When a Muslim Sneezes

When a Muslim sneezes he should follow certain mannerisms, as sneezing is considered as a blessing from Allah. ·         You should not look to restrain or prevent a sneeze as it is a healthy function, it cannot be done at will nor can it be easily suppressed. ·         When a Muslim sneezes he should turn…

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Guest in Islam

Guest in Islam hold a high place in the nobility of ethics that it has been made an integral part of the Faith. The Prophet said: “Anybody who believes in Allah and the last day should serve his guest generously by giving him his reward.” When asked, “What is his reward, O Allah’s messenger?” He…

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Sick Muslim

Sick Muslim or sick non-Muslim, they both have rights as is evident from the actions and sayings of the Prophet, most notable the Prophets non-Muslim neighbour who intentionally continued to hurt the Prophet, however when she fell ill the Prophet went to visit and support her. When anyone feels sick and a Muslim comes to…

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Medicine in Islam

Medicine in Islam is mentioned in the Quran, Allah states: “We send down (stage by stage) the Quran that which is a healing and a mercy to those who believe…” (17:82) The Prophet also said: “Allah has not created a disease without also creating a cure for it…”  (Bukhari and Muslim). Allah is not only…

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Muslim Arranged Marriages

Muslim Arranged Marriages is it allowed? Well all marriages are arranged in some way or another. The implication of Muslim Arranged Marriage usually means force marriages. As a bottom line rule, Islam does not permit force marriages at all; the nikah (marriage) must be accepted by both the bride and groom without force. If there…

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Islamic Wedding Ceremony

The Islamic wedding ceremony is a very simple process which is not intended for showing off or praise. The ceremony is as easy and simple as 1 2 3. 1 being find a suitable partner, 2 being find two witnesses and an Imam (not necessary can be anyone) and 3 both say “I accept”, done…

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Animals in Islam

Animals in Islam have rights as do every living thing. Islam advises kindness toward animals in many different ways. On account of barbarity and savagery, the arabs used to perpetrate cruelty on animals in many ways and in different forms. They would make them fall by beating them indiscriminately and would then tell people to…

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The Pillars of Islam

“Islam is built on five (the pillars of islam): 1.       To testify that there is no God but Allah (i.e., none has the right to be worshipped but Him) and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah; 2.       To perform the obligatory prayers (Salah, perfectly fulfilling all its conditions and in full submission to Allah);…

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The last sermon of the Prophet

During Hajjatul wada (Farewell Hajj) on the tenth year of Hijrah, the Prophet delivered a speech to the pilgrims: “All thanks are due to Allah, whom we thank, seek for help, invoke forgiveness and repent to. We seek refuge with Allah from the evils within ourselves and from the burden of our evil deeds. He…

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Where is Allah

It is the duty of every Muslim to know where our Creator Allah is, so that we can turn towards him with our hearts and minds. One of Allah’s attributes is the All-High and is also described as the All-hearing and the All-seeing. In regards to Allah’s attributes and qualities one must take and understand…

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