Islam in Perspective

By foot or budget airline, Muslims flock to Makkah

PARIS: Once pilgrims came on camels or on foot in their thousands, now millions of Muslims make the journey to the Makkah each year, traveling by boat, coach and budget airline, and their number is

Van Doorn’s son embraces Islam

Almost a year after his father’s reversion to Islam, the son of a former anti-Islam Dutch politician, Arnoud Van Doorn, has reverted to Islam after studying the holy Qur’an.

Merits of the prescribed prayers at its appointed times

“Prayers have been prescribed for the believers at set times.” (Qur’an, 4:103) INDEED, the five Prayers remove sins, just as water removes dirt.”

Zakah and its payment conditions

I would like to know if the Prophet (peace be upon him) was ever able to pay Zakah. Are there any accounts of this?

Illnesses are the tests of this world

Illnesses are means by which believers can show their passion for and devotion to our Lord.

Repentance provides relief to the heart

One of the primary distinguishing features between unbelievers and believers is that believers frequently perform the religious obligation of repentance; since unbelievers try to regard themselves as

Prayer is better than sleep

When young Muslims meet others for the first time and find out that they are Muslim, often one of the very first questions they ask each other is, “Do you pray?” It’s as if this is their touchstone to

Islam is the final expression of Adam’s religion

A winner of the 2003 Wilbur Award for best book of the year on a religious theme, author and poet appearing on Ted Koppel’s “Nightline” documenting the Haj, Michael Wolfe describes his motivations for

A believer’s attitude during times of difficulties

"...So, one may wonder how to distinguish whether a person is being simply tested by Allah Almighty or being punished for one’s sins..."

Importance of the Prophet’s Sunnah

As the Qur’an is revelation of Allah to Muhammad (peace be upon him), the Sunnah likewise — not a third of it; not half of it; not two-thirds of it; not three-fourths of it; and not nine-tenths of it

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