Ramadan 2017-Tips to Make It the Best Ramadan of Your Life!
May26

Ramadan 2017-Tips to Make It the Best Ramadan of Your Life!

Ramadan 2017 is here and all of us Muslims are excitedly looking forward to it. Saudi Arabia has declared Saturday, May 27th as the first day of Ramadan 2017. The entire Middle East, Europe and most of the countries across the world will start their first fast or “saum” of Ramadan on Saturday, May 27th, 2017. Irrespective of the Ramadan 2017 beginning and ending dates, we as Muslims know that this holy month is full of Barakah and...

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What Does Ramadan Mean and When is Ramadan 2016
Jun06

What Does Ramadan Mean and When is Ramadan 2016

When is Ramadan Well, before I can answer when is Ramadan in 2016, it is good to know that Islam follows a lunar calendar. Moon sighting is the basis of determining important events like starting of Ramadan, the first day of the Ramadan fast, the last day of Ramadan, celebration of Eid-ul-fitr, Eid-ul-adha, first day of Hajj and so on. So there is a Hilal committee to organize and officially confirm the moon sighting, based on which...

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How to Deal With Family as a Newly Converted Muslim

Before I begin writing anything, I would like to congratulate you on becoming a Muslim. Alhamdulillah, you have been guided by Allah (s.w.t) towards the right religion-Islam. By converting to Islam you have opened your doors to Jannah, Inshaa Allah! New Muslim / Alien? I will Inshaa Allah write the story of my conversion to Islam someday soon, but as for now let me inform you that none of my relatives are on Islam, yet. I understand...

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How to Deal With People Who Ridicule Islam?
Apr09

How to Deal With People Who Ridicule Islam?

Islam is the fastest growing religion and has the second most number of followers / believers in the current international scenario. In other words, Islam is the second most popular religion in the world. But it is common knowledge that popularity seems to attract envy, jealousy and spite like a magnet that attracts iron filings.   Islam is the Most Ridiculed Religion Maybe that is exactly why Islam is the most ridiculed...

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What is Imaan in Islam?
Mar25

What is Imaan in Islam?

Rasoolullah (s.a.w) has stated that Imaan has more than 70 (according to some references it is 77) different branches, of which the most important is the recitation of “Laa Ilaaha Illallaah” and the least one is to remove some obstacle (stone, wood, thorn, etc) from the way; and modesty also is a special requisite of Imaan. “ Faith in Islam If you are searching for meaning of Imaan or emaan, it can be translated as ‘Faith’ in to...

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What Is Islam? Part II
Mar22

What Is Islam? Part II

In Part I of What Is Islam, we discussed how Islam came into the spotlight after the so-called terror attacks in America. Well for some of you who are still wondering how that worked in favor of Islam; let me once again draw your attention towards the fact that Allah (s.w.t) is not limited by anything or anyone. Also, it is a fact that He blesses those people with guidance who sincerely seek the truth. Sincere Hearts Get Rewarded When...

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