Question: What is the meaning of Jihad? Is it a holy war or spiritual struggle? Answer: In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Jihad means to struggle for the sake of Allah in a righteous cause. It takes … Continue reading →
Question A comprehensive meaning of At-taharat Answer All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger. Tahaarah in the Arabic … Continue reading →
The Ten Commandments 1 “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. You shall have no other gods before Me. 2 “You shall not make for yourself … Continue reading →
Treating Your Wife: Which Example Do You Follow? Women in the Mirror of Revelation By Hatem Aly Freelance Writer- Egypt Prophet Muhammad forbade forcing women to marry against their will. In the first instance, people may think that a Muslim … Continue reading →
Does Islam tolerate other beliefs? The Quran says: God forbids you not, with regards to those who fight you not for [your] faith nor drive you out of your homes, from dealing kindly and justly with them; for God loves … Continue reading →
Question Is this right that washing any body part or washing any thing three times will clean that thing. If it is so then there is no need of soap or washing powders. Is this true for taking bath also? … Continue reading →
Why is the family so important to Muslims? The family is the foundation of Islamic society. The peace and security offered by a stable family unit is greatly valued, and seen as essential for the spiritual growth of its members. … Continue reading →
The Quran is a record of the exact words revealed by God through the Angel Gabriel to the Prophet Muhammad. It was memorized by Muhammad and then dictated to his Companions, and written down by scribes, who cross-checked it during his lifetime. Not one word of its 114 chapters, Suras, has been changed over the centuries, so that the Quran is in every detail the unique and miraculous text which was revealed to Muhammad fourteen centuries ago.
What is the Qur`an about?
The Quran, the last revealed Word of God, is the prime source of every Muslim’s faith and practice. It deals with all the subjects which concern us as human beings: wisdom, doctrine, worship, and law, but its basic theme is the relationship between God and His creatures. At the same time it provides guidelines for a just society, proper human conduct and an equitable economic system.
What do Muslims think about Jesus? Muslims respect and revere Jesus, and await his Second Coming. They consider him one of the greatest of God’s messengers to mankind. A Muslim never refers to him simply as ‘Jesus’, but always adds … Continue reading →
Like Jews and Christians, Muslims believe that the present life is only a trial preparation for the next realm of existence. Basic articles of faith include: the Day of Judgment, resurrection, Heaven and Hell. When a Muslim dies, he or she is washed, usually by a family member, wrapped in a clean white cloth, and buried with a simple prayer preferably the same day.
Muslims consider this one of the final services they can do for their relatives, and an opportunity to remember their own brief existence here on earth. The Prophet taught that three things can continue to help a person even after death; charity which he had given, knowledge which he had taught and prayers on their behalf by a righteous child.