Monthly Archives: August 2013

Charity, for a Difference

The world as we see it today is very different from the ideal world that we would like to imagine living in. In today’s world we are victims of multiple types of social and economical barriers. The issues of poverty, diseases and inequality still prevail in our societies. The conditions of this world cannot be […]

Money Put to Better Use

The human race lives around such a system that for survival we are all dependant on one thing, money. There may be different currencies around the world but the purpose of all is the same, to exchange themselves for goods and services. In today’s high tech world, the requirements of man have increased and so […]

Don’t Forget the Poor in the Feast of Breaking the Fast

Eid-ul-Fitr is around the corner. We have spent the month of Ramadan trying our best to fulfil the duties given to us as Muslims. We observed fasting, recited Quran, offered regular prayers and helped the poor in breaking their fast with food they couldn’t afford. Now the time is about to come when we celebrate […]

Actions that Nullify I’tikaf

This is the I’tikaf time. Ramadan is almost at an end and Muslims around the world don’t have much time to make the most of this holy month. I’tikaf is one of the last opportunities we have to complete our Ramadan in the best manner and to attain Allah’s blessings. However, observing I’tikaf isn’t all […]

In The Spirit of Ramadan

The Holy month of Ramadan is a very blessed month for all the Muslims around the globe. This month is nothing less than a gift from God, a chance of attaining His forgiveness and earning Paradise. This Holy Month brings with itself a great spirit of spiritual enlightenment. When this Holy month arrives all the […]

A Show Of Humanity

Humans have been given the status of being the superior creations of God. This privilege has been granted to them because of their ability to learn and be opinionated. They have the sense to judge between right and wrong and can make decisions according to their own intellect. This distinction that humans have from other […]

When a Mu’takif Can Leave the Place of I’tikaf

Muslim men and women observe I’tikaf in the last ten days of Ramadan. While men observe I’tikaf by staying in a mosque, women perform this religious activity at home. Most people know that one cannot leave the place of I’tikaf until the crescent moon of Eid-ul-Fitr has been seen.  The information is true but with […]