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The Importance of Tawheed

The meaning of Tawheed is to single out Allah for all froms of worship, outwardly and inwardly, in speech and action. It is also to negate the worship of everything except Allah. Tawheed is the purpose of a Muslim‘s life. Allah says in the Qur’aan: “And I did not create the jinn and mankind except to [...]

January 24th, 2017|Categories: Islamic Studies|Tags: , |

The Consequences of the Battle of Badr

It was not long after the battle that the news of victory reached both Makkah and Madinah. The Muslims of Madinah rejoiced in the victory of Badr. In fact, when the news reached the people of Madinah the Muslims immediately started glorifying Allah’s name in celebration of their victory. However while the Muslims were celebrating [...]

January 24th, 2017|Categories: Islamic Studies|Tags: , , , , , |

The Battle of ‘Uhud – Reasons

The modern English dictionary defines a hypocrite as, “a person who pretends to be what he is not.” An accurate description of this person’s behavior is read as, “the practice of professing standards and beliefs contrary to one’s real character or actual behavior.” The victory achieved by the Muslims at the battle of Badr sent [...]

January 19th, 2017|Categories: Islamic Studies|Tags: , , |


The laws of the religion of Islam are comprehensively established through the Qur’aan and the Sunnah. The Qur’aan and the Sunnah serve as the basic sources Islamic law and they esatablish a Sharee‘ah that is complete and absolute and does not require any addition. The word bid‘ah literally means ‘something that is brought into existence [...]

January 19th, 2017|Categories: Islamic Studies|Tags: |


The common translation of ‘ibaadah in English is ‘worship’. However, the meaning in Arabic is more comprehensive. According to the Sharee‘ah, the word ‘ibaadah means ‘to obey Allah by doing all that He commands and to stay away from all that He forbids’. This is called ‘ibaadah because the Islamic meaning refers to both serving Allah and [...]

January 16th, 2017|Categories: Islamic Studies|Tags: |

Prohibition of Ribaa – Proof and Rationale

The prohibition of ribaa is a divinely ordained matter that is supported by sound reason and the wisdom behind its prohibition is evident from the ill effects that it has on human society. Islam espouses to protect the wealth of others as one of the five essentials on which the Islamic law is based. Interest [...]

January 8th, 2017|Categories: Islamic Studies|Tags: , |

Loving the Prophet (peace be upon him)

Love is one of the most powerful emotions human beings are blessed with. It draws people together so that they care for each other, show mercy and kindness, and occasionally, even endure hardship for the sake of those they love. The bond of love is present among people to various degrees in the different social [...]

January 4th, 2017|Categories: Islamic Studies|Tags: , |

The rights of Islamic brotherhood

Islamic brotherhood brings with it certain responsibilities and rights. It is important for every Muslim who acts for the sake of Allah to adhere to certain principles that will ensure a meaningful and sustained Islamic brotherhood that will fulfill its desired aims  The following are some of the responsibilities and rights : Each of the [...]

Aboo Hurayrah

Introducing Aboo Hurayrah Millions of Muslims from the early history of Islam to the present time have become familiar with the name of Aboo Hurayrah . This name has been mentioned in speeches, lectures, Friday khutbahs, and you can find it written in the books of Ahaadeeth and Fiqh. Through the extraordinary efforts of this [...]

December 25th, 2016|Categories: Islamic Studies|Tags: , |

Tawheed Al-Asmaa’ Was-Sifaat

Tawheed al-Asmaa’ was-Sifaat is one of three categories of monotheism: Tawheed ar- Ruboobiyyah, Tawheed al-Uloohiyyah, and Tawheed al-Asmaa’ was-Sifaat. Studying these three categories of monotheism separately helps us to gain a more complete understanding of the type of belief that Allah has made obligatory upon His servants. Tawheed ar-Ruboobiyyah or the monotheism of Allah’s Lordship [...]