The pig and its all kinds of products are haram in Islam thus must be avoided. It is not permissible to use any piece of pig when producing something. However, we live in a global world which is very difficult to avoid doubtful things. After chemical process and mixing in other elements the pig products … Continue reading Is it OK to use products made from pig skin (shoes, jackets, etc)? does it make any difference if a little pig skin is used as a decoration on the product (or inside liner in a shoe)? What happens if somebody touches the processed pig skin?
Islam provides easiness when conditions harden, in this regard, it is not necessary to remove bondage or other aid strips when making ablution until the person becomes healthy again. The bondage area is wiped in wudu, if the wiping would harm then it is omitted as well.
How can I pray on the plane if I am travelling oversees? There is no specific answer for this question nevertheless I would say that if the conditions is good in the plane it is better to pray standing but it is not required to face Qibla. Maybe when starting the prayer the person faces … Continue reading How should we pray when we are travelling?
One of the sources of Islamic Law is Urf (custom) and Islam accepts customs which do not contradict Islamic essentials (Usul al-Din). There is nothing wrong to celebrate mothers day as long as the celebration does not contain in itself unlawful elements such as alcohol or any other haram items.
From Islamic point of view it is now lawful, because according to Islamic principles, the buyer has three days to return the item if he detects some defect in it. However, if there is no defect in the merchandise item he cannot return it after separating from the transaction place.
PRAYERS BEFORE SLEEPING It is highly emphasized to do Ablutions /Wudhoo before going to sleep . A person sleeping in the state of having performed Wudhoo gets the reward of having done worship for the whole night. It is recommended to lie down on the right side and put the hand under the cheek & keep the face towards the Kaaba … Continue reading What are the recommended bedtime and nighttime prayers?
A Sacred Phase of Time: The Blessed Three Months The blessed three months are Rajab, Sha’ban, and Ramadan (the seventh, eighth, and ninth months) in the Islamic hijri calendar1; these months are distinguished from the rest of the year with a special taste and atmosphere that each possesses. Every month comes along with a beauty … Continue reading The Blessed Three Months
The scholars of Tafsir, after having made a thorough investigation into the Makki and Madani Surahs, have come up with a set of characteristics that tell right off if a Surah is Makki or Madani. Some of these characteristics are recognized as universal rules while others hold good most of the time. The universal rules … Continue reading Characteristics of Makki and Madani Verses
Tonight is a very precious night Laylat ar-Ragha’ib, ‘the Sacred Night of Desires’. It is one of the most important nights in Islamic history for all human beings. It is the night that the Prophet (s) was transferred from his father to his mother’s womb. It falls on the first Friday of Rajab. All that you … Continue reading What is the night of Regaib and what would be recommended to do at this night?
Although some people today disdain moral values, the inner depths of the human being, and the importance of the life of the heart and spirit, there is no doubt that the route to true humanity passes through them. No matter what some people may think, the successful application of these dynamics to life offers the … Continue reading The Devout: The Architect of Our Souls