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What is Islam ?

The Month of Repentance

The month of Ramadan is a great opportunity for returning to Allah The Almighty with repentance. It is the month of mercy, erasing mistakes, expiating evil deeds, salvation from Hellfire and attaining Paradise. The fortunate person is he who knows this and hastens to the actions that draw him near to His […]

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The channels of Zakah

Allah Almighty classifies the eligible recipients of Zakah under eight categories. He, Almighty Says (what means): “Zakah expenditures are only for the poor and for the needy and for those employed to collect [Zakah] and for bringing hearts together [for Islam] and for freeing captives [or slaves] and for those in […]

Miscellaneous Topics

Zakat (The Poor Due): Meaning, Ruling and Benefits

The literal meaning of “Zakat” is purity. Its Islamic technical meaning designates the annual amount of wealth, food, property etc. which a Muslim with the adequate means must distribute among the rightful beneficiaries. Zakat is a remarkable institution and a major pillar of Islam. Allah, Almighty, Says (what means): “And establish […]

What is Islam ?

Pilgrimage: The Fifth Pillar of Islam

Pilgrimage was ordained in the sixth year after the migration of the Prophet . It suffices for a pilgrim to do it once in a lifetime, and performing it more than once is voluntary. A Pilgrim whose Hajj is accepted by Allah is given the good tidings that he would return […]

What is Islam ?

Dawah in History

From an Islamic perspective, there is absolutely no compulsion on people to embrace it. People have always entered Islam willingly.  The historical presence of non-Muslim minorities living among Muslims is evidence of tolerance in Islam. Islam spread in the most populated Muslim countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and within Africa […]