 201208:30pm
IT is said that Hazrat Aisha was six years old when her nikah was performed with Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in Makkah, and nine years old when she moved in to live with her husband in Madina after Hijra.
Published16 Feb, 201211:50pm
EVERY state has to work out its own rules for good governance, according to the needs of the times. But there are certain fundamental rules and principles, laid down by the Prophet of Islam (PBUH), which can be incorporated into any book of ethics, or eve
Published27 Jan, 201212:20am
THE word zikr has been used innumerable times in theQuran with various meanings. It can mean remembrance, or remembering God through the recitation or repetition of one or more of His names, or
Published13 Jan, 201212:00am
THE mystery of life and death can be explained in the Quranic framework by understanding that the soul gives life to the body and that the body dies as soon as the soul leaves it.
Published23 Dec, 201112:20am
ONE night the Prophet (PBUH) was praying and supplicating in his house in Makkah with the words, “Ya Allah! Ya Rehman!” Abu Jahal, his unbelieving neighbour, was overjoyed on hearing this.
Published08 Dec, 201108:45pm
INTERCESSION has become one of those controversial topics for which arguments are provided from both sides of the divide. The Quran says, “O you who believe! Fear Allah and seek a wasila to him”(5:35).
Published24 Nov, 201109:51pm