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Is Islam Against Fun, Recreation and Joking?

Is Islam Against Fun, Recreation and Joking?

In order to answer this question, we first need to analyze what Islam’s viewpoint is on the purpose of the creation of mankind and the usage of natural blessings such as the mountains, jungles and legitimate recreation and joy and the like. The main source of Islamic law and teachings, the holy Quran says: “I did not create the jinn and the humans except that they may worship Me (so ... Read More »

What is the philosophy behind the importance of night Prayer in Islam?

What is the philosophy behind the importance of night Prayer in Islam?

One of the most recommended worships and Ibadah is night prayer. There are 11 Rak’ats for night prayer, five prayers which each have two Rak’ats and a single prayer which has one Rak’a. There are so many benefits for the night prayer which appear in this world and the worlds after death, that we will mention some of them. There are some recommended and Mostahab prayers that are called Nafilah ... Read More »

What is the Viewpoints of Islam and Christianity Regarding Allah?

What is the Viewpoints of Islam and Christianity Regarding Allah?

The distinguishing feature of Islam is its insistence on absolute monotheism and the forbidding of anything, at all, to be associated with God. This includes the refusal of the idea that Jesus (peace be upon him), the Messenger of God, was God. Allah says in the Qur’an: Surely they have disbelieved who say that Allah is the Messiah [Jesus], the son of Mary. But the Messiah said, “O Children of ... Read More »

The Top Recommended Food in Islam (1)

The Top Recommended Food in Islam (1)

Bread According to a reliable tradition from the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.a.), one should give due respect to the bread, for it is the result of the hard work of many angels in heaven and men on the earth. It is stated from Imam Ja’far-e-Sadiq (a.s.) that bread should not be kept under the bowl of curry. Another tradition states that the Imam (a.s.) asked people to respect bread. The people ... Read More »

Is Vegetarianism Allowed in Islam (2)?

Is Vegetarianism Allowed in Islam (2)?

A major argument put forth by vegetarians is that an animal has to be slaughtered and this fear within the animal will adulterate it’s flesh and lower the charge in the energy of the meat, thereby causing harm to whosoever eats the meat (as documented earlier). However,  the Islamic method of slaughtering creates honor and reverence in the slaughter, and this act carries no traumatic frequencies that could unbalance the ... Read More »

Is Vegetarianism Allowed in Islam (1)?

Is Vegetarianism Allowed in Islam (1)?

O, you who believe! Fulfill the obligations. The cattle quadrupeds are allowed to you, except that which is recited to you, not violating the prohibition against game when you are entering upon the performance of the pilgrimage. Surely, Allah orders what He desires. (al-Qur’an – Chapter 5, Verse 1) In Qur’an Allah clearly states that He created the cattle for human benefit and consumption: What! Do they not see that ... Read More »

Five steps to choose a spouse in Islam

Five steps to choose a spouse in Islam

There is no certain way of proposal or choosing a spouse in Islam. Each of the male and the female can propose to another, but normally in many societies the male is the one who does the proposal. However, it the case of ‘aqd the female (or her lawyer) starts reading the first part of sigha which should be followed by reading the second part by the groom (or his ... Read More »

Why is alcohol forbidden in Islam?

Why is alcohol forbidden in Islam?

Everyone knows, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, that drinking alcohol is considered a sin in Islam. Consuming alcohol is listed as one of the major sins; one of greater sins for which eternal punishment is promised. There are traditions by Imam Musa Kazim (a), Imam Rida (a), and Imam Muhammad Taqi (a) proving this. Before presenting the verses of the Quran on this topic, it must be said that this law ... Read More »

Around 100 families of Hisar village in India embrace Islam

Around 100 families of Hisar village in India embrace Islam

Seeking refuge in Islam, around 100 Dalit families from the Bhagana village of Hisar district in the north Indian state of Haryana reverted to Islam at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Saturday, according to Hindustan Times daily. Families from Hisar’s Bhagana village, who have been protesting at Jantar Mantar for the past two years over alleged atrocities and rapes by the upper-caste Jats, claimed to have converted to Islam ... Read More »

Indian Actress Reverts to Islam

Indian Actress Reverts to Islam

CAIRO – Famous young Indian actress Monica has decided to leave the life of lights behind her back, choosing to revert to Islam, don Islamic headscarf and quit the film industry. “I don’t convert for the reason of love or money, am not such a person. I like Islam principles so that I converted as an Islam,” she was quoted by Muslim Mirror on Saturday, May 31. “Hereafter I won’t ... Read More »