Category - Islam

Pilgrimage- The Ultimate Journey

Intro Umrah Madina Ziyara Tips Glossary And proclaim to mankind the Hajj. They will come to you on foot and on every lean camel, they will come from every deep and distant valley. Qur’an...

Common Mistakes in Ramadan

Common Mistakes in Ramadan For many of us Ramadan has lost its spirituality and has become more of a robotic exercise than a form of Ibaadah (worship); we fast from morning to night like zombies...

Zakat Calculation

Zakat Calculator (Hanafi fiqh) Many people seem to misunderstand this pillar of Islam, either because of the numbers involved or simply because it is not taught anymore. This comprehensive guide will...

Muslim Moon Wars

Muslim Moon Wars How moonsighting is established islamically Using Modern equipment Local vs Global Problem with Saudi Necessary to follow local mosque Solutions Misc Intro Muslim moon wars –...

What is Hijab

What is Hijab To some this may be yet another Hijab post but this one is different, I want to look at the Hijab in the modern world. I also want to explore the emphasis of the word Hijab, how it’s...

Lord of the Rings and Islam

Islam and the Tolkien’s Narrative Lord of the Rings and Islam – Many of you have seen the Tolkien series of films, there’s Lords of the Rings and The Hobbit. I’ve seen each of the...

Islamic Haircuts

Haircuts in Islam An unusual topic for me to discuss, but one Muslims generally overlook. Although not the strictest of rulings, there are hadith that stress keeping an adequate hair style. You can...

Is the Niqab compulsory?

Niqab in Islam What is a Niqab? This post is part of my other post Oppressed or in Serentiy. The Niqab (also confused with burka, hijab and abaya) in Islam is a gown that covers the whole body except...

Oppressed or in Serenity?

Oppressed or in Serenity? So who are these women covered from head to toe, are they oppressed and burdened as depicted in the morning paper or are they women who embody serenity? Are they enslaved...

Shisha – Muslim Nightclubs

Shisha Lounge – Muslim Nightclubs? This post is not a rant neither a message from the Haraam Police but i’d like to explore modern shisha lounges and how they’re becoming Muslim...

Cartoon of the beloved

Guidelines for the Muslim Community regarding new cartoons to be published Tomorrow – Wednesday 14 January 2015 The following points are general guidelines for Muslims on how to initially deal...

The Palestinian Crisis

Palestine: Land of Lions Not many international disputes have generated as much emotion, anguish and diplomatic gridlock as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Rooted in decades of clashes over...