What is Islam ?

Here you will learn about Islam, Islamic Pillars and more.

Justice ( 'Adl ) 1
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Justice ( ‘Adl )

The kind of individuals Islam wants to develop and the society that Islam wants to establish is summarized in one verse of the Holy Qur-aan forming the basis of a person’s attitude and paradigm of one’s lifestyle as well as a society’s mission statement or statement of objectives: “Verily, Allaah […]

Be Just Among Your Children 3
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Be Just Among Your Children

The heavens and Earth are established in justice. Allah, in his wisdom and knowledge, governs all of creation in justice. Everything seen and unseen emanates from His justice. Allah alone is absolutely and perfectly just. Justice is one of Allah’s eternal divine attributes. When Allah attributes justice to Himself, He […]

Taking Care of Things at Home 5
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Taking Care of Things at Home

When we think of a young religious person, too often we think of someone who spends all his time with other Muslims, going to the Islamic center, or attending religious classes. When he is not outside engaged in these outside activities, we think of him devoting all his time to […]

Gender Equity in Islam 9
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Gender Equity in Islam

When dealing with the Islamic perspective of any topic, there should be  clear distinction between the normative teachings of Islam and the diverse cultural practices among Muslims,which may or may not be consistent with them.The focus of this paperis the normative teachings

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Trustworthiness This is the first and foremost quality a believer must have. Being trustworthy implies being honest, fair in dealings and punctual (both in terms of regularity and timeliness) as well as honouring trusts and keeping promises and commitments. In other words,trustworthiness is the quality of honouring and fulfilling at […]

The Fitrah 15
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The Fitrah

When a child is born, it has with it a natural belief in God.  This natural belief is called in Arabic the “Fitrah”.[1] If the child were left alone, it would grow up aware of God in His oneness, but all children are affected by the pressures of their environment […]

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Between Punishment & Trials

Between Punishment & Trials Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Praise be to Allaah.Punishments are what happen to people in return for their evil deeds. Trials are tests which are sent to try people, and people may be tested by good things or by bad.Concerning punishments, Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): […]