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What does Islam say about Hijab

BY: Dilshad D. Ali Islam Editor Beliefnet The hijab, or headscarf, is one of the most noticeable and misunderstood badges of Muslim women. But there’s much more to the Islamic dress code for women than the hijab. It’s a total package that deals with clothing, behavior, and demeanor. For some …

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Virtues of Listening to The Jumuah Khutbah (Friday Sermon)

Listening attentively to the Imam on Friday is an obligation, and it is not permissible for the Muslims to be careless about that and fidget, talk or ignore the khutbah. The following Hadiths have been narrated concerning the virtues of listening attentively to the khutbah. Expiation for sins committed between …

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If a man and woman are equal in Islam why can’t a woman be allowed to have four husbands as it is the rule with men?

The general norm in Islam is monogamy and not polygamy. Also, the position of Islam towards polygamy is that it is neither mandatory nor encouraged, but merely permitted. More importantly, the permission to practice polygamy is associated with compassion towards widows and orphans and it is not associated with mere …

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Ten Golden Rules To Start A Day

When we wake up in the morning we have to thank Allah for giving us that beatiful day. Several Muslims have not seen this day due to different reasons but Allah has loved us today. I know we all sometimes have our own ways of starting a day, but I …

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10 CAUSES THAT REMOVE PUNISHMENT FOR A SIN

Shaykh ul Islam Ibn Taymiyyah, may All have mercy on him, said: The punishment for a sin committed by a believer is removed in ten ways: He repents to Allah (taubah), so Allah accepts his repentance, for the one who repents from sin is like the one who has no …

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10 Ways of protection from Shaytan

The following are ten ways of how we can protect ourselves from Shaytan: 1. Seeking refuge with Allah from Shaytan. Allah the most high said in the Quraan, “And if there comes to you from Satan an evil suggestion, then seek refuge in Allah. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the …

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Ten Oppressors

It is reported that Sufyan ath-Thauri, may Allah have mercy on him said that ten people are regarded as oppressors. The person who prays for himself, but he forgets his parents and other believers. The person who does not recite at least a hundred verses of the Quraa’n daily The …

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ISLAM AGAINST RACISM AND PREJUDICE

These are the deeply embedded ideals of Islam which still bring people to this way of life even though Muslims are not on the best level of Iman today. This is what changed the heart of a racist Malcolm X when he performed Hajj in Makkah. This is the power that brought Muhammad Ali to Islam.

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