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What is the philosophy behind the prohibition of Homosexuality?

What is the philosophy behind the prohibition of Homosexuality?

One of the forbidden acts in Islam is homosexuality. Islam from one side has advised the Muslims to get married and has advised the people to help the youth to get married and from the other side, Islam has forbidden masturbation, adultery, and homosexuality. At first, it must be differentiated between a person who has tendency to the same sex of his/her gender, and the one that is homosexual and ... Read More »

What is the philosophy behind “Doa” or asking from Allah?

What is the philosophy behind “Doa” or asking from Allah?

One of the things that are so much recommended in Islam is the matter of Doa or asking from Allah. In the dictionaries, the word of “Doa” has been defined as calling or asking. There are different motives for Doa, like gaining a benefit or being away from a harm in the material or spiritual matters or cursing or asking for forgiveness etc. When the human knows that he/she is ... Read More »

What is the philosophy behind the prohibition of Adultery in Islam?

What is the philosophy behind the prohibition of Adultery in Islam?

Committing adultery is one of the great sins in Islam. The evilness of this very shameful sin is accepted in almost every religion, nation and group. The holy Quran says about adultery in chapter Isra verse 32: وَلاَ تَقْرَبُواْ الزِّنَى إِنَّهُ كَانَ فَاحِشَةً وَسَاء سَبِيلًا “Do not draw near to fornication, for it is an indecency, and its way is evil”. some points can be taken from this verse, the ... Read More »

What is the philosophy behind Friday Prayer?

What is the philosophy behind Friday Prayer?

One of the kinds of prayer in Islam is Friday prayer, a congregational prayer in which the Muslims gather on Friday and after listening to two sermons, perform two Rak’ats in congregation. This prayer is obligatory at the time of the presence of the infallibles, i.e. the Prophet of Islam and his infallible vicegerents i.e. 12 Imams, but now that is the time of occultation of the twelfth Imam, there ... 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 »

Philosophy of Islam – eBook

Philosophy of Islam – eBook

Fundamental Islamic topics such as principles of religion, man, Iman (faith), definitive knowledge, monothesim of the Qur’an, name and attributes of God, guides of humanity, evolution, history, self-making, family, economy and social system. Read More »

What is the philosophy behind the dower for women?

What is the philosophy behind the dower for women?

In the Age of Ignorance, since the people did not attach any significance to the women, they would essentially place the dower of the women, which was their incontrovertible right, in the hands of their guardians and it was looked upon as the rightful property of the guardians. At times, they would even stipulate the dower of a woman to be the marriage of another woman; for example, a brother ... Read More »