Can you have Sex during Ramadan?

Question: Respected scholars, Is it permissible to have Sex during Ramadan with husband whilst fasting? In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. A Muslim is allowed to have Sex in Ramadan with his or her spouse after breaking the fast and until dawn (the time of abstention from food, drink, and gratifications). However, one who is fasting should never overstep the boundaries of fasting by having [...]

By |2018-02-17T07:49:57+00:00May 15th, 2017|Fasting and Ramadan|

Why Muslims fail to read the Quran

In fact, the Holy Quran is awesome. It is not something experienced or witnessed by only Muslims, who have a thorough appreciation for it. It has also been labeled awesome and amazing by non-Muslims as well. In fact, even people who hate Islam very much have still called it amazing. Now, which of the favors of your Lord will you deny? With all these wisdom, truth, proves, light and guidance, are you among those who fail to read it? Well, in this piece, I [...]

By |2018-01-24T02:09:33+00:00May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What are the benefits of saying bismillah

If we were to give an exhaustive account of the benefits of saying Bismillah, we would need more than a single volume to do justice to it. Apart from being part of every chapter in the Holy Qur’an (except the chapter of repentance [surah at-tawba]), it is also the most oft repeated verse in the Holy Qur’an. benefits of saying bismillah Protection against shaytan:Jabir (RA) reports that the Prophet (PBUH) said: “If a man remembers Allah as he enters his house and when he takes [...]

By |2018-02-18T05:46:17+00:00May 8th, 2017|Quran and Hadith|

Benefits of reciting Surah al-Fatihah (The Opening)

Surah al-Fatihah (Arabic: سُّورَةُ الْفَاتِحَة‎) is the first chapter (surah) of the Quran. Its seven verses (ayat) are a prayer for the guidance, lordship, and mercy of God. This chapter has an essential role in salāt. The primary literal meaning of the expression "al-Fātiḥah" is "The Opener," which could refer to this Surah being "the opener of the Book" (Fātiḥat al-kitāb), to its being the first Surah recited in full in every prayer cycle (rakʿah), or to the manner in which it serves as an opening for many [...]

By |2018-02-18T05:46:19+00:00May 4th, 2017|Quran and Hadith|

9 Benefits of reciting Surah ad-Dukhan (The Smoke) 

Surah ad-Dukhan is a ‘makki’ surah and it vontains 59 ayaat. It is narrated from the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.) that if this surah is recited at night, then seventy thousand angels pray to Allah (s.w.t.) to forgive the sins of the reciter. If recited on Thursday nights, all sins are forgiven and houses are built for the reciter in Jannah. The reward for reciting each letter of this surah is equal to that of freeing a thousand slaves for seeking the pleasure of Allah [...]

By |2018-02-18T05:46:21+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Quran and Hadith|

Six reasons why every Muslim should read the Quran

Are you looking for a reason to read the Quran? Our beloved Messenger of Allah mentioned that the best of you are those who learn the Quran and teach it. In facts, the benefits involved in reading and contemplating on the verses of the Holy Qur’an cannot be stressed enough. This great revelation indeed has many depths and mysteries that have yet to be discovered. Those who made good use of the Holy Qur’an can attest to the fact that it is an unending [...]

By |2018-02-18T05:46:23+00:00May 1st, 2017|Quran and Hadith|

Benefits of Reciting Surah al-Balad (The City): Quran chapter 90

Surah al-Balad has 10 verses and it was revealed in Makkah. Its subject matter and style resemble those of the earliest Surahs revealed at Mecca, but it contains a pointer which indicates that it was sent down in the period when the disbelievers of Makkah had resolved to oppose Muhammad and made it lawful for themselves to commit tyranny and excess against him. Benefits of Reciting Surah al-Balad (The City): The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.) has said that whoever recites this surah will be safe from the Wrath of [...]

By |2018-02-18T05:46:24+00:00April 28th, 2017|Quran and Hadith|

Hadith regarding taking revenge in Islam

It was narrated that Sa'eed bin Al-Musayyab said: "While the Messenger of Allah was sitting and his Companions were with him, a man reviled Abu Bakr and offended him, and Abu Bakr remained silent. Then he offended him again and Abu Bakr remained silent. Then he offended him a third time, and Abu Bakr retaliated. The Messenger of Allah stood up when Abu Bakr retaliated, and Abu Bakr said: 'Are you angry with me, 0 Messenger of Allah?' The Messenger of Allah said: 'An [...]

By |2018-02-18T05:46:26+00:00April 26th, 2017|Quran and Hadith|
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