Child Custody in Islam after a Divorce or Separation (Part 2): Shaikh Sālih Al-Fawzān (aslo: mercy towards slaves and caring for animals)

A Child That Reaches The Age Of Discernment (7 Years Old) Is Given A Choice Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated that a… Continue reading

Child Custody in Islam after a Divorce or Separation (Part 1): Shaikh Sālih Al-Fawzān

Introduction: Ibn Hajr in Bulūgh Al-Marām wrote a chapter entitled “The Chapter of Hadānah” (or Hidānah). The intent of this term is the protection of… Continue reading

Seeking Marriage and the Marriage Ceremony in Islam (Islam 5.1)

Objectives: Recall the main parts of the marriage ceremony and consider the importance of marriage in Islam. Marriage is a legal union between a man… Continue reading

Issues which arise after the time of Revelation for which there is no specific text: Al-Masālih Al-Mursalah and how Islam is applicable in every age.

All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all existence. May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon the Messenger Muhammad, his family, his… Continue reading

Gathering in a place after a funeral to receive condolences and provide food – By Shaikh Muhammad Ibn Sālih Al-‘Uthaimīn and Shaikh Al-Albāni

Question: The people have started taking liberties in the affair of condolences. So when a person dies, the people gather and food is prepared for… Continue reading

A Simple Guide to the Funeral Rites (Janāzah) in Islam: From the Point of Death to the Burial (PDF Booklet)

  By Abu Khadeejah Abdul-Wāhid Alam (May Allāh forgive him and his parents). Ideal for your mobile device. Download here: Simple Funeral Guide Booklet SIMPLE GUIDE… Continue reading

The Grave Crime of Usury and Interest: Ribā-based Transactions: What is Allowed and What is Not..

There is a grave warning in the Qur’ān and Sunnah for those who deal in usury and interest (Ribā). Allah stated: الَّذِينَ يَأْكُلُونَ الرِّبَا لَا… Continue reading

Ibn Abbās delayed Maghrib after the sun had set, and the stars had appeared because he was teaching the people — and his response to those who tried to correct him:

وَحَدَّثَنِي أَبُو الرَّبِيعِ الزَّهْرَانِيُّ، حَدَّثَنَا حَمَّادٌ، عَنِ الزُّبَيْرِ بْنِ الْخِرِّيتِ، عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ شَقِيقٍ، قَالَ خَطَبَنَا ابْنُ عَبَّاسٍ يَوْمًا بَعْدَ الْعَصْرِ حَتَّى غَرَبَتِ الشَّمْسُ… Continue reading

The Excellence of Supplicating to Allāh and the Conditions for an Accepted Du’ā

﷽ Allāh, the Most High, stated: وَقَالَ رَبُّكُمُ ادْعُونِي أَسْتَجِبْ لَكُمْ ۚ إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يَسْتَكْبِرُونَ عَنْ عِبَادَتِي سَيَدْخُلُونَ جَهَنَّمَ دَاخِرِينَ “And your Lord has said,… Continue reading

Understanding the Muslim Dress Code: Modesty for Men and the Hijāb for Women (Islam 4.5 & 4.6)

Objectives: Explain and illustrate what is meant by hijab and the importance of this to Muslims. Terms: Modesty: A humble, unpretentious manner or appearance. Hijāb: A… Continue reading