My prayer rug

I received a new prayer rug a few days ago and decided to use it today during my late afternoon prayer  (Asr Salah). As I unfolded it and spread it in front of me on the floor, I noticed how beautiful it was, how brilliant the colors seemed against the background of the throw rug …

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The importance of Du’a with intent and sincerity.

 Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim Praise be to Allah, we seek His help and His forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allah from the evil of our own souls and from our bad deeds. Whomsoever Allah guides will never be led astray, and whomsoever Allah leaves astray, no one can guide. I bear witness that there is no …

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Hajj, the sacred journey.

Alhamdulillah. The blessed days of Hajj are upon us. It is during the first most blessed days of the month of Dhul Hijjah that pilgrims from across the globe, my dear brothers and sisters in Islam, have made their way to Makkah to perform the rites of Hajj. A verse from the Qur'an tells of the …

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Call upon Allah! Dua is needed for our Ummah today.

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem Our Ummah is in crisis, humanity is in crisis! Such dis "ease" throughout our communities, all communities. The abominations happening in places throughout this world, Burma, Egypt, Syria, all communities that are being oppressed, all communities that are surrounded by violence, everywhere! Violence, senseless violence is found all across the globe. The …

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Charity in Ramadan

It is narrated that the Prophet Muhammad said: “Allah, the Exalted said, ‘Spend, O son of Adam, and Allah will spend on you.” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim) Do you know that Prophet Muhammad was a most charitable person, and during the Month of Ramadan, he was the extremely charitable? During Ramadan, Allah SWT increases reward and …

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Virtues of and lessons within the Month of Ramadan

Ramadan Mubarak Tonight, many of us will begin our Ibadah and Worship for the Blessed Month of Ramadan and tomorrow we begin our fast, Insha'Allah. There are so many virtues of Ramadan that I have decided to share some each day as a reminder for us all, Insha'Allah. Alhamdulillah Allah (Subhanna Wa Ta'Ala) revealed the …

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Do you question?

Then which of the Favors of your Lord will you both deny? (55:16) ~ SubhanAllah. Alhamdulillah. Allahu Akbar. When I began jotting down my thoughts for this post, I was perplexed with comments that I've heard over the past few months from Muslims who seem to be wavering in their faith. I was a bit …

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