70 Major sins in Islam every Muslim must avoid

Major sins in Islam are defined as what is forbidden by Allah and His Messenger in the Qur'an and the Sunnah in addition to what is narrated on the authority of early Muslims. Allah promised that whoever avoids the major sins, He will expiate his minor sins. Allah says: If you avoid the great sins which you are forbidden to do, We shall remit from you your (small) sins, and admit you to a Noble Entrance (i.e. Paradise). Quran 4:31 The Prophet (pbuh) said, [...]

By |2018-01-08T23:20:23+00:00October 30th, 2017|General Topics|

Benefits of reciting Surah Ale-Imran (The Family of Imran)

There are a total of 200 verses in Surah Ale-Imran and it was revealed in Madinah. The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.) has said that whoever recites surah Ale-Imran on Friday, then until the setting of the sun, he will be showered by the Mercy of Allah (s.w.t.) and the angels will beg for his forgiveness. The Prophet (s.a.w.) has also recommended this surah for those women who are not able to conceive. See Also: Benefits of reciting Surah Yasin Benefits of Reciting Surah Mohammad The [...]

By |2018-02-18T05:47:36+00:00October 25th, 2017|Quran and Hadith|

Islamic Short Stories: WHERE MUSIC LEADS TO

Alamgheer was one of the past Moghul kings in India. It is said he was a devout Muslim and a staunch upholder of Islamic tenets. He banned all luxury items in his kingdom including the listening to music. No one dared do so even privately in his home. Those engaged in musical provision for their earnings, got together to discuss what to do. They decided to take out a procession on the streets of Delhi in protest. So one day they staged a grand [...]

By |2018-01-08T03:45:40+00:00October 19th, 2017|Wisdom & Quotes|

Manzil Dua: English and Arabic for free Download

BISMILLAH-RAHMAANIR-RAHIIM In the name of Allah, Most Beneficient, Most Merciful. “All praise be to Allah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) and peace and blessings be upon His messenger (صلى الله عليه وسلم). The ayaat (verses) of the Holy Qur'an compiled herein are generally known as “Manzil”. The elders were particularly punctual in reciting this “Manzil” from amongst other dua and formulas for protection and cure. It was customary to make special arrangements for children to commit this “Manzil” to memory. Undoubtedly the ayah of the Qur'an and the dua that is mentioned in the ahadith are more effective and beneficial than the wearing of [...]

By |2018-01-08T04:59:12+00:00October 16th, 2017|General Topics|

Benefits of reciting surah kahf (The Cave)

benefits of reciting Surah Kahf : This surah has 110 ayaat and it was revealed in Makkah. The Holy Prophet, peace and mercy be upon him has said that whoever recites this surah will be protected from fitna (evil) for eight days. If a person recites the last verse of Surah al-Kahf before sleeping at night, Allah the exulted creates a Noor (light) from his sleeping place up to the Holy Ka’bah and in this light are angels who continually pray for the reciter until [...]

By |2018-02-18T05:47:37+00:00October 15th, 2017|Quran and Hadith|

A brief Story of Hazrat Bilal Bin Rabah: The Great African Muslim

Bilal is very lovingly remembered by all Muslims of the world as one of the earliest great African Muslim. He was born in a village in a mountainous place in Western Arabia. Bilal's father was called Rebah and his mother was known as Hamama. They had come to Arabia as slaves from Ethiopia. The father and mother were slaves of Ummayya bin Khalaf, a rich man from the tribe of Quraish. Bilal was therefore born in slavery and served as a housekeeper. His master [...]

By |2018-01-29T01:10:37+00:00October 13th, 2017|History of Islam $ Muslims|

What is “Four Qul (4 qul)” and the benefits of reciting them

The four Qul (4 qul) surahs are four (4) selected surahs in the Holy Quran known as protection surahs. Why it is called four Qul/4 qul is due to the fact that they all start with the Arabic word "Qul" which means "say". Below are the four Qul/4 qul surahs in action along with translations. ﷽ Chapter 109 – Surah Al-Kafiroun ( The Unbeliever ) قُلْ يَا أَيُّهَا الْكَافِرُونَ - 109:1 لَا أَعْبُدُ مَا تَعْبُدُونَ - 109:2 وَلَا أَنتُمْ عَابِدُونَ مَا أَعْبُدُ - 109:3 وَلَا أَنَا عَابِدٌ [...]

By |2018-03-13T23:01:34+00:00October 13th, 2017|Quran and Hadith|

Benefits of reciting Surah Ibrahim (Quran chapter 14)

Surah Ibrahim is a ‘makki’ surah that has 52 ayaats. It is narrated by Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq that whoever recites surah Ibrahim and surah Hijr in a two-rak’aat prayer on every Friday, he will remain safe from poverty, insanity and sudden calamity. In the commentary of Burhan, it is mentioned that writing this surah on a white parchment and then making a child wear it as a talisman keeps the child safe from ailments and makes it easy for him to drink and digest [...]

By |2018-02-18T05:47:40+00:00October 12th, 2017|Quran and Hadith|
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