Tag: Ramadan

Even a Smile is Charity: A Life Example

Muslims are also commanded to perform da`wah (calling others to Islam). I recall very well that a catalyst for my interest in Islam 11-years ago happened to be the adab (good manners) of a Somali taxi driver who, incidentally, was always smiling. Obviously he had a clear understanding of the hadith that says: “If Allah would guide one person through you to Islam, it is better than the whole world and whatever that’s in it.”

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Laylat al-Qadr: A Most Distinguished Night

Humanity, out of ignorance and to its misfortune, may overlook the value and importance of the Night of Power. When humanity does so ignore it, it loses the happiest and most beautiful sign of grace which Allah bestowed on it. It also suffers the loss of the real happiness and peace gifted to it by Islam, namely, the peace of conscience, family and society.

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The Night of Power: Oh What a Night!

Some Islamic scholars have said that the complete Qur’an was sent down from the Preserved Tablet (Al-Lawh Al-Mahfuz) in the night of Al-Qadr to the House of Glory (Bayt Al-`Izzah) in the lowest heaven, from whence it was revealed piecemeal to the Prophet Muhammad according to events that took place during his life over a period of twenty-three years.

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The Wisdom Behind I`tikaf

Moreover, I`tikaf (seclusion in the mosque) was prescribed by Shari`ah with the main purpose of making the heart fully occupied with and totally devoted to Allah alone, seeking nothing but His pleasure and finding intimacy in none but Allah, thus, this intimacy will remove his loneliness in the grave and grant him happiness, and this is the greatest purpose of I`tikaf.

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Why Do Muslims Fast?

In Muslim households, especially in Muslim majority countries, the children will be looking forward to the coming of Ramadan because it is a time when they will get to see their cousins and their friends more often at family meals. They will also decorate their houses and enjoy special Ramadan foods and drinks. The food and drink might be tasty, but they don’t realize that it is consumed in Ramadan because of the high protein value or because it helps maintain body sugar levels.

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Miracles of the Qur’an (Special Folder)

Truth Seeker website has been publishing many interesting articles and videos representing examples that prove the complete harmony and total consistency between modern scientific discoveries and principles and the Book of Allah, as believed by all Muslims worldwide and has been scientifically proved by scientists, Muslims and non-Muslims alike. This book is the Ever-Glorious Qur’an which was revealed by Allah the Almighty more than 14 centuries ago to an unlettered man, Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings be upon him), the last of all prophets and messengers sent by Allah to guide humanity to the straight path of Allah and to gain eternal salvation.

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