The Importance of the Mosque to Muslims in your Community: Islam 3.7

Objectives: To consider the importance of the Mosque within Islam. Is a Mosque important: Try to imagine what a Muslim community would lose if it … Continue reading

The Role of the Imām, and the appearance of Female Imāms in Mosques: Islam 3.5

Objectives: Know and be able to explain the role of the Imam. Imām: “A person who leads the congregational prayers” (i.e. the prayers in Jamā’ah). … Continue reading

The Mu’adhin, the Adhān and the Iqāmah: The Call to Prayer: Islam 3.4 

Objectives: Know and understand the role of the Mu’adhin and the use and significance of the adhān. Mu’adhin: The mu’adhin is the person who calls … Continue reading

Aids to worship and prayer that are common in our times: Compass, Dhikr beads, Prayer mat, Mushaf stand, Phone apps: Islam 3.3

Objectives: Identify aids to worship and understand their use. The compass and prayer mat: Muslims can turn any suitable place into a musallā (place of … Continue reading

The Prayer Hall (Musallā) in the Mosque and its features: Islam 3.2

Objectives: Understand the main features of a prayer hall (Musallā) and understand its uses. The Mosque is at the heart of the Muslim community and … Continue reading

Reciting Sūrah Al-Fātihah behind the Imām in Prayer: Sālih Al-Fawzān and Al-Albānee

Shaikh Al-Fawzan (may Allah preserve him) stated:   The Majority of the scholars hold the position that the recital of Surah Al-Fātihah is obligatory, and … Continue reading

The Daily Prayers of a Muslim and the Ablutions (Islam 2.3)

An Introduction Muslims are obligated to pray to Allāh five set times each day. This prayer is called the Salāh. It is the second pillar … Continue reading

The Practice of Prayer in the Life of a Muslim: Salāh (Islam 2.4)

Islam 2.4 The Practice Of Prayer The Prayer Each prayer out of the Five Daily prayers consists of a fixed number of Rak’ahs (or units) … Continue reading

The Importance of Prayer in Islam and the Perils of being Negligent Regarding it

Islaam gives the highest of stations to the prayer, it has the highest of levels and greatest position after the testimony of faith (the shahaadatayn). … Continue reading

Funeral Prayer (Janaazah) Over The Sinful Muslims, by Al-Barbahaaree, Explanation of Al-Fawzaan

  Imaam Abu Muhammad Al-Hasan b. `Alee b. Khalaf al-Barbahaaree (died 329H, rahimahullaah) stated in his Sharhus-Sunnah (point 40): والصلاة على من مات من أهل القبلة سنة والمرجوم … Continue reading