Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishty Ajmeri (R.A.)

ajmer dargah

Birth & Early Life Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishty was born (536 A-H.) at Chisht in Sistan, which was also known as; Sajistan, East Persia, the peace of Muslim world was horribly disturbed. Sistan and its surrounding lands were experiencing unprecedented bloodshed and plunder at the hands of barbarous Tartars and other rebels. These intruders … Read more

Is this the real image of Salahuddin Ayyubi?

Ghassan Masood as Salahuddin Ayyubi

Whenever we search for Sultan Salahuddin Ayyubi on Google or YouTube, this face appears, and people consider it to be the real face of Sultan Saladin Ayubi. But, this is not a real image of Sultan Salahuddin Ayyubi, it is the face of an actor named Ghassan Masood. There was a film called Kingdom of … Read more

Is Smoking Haram In Islam?

Is Smoking Haram In Islam

The term Haram means any act that is strictly forbidden according to Islamic law. In this article, we will discuss if smoking is haram/forbidden in Islam. Smoking is hazardous to health- all of us are aware of this and knowing the harmful effects of smoking, both Muslim and non-Muslim communities are now fighting against it. … Read more

The Dos & Don’ts of Doing Business in Islam

The Dos & Don'ts of Doing Business in Islam

With growing inflation in the world, we often get tempted to resort to unconventional means for enhancing our business. However, Islam provides Muslims with clear guidelines for how to conduct business. Like all other aspects of life, there are certain do’s and don’t of business that are halal and haram, respectively. Here are some of … Read more

How to Perform the Funeral Prayer (Salat-al Janazah)

How to Perform the Funeral Prayer (Salat-al Janazah)

Funeral Prayer (Salat-al Janazah or Namaz-e-Janaza) is an Islamic funeral ritual that is performed to seek forgiveness and blessings for the deceased person. More and more people should join this prayer as it is beneficial for the deceased person. Prophet Muhammad SAW said, “whenever a Muslim man dies, and forty men stand for his Janaza-prayer, … Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Islamic Banking

Islamic Banking

Islamic banking is a confusing concept for people unfamiliar with Muslim culture. At face value, a bank that doesn’t take interest on loans looks inconceivable. However, several principles guide Islamic banking, which makes it a sustainable and profitable institution. Here is a beginner’s guide to Islamic Banking. What is Islamic banking? Also known as Shariah-compliant … Read more

How to Give Ritual Bath (Ghusl) to the Deceased (Mayyah)

How to give Ghusl to dead in Islam - Procedure Giving Ritual Bath Ghusl to the Deceased

Physical cleanliness is an important part in Islam. It is said to be the half of the Imaan. There is a procedure and certain steps need to be followed for Taharat in Islam depending upon the situation in the lives of a Muslim. Similarly, when a Muslim dies, there is a ritual and procedure to … Read more

Story of Harut and Marut

Story of Harut and Marut

Harut and Marut were angels sent to Babylon to teach magic to humans and test their faith in ALLAH SWT, however, they would not teach magic to anyone until they had informed them of the nature of their work and warned them about it. Most of the people continued practicing and earning sorcery, thus falling … Read more

Story Of Prophet Musa (a.s.) and al-Khidr (a.s.)

prophet musa and al-khidr

The beautiful story of Prophet Musa and Al-Khidr is mentioned in the Quran in Surah Al-Kahf. Al-khidr is not mentioned by name in the Holy Quran, however, he is described as a righteous servant of ALLAH SWT who has been given the knowledge of the unseen and is named by various Islamic scholars as Al-Khidr/Khizr. … Read more

How To Perform Wudu (Ablution)

How To Perform Wudu

Wudu is a ritual way of purifying oneself by cleansing the parts of the body with pure and clean water. It is mandatory to perform Wuḍūʾ before salah/prayers. ALLAH SWT mentions in the Holy Quran: “For ALLAH loves those who turn to Him constantly and He loves those who keep themselves pure and clean.”(Quran 2:222). … Read more