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    University professor and Imam in Makkah passes away straight after prayer

    A Saudi university professor passed away on Wednesday, October 4, a few seconds after concluding Asr prayer in his mosque in Makkah. Inna Lilahi Wa Inna Elayhi Rajeoun. Shaykh Dr. Khaled Al-Qurashi, the professor of Da’wa ‘Islamic Call’ and Islamic Culture, was leading prayer in the mosque in Al-`Awali district in Makkah. He was Um […] More

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    Islamic prayer ritual reduces back pain and increases joint elasticity, study finds

    The repetitive physical movements of Muslim prayer rituals can reduce chances of lower back pain if performed properly, according to new research and reported by various news-media. It isn’t just a series of pointless set of movements. “Indeed, As-Salaah (the prayer) has been decreed upon the believers a decree of specified times..” [Qur’an 4:103] The study found […] More

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    British boxer Anthony Joshua’s soft spot for Islam gets support and abuse, which got some cracking responses

    Undefeated British professional boxer, Anthony Joshua, over the last few days has been enjoying himself with a trip to Dubai. Along with other holiday snaps on his Facebook and Twitter accounts, he posted his experience of praying Salah, the Islamic daily prayer, with his Muslim friend – though being a non-Muslim himself right now. On […] More

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    This ought to make you Flee To Allah!

    A thought-provoking observation done by Ustadh Ali Hammuda. Do read to the end and then reflect where do you stand. When Allāh speaks about our pursuit of worldly matters, He uses the term: فَامْشُوا / “Walk” [Al-Qur’ān 67:15] When speaking about our pursuit of Salaah, Allāh uses the term:  فَاسْعَوْا / “Proceed” [Al-Qur’ān 62:9] When […] More

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    A couple’s car broke down, the tow truck driver was a Muslim, find out what happened.

    In April 2014, Humans of New York published a post showing two men observing Salah (the Muslim prayer) in Central Park, New York. It was to show the diversity of USA and to an extent the acceptance of other people’s faiths being practiced as they wish to do so. Now, in the comments section, a […] More

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    A Letter From A Japanese Muslim Prisoner Who Embraced Islam Last Year

    A letter was recently spotted from a Japanese prisoner who embraced Islam last year, whilst inside the prison cell. Subhan Allah, indeed guidance from Allah can reach no matter where one is. The brother stated how he managed to fast the whole month of Ramadan this year, his first time ever, again inside the prison. Here […] More

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    A Rotten Graveyard With One Musk Fragrant Grave

    This is a true incident, shared originally by Imran Shahid who also provided the translation. One of the graveyards in Saudi Arabia was closed for 30 years. It was eventually decided to purge it to the ground level. The government gave permission to do so and found a company to execute the desired task. The […] More

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    How To Treat Ramadan Muslims

    Ramadan is special for so many reasons. That child who never prays, prays. That sister who never covers, covers. That brother who never fasts, fasts. Even if it is just for one month, at least our non-practicing brothers and sisters will taste the sweetness of eman for thirty days. Surely, this ought to be a joy […] More

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    5 Dos and 5 Don’ts in Ramadan

    Ramadan is the mother of all months. It is the best month in which the first verses of the best book of guidance were revealed to the best man by the best angel for the best nation. It is the most awaited month for Muslims all over the world for it brings with it an […] More

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    9 Misconceptions about the 15th of Sha’baan (Shab-e-barat)

    It’s that time of the year again when a certain number of Muslims, mainly from the sub-continental region including Pakistan, India and Bangladesh, will be involved in doing certain acts of worship and celebrations on the particular night and day of 15th Sha’baan. Growing up around this practice, one would see Muslims gathering in the […] More

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    9 Tips For Ramadan Prep

    With the blessed month of Ramadan just round the corner, it’s vital that we prepare for it in ways which will bring sustained and fruitful blessings in our lives. The Sahaba (may Allāh be pleased with them) used to prepare for the auspicious month 6 months in advance, so let us take a leaf out […] More

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